20 Books We Read This Week

20 Books We Read This Week

by WSJ Books Staff Jan. 14, 2022 4:00 pm ET ‘Liberty Is Sweet’ Review: Unsung Heroes Celebrating the role of the obscure and dispossessed in the Revolution. Jefferson and Washington? Not so much. Review by Adam Rowe Read the review ‘Eight Days in May’ and ‘Aftermath’ Review: Surviving the Time of Wolves Adolf Hitler committed … Read more

Six shoulder exercises to lift your kids and luggage and avoid injuries

Six shoulder exercises to lift your kids and luggage and avoid injuries

Your shoulders may not have to withstand a collision with a 200-pound hockey player. But they do need to be stable enough to withstand everyday wear and tear, such as lifting a grandchild or placing your carry-on luggage in the cargo area of ​​the plane. In hockey, having strong, healthy shoulders is key to avoiding … Read more

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Some disturbing news: Americans are reading fewer books. At least that’s the report from the Gallup gang, which surveyed American adults in December 2021 and found that we all individually read “about two or three fewer books a year” than we did in 2001-16. I admit I was surprised, as I had been under the … Read more

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Some disturbing news: Americans are reading fewer books. At least that’s the report from the Gallup gang, which surveyed American adults in December 2021 and found that we all individually read “about two or three fewer books a year” than we did in 2001-16. I admit I was surprised, as I had been under the … Read more

Fiction: Kevin Honold’s ‘Molly’ – WSJ

Fiction: Kevin Honold’s ‘Molly’ – WSJ

Three miles from the remote New Mexico town of Santa Juana de Arco, there’s a mesa, Kevin Honold writes in his novel “Molly,” on which is a trailer where a 9-year-old boy named Raymond was sent with his Uncle Edward. . It’s 1968 – Raymond recalls events from the contemplative distance of adulthood – but … Read more

Best Five: Behind the Scenes Show Business Books

Best Five: Behind the Scenes Show Business Books

1. Set in 1950s California, Gavin Lambert’s novel is about Daisy, a teenager seemingly assigned to life in a trailer park with a mother who spends her days in bed playing cards – it’s not for nothing that her mother stands out. known as The Dealer. But fate intervenes in the form of a supermarket … Read more

The best fitness apps to workout at home

The best fitness apps to workout at home

I am a card-carrying member of Club Living Room. Don’t get me wrong: I went to the gym at least three times a week. But when I started working at home—and exercising—I became a convert. Mainly because of fitness apps. These apps have saved me money and fit all over my chaotic schedule. Even with … Read more

‘Modern Worlds: Austrian and German Art, 1890-1940’ Review: A Capital Introduction to Countless Movements

‘Modern Worlds: Austrian and German Art, 1890-1940’ Review: A Capital Introduction to Countless Movements

New York The Neue Galerie here is no longer ‘new’. Nor has the museum ever concerned itself with new – as in contemporary – art. Inspired by old art institutions, most notably the Neue Galerie in Vienna, founded in 1923, opulent Neue Galerie New York (opened November 2001) at certain times and places in the … Read more

Losing patients as the practice of medicine deteriorates

Losing patients as the practice of medicine deteriorates

Jan. 7, 2022 13:05 ET A doctor at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York, Dec. 29, 2020. Photo: Seth Wenig/Associated Press Kudos to Devorah Goldman for posing what all doctors know and most patients suspect: As medicine has become industrialized, “The Doctor’s Office becomes an Assembly Line” (op-ed. Dec. 30). Recently, my wife and … Read more