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"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

New York Times Book Reviews



Joe Domanick’s ‘Blue’ Examines the L.A.P.D. 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:27:11 GMT 
    How Los Angeles overcame terrible crime and a corrupt and brutal police department.











Literary Landscapes: Patter and Patois 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:00:01 GMT 
    Walter Mosley writes about his relationship to the literature of Louisiana.











ArtsBeat: Eric Schlosser to Publish Book on American Prison System 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 21:38:41 GMT 
    Eric Schlosser, who wrote “Fast Food Nation,” will explore how rising incarceration rates are intertwined with social factors like growing inequality.











ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Conservative Heart’ 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:29:00 GMT 
    Arthur C. Brooks discusses “The Conservative Heart,” and Susan Southard talks about “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War.”











Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:34:20 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.











Paperback Row 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:29:42 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.











Crime: Flight or Fright 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:24:29 GMT 
    Sara Paretsky’s crusading private eye, V.I. (Vic) Warshawski, returns in “Brush Back.”











Inside the List 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:19:52 GMT 
    William Finnegan, who has written several sober examinations of the world’s hot spots, has his first best seller with the surfing memoir “Barbarian Days,” No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list.











‘Wealth Secrets of the One Percent,’ by Sam Wilkin 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:12:28 GMT 
    An economist offers principles for amassing riches gleaned from business titans.











‘The Love She Left Behind,’ by Amanda Coe 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:08:15 GMT 
    In this novel, a woman leaves her husband and two children for a temperamental playwright.











‘The Watchmaker of Filigree Street,’ by Natasha Pulley 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:02:09 GMT 
    In this debut novel, set in 1880s London, a mysterious mechanical genius seems to tinker with fate.











‘Circling the Sun,’ by Paula McLain 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:38 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.









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Joe Domanick’s ‘Blue’ Examines the L.A.P.D.  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:27:11 GMT
Literary Landscapes: Patter and Patois  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:00:01 GMT
ArtsBeat: Eric Schlosser to Publish Book on American Prison System  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 21:38:41 GMT
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