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ArtsBeat: Five Poets Receive Lucrative Fellowships 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:25:40 GMT 
    The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine announced the winners on Tuesday.

Bookends: Is Everyone Qualified to Be a Critic? 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:41:01 GMT 
    Adam Kirsch and Charles McGrath discuss what it takes to pass judgment on the arts.

ArtsBeat: Carrie Brownstein’s Book Tour to Kick Off in Brooklyn 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:27:32 GMT 
    Carrie Brownstein will be traveling to 11 cities across the United States this fall to promote her memoir, “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl,” due in October.

Books of The Times: Review: Chrissie Hynde’s ‘Reckless’ Details a Rocker’s Life 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:25:42 GMT 
    Ms. Hynde’s memoir is full of facts and anecdotes, but is also noteworthy for what it leaves out.

‘The End of Tsarist Russia,’ by Dominic Lieven 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:16:09 GMT 
    A scholar approaches World War I from the standpoint of Russian foreign policy.

French Publisher Won’t Print Book on Moroccan King After Authors’ Arrest 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:51:34 GMT 
    The two authors have been charged with blackmail and extortion on accusations they demanded 2 million euros to keep the book unpublished, which they deny.

‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ by David Lagercrantz 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:30:19 GMT 
    The novel features artificial intelligence and code breaking and suitably icy bad guys.

‘Did You Ever Have a Family’ by Bill Clegg 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:00:01 GMT 
    In the wake of a tragedy, the affected reckon with complicated pasts.

Expert Says Manuscript Is Not Harper Lee’s Third Novel 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:37:36 GMT 
    Recently discovered pages are from an earlier version of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a rare books expert has concluded.

Wayne W. Dyer, Prolific Author of Self-Help Books, Dies at 75 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:56:20 GMT 
    Dr. Dyer, author of the best-selling “Your Erroneous Zones” and more than two dozen books, was a popular lecturer and talk-show guest.

Books of The Times: Review: In ‘Make Me,’ Lee Child Adds Another Layer to Jack Reacher 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:19:32 GMT 
    The 20th installment of Mr. Child’s Reacher series presents a gutsy new challenge for its hero, and offers a faint indication that something about him may change.

An Appraisal: Oliver Sacks, Casting Light on the Interconnectedness of Life 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:17:20 GMT 
    Whether writing about his patients, his love of chemistry or the power of music, Dr. Sacks leapfrogged among disciplines, shedding light on the connections between science and art.

Oliver Sacks, Neurologist Who Wrote About the Brain’s Quirks, Dies at 82 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:17:14 GMT 
    Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown rare among scientists.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘The End of Tsarist Russia’ by Dominic Lieven 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:59:19 GMT 
    This book, subtitled “The March to World War I & Revolution,” looks to place Russia “where it belongs, at the very center” of the war.

ArtsBeat: Among Friends: Linda Rosenkrantz on ‘Talk’ 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:51:13 GMT 
    Ms. Rosenkrantz discusses her recently reissued 1968 book, which is made up of candid conversations about psychoanalysis, sex and art.

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