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Letters: ‘A Troublesome Inheritance’

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:20
Readers respond to a recent review of Nicholas Wade’s “A Troublesome Inheritance” and more.






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Christopher Beha’s ‘Arts & Entertainments’

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:17
Christopher Beha’s antihero, a washed-up actor, makes a Faustian bargain with a cynical television producer.






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The Shortlist: Sarah Bird’s ‘Above the East China Sea,’ and More

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:17
New books by Sarah Bird, Jennifer Vanderbes and Kate Mosse.






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‘Becoming Freud,’ by Adam Phillips

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:16
In this brief biography, Adam Phillips focuses on the discovery of the unconscious.






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Inside the List

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:16
Liane Moriarty, whose “Big Little Lies” is No. 1 on the hardcover fiction list, realized something while reading “Fifty Shades of Grey”: “I couldn’t write a sexy spanking scene to save my life.”






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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:16
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Paperback Row

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:15
Paperback books of particular interest.






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‘The Thing With Feathers’ and ‘The Homing Instinct’

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:57
Two scientists’ studies of migrating birds shed light on their intelligence and ability to love.






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Darragh McKeon’s ‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:56
Darragh McKeon’s novel of the Chernobyl disaster captures the inner workings of a crumbling Soviet Union.






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Open Book: Books for the Road

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:55
Patti Smith talks about her history of reading Haruki Murakami, and shares what she’s been reading on tour.






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Garrison Keillor: By the Book

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:00
The host of “A Prairie Home Companion” and the author, most recently, of “The Keillor Reader” collects hymnals, phrase books and tales of heroic collies.






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Bookends: What’s Your Favorite Out-of-Print Book?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 09:00
Adam Kirsch and Francine Prose discuss their favorite out-of-print books.






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Deep Chords: Haruki Murakami’s ‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage’

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:00
Patti Smith reviews Haruki Murakami’s dreamlike new novel, in which a man seeks out old friends to understand why he was banished from their circle.






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