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Fiction: After 18 Years in Prison, a Woman Tries to Find ...

Mesha Maren’s debut novel, “Sugar Run,” sets a ...
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The Shortlist: Sex, Death and More Sex: Three Books of ...

Story collections by Akiyuki Nosaka and Taeko Kono, plus ...
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Fiction: Characters Who Crave a Return to the Past, ...

Sarah Moss’s novel “Ghost Wall” describes how the ...
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Nonfiction: A Habitual Liar Almost Conned Abby Ellin ...

In “Duped,” Ellin describes her ruinous relationship ...
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Trilobites: In an Ancient Nun’s Teeth, Blue Paint — ...

A rare blue pigment, discovered in the fossilized plaque ...
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A republication of a 1985 cookbook, “The Good Food,” ...
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Gwendoline Riley: 'I don’t like being given books I ...

The novelist and Geoffrey Faber Memorial prizewinner on ...
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The Existential Englishman by Michael Peppiatt review ...

Boozing with Bacon, Dietrich at dinner, romance, gossip ...
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Stuart Turton on Widnes: ‘It’s famous for its smell. ...

Paul Simon had been so demoralised by the place he wrote ...
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'Poetry is the antidote': in fight against Hindu ...

Buoyed by social media, Urdu poetry is enjoying new ...
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Music Love Drugs War by Geraldine Quigley review – ...

A compassionate and humorous look at teenage kicks and ...
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Samuel Beckett rejected as unsuitable for the Nobel ...

Newly released papers show the committee chairman’s ...
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Netflix Greenlights Series Based on Leigh Bardugo ...

Netflix has ordered an eight-episode series combining ...
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Thanks For Joining Us For The Fourth Edition of Persist: ...

Today wraps up this edition of Persist, our feminist ...
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 10th, ...

The best book deals of the day, curated by Book ...
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20 Captain Marvel Quotes to Get You Pumped For the ...

Can't wait for the Captain Marvel movie? We can't ...
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20 Of The Best 2018 Self-Help Books to Kickstart Your ...

These 2018 self help books are here to educate and ...
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Bookish Habits That I Hope To Maintain Throughout ...

A reader chimes in with some 2019 bookish habits she has ...
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The Newyorker

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    John Seabrook on Nick Foles, the Philadelphia Eagles ...
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    James Wood reviews Guy Gunaratne’s “In Our Mad and ...
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