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It’s difficult to write a fresh-sounding biography of a woman who has been in Washington longer than some members of Congress have been alive. But even longtime watchers of House Speaker Nancy Nancy Pelosi will learn something new about the most powerful woman in the country — and how she got that way — from USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page’s new biography, “Madam Speaker: Nancy ...

"A Spark of Light" by Jodi Picoult; Ballantine Books (369 pages, $28.99) ___ Jodi Picoult has tackled, as she once ticked off for an interviewer, "neonaticide, the death penalty, mercy killing, stem cell research, the right to die, gay rights" in her long career. What could be left? For her 27th novel, the controversy du jour is abortion - specifically, a shooting at a family planning clinic ...

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CHICAGO - "The Great Believers," the new novel by Rebecca Makkai, describes the AIDS epidemic in Chicago in the 1980s and its impact on the gay community. Whereas the story of the disease in the United States tends to be a New York or San Francisco tragedy, here it is a "slow-motion tsunami from both coasts," a pool of water collecting at Midwestern ankles that climbs so quietly many are ...

This letter is in reference to the recent judgment reversing the ban on same-sex marriage ("Judge strikes down state's ban on same-sex marriag…

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