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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’

2 hours 5 sec ago
Mr. Risen discusses his new book about the war on terror, and Lucy Worsley talks about “The Art of the English Murder.”






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Art and Outrage

2 hours 26 min ago
New books that circumvent established norms and smash accepted verities to smithereens.
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Critic's Take: Art of Darkness

4 hours 44 min ago
Must the revolutionary artist ignore the basic laws of decency that govern our world in order to transform that world?
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‘The Immortal Evening,’ by Stanley Plumly

4 hours 44 min ago
Keats, Wordsworth and Lamb attend a famous dinner party.
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‘The Poet and the Vampyre,’ by Andrew McConnell Stott

4 hours 44 min ago
An 1816 “ghost story” contest had lasting literary consequences.
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Jean Thompson’s ‘The Witch: And Other Tales Re-told’

4 hours 45 min ago
Folk and fairy tales are loosely reimagined and rendered with scrupulous realism.
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‘Ghosts: A Natural History,’ by Roger Clarke

4 hours 45 min ago
A 500-year history of apparitions, poltergeists, séances and our longing to believe in the paranormal.
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Edward St. Aubyn’s ‘On the Edge’

4 hours 45 min ago
In Edward St. Aubyn’s novel, a large cast of seekers cross paths at Esalen.
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Letters: Women and Power

5 hours 2 min ago
Readers respond to a recent special issue, a story by Hilary Mantel and more.
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The Shortlist: Chuck Palahniuk's 'Beautiful You,' and More

5 hours 3 min ago
New books by Chuck Palahniuk, Merritt Tierce, David Ohle and Fred Venturini.
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Open Book: Spooky Suggestions

5 hours 18 min ago
Four reviewers share their memories of reading creepy books.
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Horror Novels: Reviews of Anne Rice's 'Prince Lestat,' and More

5 hours 19 min ago
Reviews of Anne Rice’s “Prince Lestat” and several novels about middle-class domestic anxiety.
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Nordic Noir: New Books by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and More

5 hours 21 min ago
New mysteries by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and more.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy: Robert Jackson Bennett’s 'City of Stairs,' and More

5 hours 21 min ago
New books by Robert Jackson Bennett, Peyton Marshall and more.
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Thrillers: Tawni O’Dell’s 'One of Us,' and More

5 hours 21 min ago
New thrillers include Tawni O’Dell’s “One of Us,” Sergey Kuznetsov’s “Butterfly Skin” and more.
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Inside the List

5 hours 22 min ago
Richard Flanagan’s “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” No. 10 in hardcover fiction, is the ninth consecutive winner of the Man Booker Prize to make our list.
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Lucy Worsley’s ‘Art of the English Murder’

5 hours 24 min ago
Lucy Worsley examines the creation of British crime fiction and the growing fascination with foul play.
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Editors’ Choice

5 hours 30 min ago
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

5 hours 32 min ago
Paperback books of particular interest.
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ArtsBeat: Lily King, Roz Chast and Kate Samworth Win Kirkus Prizes

October 23, 2014 - 3:31pm
The prizes, which each come with a $50,000 award, were handed out for the first time.






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