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Review: 'Bull Durham' fans, rejoice at 'Church of Baseball'

Jul. 05, 2022 11:42 AM EDT

“The Church of Baseball: The Making of ‘Bull Durham’: Home Runs, Bad Calls, Crazy Fights, Big Swings and a Hit” by Ron Shelton (Knopf) Former minor-league ballplayer Ron Shelton has written and directed a host of sports-themed movies, but it’s doubtful anyone has told him...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jul. 01, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Connecticut Post. June 29, 2022. Editorial: CT was first state to ban abortion. Now it’s a leader in defending right to choose The most surprising part of the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of federal protection of abortion rights is that the news caught anyone by...

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Jun. 30, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Hotel Nantucket” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “Sparring Partners” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “Escape” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 4. “The House Across the Lake” by Riley Sager...

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Jun. 23, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Hotel Nantucket” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “Sparring Partners” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “Horse” by Geraldine Brooks (Viking) 4. “Tom Clancy: Zero Hour” by Don Bentley (Putnam) ...

New Jersey to offer sales tax break on school supplies

Jun. 22, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Back-to-school shoppers will get a break on New Jersey's sales tax later this summer, Gov. Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the Legislature said Wednesday. Murphy and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Senate President Nicholas Scutari said they reached an...

Review: 'Cabin Fever’ captures the horror of COVID cruise

Jun. 21, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

“Cabin Fever: The Harrowing Journey of a Cruise Ship at the Dawn of a Pandemic” by Michael Smith and Jonathan Franklin (Doubleday) Imagine stepping off a dock in Buenos Aires in early March 2020 to board a ship with 1,242 fellow passengers and 586 crew members for a cruise around...

Dan Rinaldi's Rhode Island-Style Fried Calamari

Jun. 21, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

Dan Rinaldi, a firefighter in Providence, Rhode Island, leaned on his state's fresh seafood for this dish. He says battered squid tossed with hot cherry peppers is a great representation of where he lives and of his Italian roots. He says his family has been making this recipe for generations. ...

George Lamming, a giant of modern Caribbean writing, dies

Jun. 19, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — George Lamming, a giant of post-colonial literature whose novels, essays and speeches influenced readers and peers in his native Barbados and around the world, has died at age 94. His death this month was confirmed by Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who said,...

Female champion at The Country Club wrote the book on golf

Jun. 17, 2022 11:22 AM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — The winner of the first major held at the history-steeped golf course hosting this week's U.S. Open served up plenty of solid lessons that still hold true today. Her name: Genevieve Hecker. Hecker's victory in the U.S. Women's Amateur in...

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Jun. 16, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Sparring Partners” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “Tom Clancy: Zero Hour” by Don Bentley (Putnam) 3. “Nightwork” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s) 4. “Meant to Be” by Emily Giffin (Ballantine) ...