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Letters: ‘Among the Disrupted’

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
Readers respond to a recent essay by Leon Wieseltier.






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Crime: Tom Cooper’s ‘The Marauders,’ and More

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
Every last one of the gaudy characters in Tom Cooper’s first novel, “The Marauders,” has a story to tell about life on the Gulf Coast.






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‘A Theory of the Drone,’ by Grégoire Chamayou

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
A French philosopher asks what drones mean for the moral basis of war.






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Jenny Uglow’s ‘In These Times’

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
Jenny Uglow’s multifaceted history of the British home front during the Napoleonic wars.






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‘Hall of Small Mammals,’ by Thomas Pierce

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
The characters of Thomas Pierce’s stories inhabit a strange world where reality meets irreality.






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‘Only One Thing Can Save Us,’ by Thomas Geoghegan

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
How the labor movement could survive and thrive.






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ArtsBeat: Anne Enright Is Ireland’s First Fiction Laureate

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:28
The novelist Anne Enright is the first person chosen as fiction laureate for Ireland.






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ArtsBeat: Snowed In? Here’s What to Watch, Read or Listen To

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:59
Streaming TV, movies, music and books to help you through a winter storm.






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Bookends: Is Being a Writer a Job or a Calling?

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:00
Benjamin Moser and Dana Stevens discuss whether being a writer is just a job or a loftier ambition.






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ArtsBeat: Strong Sales for ‘Hedwig’ on Broadway

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 16:19
John Cameron Mitchell returned to the role he created in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” sparking strong sales. “Honeymoon in Vegas” saw modest sales after strong reviews.
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The New York Times Book Review: Back Issues

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 20:32
Complete contents of the Book Review since 1997.






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‘Modernity Britain: 1957-1962,’ by David Kynaston

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:06
David Kynaston’s multivolume history of postwar Britain continues in this tapestry of political, socioeconomic and cultural change.






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Open Book: Immersive History

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:06
David Kynaston’s method of recapturing Britain’s past includes quoting from the diaries and letters of average citizens.






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The Shortlist: ‘The Greatest Knight,’ by Thomas Asbridge, and More

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:05
New books about the Plantagenets and the Tudors, Thomas Cromwell and more.






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Esther Freud’s ‘Mr. Mac and Me’

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:05
In Esther Freud’s novel, an artistic boy befriends the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1914.






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Ben Metcalf’s ‘Against the Country’

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:04
Ben Metcalf’s novel, set in Virginia, takes issue with the American idealization of the back-to-the-land life.






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‘The Season of Migration,’ by Nellie Hermann

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:39
A novel of van Gogh’s anguished time in Belgium.






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‘Van Gogh,’ by Julian Bell

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:39
Julian Bell looks at van Gogh’s brief, explosively creative life.






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‘Offcomer,’ by Jo Baker

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:38
The protagonist of Jo Baker’s first novel is an Oxford graduate working at a Belfast pub.






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Casey Walker’s ‘Last Days in Shanghai’

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:37
In this first novel, a young congressional aide navigates a minefield of graft and corruption in present-day China.






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