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ArtsBeat: Philip Roth Receives Yaddo Artist Medal — In Person

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:35
Mr. Roth was honored Wednesday night at the Edison Hotel in Manhattan.






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ArtsBeat: Retro-Hugo Prize to Honor Science Fiction of 1938

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:15
The World Science Fiction Society will honor works published before its Hugo Awards began.






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Colson Whitehead: By the Book

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 09:00
The author of “The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death” would like to host Flannery O’Connor, “because I don’t think she knew a lot of black people, or got out of the house that much.”






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‘Stress Test,’ by Timothy F. Geithner

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 06:30
Former Treasury secretary Timothy F. Geithner’s memoir offers an inside look at the government’s response to the financial crisis.






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Bookends: What Are the Draws and Drawbacks of Success for Writers?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:01
Francine Prose and Mohsin Hamid discuss the advantage and ambivalence that comes with commercial gain.






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The Shortlist: ‘The Last Pirate,’ by Tony Dokoupil, and More

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:02
New books by Tony Dokoupil, Deborah Feldman, and Sandra Lansky and William Stadiem.






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Bookends: Do Critics Make Good Novelists?

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:02
Daniel Mendelsohn and Leslie Jamison discuss whether literary critics can also be good novelists.






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Editors’ Choice

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:02
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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