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ArtsBeat: Daniel Clowes’s ‘The Complete Eightball’ Comes Out Next Month

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:11pm
Mr. Clowes discusses Eightball’s history and his latest work, “Patience,” a 180-page time-travel adventure due next March from Fantagraphics.






Bookends: What’s the Best Book That’s Been Made Into a Great Movie?

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 9:12am
Alice Gregory and Charles McGrath discuss the best literature that’s succeeded on the big screen.






‘The Quartet,’ by Joseph J. Ellis

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:30am
Joseph J. Ellis points to a small faction of founders as the driving force behind the Constitution.






‘Freedom of Speech,’ by David K. Shipler

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:30am
David K. Shipler visits free-speech battlegrounds: school curriculums, whistle-blowers, arts funding, the Internet and PACs.






‘Look Who’s Back,’ With a Resurrected Adolf Hitler

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:30am
In Timur Vermes’s novel, a resurrected Führer becomes a media sensation in present-day Germany.






‘The Wright Brothers,’ by David McCullough

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:30am
David McCullough tells the story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.






Kate Atkinson’s ‘A God in Ruins’

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:30am
Tom Perrotta reviews Kate Atkinson’s ambitious new novel, which tells the story of postwar Britain through the microcosm of a single family.






ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Life of Saul Bellow’

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:57pm
Sam Tanenhaus talks about Saul Bellow, and Emily Bazelon discusses Jon Krakauer’s “Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town.”






ArtsBeat: 145 Writers Sign Letter Protesting PEN Award to Charlie Hebdo

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:26am
Among those who have signed the letters: Junot Díaz, Lorrie Moore, Joyce Carol Oates, Eric Bogosian and Michael Cunningham.






Inside the List

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:00am
Toni Morrison, whose “God Help the Child” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, used to receive phone calls from Marlon Brando, who would recite her work.

Editors’ Choice

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:59am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:35am
Paperback books of particular interest.

Crime: Jeffery Deaver’s ‘Solitude Creek,’ and More

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:28am
In “Solitude Creek,” a killer likes to scare people into causing their own deaths.

‘The Thunder of Giants,’ by Joel Fishbane

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:28am
Fact and fiction merge in this tale of two extraordinary women.

‘Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy,’ by Phyllis Birnbaum

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:27am
A Qing royal led resistance forces, often dressed as a man.

‘The Battle of Versailles,’ by Robin Givhan

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:27am
American design faced off with French fashion in a 1973 show.

‘The Fair Fight,’ by Anna Freeman

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:27am
Anna Freeman sets her novel in the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late-18th-century England.

‘Academy Street,’ by Mary Costello

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:26am
Mary Costello’s debut novel is an intimate portrait of one Irish immigrant’s life.

The Shortlist: Topical Fiction

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:26am
New books by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés, Amanda Eyre Ward, Andrew Roe and Margaret Vandenburg.

Asne Seierstad’s ‘One of Us,’ About Rampage in Norway

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 6:27am
“One of Us” explores a dark side of contemporary Scandinavia through the life and crimes of Anders Behring Breivik, a mass murderer who killed 77 people, most of them teenagers.