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Maclean’s Books: We’ve got your weekend covered

This week: The ping-pong fanatic who changed history, Beatles madness, and the trouble with self-help


 

Japanese Macaques gather to soak in a hot spring at a snow-covered valley in Yamanouchi town

Our latest book reviews:

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed The World, by Nicholas Griffin, reviewed by Katie Engelhart
The Monkey’s Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life, by Alan de Queiroz, reviewed by Brian Bethune
The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How To Run-Or Ruin-An Economy, by Tim Harford, reviewed by Chris Sorensen
The Beatles Are Here!, by Penelope Rowlands, reviewed by Barry Hertz
Promise Land: My Journey Through America’s Self-Help Culture, by Jessica Lamb-Shapiro, reviewed by Anne Kingston

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