BOOK REVIEW: 'The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs' by Steve Brusatte

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www.washingtontimes.com—THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DINOSAURS: A NEW HISTORY OF A LOST WORLD By Steve Brusatte William Morrow, $29.99, 404 pages As a boy Steve Brusatte was taught "that dinosaurs were big, scaly, stupid brutes so ill-equipped for their environment that they just lumbered around, biding their time, waiting ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Flight Attendant' by Chris Bohjalian. THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT By Chris Bohjalian Doubleday, $26.95, 368 pages Take a light-hearted female character, some vivid prose and a startling situation — waking up in a hotel room next to a man with a slashed throat — and that's the chaos happening in the first few pages of Chris ...