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  In ‘Catch and Kill,’ Ronan Farrow Recounts the Opposition He Faced Chasing the Harvey Weinstein Story Farrow writes that NBC tried to shut down his reporting about sexual assault and harassment allegations against the Hollywood producer. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-11 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 11th, 2019 Sponsored by Blind Date with a Book–enter to win! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get … Read More

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  For Poland, Nobel Prize in Literature Is Cause for Conflict as Much as Congratulation When Olga Tokarczuk of Poland won the prize, the reaction was as divided as is the country itself. To some, she is an eloquent writer who captures Poland’s tragic history. To others, she is a traitor. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-10 This C.I.A. Agent Wants to Give Peace a Chance Amaryllis Fox opens up about espionage, government-issued sex and coming … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 10th, 2019 Sponsored by Blind Date with a Book–enter to win! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-10By S. Zainab Williams Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke … Read More

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  In Deborah Levy’s Latest, a Student of History Learns to Confront His Own “The Man Who Saw Everything,” which was longlisted for the Booker Prize, looks at masculinity through the perspective of a young historian who sneers at “authoritarian old men.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-09 Ciaran Carson, Versatile Belfast Poet, Is Dead at 70 In his poetry, as well as in his prose, he conveyed the complexities of his city and his country. … Read More

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  Scandalized by Ali Wong’s Stand-Up? Brace Yourself for Her Book The star of two uproarious Netflix comedy specials is nervous about how people will react to her essay collection. “I hope my siblings don’t get pissed at me,” she says. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-09 Escaping the Nazis by Way of Iran Mikhal Dekel’s “Tehran Children” tells the story of the extraordinarily hazardous journey made by hundreds of Jews from Poland to Iran to … Read More

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