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Juan Gabriel Vásquez: By the Book

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:00am
The author, most recently, of “Lovers on All Saints’ Day” says the toughest thing about translating is being unfaithful to the original: “Doing a little violence to a sentence you love is hard, and many sleepless nights can be caused by it.”









‘Out of Ashes,’ by Konrad H. Jarausch

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:00am
A historian tracks Europe’s course through one of its most tumultuous eras.









ArtsBeat: Marilynne Robinson and Anne Tyler Among Booker Prize Nominees

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 1:50pm
There were five American writers among the 13 nominees for the literary award.









‘The Dying Grass,’ by William T. Vollmann

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:00am
William T. Vollmann’s novel looks to the 1870s as westward expansion ignites the Nez Percé War.









Bookends: Who Should Be Kicked Out of the Canon?

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 6:00am
James Parker and Francine Prose discuss which writers should be ejected from the literary canon.









‘The Conservative Heart,’ by Arthur C. Brooks

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:00am
Arthur C. Brooks says Republicans should revise their rhetoric and speak in moral terms.









‘Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,’ by Susan Southard

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:00am
What happened in Nagasaki after the second atomic bomb.









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