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Chris Pavone’s Thriller ‘The Accident,’ Set in Book World
5 hours 47 min
Chris Pavone, a novelist and former nonfiction editor, contends that the sedate book publishing industry can make an exciting setting for a fictional thriller.
Arts, Briefly: Anne Rice Reviving the Vampire Lestat
6 hours 3 min
“Prince Lesta” is set for release in October.
ArtsBeat: Now Boarding: Amtrak Writers Residency
6 hours 21 min
Amtrak is now accepting applications for a new writers’ residency program that includes free travel.
Books of The Times: Simon Schama’s ‘The Story of the Jews’
6 hours 37 min
In Simon Schama’s book “The Story of the Jews,” he writes that Jewish history has survived, thanks to its people’s intense literacy.
City Room: Discussing ‘Bright Lights, Big City’ With Gary Shteyngart
6 hours 40 min
At 6:30 tonight, join an online discussion of Jay McInerney’s “Bright Lights, Big City” with Gary Shteyngart and Ginia Bellafante.
Ned O’Gorman, 84, Dies; Poet Founded Innovative Harlem School
7 hours 21 min
Mr. O’Gorman started his “liberation camp,” the Children’s Storefront, on a dare in 1966 because he wanted to stir students’ imaginations.
ArtsBeat: George Saunders Wins Inaugural Folio Prize
7 hours 43 min
Mr. Saunders won the award, his second in two weeks, for his story collection “Tenth of December.”
Walter Kirn’s ‘Blood Will Out’
8 hours 51 min
Walter Kirn, who was duped by an impostor known as Clark Rockefeller, examines their complicated relationship.
ArtsBeat: PEN/Faulkner Finalists Announced
13 hours 8 min
Daniel Alarcón and Karen Joy Fowler are among the five nominees for the fiction prize.
Sherwin B. Nuland, Author of ‘How We Die,’ Is Dead at 83
March 9, 2014 - 6:33pm
Dr. Nuland’s book, which won the National Book Award in 1994, depicted death as messy and often humiliating, and it urged readers to approach late-life care with tempered expectations.
Revisiting a Scholar Unmasked by Scandal
March 9, 2014 - 2:47pm
“The Double Life of Paul de Man,” by Evelyn Barish, is the first full biography of the Yale literary theorist who helped turn deconstruction into an insurgent force in American intellectual life.
Books of The Times: ‘Shotgun Lovesongs,’ Nickolas Butler’s Debut Novel
March 9, 2014 - 12:24pm
“Shotgun Lovesongs,” Nickolas Butler’s debut novel, is set in Wisconsin and revolves around old friends brought together for a wedding.
March 8, 2014 - 9:53pm
Paperback books of particular interest.
Off the Shelf: How Big Business Can Take the High Road
March 8, 2014 - 7:43am
In “The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist,” a former BP employee sees globalization and the Internet as pushing more companies to social responsibility.
A Bastion for Israel, Seething Inside
March 7, 2014 - 6:38pm
A dispute over Israel at The New Republic has spilled out of the newsroom and into the public realm, leading to questions over the magazine’s new editorial stance.
Martin Gottfried, Theater Critic and Author, Dies at 80
March 7, 2014 - 6:15pm
Mr. Gottfried was a theater reviewer for Women’s Wear Daily and The New York Post before writing influential studies of American drama and the Broadway musical.
Bookshelf: A New Verdict on Tammany Hall
March 7, 2014 - 3:44pm
Terry Golway of Kean University looks at the role of the Irish-dominated Democratic group in the 19th century; other authors explore getting an entertainment job and a notorious murder case.
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