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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Conservative Heart’

4 hours 4 min ago
Arthur C. Brooks discusses “The Conservative Heart,” and Susan Southard talks about “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War.”









T Magazine: The 10 Books Carrie Brownstein Couldn’t Live Without

11 hours 34 min ago
The actress (and Sleater-Kinney guitarist) shares the books she’d want with her on a desert island: Capote, Woolf and a little Didion.









Editors’ Choice

11 hours 59 min ago
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









Paperback Row

12 hours 4 min ago
Paperback books of particular interest.









Crime: Flight or Fright

12 hours 9 min ago
Sara Paretsky’s crusading private eye, V.I. (Vic) Warshawski, returns in “Brush Back.”









Inside the List

12 hours 14 min ago
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

12 hours 21 min ago
An economist offers principles for amassing riches gleaned from business titans.









‘The Love She Left Behind,’ by Amanda Coe

12 hours 25 min ago
In this novel, a woman leaves her husband and two children for a temperamental playwright.









‘The Watchmaker of Filigree Street,’ by Natasha Pulley

12 hours 31 min ago
In this debut novel, set in 1880s London, a mysterious mechanical genius seems to tinker with fate.









‘Circling the Sun,’ by Paula McLain

12 hours 32 min ago
This novel is based on the life of Beryl Markham, horsewoman and aviator.









‘The Richest Man Who Ever Lived,’ by Greg Steinmetz

12 hours 33 min ago
A Renaissance-era financier helped to create an international money market.









‘The Fly Trap,’ by Fredrik Sjoberg

12 hours 34 min ago
An amateur entomologist from Sweden offers a unique tour of the world of hoverfly collecting.









‘Barbara the Slut,’ by Lauren Holmes

12 hours 34 min ago
A story collection traces lives tinged with comedy and strain.









‘A Hanging at Cinder Bottom,’ by Glenn Taylor

12 hours 35 min ago
Two card hustlers face the gallows in a West Virginia town.









The Shortlist: Dark Memoirs

12 hours 36 min ago
New books by Alan Lightman, Mary Anna King, Brad Gooch and Allen Kurzweil.









Open Book: More Than Scary

July 30, 2015 - 2:19pm
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

July 30, 2015 - 2:16pm
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

July 30, 2015 - 10:59am
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

July 30, 2015 - 9:39am
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

July 30, 2015 - 5:00am
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.”