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Judy Blume’s ‘In the Unlikely Event’ 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 09:30:02 GMT 
    Judy Blume’s first novel for adults in 17 years is about a ninth-grade Jewish girl and her New Jersey community in the aftermath of three plane crashes in the town.









Bits Blog: Behind the Downfall at BlackBerry 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 02:24:26 GMT 
    A new book by two reporters from The Globe and Mail offers details about the emotional and business turmoil surrounding BlackBerry’s near collapse.









John Scalzi, Science Fiction Writer, Signs $3.4 Million Deal for 13 Books 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 02:00:15 GMT 
    Mr. Scalzi’s books include a series known as the “Old Man’s War” and “Redshirts,” a Hugo award winner about characters on the original “Star Trek.”









The Poetry of Raymond Carver Makes a Leap to E-Books 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 00:19:00 GMT 
    Ten books by the noted author, who died nearly 27 years ago, will be published digitally for the first time this week.









Books of The Times: Review: ‘Another Person’s Poison,’ Matthew Smith’s Book on Food Allergies 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 22:12:58 GMT 
    Mr. Smith’s book examines the rise of this condition from several perspectives.









ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Shakespeare in Love 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 16:58:44 GMT 
    Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.









Table for Three: A Family Drama in Three Acts 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 20:55:49 GMT 
    Tatum O’Neal and her son Kevin McEnroe, both sober and healthy, are celebrating the publication of his debut novel.









Inside the List 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 15:38:33 GMT 
    Jessica Knoll’s novel “Luckiest Girl Alive,” which is No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list, is the latest best seller with a mean girl for a protagonist.









Thrillers 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 14:52:56 GMT 
    Reviews of new books by Harlan Coben, Heidi Pitlor, Benjamin Percy and more.









The Bookstore Built by Jeff Kinney, the ‘Wimpy Kid’ 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 09:00:17 GMT 
    Jeff Kinney has sold more than 150 million copies of his “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” books. Now he is opening a bookstore in his hometown.









‘Medicine Walk,’ by Richard Wagamese 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 05:27:33 GMT 
    In Richard Wagamese’s novel, a young Indian and his ailing, estranged father venture into the wild.









The Shortlist: Essays 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 05:27:32 GMT 
    New books by Sarah Manguso, Edward Mendelson, Donald Hall, Mohsin Hamid and Ander Monson.









‘The Book of Aron,’ by Jim Shepard 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 05:27:32 GMT 
    A poor family seeks opportunity in Warsaw, only to be swept up in the Nazi invasion.









‘The Millionaire and the Bard,’ by Andrea E. Mays 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 05:27:30 GMT 
    Henry Folger set out to purchase as many First Folios as he could — and succeeded.









Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 05:27:28 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.







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