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In 'Lovers,' There's A Lot To Like — And Plenty Of Self-Pity To Go Around

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 5:03am

It took nearly 15 years, but Juan Gabriel Vasquez's Lovers on All Saints' Day has gotten an English translation. The collection, awash as it is in woe, is a portrait of the writer finding his footing.

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Novelist E.L. Doctorow, Author Of 'Billy Bathgate,' 'Ragtime,' Dies At 84

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 7:24pm

The writer was best known for his works of historical fiction set in the early 20th-century United States. His son told the New York Times that he died Tuesday of complications from lung cancer.

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Book Review: 'How To Be Drawn,' Terrance Hayes

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 2:54pm

Poet Tess Taylor reviews Terrance Hayes' collection of poetry, How to be Drawn.

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