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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Michel Faber’s ‘Book of Strange New Things’

4 hours 8 min ago
Marcel Theroux discusses Michel Faber’s “Book of Strange New Things.”






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Inside the List

6 hours 37 min ago
Bryan Stevenson, whose “Just Mercy” is No. 10 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says that “if we’re really committed to justice, we’ve got to do better for the poor than we’re doing.”
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Editors’ Choice

6 hours 37 min ago
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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‘The Nazis Next Door,’ by Eric Lichtblau

6 hours 37 min ago
How did America become a postwar haven for Nazis?
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‘Death of a King,’ by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz

6 hours 37 min ago
A recounting of Martin Luther King Jr.’s difficult final year.
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‘The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science,’ by Armand Marie Leroi

6 hours 37 min ago
Recovering Aristotle as a scientist who explored and cataloged the Mediterranean’s natural world.
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The Shortlist: Julie Schumacher's 'Dear Committee Members,' and More

6 hours 37 min ago
New books by Julie Schumacher, Cathie Pelletier, Stuart Rojstaczer and Jonathan Coe.
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Crime: Michael Connelly’s ‘Burning Room,’ and More

6 hours 37 min ago
In Michael Connelly’s “The Burning Room,” Harry Bosch tries to impart wisdom to his new partner.
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Paperback Row

6 hours 37 min ago
Paperback books of particular interest.
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‘Village of Secrets,’ by Caroline Moorehead

6 hours 37 min ago
Resistance in a provincial French town helped save thousands.
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Eliza Robertson’s ‘Wallflowers’

6 hours 37 min ago
The stories in “Wallflowers,” Eliza Robertson’s debut collection, portray people surviving loss and heartbreak in a world full of uncanny moments.
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Edward J. Larson’s ‘The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789’

6 hours 37 min ago
In 1787, George Washington again rode to the nation’s rescue.
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‘Florence Gordon,’ by Brian Morton

6 hours 37 min ago
Brian Morton’s heroine is a feisty aging feminist.
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Matt Bai’s ‘All the Truth Is Out,’ About Gary Hart

6 hours 37 min ago
Matt Bai sees the implosion of Gary Hart’s second presidential campaign as a watershed in American politics.
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Daniel Kehlmann’s ‘F’

6 hours 37 min ago
Deserted by their enigmatic father, three brothers struggle to find themselves in Daniel Kehlmann’s tragicomedy.
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ArtsBeat: Seattle Sorts Library Books Faster than New York? Fuhgeddaboudit

7 hours 29 min ago
New York’s library book sorter has proven itself superior to one in Washington state is a friendly competition this year.






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‘Lincoln and the Power of the Press,’ by Harold Holzer

7 hours 46 min ago
Lincoln dealt shrewdly with the publishers and editors of politically powerful 19th-century newspapers.
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‘Gay Berlin,’ by Robert Beachy

7 hours 46 min ago
From the mid-19th century through the 1930s, gay people were at home in Berlin.
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Peter ­Schneider’s ‘Berlin Now’ and Rory MacLean’s ‘Berlin’

7 hours 47 min ago
Two books about Berlin, past and present, explore its dualities of sex and violence, freedom and fascism.
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Michel Faber’s ‘Book of Strange New Things’

October 30, 2014 - 4:14pm
In Michel Faber’s novel, a pastor heads off to take up a new ministry on another planet.
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