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Author Rebecca Walker's recent memoir, "Baby Love:    Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence, " tells the story of her pregnancy: not just the physical evolution, but also the emotional and intellectual transformation from ambivalence to certainty to unconditional love. It's the story of the birth of her son, as well as the tale of a generation — a wise, thought-provoking, and engaging memoir by a writer who has proven to be an important voice of her era.

Narrated by gossip columnist Walter Winchell, "All the Stars Came Out That Night" a book by Kevin King, paints a vivid and moving portrait of Depression-era baseball—its raw joy and elegance but also its cursing, boozing, womanizing, and racism, and its odd relationships with bootleggers, racketeers, Hollywood stars, kidnappers, and even Dominican dictators.
The date was October 20, 1934, just days after Diz's Cardinals won the World Series....

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