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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Jill Leovy’s ‘Ghettoside’

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:18am
Ms. Leovy discusses “Ghettoside,” Patton Oswalt talks about his new memoir and Anita Shapira discusses “Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel.”






‘Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!,’ by Nicholas Carlson

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:13am
In 2012, Marissa Mayer was tasked with reversing the fortunes of a struggling Internet pioneer.

‘The Forgotten Depression,’ by James Grant

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:03am
Looking at the depression of 1921.

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.