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Further Reading: 10 French Novels to Read Now

October 13, 2017 - 2:55pm
France is the “guest of honor” at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. Here are recent novels by some of the French writers who will be there.
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The Book Review Podcast: Ron Chernow on ‘Grant’

October 13, 2017 - 8:58am
Chernow talks about his new biography of Ulysses S. Grant, and Mike Wallace discusses “Greater Gotham: A History of New York City From 1898 to 1919.”
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Open Book: Boom Time in Nollywood

October 13, 2017 - 7:26am
For her new book, Emily Witt went to Nigeria to capture the scene of the country’s burgeoning film industry.
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Inside the List: A Biographer of Martin Luther Promotes Faith in the Face of Evil

October 13, 2017 - 6:21am
Eric Metaxas, whose “Martin Luther” is a best seller, responded to the Las Vegas shooting by reiterating his own belief in God.
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What to Read Before You Go to Mississippi

October 13, 2017 - 1:05am
A travelogue, a novel and a meditation on the aftershocks of Hurricane Katrina.
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Sketchbook | Graphic Review: An Author and a Zoologist Team Up to Rescue the World’s Endangered Species from Extinction

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
Sonny Liew creates an illustrated homage to Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine, the authors and conservationists who set out to reverse the dire effects of climate change on the earth’s wildlife.
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Paperback Row

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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By the Book: Tom Hanks: By the Book

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
Tom Hanks, the actor, producer, director and author of a new story collection, “Uncommon Type,” has no desire to read novels of murder and conspiracy.
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Crime: The Latest in Crime Novels: Bad Mothers, Bad Memories and Bad Sex Toys

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column shows what happens when a daughter turns in her murderer mother, a town confronts a killing and cold cases unfreeze.
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Nonfiction: A Lamentation for a Life Cut Short

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
In “Cuz,” Danielle Allen remembers a cousin who went to prison as a teenager and spent almost his entire adult life behind bars.
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Fiction: The Latest, Troubling Chapter in Feminist Dystopian Fiction

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
“Gather the Daughters,” a debut novel by Jennie Melamed, imagines a world of repression and submission.
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Essay: The Ghost That Haunts Grant’s Memoirs

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
T.J. Stiles discusses a new, completely annotated edition of Grant’s memoirs, edited by John F. Marszalek, with David S. Nolen and Louie Gallo.
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The Shortlist: New Y.A. Crossover Fiction From Nnedi Okorafor, Kristin Cashore and More

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
A female Mr. Ripley, a time-traveling artist, an abandoned teenager in a drug-addled town and an albino girl with mystical powers that just might save the world.
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Letters to the Editor

October 13, 2017 - 1:00am
Readers respond to the romance roundup and more.
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