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Bookends: Should Writers Avoid Sentimentality?

14 hours 23 min ago
Roland Barthes said, “It is no longer the sexual which is indecent, it is the sentimental.” Zoë Heller and Leslie Jamison debate whether sentimentality is still a cardinal sin for writers.

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Children's Books: ‘Harlem Hellfighters,’ by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley

September 22, 2014 - 11:37am
A picture book about an African-American regiment in World War I that confronted racists as well as the German Army.

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Children's Books: Anthony Browne’s ‘What If . . . ?’ and More

September 22, 2014 - 9:06am
Swallowing their fears, these adventuresome characters set off down unfamiliar streets and explore unknown worlds.

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ArtsBeat: Vintage to Release García Márquez E-Books

September 22, 2014 - 3:00am
Nine of Gabriel García Márquez’s works will be released in digital-format English versions in October.

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ArtsBeat: Fiction Long List Announced for National Book Awards

September 21, 2014 - 11:47am
Marilynne Robinson, Elizabeth McCracken and Phil Klay are among the writers whose work is on the 2014 fiction long list for the National Book Awards.

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