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Bookends: Have You Ever Had a Relationship End Because of a Book?

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:00am
Zoë Heller and Anna Holmes discuss the havoc books can wreak on relationships.

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:28pm
Mr. Risen discusses his new book about the war on terror, and Lucy Worsley talks about “The Art of the English Murder.”

ArtsBeat: Changing the Debate: Katha Pollitt Talks About ‘Pro’

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:25pm
Ms. Pollitt discusses her new book about the pro-choice side’s tactics in the abortion debate.

Art and Outrage

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:02pm
New books that circumvent established norms and smash accepted verities to smithereens.

Critic's Take: Art of Darkness

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:45am
Must the revolutionary artist ignore the basic laws of decency that govern our world in order to transform that world?

‘The Immortal Evening,’ by Stanley Plumly

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:44am
Keats, Wordsworth and Lamb attend a famous dinner party.

‘The Poet and the Vampyre,’ by Andrew McConnell Stott

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:44am
An 1816 “ghost story” contest had lasting literary consequences.

Jean Thompson’s ‘The Witch: And Other Tales Re-told’

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:43am
Folk and fairy tales are loosely reimagined and rendered with scrupulous realism.

‘Ghosts: A Natural History,’ by Roger Clarke

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:43am
A 500-year history of apparitions, poltergeists, séances and our longing to believe in the paranormal.

Edward St. Aubyn’s ‘On the Edge’

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:43am
In Edward St. Aubyn’s novel, a large cast of seekers cross paths at Esalen.

Letters: Women and Power

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:26am
Readers respond to a recent special issue, a story by Hilary Mantel and more.

The Shortlist: Chuck Palahniuk's 'Beautiful You,' and More

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:25am
New books by Chuck Palahniuk, Merritt Tierce, David Ohle and Fred Venturini.

Open Book: Spooky Suggestions

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:11am
Four reviewers share their memories of reading creepy books.

Horror Novels: Reviews of Anne Rice's 'Prince Lestat,' and More

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:09am
Reviews of Anne Rice’s “Prince Lestat” and several novels about middle-class domestic anxiety.

Nordic Noir: New Books by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and More

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:08am
New mysteries by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and more.

Science Fiction and Fantasy: Robert Jackson Bennett’s 'City of Stairs,' and More

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:07am
New books by Robert Jackson Bennett, Peyton Marshall and more.

Thrillers: Tawni O’Dell’s 'One of Us,' and More

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:07am
Reviews of new thrillers, including Tawni O’Dell’s “One of Us,” Sergey Kuznetsov’s “Butterfly Skin” and more.

Inside the List

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:06am
Richard Flanagan’s “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” No. 10 in hardcover fiction, is the ninth consecutive winner of the Man Booker Prize to make our list.

Lucy Worsley’s ‘Art of the English Murder’

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:04am
Lucy Worsley examines the creation of British crime fiction and the growing fascination with foul play.

Editors’ Choice

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:59am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.