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T Magazine: The 10 Books Carrie Brownstein Couldn’t Live Without 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:59:21 GMT 
    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 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:34:19 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.











Paperback Row 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:29:42 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.











Crime: Flight or Fright 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:24:28 GMT 
    Sara Paretsky’s crusading private eye, V.I. (Vic) Warshawski, returns in “Brush Back.”











Inside the List 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:19:52 GMT 
    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 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:12:28 GMT 
    An economist offers principles for amassing riches gleaned from business titans.











‘The Love She Left Behind,’ by Amanda Coe 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:08:15 GMT 
    In this novel, a woman leaves her husband and two children for a temperamental playwright.











‘The Watchmaker of Filigree Street,’ by Natasha Pulley 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:02:09 GMT 
    In this debut novel, set in 1880s London, a mysterious mechanical genius seems to tinker with fate.











‘Circling the Sun,’ by Paula McLain 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:37 GMT 
    This novel is based on the life of Beryl Markham, horsewoman and aviator.











‘The Richest Man Who Ever Lived,’ by Greg Steinmetz 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:00:45 GMT 
    A Renaissance-era financier helped to create an international money market.











‘The Fly Trap,’ by Fredrik Sjoberg 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:37 GMT 
    An amateur entomologist from Sweden offers a unique tour of the world of hoverfly collecting.











‘Barbara the Slut,’ by Lauren Holmes 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:03 GMT 
    A story collection traces lives tinged with comedy and strain.











‘A Hanging at Cinder Bottom,’ by Glenn Taylor 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:58:36 GMT 
    Two card hustlers face the gallows in a West Virginia town.











The Shortlist: Dark Memoirs 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:57:21 GMT 
    New books by Alan Lightman, Mary Anna King, Brad Gooch and Allen Kurzweil.











Open Book: More Than Scary 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:19:48 GMT 
    Ruth Franklin, who’s writing a biography of Shirley Jackson, says of her subject: “She continues to fascinate me every day.”









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