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Books of The Times: Edwidge Danticat Wrestles With Death, in Life and in Art

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:00:55 GMT

Edwidge Danticat“The Art of Death” chronicles the death of the author’s mother, as well as the ways other writers, from Tolstoy to Didion, have treated the end of life.


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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘The Mind of God’

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:57:34 GMT

The neurologist and author Jay Lombard.The neurologist Jay Lombard discusses the brain and its connection to what he describes as our deeper, spiritual underpinnings.


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Nonfiction: How Uber and Airbnb Became Poster Children for the Disruption Economy

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:30:05 GMT

Three books reckon with pioneers of the sharing economy; a fourth considers their dark side.


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Nonfiction: The iPhone Is 10 Years Old. Here’s the Story of Its Birth.

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:07:04 GMT

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs unveils the first iPhone at the Macworld Conference in January 2007.Apple’s culture of reverence and secrecy is no match for Brian Merchant in “The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone.”


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By the Book: Emma Straub: By the Book

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:06:03 GMT

Emma StraubThe author of “Modern Lovers” keeps her youth on a shelf: “There are books I loved in my teens and 20s that I would not love now, but it’s still nice to see them there, as a reminder of a person I used to be.”


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Crime: Unmasking Magic and Murder in the Best New Crime

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:02 GMT

Alchemists and archaeologists are among the characters in this week’s mystery column. Also crooked cops and a very sad, very dead homeless man.


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The Book Review Podcast: ‘The Boy Who Loved Too Much’

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:11:52 GMT

Jennifer Latson talks about “The Boy Who Loved Too Much”; Daniel Menaker discusses two new books about how to understand others and make ourselves understood.


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Books News: Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals First Book Acquisition, and Her A.L.A. Book Club Pick

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:00:01 GMT

Sarah Jessica ParkerHer first acquisition, by the debut novelist Fatima Farheen Mirza, follows an Indian-American family.


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Nonfiction: A Life of Toscanini, Maestro With Passion and Principles

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:37 GMT

Arturo ToscaniniIn his new biography, “Toscanini: Musician of Conscience,” Harvey Sachs presents a demanding but tenderhearted genius who stood up to fascism and hate.


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The Shortlist: Four Timely Memoirs from the Halls of Medicine

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:23 GMT

Four doctors—a nephrologist, a pediatrician, a cardiologist and a psychiatrist—on what ails their patients and their profession.


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Match Book: Dear Match Book: What Books Best Capture Science and Nature?

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:01 GMT

A book club focused on literature of the environment, from nature memoirs to natural history and science, seeks to expand its reading list.


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Hope Ryden, Wildlife Protector and Photographer, Dies at 87

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:43:19 GMT

Hope Ryden developed a passion for photography during breaks abroad as a Pan Am flight attendant in the 1950s.Ms. Ryden developed a passion for photography during breaks abroad as a flight attendant, and became a full-time naturalist and animal-rights advocate.


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Op-Ed Contributor: Why Grown-Up Muggles Should Read ‘Harry Potter’

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:55:55 GMT

On the 20th anniversary of J.K. Rowling’s series, a superfan explains why the books still make him cry.


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As if He Isn’t Busy Enough: Met Museum Head to Write Book

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:04:04 GMT

Daniel H. Weiss is writing a book about the American experience during the Vietnam era.Daniel H. Weiss has sold a book about America’s experience in the Vietnam era to PublicAffairs, he confirmed Monday. He became the museum’s top official this month.


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Nonfiction: Why America’s Great Cities Are Becoming More Economically Segregated

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:23 GMT

A house is demolished as part of gentrification in Detroit’s North End.In “The New Urban Crisis,” Richard Florida argues that the revival of central cities has made them more unequal and more segregated.


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Fiction: From City to Jungle, a New Novel Summons the Politics and History of Two Islands

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:23 GMT

Northern Ireland and Papua New Guinea don’t seem so different in Nick Laird’s new novel, “Modern Gods.”


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20 Years of L.G.B.T.Q. Lit: A Timeline

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:47:04 GMT

From “The Vagina Monologues” to “The End of Eddy,” here are 25 books by and about L.G.B.T.Q. individuals that have shaped the genre.


