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Books of The Times: ‘No Man’s Land,’ Unfamiliar Writing About World War I 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:16:58 GMT 
    “No Man’s Land: Fiction From a World at War 1914-1918” and “The Burning of the World” bring diverse voices to World War I literature.








Françoise Mouly’s Toon Graphics Takes Comics to Classrooms 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:09:51 GMT 
    Toon Graphics is producing comic books it hopes will be studied as serious textbooks in the fourth grade and beyond.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Culture and Madness 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:09:40 GMT 
    Gary Greenberg discusses “Suspicious Minds,” David Carr talks about “Hack Attack” and more.








ArtsBeat: A Book for Children, and Others, by Bruce Springsteen 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:56:24 GMT 
    “Outlaw Pete,” based on a song of the same name, is for “for anybody who loves a good Western,” said his publisher.








Inside the List 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:50:06 GMT 
    Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican whose first book, “The Way Forward,” is No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has opened up about his father’s alcoholism and early death.


Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:49:49 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.


Paperback Row 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:49:38 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.


‘The City Under the Skin’ by Geoff Nicholson 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:48:45 GMT 
    In a nameless city, women are abducted, tattooed with crude maps and released.


Robert Timberg’s ‘Blue-Eyed Boy’ 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:48:16 GMT 
    Robert Timberg traces his personal journey from disfigured Vietnam veteran to author and journalist.


‘The Birth of Korean Cool,’ by Euny Hong 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:48:01 GMT 
    Cultural influence has kept pace with South Korea’s growth.


‘The Shadow Hero,’ by Gene Luen Yang 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:47:18 GMT 
    A tribute to an Asian superhero from the 1940s.


‘The Invention of Exile,’ by Vanessa Manko 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:47:00 GMT 
    A Russian immigrant, deported from the United States, attempts to reunite with his family.


Alessandro Baricco’s ‘Mr. Gwyn and Three Times at Dawn’ 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:46:49 GMT 
    A celebrated British author embarks on a strange new career in these linked novellas by Alessandro Baricco.


Richard Flanagan’s ‘Narrow Road to the Deep North’ 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:45:50 GMT 
    A frail humanity survives the unspeakable in Richard Flanagan’s novel of the Burma-Thailand Railway.


‘Home Leave,’ by Brittani Sonnenberg 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:45:31 GMT 
    A restless executive subjects his family to an itinerant existence on three continents.


‘Your Face in Mine,’ by Jess Row 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:45:20 GMT 
    A man undergoes a surgical procedure to transform from white to black.
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