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‘Powers of Two’ by Joshua Wolf Shenk

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Joshua Wolf Shenk challenges the notion of the lone genius.






‘The Teacher Wars,’ by Dana Goldstein

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Dana Goldstein surveys the history of American public education and offers suggestions for its reform.






‘The Brown Reader,’ Edited by Judy Sternlight

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Memories of Brown University to mark its 250th anniversary.






‘Building a Better Teacher’ and ‘Getting Schooled’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Two books assess the state of public education and the realities facing instructors today.






Children’s Books: ‘The Fourteenth Goldfish,’ by Jennifer L. Holm

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Curie. Science can change the world, but has Ellie’s grandfather gone too far?






Children’s Books: Kate DiCamillo’s ‘Leroy Ninker Saddles Up,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
The characters in three books for early readers are propelled by their self-deception and passion.






Children’s Books: ‘Sisters,’ by Raina Telgemeier

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Raina and her younger sister work out their sibling rivalry on a long and eventful car trip to a family reunion.






‘The Most Dangerous Book,’ About Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
The decade-long battle to overcome the ban against James Joyce’s “Ulysses” in America extended the definition of free speech.






Children’s Books: ‘Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
In three picture books, dancers who prefer to practice alone learn to share their talents with others.






Open Book: On the Syllabus

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Reporters at The Times share their favorite books about education.






Children’s Books: Kelly DiPucchio’s ‘Gaston,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Some are prim and petite, while others are stout and slobbery. But one way or another, these canine characters come out on top.






‘Geek Sublime,’ by Vikram Chandra

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Vikram Chandra, novelist and computer programmer, traces the connections between these two worlds of art and technology.






‘Egg & Spoon,’ by Gregory Maguire

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Two girls (one rich, one poor) trade places on their way to visit the czar in St. Petersburg.






The Shortlist: Joseph T. Hallinan’s ‘Kidding Ourselves,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
New books by Joseph T. Hallinan, Clifton Crais, Jason Padgett and Maureen Seaberg, Jennifer Ouellette, and Jonathan Rottenberg.






Applied Reading: Gateways to the Classical World

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
A variety of inventive apps are devoted to Greek, Latin and the history of Greco-Roman civilization.






Letters: ‘A Troublesome Inheritance’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Nicholas Wade responds to a recent letter about his book “A Troublesome Inheritance.”






‘The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke,’ by David Bromwich

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
As portrayed by David Bromwich, Edmund Burke was tolerant and humane.






Children’s Books: Jacqueline Woodson’s ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
Jacqueline Woodson’s memoir in verse offers poems about sibling rivalry, parents and the friends who help you through.

Book News: David Gregory To Write Book About Judaism

NPR Books - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:25am

Also: How to tell you're in a Balzac novel; Ernest Hemingway's letters.

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Songs Of Innocence And Bitter Experience In 'Dreamless Dead'

NPR Books - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:03am

Comics critic Etelka Lehoczky says the wildly discordant art styles in a new graphic novel compilation of World War I poetry work to illuminate the emotional chaos of soldiers on the Western Front.

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