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The Shortlist: Chuck Palahniuk's 'Beautiful You,' and More

NY Times Books - 12 hours 43 min ago
New books by Chuck Palahniuk, Merritt Tierce, David Ohle and Fred Venturini.

Open Book: Spooky Suggestions

NY Times Books - 12 hours 57 min ago
Four reviewers share their memories of reading creepy books.

Horror Novels: Reviews of Anne Rice's 'Prince Lestat,' and More

NY Times Books - 12 hours 59 min ago
Reviews of Anne Rice’s “Prince Lestat” and several novels about middle-class domestic anxiety.

Nordic Noir: New Books by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and More

NY Times Books - 13 hours 54 sec ago
New mysteries by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and more.

Science Fiction and Fantasy: Robert Jackson Bennett’s 'City of Stairs,' and More

NY Times Books - 13 hours 1 min ago
New books by Robert Jackson Bennett, Peyton Marshall and more.

Thrillers: Tawni O’Dell’s 'One of Us,' and More

NY Times Books - 13 hours 1 min ago
New thrillers include Tawni O’Dell’s “One of Us,” Sergey Kuznetsov’s “Butterfly Skin” and more.

Inside the List

NY Times Books - 13 hours 2 min ago
Richard Flanagan’s “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” No. 10 in hardcover fiction, is the ninth consecutive winner of the Man Booker Prize to make our list.

Lucy Worsley’s ‘Art of the English Murder’

NY Times Books - 13 hours 4 min ago
Lucy Worsley examines the creation of British crime fiction and the growing fascination with foul play.

Editors’ Choice

NY Times Books - 13 hours 9 min ago
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

NY Times Books - 13 hours 11 min ago
Paperback books of particular interest.

GOP Bid for Black Vote Faces Hurdles

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 13 hours 17 min ago
As the Republican Party seeks to enlist black voters, the party faces a dearth of elected African-American officials who can stand as signs that blacks have a home in the GOP.

In Miami, It's the Final Toast for an Iconic Bar

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 13 hours 22 min ago
Tobacco Road—the oldest bar in this city and a onetime speakeasy and gambling den—survived Prohibition, the Depression, hurricanes and police raids. It closes Saturday night, to the chagrin of a diverse crowd.

White House Seeks Support for Iran Deal

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 13 hours 50 min ago
The Obama administration is promoting a possible nuclear agreement with Iran to allies, Congress and U.S. policy makers in an effort to win support ahead of a late November deadline.

San Francisco Puts a Price on Eviction

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 14 hours 14 min ago
Landlords and tenants in San Francisco are battling in court over an ordinance that would sharply boost the size of payments to those evicted from rent-controlled apartments.

Qatar, Kuwait Called Lax Over Terror Financing

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 14 hours 25 min ago
The U.S. said Qatar and Kuwait aren’t doing enough to block the financing activities of the extremist group Islamic State, exposing a sore point in a coalition formed to fight the militants.

New York Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 15 hours 15 min ago
A physician who had returned to New York City 10 days ago after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease.

Charles Munger, Warren Buffett's Longtime Business Partner, Makes $65 Million Gift

New York Times - California News - October 23, 2014 - 9:01pm
The gift — the largest in the school’s history — will go toward building a 61-bed residence for visitors to the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, which brings together physicists for weeks at a time to exchange ideas.

A Billionaire’s $65 Million Gift to Theoretical Physics

New York Times - California News - October 23, 2014 - 9:00pm
Charles T. Munger, a longtime business partner of Warren Buffett, is donating $65 million to the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

U.S. Bid to Prosecute Syrian Officials Slows

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 23, 2014 - 6:29pm
A U.S. review of thousands of postmortem photographs allegedly showing systematic torture in Syrian prisons has tentatively identified only a handful of victims, none of them Americans, frustrating hopes of prosecuting regime officials in federal court, U.S. officials say.

Man Who Struck NYPD Officers with Ax Shot to Death

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 23, 2014 - 6:23pm
The suspect in the Queens attack was pronounced dead while the officer was taken to Jamaica Hospital.
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