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Tracy K. Smith, the new poet laureate of the United States, arrived for duty Wednesday at the Library of Congress in Washington. [Read More]
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Sleeping Beauties By Stephen King and Owen King Scribner. 702 pp. $32.50 --- Some dads take their boys fishing, some throw around a... [Read More]
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'What Happened' also breaks record for digital audio sales for Simon & Schuster... [Read More]
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The horror master and his son reinvent a Brothers Grimm tale in 'Sleeping Beauties.'... [Read More]
"Forest Dark" by Nicole Krauss(Harper, 304 ages, $27.99)Nicole Krauss has serious doubts about the legitimacy of storytelling. This may seem like a surprising crisis for... [Read More]
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"Forest Dark" by Nicole Krauss(Harper, 304 ages, $27.99)Nicole Krauss has serious doubts about the legitimacy of storytelling. This may seem like a surprising crisis for... [Read More]
The 1962 picture book was one of the first to feature an African American child. [Read More]
Rushdie's 'The Golden House' is a leaden commentary on America and its new president. [Read More]
Six years ago, a young, relatively unknown writer from Mississippi published "Salvage the Bones." In lush prose that felt determined to sprout off the page,... [Read More]
Tags: Salvage - Bones - Review
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Sing, Unburied, Sing By Jesmyn Ward Scribner. 304 pp. $26 --- Six years ago, a young, relatively unknown writer from Mississippi published "Salvage the Bones."... [Read More]
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Scott McGehee and David Siegel plan to write and direct the new gender-swapped film for Warner Bros. [Read More]
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Jesmyn Ward's novel "Sing, Unburied, Sing" tells the story of one Mississippi family's struggles, past and present. [Read More]
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As this weekend's National Book Festival proves: We may read alone, but we are not alone. [Read More]
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A pair of trim new novels confirms what you may have suspected all along: Girls focus on relationships; boys are obsessed with sex. [Read More]
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Back in 2000, the former Soviet dissident Vladimir Voinovich published a satirical novel called "Monumental Propaganda." [Read More]
Back in 2000, the former Soviet dissident Vladimir Voinovich published a satirical novel called "Monumental Propaganda." [Read More]
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Daniel Handler gives us "All the Dirty Parts," while Claire Messud gives us all the brainy parts. [Read More]
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All the Dirty Parts By Daniel Handler Bloomsbury. 144 pp. $14.99 --- The Burning Girl By Claire Messud W.W. Norton. 247 pp. $25.95 --- A... [Read More]
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Monumental Propaganda By Vladimir Voinovich. Translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield Overlook. 369 pp. E-book, $12.99 --- President Trump's spotty but fierce reverence for... [Read More]
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