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Hollywood

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
Lisa Schwarzbaum reviews new books about Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Orson Welles and more.







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Humor

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
Michael Ian Black reviews new books by Dave Barry, Brad Garrett, Mamrie Hart and more.







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‘Palace of Treason,’ by Jason Matthews

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
“Palace of Treason,” the sequel to Jason Matthews’s debut thriller, “Red Sparrow,” does not disappoint.







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Judy Blume’s ‘In the Unlikely Event’

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 3:30am
Judy Blume’s first novel for adults in 17 years is about a ninth-grade Jewish girl and her New Jersey community in the aftermath of three plane crashes in the town.







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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Shakespeare in Love

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:58am
Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.







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Inside the List

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:38am
Jessica Knoll’s novel “Luckiest Girl Alive,” which is No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list, is the latest best seller with a mean girl for a protagonist.







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Thrillers

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 8:52am
Reviews of new books by Harlan Coben, Heidi Pitlor, Benjamin Percy and more.







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‘Medicine Walk,’ by Richard Wagamese

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
In Richard Wagamese’s novel, a young Indian and his ailing, estranged father venture into the wild.







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The Shortlist: Essays

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
New books by Sarah Manguso, Edward Mendelson, Donald Hall, Mohsin Hamid and Ander Monson.







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‘The Book of Aron,’ by Jim Shepard

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
A poor family seeks opportunity in Warsaw, only to be swept up in the Nazi invasion.







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‘The Millionaire and the Bard,’ by Andrea E. Mays

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
Henry Folger set out to purchase as many First Folios as he could — and succeeded.







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Editors’ Choice

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.







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Critic’s Take: Subversive Pleasure

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
Angela Carter died in 1992, and many of the elements of her stories have become commonplace in fiction and popular culture.







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‘The Familiar,’ by Mark Z. Danielewski

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
Mark Z. Danielewski’s experimental novel — the first in a planned 27-part series — unfolds on the same rainy day in May.







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Paperback Row

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
Paperback books of particular interest.







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‘The Distant Marvels,’ by Chantel Acevedo

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
Waiting out a hurricane, an old woman recounts her family’s history in Cuba.







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‘Gutshot,’ Stories by Amelia Gray

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
These stories test the reader’s ability to accept dark desires.







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Open Book: Start of a Long Trip

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:27pm
Mark Z. Danielewski’s visually stylized novel “The Familiar” is the first in a planned series of 27 books.







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Letters: The Undead Novel

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:59pm
Readers respond to recent reviews of Kate Atkinson’s “A God in Ruins,” David K. Shipler’s “Freedom of Speech” and more.







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Edna O’Brien: By the Book

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:59am
The author, most recently, of “The Love Object” says Joyce staked his claim on Dublin, and it was left to Yeats, J. M. Synge and Beckett “to give us the landscape of the country in all its beauty, savagery, ghostliness and loneliness.”







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