In the November 30-December 1 edition of The Wall Street Journal a review by James Santel, under the Masterpiece series: “A Lowly Seeker After a Higher Fate”. The masterpiece is "The Adventures of Augie March" (1953) by Saul Bellow.
In the same issue, an essay by Ari Shavit, with the title: “The Real News from Israel”. The essay is based on the writer’s book: "My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel," published by Spiegel & Grau.
In the December 1 edition of The Washington Post, a book review by Jonathan Yardley: “Stepping from mud to modernity”. The book is "Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City" by Jonathan Conlin, Counterpoint, $30, 312 pp