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Australian’s P.O.W. Novel Wins Man Booker Prize

Richard Flanagan, who was honored for “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” is the third Australian to win the prize. ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/14/2014 18:30:00

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

Several new books include works of, and details about, the poet John Berryman, who would have been 100 this year. ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/14/2014 12:03:00

Bookends: Do We Read Differently at Different Ages?

Daniel Mendelsohn and Pankaj Mishra discuss whether we read differently at various stages of life. ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/14/2014 09:00:00

Zilpha Keatley Snyder, Author of Eerie Children’s Tales, Dies at 87

Ms. Snyder had three Newbery Honor Books in the early 1970s, but she was probably best known for the dystopian utopia in the Green Sky ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/13/2014 21:01:00

Michael A. Ross's 'Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case'

Citing a fair 1870 trial, “The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case” by Michael A. Ross argues that the racial reforms of Reconstruction were not preordained ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/13/2014 16:53:00

Books of The Times: ‘Nora Webster,’ by Colm Toibin

In Colm Toibin’s new novel, “Nora Webster,” the flinty heroine is a just-widowed mother of four who returns to work and finds the experience slowly ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/13/2014 16:35:00

In 'Cosmigraphics,' Our Changing Pictures of Space Through Time

Over thousands of years, humans have tried to represent the universe in graphic form, whether in manuscripts, paintings, prints, books or supercomputer simulations. ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/13/2014 15:44:00

Books of The Times: In ‘Pay Any Price,’ James Risen Examines the War on Terror

James Risen’s book “Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War” describes the seamy sides of America’s war on terror during the past 13 years. ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/12/2014 20:00:00

ArtsBeat: Symphony Space Marking 30 Years of ‘Selected Shorts’

A special performance and an opening-night benefit party will mark 30 years of Symphony Space’s radio program “Selected Shorts.” ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/12/2014 13:45:00

Warburg Institute Threatened by Funding Woes

The Warburg Institute is under financial pressure from its host, the University of London, and there are worries that it will be broken up or ...  Visit website

Last Updated: 10/12/2014 09:33:00

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