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  • Kate Braverman, Who Wrote of Women on the Margins, Dies at 70
    Her novels, short stories and poetry were dense with lush and spellbinding imagery. As a teacher, one former student said, “She lived and died by the word.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • Samuel Hynes, Professor Whose Books Taught Lessons of War, Dies at 94
    He wrote about Yeats and Auden, but as a former pilot in World War II, he was best known for exploring the reality of battle. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • It’s Fall, So the Best-Seller Lists Are Brimming With New Books
    One of them, Jason Reynolds’s middle-grade novel “Look Both Ways,” is a National Book Award finalist. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • What’s in the Murder Book? Marilyn Stasio Wants to Know.
    Her latest Crime column features a cold case for Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch and whodunits from Susan Isaacs, Charles Todd and Deborah Crombie. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • Thomas Chatterton Williams on ‘Unlearning Race’
    Williams talks about his new memoir, “Self-Portrait in Black and White,” and Stephen Kinzer discusses “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • Two Poets With Alert and Nimble Eyes on American Life
    “Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman” showcases the poet’s distinctive and subversive voice, and Reginald Dwayne Betts’s sensitive third collection, “Felon,” finds the writer in transition. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • When James Baldwin Squared Off Against William F. Buckley Jr.
    “The Fire Is Upon Us,” by Nicholas Buccola, is at once a biography of two leading American intellectuals and an in-depth look at their legendary 1965 debate over civil rights. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • Dark Books for Dark Times
    Read these spine-tingling works of science fiction and fantasy at your own risk. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • Work in Progress
    Ever wonder what other people are scribbling or typing feverishly? An artist takes a peek. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18
  • J.D. Salinger, Unbound
    A new exhibit at the New York Public Library offers an unprecedented glimpse into the novelist’s creative process and private life. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-18

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