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Samuel Hynes Discusses His Book ‘The Unsubstantial Air’

2 hours 55 min ago
Samuel Hynes’s new book, “The Unsubstantial Air: American Fliers in the First World War,” was inspired by his life of flying, most notably as an airman in World War II.






Books of The Times: Andrew M. Cuomo Tells His Story in ‘All Things Possible’

4 hours 37 min ago
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has written a memoir that also touches on the general state of American politics today.






Books: A Frightening Diagnosis Is Only Start of the Story in ‘Not Fade Away’ and ‘Now I See You’

6 hours 34 min ago
After learning they had progressive degenerative diseases, two authors reacted as almost any young person would, with denial.






Books of The Times: John Berryman Is Reconsidered in 4 New Books

9 hours 53 min ago
Several new books include works of, and details about, the poet John Berryman, who would have been 100 this year.






Park Honan, a Biographer of Authors, Is Dead at 86

October 19, 2014 - 6:19pm
Mr. Honan’s groundbreaking books included biographies of Matthew Arnold, Robert Browning, Jane Austen and Shakespeare.






Books of The Times: Examining Michael Jackson Impersonators and ‘Dangerous’

October 19, 2014 - 3:44pm
“Michael Jackson’s Dangerous” looks at an album up close, while “The Michael Jacksons” examines Jackson impersonators.






A Word With: Richard Preston: Updating a Chronicle of Suffering: Author of ‘The Hot Zone’ Tracks Ebola’s Evolution

October 19, 2014 - 3:13pm
“The Hot Zone,” the nonfiction thriller about Ebola that Richard Preston wrote 20 years ago, is back on best-seller lists.






ArtsBeat: Toni Morrison Papers Will Go To Princeton

October 19, 2014 - 12:20pm
The Nobel Laureate taught at the university from 1989 to 2006.