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Editors’ Choice

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:34pm
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:18pm
Paperback books of particular interest.

Letters: The Best Intentions

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:10pm
Readers respond to recent Bookends essays, a review of Barney Frank’s memoir and more.

‘The Country of Ice Cream Star,’ by Sandra Newman

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:06pm
In the ruins of a future America, a devastating plague leaves few living to adulthood.

‘Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be’ and ‘The End of College’

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:30am
How to stay sane about college admissions, and how to make education more accessible.

By the Book: T. C. Boyle: By the Book

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:50am
The author, most recently, of “The Harder They Come” is mad about nature writing: “I want to get inside the head of every creature in the world, even ants.”






‘Night at the Fiestas,’ by Kirstin Valdez Quade

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:16am
Wayward souls in New Mexico seek out personal deliverance in this debut story collection.






Joseph Kanon’s ‘Leaving Berlin’

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:11am
In Joseph Kanon’s thriller, a German-born American writer becomes a spy in Cold War East Berlin.






‘Hausfrau,’ by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:02am
The troubled heroine of this debut novel strays from her stable Zurich fold.






ArtsBeat: ‘Family Life,’ by Akhil Sharma, Wins Folio Prize

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:31am
A panel of five writers chose Mr. Sharma, who will receive an award of almost $60,000. “The fact that I got this prize doesn’t mean that I wrote the best book,” he said, “it just means that I got this prize.”






Bookends: What’s More Important to You: the Initial Rush of Prose or the Self-Editing and Revision That Come After It?

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:30am
Thomas Mallon and Cheryl Strayed discuss the stages of their creative process.