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Alison Bechdel, Terrance Hayes Among ‘Genius Grant’ Winners 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:17:25 GMT 
    Stipends will be awarded to a psychologist studying racial perceptions in crimes, the maker of the film “The Act of Killing” and a law professor seeking to help American Indian women, among others.








William Deresiewicz Tours the Colleges of ‘Excellent Sheep’ 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:12:39 GMT 
    William Deresiewicz, who’s caused a stir in Ivy League circles with his book “Excellent Sheep,” is on a tour of those colleges to discuss his critique of them and his advice.








Bookshelf: A Look at Our Love Affair With Air-Conditioning 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:19:45 GMT 
    New books trace the changes air-conditioning brought; politics and change in Newark; and idiosyncracies of the five boroughs of New York City.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Cosby: His Life and Times’ 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:33:20 GMT 
    Mark Whitaker discusses his new biography of Bill Cosby, and Jeff Hobbs talks about “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace.”








ArtsBeat: The Bradbury Chronicles: Hundreds of Items Owned by Author Going to Auction 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:56:05 GMT 
    Items including awards and even bottles of wine owned by Bradbury are to be auctioned this month.








Children's Books: ‘Harlem Hellfighters,’ by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:59:15 GMT 
    A picture book about an African-American regiment in World War I that confronted racists as well as the German Army.


Children's Books: ‘Nest,’ by Esther Ehrlich 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:59:00 GMT 
    In this middle-grade novel, a girl finds a way forward after the loss of her mother.


Children's Books: ‘Belzhar,’ by Meg Wolitzer 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:58:45 GMT 
    Students at a therapeutic boarding school discover a way to return to the past, before their personal traumas.


Children's Books: Anthony Browne’s ‘What If . . . ?’ and More 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:58:34 GMT 
    Swallowing their fears, these adventuresome characters set off down unfamiliar streets and explore unknown worlds.


‘Neverhome,’ by Laird Hunt 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:53:15 GMT 
    Disguised as a man, Laird Hunt’s heroine joins the Union Army.


Margaret Forster’s ‘Unknown Bridesmaid’ 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:53:01 GMT 
    A child psychologist is troubled by her own adolescence.


Author's Note: Be Polite With Your Books 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:52:44 GMT 
    The etiquette of borrowing, recommending and reshelving books.


Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:52:01 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.


Paperback Row 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:52:00 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.


Inside the List 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:51:55 GMT 
    Ian McEwan, whose novel “The Children Act” is No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list, keeps a tally on his website of academic dissertations and theses discussing his work.
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