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Hollywood on Tape

August 17, 2017 - 12:59pm
Many celebrities are in on the audiobook business. Here, readings from more than 20 of them.
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Editors' Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

August 17, 2017 - 11:25am
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Newsbook: 3 Books on North Korea and the Threat of Nuclear War

August 17, 2017 - 7:13am
Two books offer readers insight into the Orwellian society, and another discusses policy solutions.
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By the Book: Karl Ove Knausgaard: By the Book

August 17, 2017 - 1:00am
The author of the six-volume autobiographical novel “My Struggle” and, most recently, “Autumn” steers clear of crime fiction: “I only read crime novels when I’m depressed, so I try to avoid them.”
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Nonfiction: Ellen Ullman’s New Book Tackles Tech’s Woman Problem

August 17, 2017 - 1:00am
The pioneering programmer discusses her career and the dangers the internet poses to culture, privacy and civility in “Life in Code.”
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Crime: Crime Fiction: Sue Grafton Nears the End of Her Alphabet Mysteries

August 17, 2017 - 1:00am
Kinsey Millhone makes one of her last crime column appearances. Elsewhere, we meet rough limo drivers, inept Laotian athletes and a wry L.A. coroner.
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Sketchbook / Graphic Review: Jillian Tamaki on ‘The Sky Is Falling’

August 16, 2017 - 1:01pm
Jillian Tamaki revisits “The Sky Is Falling,” the children’s classic about British children evacuated to Canada during World War II.
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Fiction: A Postmodern Buddy-Cop Novel Sends Up the World of Semiotics

August 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Laurent Binet’s “The Seventh Function of Language” turns the story of the death of Roland Barthes into a romp through the days when literary theory reigned.
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Nonfiction: A Family Memoir Makes the Case That Autism Is Different, Not Less

August 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Judith Newman’s “To Siri With Love,” about life with an autistic son, is both riotous and moving.
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Charlottesville

August 15, 2017 - 10:20am
In light of the deadly violence during a white supremacist rally in Virginia this weekend, here are books to help you discuss racism and anti-Semitism at home.
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Nonfiction: The Curious Conundrum of Freud’s Persistent Influence

August 15, 2017 - 8:29am
“Freud,” a critical biography by Frederick Crews, asks why the creator of a scientifically delegitimized blueprint of the mind still carries so much sway.
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Nonfiction: How the Radical Right Played the Long Game and Won

August 15, 2017 - 1:00am
In “Democracy in Chains,” Nancy MacLean digs into the work of the economist James McGill Buchanan, who paved the way for our current political moment.
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Fiction: An Art World Mystery Wrapped in the Story of a Young Woman Coming Unglued

August 15, 2017 - 1:00am
Lucy Ives’s “Impossible Views of the World” is a fictional work about a disappearance in the art community.
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Nonfiction: An Intellectual Historian Argues His Case Against Identity Politics

August 15, 2017 - 1:00am
In his slim polemic “The Once and Future Liberal,” Mark Lilla urges the left to overcome its differences.
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Match Book: Desperately Seeking Love Stories With a Temporal Twist

August 14, 2017 - 10:45pm
A reader desires romance — dazzling, literary, unsettled by time. Our columnist responds with titles by John Fowles, Italo Calvino, A. S. Byatt and others.
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