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Letters: Norman Rockwell, New Yorker

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:39
Readers respond to a recent review of Deborah Solomon’s “American Mirror” and more.
    





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‘A Life of Barbara Stanwyck,’ by Victoria Wilson

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:29
A biography traces Barbara Stanwyck’s evolution from Brooklyn dancer to screen star.
    





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‘Little Failure,’ by Gary Shteyngart

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:29
A son’s story of moving from Leningrad to Queens with parents unburdened by any understanding of American life.
    





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‘On Such a Full Sea,’ by Chang-rae Lee

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:27
Chang-rae Lee’s new novel imagines a future after the breakdown of society.
    





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Russell Banks: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 13:13
The author, most recently, of “A Permanent Member of the Family” steers clear of any book described as fantasy, “which to me says, ‘Don’t worry, Reader, Death will be absent here.’ ”
    





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ArtsBeat: Danielle Steel Awarded French Legion of Honor

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/01/2014 - 16:25
The writer, who has sold some 600 million books worldwide and lives in San Francisco and Paris, was made a “chevalier” of the Legion of Honor.
    
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