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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Deep Down Dark’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:02pm
Héctor Tobar discusses “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free.”






ArtsBeat: Daniel Handler Apologizes Over ‘Racist’ Comment at National Book Awards

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:46pm
The author, who hosted the awards ceremony Wednesday night, apologized profusely for what he described as a racist comment.






Critic's Take: The End of Biography

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
How can thousand-page biographies continue to compete for the attention of readers?

‘The Republic of Imagination,’ by Azar Nafisi

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
Azar Nafisi uses three classic novels as a window on American society.

Stephen King’s ‘Revival’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
Two men are locked in a battle of wills in Stephen King’s novel of fanaticism and what might exist on the other side of life.

‘All My Puny Sorrows,’ by Miriam Toews

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
In Miriam Toews’s novel, a writer travels to a Winnipeg hospital to spend time with her sister, who has attempted suicide.

‘Something Rich and Strange,’ by Ron Rash

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
Ron Rash’s stories portray the Appalachian landscape in all its brutal, exquisite complexity.

‘A Chosen Exile,’ by Allyson Hobbs

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
A cultural history of passing examines individual stories and questions the meaning of racial identity.

Children's Audiobooks: ‘The Port Chicago 50’ and ‘The Family Romanov’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
Two audiobooks for young readers tell stories about the past.

Nuruddin Farah’s ‘Hiding in Plain Sight’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
The terrorist killing of a Somali U.N. official brings strife to his family in Nuruddin Farah’s novel.

‘The Chain,’ by Ted Genoways

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
In the tradition of “The Jungle,” a journalist investigates the hidden costs — animal, human, environmental — of cheap meat.

Children's Audiobooks: Jason Segel Reads ‘Nightmares!’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
Twelve-year-old Charlie must confront his own fears to save his brother from the netherworld.

Audiobooks: ‘Gravity’s Rainbow,’ Read by George Guidall

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
A skilled audiobook performance brings new life to “Gravity’s Rainbow” at age 41.

Audiobooks: Dan Stevens Reads Homer Translations

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
Dan Stevens reads Robert Fitzgerald’s classic translations of Homer.

Audiobooks: ‘Fahrenheit 451,’ Read by Tim Robbins

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:09am
Is “Fahrenheit 451” a parable about censorship or an indictment of the cultural distraction of technology?

‘Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life,’ by Hermione Lee

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:59am
Hermione Lee’s latest biography is of the English novelist Penelope Fitzgerald, a late bloomer who published her first book at 58 and became famous at 80.

The Shortlist: Val Wang's 'Beijing Bastard,' and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:20am
New books by Val Wang, Xiaolu Guo, Tim Clissold and Liu Zhenyun.

Open Book: A ‘No Wing’ Author

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:08am
Carolyn Chute is as unclassifiable and unruly in her books as she is in person.

Carolyn Chute’s ‘Treat Us Like Dogs and We Will Become Wolves’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:06am
Some residents of Egypt, Maine, fear a communal settlement and its enigmatic leader; others are irresistibly attracted.

Letters: ‘This Changes Everything’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:02am
Readers respond to recent reviews of Naomi Klein’s “This Changes Everything,” Denis Johnson’s “The Laughing Monsters” and more.
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