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‘Shotgun Lovesongs,’ by Nickolas Butler

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:14
Lifelong bonds are tested in a small Midwestern town in this first novel.

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Bookshelf: Newfound Friends

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:55
New picture books include “Stella’s Starliner,” by Rosemary Wells, about a little fox and her shiny Airstream trailer.

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‘The Rise’ and ‘The Up Side of Down’

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 13:22
Two new books present failure — personal and professional — as a quintessential part of success.

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Akhil Sharma’s ‘Family Life’

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 13:21
Akhil Sharma’s new novel, “Family Life,” charts the lives of a boy and his parents as they struggle with grief and a recent move from India to America.

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Letters: Among the Bombed

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:32
Readers respond to a review of Richard Overy’s “The Bombers and the Bombed,” an interview with Philip Roth and more.

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John Paul Stevens: By the Book

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 09:00
The former Supreme Court justice and author of, most recently, “Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution,” feels indebted to Norman Maclean, who taught him poetry at the University of Chicago.

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