Book Reviews

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SMALL, GRITTY, AND GREEN:
The Promise of America's Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World.
By Catherine Tumber.
MIT Press. 211 pp. $24.95

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THE LETTERS OF ERNEST HEMINGWAY:
Volume 1, 1907-1922.
Edited by Sandra Spanier and Robert W. Trogdon.
Cambridge Univ. Press. 431 pp. $40

The Uncontainable Diplomat  Image

GEORGE F. KENNAN:
An American Life.
By John Lewis Gaddis.
Penguin Press. 784 pp. $39.95

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THINKING, FAST AND SLOW.
By Daniel Kahneman.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 499 pp. $30

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THE WILD LIFE OF OUR BODIES:
Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today
By Rob Dunn.
Harper. 290 pp. $26.99

The Natural  Image

LIFE ITSELF:
A Memoir.
By Roger Ebert.
Grand Central. 435 pp. $27.99

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A FIRST-RATE MADNESS:
Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness.
By Nassir Ghaemi.
Penguin. 340 pp. $27.95

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ARGUABLY:
Essays by Christopher Hitchens.
Twelve. 788 pp. $30

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IS MARRIAGE FOR WHITE PEOPLE?
How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone.
By Ralph Richard Banks.
Dutton. 289 pp. $25.95

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THE THOUSAND-YEAR FLOOD:
The Ohio-Mississippi Disaster of 1937.
By David Welky.
Univ. of Chicago Press. 355 pp. $27.50

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