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The New York Times Book Review – February 12, 2023:
Big Shots Behaving Badly
“Unscripted,” an account by the Times journalists James B. Stewart and Rachel Abrams of the media titan Sumner Redstone’s final years, is a chronicle of corporate greed, manipulation, misogyny and sexual impropriety on a spectacular scale.
A Cockeyed Optimist: Oscar Hammerstein Was No Stephen Sondheim
Laurie Winer’s new book, “Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical,” takes the measure of Sondheim’s mentor and spiritual godfather.