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Chenjerai Hove, Chronicler of Zimbabwean Struggles, Dies at 59

7 hours 22 min ago
The plight of Mr. Hove’s home country comes through in his poems and novels.

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

8 hours 16 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.

Books of The Times: Review: Kristen Green’s ‘Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County’

10 hours 11 min ago
Ms. Green’s book is a history of the racial struggles in the 1950s and ’60s of one Virginia community, which closed its public schools rather than integrate them.

Jason Segel Makes a Career U-Turn as David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’

13 hours 39 min ago
Early on, the actor was widely derided for taking the role of the author of “Infinite Jest.” Then the film appeared, and the tide turned.

‘The Complete Stories,’ by Clarice Lispector

20 hours 54 min ago
Clarice Lispector’s “Complete Stories” is proof that she was one of the true originals of Latin American literature.

‘Let Me Tell You,’ by Shirley Jackson

20 hours 54 min ago
A new collection of work by Shirley Jackson includes short stories, humorous bits of family memoir, and essays and talks, many of them in print for the first time.

Books of The Times: Review: Jane Urquhart’s ‘The Night Stages,’ a Novel of Melancholy and Missed Chances

July 26, 2015 - 1:41pm
The latest novel by this Canadian writer consists of three narratives, linked by a single night that an Englishwoman named Tamara spends in a Canadian airport around 1960.