New York Times Sunday Book Review

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Paperback Row

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:02am
Paperback books of particular interest.

Editors’ Choice

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:57am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Inside the List

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:52am
Richard Ford, whose latest Frank Bascombe book is on the extended hardcover fiction list, had originally named his character Frank Slocum.

ArtsBeat: The New Republic’s Party Includes Bill Clinton, Toasts and Whispers of Unease

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:50am
Chris Hughes, the owner, gives a speech about looking toward the future and embracing experimentation. The editors talk about protecting the past.

‘Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love,’ by James Booth

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:07pm
James Booth’s new biography of Philip Larkin demonstrates why the poet’s work is great.

George W. Bush’s ‘41: A Portrait of My Father’

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:39am
George W. Bush’s “41,” an affectionate biography of his father, takes readers through the touchstones of an extraordinary life.

Andrew M. Cuomo’s ‘All Things Possible’

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:47am
From New York to Washington and back, Andrew M. Cuomo reflects on his life’s defining moments.

Bookends: How Has the Social Role of Poetry Changed Since Shelley?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 8:00am
Adam Kirsch and Leslie Jamison discuss how the role of poetry has changed since Shelley called poets the “unacknowledged legislators of the world.”

ArtsBeat: New Jonathan Franzen Novel, ‘Purity,’ Coming in September

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:55pm
Mr. Franzen’s publisher described “Purity” as a multigenerational American epic, centered on a young woman named Purity Tyler.

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Napoleon: A Life’

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:12pm
Andrew Roberts talks about his new biography of Napoleon, and Yochi Dreazen discusses “The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War.”

ArtsBeat: Gillian Flynn’s Comic-Book Story

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 8:08am
“Masks,” by Gillian Flynn, will be published by Dark Horse Comics in February.