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13 hours ago
Jing Tsu’s “Kingdom of Characters” opens with a language revolution — the invention of a new Chinese typewriter in 1916 — and grows into the story of how China itself became modern.
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14 hours ago
“The Hard Sell,” by the journalist Evan Hughes, is "a fast-paced and maddening account of Insys Therapeutics, whose entire business model seemed to hinge on crookedness."
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15 hours ago
What do Jacqueline Woodson and Elizabeth George have in common? They’re both veteran authors whose books fly off the shelves.
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16 hours ago
Ann Arensberg, a novelist equally at home writing Gothic mysteries set in dark corners of New England and airy satires set in her native territory, the Manhattan publishing and cultural scene, has died at 84.
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17 hours ago
A family is cursed to fall to their deaths; an alcoholic mother leaves her young son for rehab; a grieving daughter turns to the body's four humors; a gay son struggles to come out to his widowed mother.
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18 hours ago
He painted all his mushrooms in their natural, size save one that was too big for paper that he could never identify.
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19 hours ago
In "Lost in the Valley of Death," Harley Rustad poses a modern spiritual question: If you don’t post about the most profound experience, did it really happen?
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20 hours ago
The 1950s are a decade that means different things to different people, but as James R. Gaines shows in his new book for dissenters of the time it was an era requiring vision and courage.
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20 hours ago
“Something to Hide,” the 21st book in the Inspector Lynley series by Elizabeth George, appears this week on the combined print and e-book fiction best-seller list.
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21 hours ago
Ali Mitgutsch was more than the author and illustrator of a series of widely read children’s books; he was celebrated as the father of what Germans have come to call the “Wimmelbuch.”
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