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Bookends: Who Should Be Kicked Out of the Canon?

7 hours 53 min ago
James Parker and Francine Prose discuss which writers should be ejected from the literary canon.









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‘The Conservative Heart,’ by Arthur C. Brooks

10 hours 53 min ago
Arthur C. Brooks says Republicans should revise their rhetoric and speak in moral terms.









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‘Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,’ by Susan Southard

10 hours 53 min ago
What happened in Nagasaki after the second atomic bomb.









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‘The Complete Stories,’ by Clarice Lispector

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:00am
Clarice Lispector’s “Complete Stories” is proof that she was one of the true originals of Latin American literature.









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‘Let Me Tell You,’ by Shirley Jackson

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:00am
A new collection of work by Shirley Jackson includes short stories, humorous bits of family memoir, and essays and talks, many of them in print for the first time.









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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Dr. Seuss’ ‘What Pet Should I Get?’

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 12:48pm
Maria Russo and Alexandra Alter discuss Dr. Seuss, and Jill Ciment talks about “The Hand That Feeds You.”









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ArtsBeat: Rediscovered Pablo Neruda Poems to Be Published

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 12:07pm
Copper Canyon Press will publish a collection of 20 poems that were found by archivists last year.









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‘The Loved Ones,’ by Mary-Beth Hughes

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
After an inescapable loss, a cosmetics executive moves his family to London.









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Christian Kracht’s ‘Imperium’

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
In this Swiss novel, a German vegetarian in the early 1900s tries to found a colony in the South Seas.









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‘The Hand That Feeds You,’ by A.J. Rich

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
A heroine learns her dead fiancé was an impostor.









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‘A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me,’ by David Gates

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
The characters in David Gates’s stories engage in festivals of bad decisions.









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‘The End of Plenty,’ by Joel K. Bourne Jr.

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
A journalist looks at the challenges involved in keeping the world from going hungry.









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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Open Book: An Unfinished Library

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
“The Greatest Books You’ll Never Read” is a new survey of books that are “unfinished, unbegun or lost, and today exist as only suggestive fragments or not at all.”









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The Shortlist: Summer Fiction

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
New books by Candace Bushnell, Caroline Zancan, Jules Moulin, and Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus.









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‘A Cure for Suicide,’ by Jesse Ball

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
After a life-threatening illness, a man known as the claimant is reintroduced to human behavior.









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Paperback Row

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:00am
Paperback books of particular interest.









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Inside the List: Inside the List

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 9:53am
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Between the World and Me,” which enters the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 1, is an incantatory essay about being black in America.









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ArtsBeat: Jonathan Franzen and Mavis Staples Among Highlights at 92nd Street Y

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 12:40pm
Mr. Franzen will read from his new novel, “Purity,” and Ms. Staples will perform with Joan Osborne, during the 2015-16 season.









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Letters: ‘Ally’

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:37am
Readers respond to recent reviews of Michael B. Oren’s “Ally,” Emma Sky’s “The Unraveling” and more.









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