RealClearBooks Morning Edition

Bonfire of the Ethnicities - D.G. Myers, A Commonplace Blog
Sir Gordon, Midlife Man in Full - Michael Prodger, Financial Times
5,000 Shades of Grey - Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke, New York Observer
Coloring for Grown-Ups - Ryan Hunter & Taige Jensen, Huffington Post
David Foster Wallace, First Rate Essayist - Matthew Walther, Prospect
Chef Beats J.K. Rowling for Christmas Sales - Alison Flood, Guardian
Return of the Parrot Pens - Elizabeth Bluemle, Publishers Weekly
Is This the Next 'Cloud Atlas'? - Sam Sacks, Wall Street Journal
The Dan Brown of Poetry - Jenny Hendrix, The New Republic
Symons Says - Michael Dirda, Weekly Standard