The Bookworm Sez: Dreaming the Beatles

Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

By Rob Sheffield

c. 2017, Dey Street

351 pages

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The Bookworm Sez: The Broken Road

The Broken Road
By Richard Paul Evans
c. 2017, Simon & Schuster           
304 pages

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The Bookworm Sez: Vicious Circle

It’s gone around and around.

Your mind just can’t let go: how can you put an end to a ticklish problem?

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The Bookworm Sez: Cradles of Power

Your parents had such high hopes for you.

You were going to make it, and make something of yourself.

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The Bookworm Sez: They Left Us Everything

Your grandmother’s jewelry will be yours someday.

You’ve known that since you were small and were caught playing with them.

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The Bookworm Sez: Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year

Someone, call the fire department.

Right. That old birthday-candle joke was funny the first time you heard it, decades ago; now, though, not so much.

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The Bookworm Sez: Political Suicide

Politicians are human.

There are surely times when you’d like to think otherwise, but the truth is that they laugh, they cry, they love—and they do boneheaded things.

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The Bookworm Sez: Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Thank you for your service.

You’ve said that many times recently, and meant every word to every soldier. Thank you for keeping us protected. Thank you for your bravery. Thank you for your sacrifice.

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The Bookworm Sez: Dimestore: A Writer’s Life

You never have to darn your socks.

That was a weekly chore for Grandma, but when you have holes in your socks, you go buy new ones.

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