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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Maurice Sendak
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:27:12 GMT
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"I've read the books many times to my own children, astonished at how much is in them for my grown-up self -- about that growing-up process, and about the times I grew up in, too."


The Book Review Podcast: A Class in ‘Dreyer’s English’
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:35:28 GMT
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Benjamin Dreyer talks about his best-selling guide to writing, and Thomas Mallon discusses "Landfall," his new novel about the presidential administration of George W. Bush.

Read Books by Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand and Other 2020 Presidential Candidates
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:26:14 GMT
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Politicians' memoirs can give insight into their values.

Books of The Times: In ‘The Next to Die,’ a Serial Killer Targets Pairs of Best Friends
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:37:16 GMT
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In Hannah's new novel, the Culver Valley police force is searching for a killer who sends homemade books to prospective victims.


New in Paperback: ‘Directorate S,’ ‘The Friend’
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:41:54 GMT
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Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

Inside the List: ‘The Unwinding of the Miracle’ Is About How to Die — and Live
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:48:56 GMT
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Julie Yip-Williams, diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer at 37, couldn't find a book that would help her prepare for death. So she decided to write one herself.

Andrea Levy, Author Who Spoke for a Generation of Immigrants, Dies at 62
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:47:20 GMT
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Her books were praised for their witty, honest portraits of the immigrant experience, especially of those who moved to Britain from the West Indies after World War II.


Sketchbook: The Future of Publishing, as Imagined by R.O. Blechman
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:16 GMT
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An illustrated prediction of the book world's next big frontier.


Children’s Books: New Fantasy Novels for Kids (and Adults) Ready to Go Beyond Harry Potter
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:12 GMT
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A shape-shifting fox in space, a sentient island, an eerily perfect town and twins who use magic to stay together: There's abundant life in this speculative fiction.

Fiction: A Novel About the Life and Times of the Photographer Lee Miller
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:07 GMT
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Whitney Scharer's "The Age of Light" tells the story of the journalist and model who was often overshadowed by her lover and collaborator Man Ray.


Ivory Tower: Is Blockchain Technology Overhyped?
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:08 GMT
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Two books by legal scholars argue that the revolutionary promise of the new database tool has been exaggerated.


Nonfiction: Exploring Her Own Experience of Psychosis
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:06 GMT
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In "The Collected Schizophrenias," Esme Weijun Wang unravels a long history of coming to terms with mental illness.

From Our Archives: Revisiting George W. Bush’s Memoir “A Charge to Keep”
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:06 GMT
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Our reviewer called the 1999 book "a puzzling exercise."


Crime: Stalkers and Dead Wedding Guests: The Latest in Crime Novels
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:04 GMT
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Marilyn Stasio's column covers new books from established crime-writing giants, like Jonathan Kellerman, and a newcomer, Alex Michaelides.


Letters to the Editor
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:48:44 GMT
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Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.

52 Books for 52 Places
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:04:48 GMT
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Explore the cities, countries, regions and states in Travel's "52 Places to Go in 2019" through these books.

The Book Review Podcast: A Class in ‘Dreyer’s English’
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:35:28 GMT
From https:
Benjamin Dreyer talks about his best-selling guide to writing, and Thomas Mallon discusses "Landfall," his new novel about the presidential administration of George W. Bush.

Read Books by Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand and Other 2020 Presidential Candidates
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:26:14 GMT
From https:
Politicians' memoirs can give insight into their values.

New in Paperback: ‘Directorate S,’ ‘The Friend’
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:41:54 GMT
From https:
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

Inside the List: ‘The Unwinding of the Miracle’ Is About How to Die — and Live
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:48:56 GMT
From https:
Julie Yip-Williams, diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer at 37, couldn't find a book that would help her prepare for death. So she decided to write one herself.

Sketchbook: The Future of Publishing, as Imagined by R.O. Blechman
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:16 GMT
From https:
An illustrated prediction of the book world's next big frontier.


Children’s Books: New Fantasy Novels for Kids (and Adults) Ready to Go Beyond Harry Potter
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:12 GMT
From https:
A shape-shifting fox in space, a sentient island, an eerily perfect town and twins who use magic to stay together: There's abundant life in this speculative fiction.

Fiction: A Novel About the Life and Times of the Photographer Lee Miller
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:07 GMT
From https:
Whitney Scharer's "The Age of Light" tells the story of the journalist and model who was often overshadowed by her lover and collaborator Man Ray.


Ivory Tower: Is Blockchain Technology Overhyped?
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:08 GMT
From https:
Two books by legal scholars argue that the revolutionary promise of the new database tool has been exaggerated.


Nonfiction: Exploring Her Own Experience of Psychosis
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:06 GMT
From https:
In "The Collected Schizophrenias," Esme Weijun Wang unravels a long history of coming to terms with mental illness.

From Our Archives: Revisiting George W. Bush’s Memoir “A Charge to Keep”
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:06 GMT
From https:
Our reviewer called the 1999 book "a puzzling exercise."


Crime: Stalkers and Dead Wedding Guests: The Latest in Crime Novels
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:04 GMT
From https:
Marilyn Stasio's column covers new books from established crime-writing giants, like Jonathan Kellerman, and a newcomer, Alex Michaelides.


Letters to the Editor
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:48:44 GMT
From https:
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.

52 Books for 52 Places
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:04:48 GMT
From https:
Explore the cities, countries, regions and states in Travel's "52 Places to Go in 2019" through these books.

Meet Paul Le Roux, the cyber criminal exposed in new books by Evan Ratliff and Elaine Shannon
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:20:00 PST
From latimes.com

In aBreaking Bad,a Walter White went from ineffectual nonentity to super-competent tough guy and moral monster, and millions of us couldnat look away. The true-life story of Paul Le Roux offers the same binge-caliber morbid fascination. Two new books seek to give Le Roux his full, grisly measure....



Former Everything but the Girl singer Tracey Thorn finds creative inspiration in ordinary suburbs
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:40:00 PST
From latimes.com

When English musician Tracey Thorn was asked by a publisher to write an essay about her connection to some part of Britainas wilderness, she didnat quite know what to say. Thorn, best known as one-half of the band Everything but the Girl, had grown up in a not terribly rustic suburb and lived as...



Dolly Parton brings her Imagination Library charity to Ireland
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:20:00 PST
From latimes.com

Dolly Parton, the country music legend and longtime philanthropist, is bringing her literacy charity for children to Ireland, the Irish Times reported Thursday.

Parton announced that her Imagination Library, which mails free books to children each month from their birth until their fifth birthday,...