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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:49
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Paperback Row

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:49
Paperback books of particular interest.






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‘The City Under the Skin’ by Geoff Nicholson

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:48
In a nameless city, women are abducted, tattooed with crude maps and released.






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Robert Timberg’s ‘Blue-Eyed Boy’

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:48
Robert Timberg traces his personal journey from disfigured Vietnam veteran to author and journalist.






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‘The Birth of Korean Cool,’ by Euny Hong

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:48
Cultural influence has kept pace with South Korea’s growth.






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‘The Shadow Hero,’ by Gene Luen Yang

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:47
A tribute to an Asian superhero from the 1940s.






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‘The Invention of Exile,’ by Vanessa Manko

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:47
A Russian immigrant, deported from the United States, attempts to reunite with his family.






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Alessandro Baricco’s ‘Mr. Gwyn and Three Times at Dawn’

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:46
A celebrated British author embarks on a strange new career in these linked novellas by Alessandro Baricco.






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Richard Flanagan’s ‘Narrow Road to the Deep North’

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:45
A frail humanity survives the unspeakable in Richard Flanagan’s novel of the Burma-Thailand Railway.






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‘Home Leave,’ by Brittani Sonnenberg

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:45
A restless executive subjects his family to an itinerant existence on three continents.






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‘Your Face in Mine,’ by Jess Row

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:45
A man undergoes a surgical procedure to transform from white to black.






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The Shortlist: Naomi Wood’s ‘Mrs. Hemingway,’ and More

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:44
New books by Naomi Wood, Sally O’Reilly, Nina Siegal and Sheila Kohler.






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Open Book: Priority Mail

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:43
A look at past reviews of the letters of Sylvia Plath, Flannery O’Connor and Saul Bellow.






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Letters: One Nixon

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:42
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Nixon Tapes, 1971-1972,” Elizabeth Pisani’s “Indonesia Etc.” and more.






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