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Jen Doll’s ‘Save the Date’

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:53
Jen Doll’s first book is a memoir about weddings she has attended.






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‘Love, Nina,’ by Nina Stibbe

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:53
“Love, Nina” consists of the author’s letters home to her sister while working as a live-in nanny and rubbing elbows with London’s literary royalty.






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‘The Divorce Papers’ by Susan Rieger

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:52
Susan Rieger’s epistolary first novel tells the story of a bitter uncoupling.






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‘Man and Beast,’ by Mary Ellen Mark

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:48
A collection of Mary Ellen Mark’s photos from Mexico and India.






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‘The Lost Art of Dress,’ by Linda Przybyszewski

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:47
Linda Przybyszewski unearths fashion advice from a forgotten group of 20th-century sartorial experts.






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‘Here Comes the Night,’ by Joel Selvin

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:47
“Here Comes the Night,” about the producer and songwriter Bert Berns, is grounded in the New York City rhythm and blues recording scene of the 1960s.






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‘The Hippest Trip in America’ and ‘Soul Train’

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:47
In their new books, Nelson George and Questlove chart the rise and reign of the African-American dance show “Soul Train.”






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‘The Noble Hustle’ and ‘Fading Hearts on the River’

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:45
In their new memoirs, Colson Whitehead and Brooks Haxton use poker to expand our sense of how human beings work.






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Ruth Reichl’s ‘Delicious!’

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:45
The plucky heroine of the food writer Ruth Reichl’s first novel goes on working for a magazine after it folds.






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‘The Keillor Reader,’ by Garrison Keillor

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:45
A collection of stories, essays, poems and reminiscences from the creator of the public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion.”






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‘Unfamiliar Streets’ and ‘Touching Strangers’

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:41
Two new books explore the possibilities of street photography.






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‘Dangerous Rhythm,’ by Richard Barrios

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:41
Richard Barrios surveys the extensive world of movie musicals.






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Summer Reading: Mike Sacks’s ‘Poking a Dead Frog,’ and More

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:39
New books about the science of why we laugh, the references of Monty Python, the art of writing comedy and more.






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Summer Reading: Lisa Robinson’s ‘There Goes Gravity,’ and More

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:39
New books from inside and around the world of pop music, including the journalist Lisa Robinson’s memoir “There Goes Gravity.”






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Summer Reading: John Waters’s ‘Carsick,’ and More

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:38
New travel books include John Waters’s “Carsick,” in which the director hitchhikes from one of his homes in Baltimore to another of his homes in San Francisco.






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Summer Reading: Mo Hayder’s ‘Wolf,’ and More

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:38
New thrillers include Mo Hayder’s “Wolf” and Jo Nesbo’s “The Son.”
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‘Be Safe I Love You,’ by Cara Hoffman

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 14:32
A soldier returns from Iraq, haunted by a tragic mistake.






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