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Books of The Times: Review: Evan Thomas's 'Being Nixon: A Man Divided,' a Glossy Biography Mr. Thomas compresses a sprawling life that encompassed great triumphs, acute internal contradictions and public shaming on a grand scale.
New York Times | 7 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
On World Cafe, A Look At The Grateful Dead's Legacy As the Dead's Fare Thee Well Tour comes to a close, World Cafe talks with David Browne, the author of a new book on the legendary band. | 9 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New in paper: 'The Bone Clocks' Also out in paperback: 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel.
USA Today | 12 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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ArtsBeat: 'Absolute Transmetropolitan' and 'Melody': A Squalid City and a Stripper Memoir Two new reprint collections, “Absolute Transmetropolitan: Volume 1” and “Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer,” take on social injustice.
New York Times | 13 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'Grey' is No. 1 for second week E.L. James' erotic novel has sold 1.5 million copies; 'The Martian' soars.
USA Today | 13 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Rare Kafka manuscripts to go to Israel's national library, court rules Decision ends long legal battle over ownership of the papers, which were left by the Czech writer to his friend to be disposed of after his deathAn Israeli court has awarded a rare collection of Franz Kafkas manuscripts to the countrys national library, e
The Guardian | 14 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard review a testament of love during the Holocaust This novel about Janusz Korczak, who ran an orphanage in the Warsaw ghetto and followed his charges to Treblinka, is a slim masterpieceJim Shepard has always been preoccupied by history. His long-admired collections of short stories come with multiple pag
The Guardian | 14 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April G Tucholke review Yes, River sounds exactly like every other love interest prancing around the kingdom of YA, but he actually turns out to be the complete oppositeAs soon as I saw the beautiful cover of this book, I was sold. The font, the edit and the haunting imagery wer
The Guardian | 15 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
For This Nostalgia Trip, 'We Don't Need Roads' This oral history of the Back to the Future movies offers a wealth of fascinating historical trivia but critic Genevieve Valentine says it's carefully broad scope can mean a lack of sharp analysis. | 15 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Scribd cuts romance and erotica titles Online subscription service says the numbers of ebooks read by fans of these genres make costs unsustainableLove conquers all and its certainly causing problems for the online book subscription service Scribd, which has announced it is slashing its romanc
The Guardian | 16 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend