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‘Circling the Sun,’ by Paula McLain 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:37 GMT 
    This novel is based on the life of Beryl Markham, horsewoman and aviator.

‘The Richest Man Who Ever Lived,’ by Greg Steinmetz 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:00:45 GMT 
    A Renaissance-era financier helped to create an international money market.

‘The Fly Trap,’ by Fredrik Sjoberg 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:38 GMT 
    An amateur entomologist from Sweden offers a unique tour of the world of hoverfly collecting.

‘Barbara the Slut,’ by Lauren Holmes 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:03 GMT 
    A story collection traces lives tinged with comedy and strain.

‘A Hanging at Cinder Bottom,’ by Glenn Taylor 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:58:36 GMT 
    Two card hustlers face the gallows in a West Virginia town.

The Shortlist: Dark Memoirs 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:57:21 GMT 
    New books by Alan Lightman, Mary Anna King, Brad Gooch and Allen Kurzweil.

Open Book: More Than Scary 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:19:48 GMT 
    Ruth Franklin, who’s writing a biography of Shirley Jackson, says of her subject: “She continues to fascinate me every day.”

Letters: Nixon’s the One 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:16:26 GMT 
    Readers respond to recent reviews of new books about Richard Nixon and more.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Martial Bliss,’ a Loving Memoir About a Bookstore for Military Buffs 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:59:50 GMT 
    Margaretta Barton Colt’s self-published book details the 27-year life of the Military Bookman, a specialty antiquarian shop she and her husband ran on the Upper East Side.

Review: ‘The End of the Tour’ Offers a Tale of Two Davids 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:39:16 GMT 
    The movie presents a lifelike picture of its subject, David Foster Wallace, although Wallace is not really its subject at all.

Juan Gabriel Vásquez: By the Book 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:04 GMT 
    The author, most recently, of “Lovers on All Saints’ Day” says the toughest thing about translating is being unfaithful to the original: “Doing a little violence to a sentence you love is hard, and many sleepless nights can be caused by it.”

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