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For These Collaborators, There’s No ‘I’ in ‘Best Seller’

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:16:58 GMT

Neal StephensonNeal Stephenson and the novelist Nicole Galland have teamed up on a fantasy story, “The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.,” at No. 11 in hardcover fiction.


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Open Book: Class Ed.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:17:29 GMT

In a new book, Joan C. Williams says progressives have a strategic and ethical responsibility to try to understand the white working class.


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sketchbook / graphic review: ‘The Better Angels of Our Nature’

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:34:24 GMT

A graphic review of Steven Pinker’s book about the dramatic decline of violence in human affairs over history.


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Nonfiction: A Trip to Southern Italy to Shed Light on a Family Scandal

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:20:22 GMT

Helene StapinskiHelene Stapinski has been haunted by the thought of her “criminal genes.” In “Murder in Matera,” she investigates her family’s past.


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Nonfiction: Why Did Lincoln Move So Slowly to Abolish Slavery? Because He Was a Racist, This Book Argues.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:26 GMT

Abraham Lincoln, February 1861.Fred Kaplan’s “Lincoln and the Abolitionists” emphasizes the distance between them.


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The Shortlist: Four New Collections of Omnivorous Literary Criticism

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:26 GMT

These writers range widely, giving free play to their personal aesthetics and their avid curiosity.


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Nonfiction: Where Do Babies Come From? And Why Did It Take Scientists So Long to Find Out?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:26 GMT

Leonardo da Vinci’s sketch ”Study of the foetus in the womb,” ca. 1510.For centuries, the mysteries of egg and sperm eluded even the greatest minds, Edward Dolnick writes in “The Seeds of Life.”


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Fiction: When the Fox Becomes a Friend

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:25 GMT

Paula CocozzaIn Paula Cocozza’s hypnotic first novel, “How to Be Human,” a lonely woman strikes up a relationship with a feral fox.


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Fiction: A Nuanced Novel Examines the Mystery of Radicalization

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:25 GMT

Laleh Khadivi’s novel “A Good Country” poses the question: How does a studious American boy, the child of prosperous Iranian immigrants, fall into radical Islam?


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Nonfiction: What a World Tour of Tax Codes Can Teach the U.S. About How to Reform Its Own

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:25 GMT

In “A Fine Mess,” T. R. Reid cites examples from Estonia to New Zealand of how tax redesigns can drive economic success.


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Fiction: Fathers and Sons — and Maybe Two More Sons

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:25 GMT

Susan RiegerSusan Rieger’s novel “The Heirs” pits an upper-crust New York family against two young men claiming a piece of the patriarch’s estate.


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Nonfiction: 26 Missing Genes and the Exuberant Affections They Lead To

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:25 GMT

Jennifer Latson’s “The Boy Who Loved Too Much” follows the story of a child with Williams syndrome, a genetic condition, who meets the world with unshakeable affection.


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Paperback Row

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:02 GMT

Six new paperbacks of interest this week.


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Letters to the Editor

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:01 GMT

Readers respond to Senator Al Franken’s memoir, whether the internet is turning users “lonelier and lonelier” and debate the cultural appropriation.



Books of The Times: In ‘Memory’s Last Breath,’ Remembering Life, Before It’s Too Late

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:35:35 GMT

The author Gerda Saunders.Gerda Saunders tries to analyze her dementia as dispassionately as possible in her new book.


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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:38:06 GMT

Suggested reading from editors at The New York Times.


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Newsbook: 3 Books That Help Explain American-Cuban Relations

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:18:02 GMT

Here are three books that help explain the United States’ fraught historical relationship with Cuba.


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At the Dr. Seuss Museum: Oh, the Places They Don’t Go!

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:03:46 GMT

An exhibition inside the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, which just opened.The new museum dedicated to Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, in Springfield, Mass., left out some controversial political cartoons.


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Books of The Times: Sex, Drugs and Marxism in ‘Class’

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:28:03 GMT

Francesco Pacifico’s second novel is about young, amoral Italian hipsters in Manhattan and Brooklyn circa 2010.


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