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Bookends: When It Comes to Fiction About National Tragedy, How Soon Is Too Soon?

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 8:00am
Daniel Mendelsohn and Anna Holmes discuss whether there is an appropriate amount of time to wait before turning national tragedy or trauma into art.






Editors’ Choice

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:29am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






Crime: ‘The Forsaken,’ by Ace Atkins, and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:24am
In Ace Atkins’s “The Forsaken,”






‘This Blue,’ by Maureen N. McLane

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:24am
From urban pigeons to the Adirondacks, Maureen N. McLane celebrates the intricacies of the natural world.






‘The Great Glass Sea,’ by Josh Weil

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:24am
The lives of Russian twins diverge in the post-Soviet years in this first novel.






Paperback Row

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:18am
Paperback books of particular interest.






‘Bicentennial,’ by Dan Chiasson

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:58am
Dan Chiasson’s new collection evokes the father he never knew.






‘Midnight in Europe,’ by Alan Furst

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:57am
The hero of Alan Furst’s new espionage novel risks his life for the loyalists in the Spanish Civil War.






‘The People’s Platform,’ by Astra Taylor

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:57am
The Internet was hailed as a digital democracy, but has resulted in inequities and concentrations of power.






Gabriel Chevallier’s ‘Fear’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:45am
Gabriel Chevallier’s autobiographical novel about serving on the front lines of World War I.






Emily Gould’s ‘Friendship’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:45am
Young women grapple with jobs, men and each other in the blogger Emily Gould’s first novel.






Essay: Sing to Me, O Muse (But Keep It Brief)

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:44am
Thoughts on the state of poetry in the age of Twitter.






Patricia Lockwood’s ‘Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:42am
Patricia Lockwood’s second poetry collection continues her interrogation of gender, nature and sexuality.






‘Falling Out of Time,’ by David Grossman

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:42am
David Grossman’s book in verse is an intimate study of grief and mourning.






Inside the List

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:41am
“The Girls of August,” No. 13 on the hardcover fiction list, is the novelist Anne Rivers Siddons’s 13th best seller.






The Shortlist: Marcus Sedgwick’s ‘She Is Not Invisible,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:40am
New books by Marcus Sedgwick, Marie Rutkoski, Anne Blankman, Melvin Burgess and Sally Green.






Open Book: A Century of Verse

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:11am
Will the work of today’s bards age as well as the last century’s best?






Letters: The Confederate Dead

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:26pm
Readers respond to recent reviews of Michael Korda’s “Clouds of Glory,” Hillary Rodham Clinton’s “Hard Choices” and more.






On Poetry: James Franco, Poet

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:34pm
For all his inclination to wander among callings, James Franco’s interest in poetry is genuine.






‘Price of Fame,’ by Sylvia Jukes Morris

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:07pm
A second volume of the life of Clare Boothe Luce: playwright, screenwriter, editor, ­congresswoman, ambassador and presidential adviser.






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