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  • ‘The Hidden History of Burma’ Traces the Vanishing of Hope
    Thant Myint-U’s new book offers a deeper understanding of the country’s history and of the trajectory of its de facto political leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • When You Can’t Afford a Jane Austen Original
    A new coffee table book revisits the publishing histories of novels like Pride & Prejudice, Emma and Sense & Sensibility. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Songs of Survival and Rebellion
    Their music spans genres and generations, but six iconic performers strike a similar chord in their new memoirs. The dominant note? Honesty. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • The Man Who Was American Music
    James Kaplan’s “Irving Berlin” traces a celebrated life that extended over 100 years. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • What Tweets and Emojis Did to the Novel
    The digital age ushered in new ways of reading — and revived old ones (the scroll and the ideogram). Could it also explain the rise of autofiction? Charles Finch considers. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Instead of a New Album, Rihanna Drops a Book
    A large-scale memoir-in-images, simply titled “Rihanna,” is the latest in the musician-turned-mogul’s luxury offerings. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Design That’s Got Users in Mind
    In “User Friendly,” Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant recount America’s long history of making products that take people’s needs into account. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Bad Bishops, Bloodletting and a Plague of Caterpillars
    “The Corner That Held Them,” by Sylvia Townsend Warner, and “Medieval Bodies,” by Jack Hartnell, consider the pleasures and perils of life in the Middle Ages. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 19th, 2019

    Sponsored by Saga Press. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Red Tent –
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-19By Vanessa Diaz
  • 12 Baby Gifts For Comic Geeks To Power Their First Holiday Season

    If you’re suddenly surrounded by babies this holiday season (it me) or are raising your own comics-lovin’ geek, you’ve come to the right place. From Batman to Baby Groot, these are the best baby gifts for comic geeks for the 2019 holiday season. There’s less of a focus on outfits …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-19By Nikki VanRy

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