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The Shortlist: Joseph T. Hallinan’s ‘Kidding Ourselves,’ and More

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
New books by Joseph T. Hallinan, Clifton Crais, Jason Padgett and Maureen Seaberg, Jennifer Ouellette, and Jonathan Rottenberg.

Applied Reading: Gateways to the Classical World

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
A variety of inventive apps are devoted to Greek, Latin and the history of Greco-Roman civilization.

Letters: ‘A Troublesome Inheritance’

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Nicholas Wade responds to a recent letter about his book “A Troublesome Inheritance.”

‘The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke,’ by David Bromwich

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
As portrayed by David Bromwich, Edmund Burke was tolerant and humane.

Children’s Books: Jacqueline Woodson’s ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Jacqueline Woodson’s memoir in verse offers poems about sibling rivalry, parents and the friends who help you through.

Malala Yousafzai: By the Book

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:16pm
The activist and co-author of “I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World” relished “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the first book she read in the hospital when recovering from an attack by the Taliban.

Bookends: Can Writing Be Taught?

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:00am
Rivka Galchen and Zoë Heller discuss whether writing can be taught.

‘Churchill and Empire,’ by Lawrence James

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:25pm
A study of Winston Churchill’s contradictions and passions and his long relationship with empire.