‘Martial Bliss,’ a Loving Memoir About a Bookstore for Military Buffs

‘Martial Bliss,’ a Loving Memoir About a Bookstore for Military Buffs

The story Margaretta Barton Colt has to tell in her charming memoir, “Martial Bliss” — do not misread its title as “Marital Bliss” — takes place only a few decades ago. But it seems to emerge as if from a time machine. Ms. Colt’s husband, Harris Colt, had lost his Wall Street job. Rather than seek a new one, he and the author pursued his unlikely dream: They opened a specialty antiquarian bookstore unlike any other, one that sold only military titles. This was quixotic in more ways than one.

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How to Get to the Fourth Dimension

How to Get to the Fourth Dimension

A new book offers mathematical puzzles, such as fitting a coin through a hole that seems too small to accommodate it. Colm Mulcahy reviews "Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension: A Mathematician's Journey through Narcissistic Numbers, Optimal Dating Algorithms, at Least Two Kinds of Infinity, and More," by Matt Parker. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Kings to hire Nancy Lieberman as second female NBA assistant coach

Kings to hire Nancy Lieberman as second female NBA assistant coach

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to hire Nancy Lieberman as an assistant coach, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced.

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