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By the Book: Daniel Handler: By the Book

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:40am
The author, most recently, of the novel “We Are Pirates” (and, as Lemony Snicket, numerous children’s books) likes to read Miss Manners.

Jill Leovy’s ‘Ghettoside’

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:17am
In “Ghettoside,” Jill Leovy describes a homicide case in South Los Angeles to examine the epidemic of unsolved murders of African-American men in America.

ArtsBeat: Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards Are Announced

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:20pm
Among the writers whose books were nominated: Thomas Piketty, Phil Klay, Chang-rae Lee, Marlon James, and Marilynne Robinson.

ArtsBeat: James Patterson’s Most Expensive, Exploding Book

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 1:11pm
His next book “Private Vegas,” to be published on Jan. 26, will have a special, exploding edition, to be sold for $294,038.

ArtsBeat: ‘The Heart of Robin Hood’ Delays Plans for Broadway

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 1:10pm
The play will extend its run in Toronto; advance sales for a Broadway run have been sluggish.

‘Guantánamo Diary,’ by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:19pm
“Guantánamo Diary” is a profound account by a current detainee of what it’s like to be collateral damage in the war against terror.

Bookends: Which Literary Figure Is Overdue for a Biography?

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:22am
Thomas Mallon and Ayana Mathis on authors whose life stories should be told.

ArtsBeat: Benanti and Radnor to Star in ‘She Loves Me’ on Broadway

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:01pm
The revival will open in the spring of 2016.

ArtsBeat: Paddington’s Forebear: A Talk With Michael Bond

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 1:19pm
Mr. Bond discusses the new Paddington film, his life and the enduring popularity of his most famous creation.