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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Guantánamo Diary’

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 3:08pm
Mark Danner discusses “Guantánamo Diary,” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, and David Adam discusses his book, “The Man Who Couldn’t Stop.”

The Shortlist: Katherine Heiny’s ‘Single, Carefree, Mellow,’ and More

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:37am
New books by Katherine Heiny, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Mark Kurlansky and Shelly Oria.

Paperback Row

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:36am
Paperback books of particular interest.

Editors’ Choice

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

‘Ideas of Order,’ by Neil L. Rudenstine

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
A guide to Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets, and an argument that they contain an underlying narrative.

Open Book: Reading in Transit

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
The photographer Reinier Gerritsen captures the reading habits of New York’s subway riders.

Scott Blackwood’s ‘See How Small’

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Inspired by real events, Scott Blackwood’s novel imagines the aftermath of the murder of three teenage girls.

David Adam’s ‘The Man Who Couldn’t Stop’

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
A guide to the science of obsessive-compulsive disorder, offered by a sufferer.

‘They Eat ­Horses, Don’t They?’ by Piu Marie Eatwell

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Debunking the myths and stereotypes about France.

‘The Sacrifice,’ by Joyce Carol Oates

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
In Joyce Carol Oates’s novel, a teenage girl is the alleged victim of a brutal rape.

‘The Girl From Human Street,’ by Roger Cohen

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
From Lithuania to South Africa, England, America and Israel, a journalist chronicles his family’s story of repeated upheaval.

‘The Girl on the Train,’ by Paula Hawkins

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
A psychological thriller of intersecting lives and betrayals.

Letters: ‘Among the Disrupted’

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Readers respond to a recent essay by Leon Wieseltier.

Crime: Tom Cooper’s ‘The Marauders,’ and More

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Every last one of the gaudy characters in Tom Cooper’s first novel, “The Marauders,” has a story to tell about life on the Gulf Coast.

‘A Theory of the Drone,’ by Grégoire Chamayou

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
A French philosopher asks what drones mean for the moral basis of war.

Jenny Uglow’s ‘In These Times’

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Jenny Uglow’s multifaceted history of the British home front during the Napoleonic wars.

‘Hall of Small Mammals,’ by Thomas Pierce

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
The characters of Thomas Pierce’s stories inhabit a strange world where reality meets irreality.

‘Only One Thing Can Save Us,’ by Thomas Geoghegan

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
How the labor movement could survive and thrive.

ArtsBeat: Anne Enright Is Ireland’s First Fiction Laureate

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:28am
The novelist Anne Enright is the first person chosen as fiction laureate for Ireland.

ArtsBeat: Snowed In? Here’s What to Watch, Read or Listen To

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:59am
Streaming TV, movies, music and books to help you through a winter storm.