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ArtsBeat: ‘Absolute Transmetropolitan’ and ‘Melody': A Squalid City and a Stripper Memoir

July 1, 2015 - 8:13am
Two new reprint collections, “Absolute Transmetropolitan: Volume 1” and “Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer,” take on social injustice.









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William Styron’s ‘My Generation: Collected Nonfiction’

July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
Essays by the author of “Sophie’s Choice” consider an era of American literature shaped by global catastrophe.









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‘Skyfaring,’ by Mark Vanhoenacker

July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
An ode to the wonder of air travel, from the cockpit of a 747.









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‘New Objectivity’ and ‘Max Beckmann: The Still Lifes’

June 30, 2015 - 4:18pm
Amid the turmoil that followed the Great War, German artists set out to create a new society.









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ArtsBeat: Zadie Smith to Collaborate on a Screenplay

June 30, 2015 - 10:21am
The novelist Zadie Smith will write her first screenplay, with the French director Claire Denis.









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Bookends: Do Genre Labels Matter Anymore?

June 30, 2015 - 4:00am
Dana Stevens and Leslie Jamison discuss whether categorical descriptions are as stable or as useful as they used to be.









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‘Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County,’ by Kristen Green

June 30, 2015 - 1:00am
After Prince Edward County closed its public schools, black children had no access to education.









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ArtsBeat: Rodgers and Hammerstein Biography on the Way

June 29, 2015 - 12:01pm
A biography of the musical writing team Rodgers and Hammerstein is scheduled to be published in 2018.









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