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ArtsBeat: Fame-Hating Lewis Carroll Letter Lands in Los Angeles

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:22pm
A Lewis Carroll letter lamenting attention from fans is bought by the University of Southern California.






ArtsBeat: Remembering the Life and Work of Gabriel García Márquez

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:54am
A look at The Times’s coverage of Gabriel García Márquez, who died on Thursday at 87.






Inside the List

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:25am
“The Opposite of Loneliness,” new on the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 11, is a collection of essays and stories by Marina Keegan, the 22-year-old writer who died in a car accident two years ago.






‘The Gray Notebook,’ by Josep Pla

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:24am
A Catalan writer held on to his 1918-19 diary for almost half a century, revising it and creating a portrait of the times.






‘The Wives of Los Alamos,’ by TaraShea Nesbit

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:24am
This novel imagines married life at a secret atomic testing facility in remote Los Alamos.






‘The Tyranny of Experts,’ by William Easterly

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:23am
The world’s poor have been betrayed by the technocrats in charge of global development, William Easterly says.






‘Cycle of Lies’ and ‘Wheelmen’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:23am
Lance Armstrong and the win-at-all-costs world of pro cycling.






‘Neanderthal Man,’ by Svante Paabo

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:22am
In tracing ancient DNA, a paleogeneticist uncovered a relationship between Neanderthals and modern humans.






‘Plato at the Googleplex,’ by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:22am
A philosophical inquiry imagines Plato on an American book tour in the 21st century.






Crime: Nevada Barr’s ‘Destroyer Angel,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:21am
In Nevada Barr’s Destroyer Angel,” the National Park Service ranger Anna Pigeon must revert to her animal nature to survive.






‘Three Brothers,’ by Peter Ackroyd

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:19am
This novel, set against the backdrop of 1960s London, abounds with political corruption and sexual scandal.






‘No Book but the World,’ by Leah Hager Cohen

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:19am
Raised by utopian parents, this novel’s brother and sister find it hard to navigate the world.






‘Saint Monkey,’ by Jacinda Townsend

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:19am
Two ambitious friends come of age in 1950s Kentucky, but a rift forms when one moves to Harlem.






Editors’ Choice

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:18am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






Paperback Row

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:17am
Paperback books of particular interest.






The Shortlist: Susan Cheever’s ‘E. E. Cummings,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:17am
New books about Marianne Moore, E. E. Cummings, William and Dorothy Wordsworth, and Tennyson.






Open Book: From Fan Letter to Pen Pal

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:16am
“Fare Forward” collects letters written by the experimental-fiction writer David Markson to a fan turned friend.






Letters: Stevens v. Shakespeare

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:14pm
Readers react to a recent interview with John Paul Stevens and more.






‘Asia’s Cauldron,’ by Robert D. Kaplan

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:00pm
As America’s influence in the Western Pacific diminishes, China’s power rises, along with the potential for geopolitical conflict.






Adam Begley’s ‘Updike’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:59pm
Adam Begley’s biography of John Updike surveys his work as well as his life.






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