RealClearBooks Morning Edition

The Hobbit: A Fan Fights Back - Sarah Crown, The Guardian
Before Leonardo Was da Vinci - Michael Taube, Washington Times
Inside the 'Three Cups' Literary Suicide - Michael Daly, Daily Beast
Brazil's Beautiful Postage Stamp Novelist - Rachel Kushner, Bookforum
Hitler Is Huge In India - David Shaftel, Michael Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Ironic, Sad and Irritating - Vinton Rafe McCabe, New York Journal of Books
Unacknowledged Acknowledgments - Amy Sue Nathan, Huffington Post
A More Imperfect European Union - Henry Farrell, The Nation
Martin Amis, Namedropper - Adam Kirsch, Wall Street Journal
The French Are Weird - Pamela Paul, New York Times