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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Texting While Driving

September 26, 2014 - 12:13pm
Matt Richtel discusses “A Deadly Wandering,” and Mark Edmundson talks about “Why Football Matters.”






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Editors’ Choice

September 26, 2014 - 8:08am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

September 26, 2014 - 7:49am
Paperback books of particular interest.
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The Shortlist: Jessie Burton's 'The Miniaturist' and More

September 26, 2014 - 7:35am
New books by Jessie Burton, Alix Christie, Rosie Thomas and Katy Simpson Smith.
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Louise Glück's 'Faithful and Virtuous Night'

September 26, 2014 - 7:26am
Many of the poems in Louise Glück’s collection feature an aging painter confronting his own mortality.
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Crime: John Harvey's 'Darkness, Darkness' and More

September 26, 2014 - 7:03am
“Darkness, Darkness,” John Harvey’s final novel in his series featuring Inspector Charlie Resnick, strikes an elegiac tone.
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Damon Galgut's 'Arctic Summer'

September 26, 2014 - 6:56am
Based on the life of E. M. Forster, this novel traces a struggle for liberation both on and off the page.
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'The Undertaking,' by Audrey Magee

September 26, 2014 - 6:51am
A first novel set in World War II Germany.
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'Consumed,' by David Cronenberg

September 26, 2014 - 6:48am
David Cronenberg’s debut novel centers on two journalists and their fascination with scandal and social media.
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Open Book |: Disquiet on the Set

September 26, 2014 - 6:43am
In “Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed,” the filmmaker talks about his notoriously volatile relationship with the actor Klaus Kinski, among many other subjects.
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Letters: ‘World Order’

September 26, 2014 - 6:43am
Readers respond to a recent review of Henry Kissinger’s “World Order” and more.
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Inside the List

September 26, 2014 - 6:42am
Caitlin Doughty, whose “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” is No. 14 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is a young undertaker who has made it her mission to demystify death and promote a D.I.Y. approach to funerals.
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'My Two Italies,' by Joseph Luzzi

September 26, 2014 - 6:42am
A son of Italian immigrants on his relationship with the ancestral homeland.
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'Island of a Thousand Mirrors,' by Nayomi Munaweera

September 26, 2014 - 6:41am
Two families find themselves on opposite sides of Sri Lanka’s civil war in this debut novel.
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'The Scatter Here Is Too Great,' by Bilal Tanweer

September 26, 2014 - 6:41am
An attack in Karachi reveals a web of lives connected by violence in this novel-in-stories.
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'Against Football' and 'Why Football Matters'

September 25, 2014 - 1:59pm
Has our passion for football made us blind to the sport’s dark side?
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'A Deadly Wandering,' by Matt Richtel

September 25, 2014 - 1:46pm
A journalist examines a deadly accident and the risks of texting and driving.
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'The Shifts and the Shocks,' by Martin Wolf

September 25, 2014 - 1:44pm
In “The Shifts and the Shocks,” Martin Wolf proposes drastic measures to try to prevent another financial crisis.
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'Seven Bad Ideas,' by Jeff Madrick

September 25, 2014 - 1:43pm
In “Seven Bad Ideas,” Jeff Madrick argues that the failure of economists to address the 2008 financial crisis is rooted in decades of intellectual misconduct.
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