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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter’ 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:48:40 GMT 
    Kate Clifford Larson discusses the life of Rosemary Kennedy, and Larissa MacFarquhar talks about “Strangers Drowning.”

Off the Shelf: A Morgan Stanley Investment Veteran’s Advice for Rookies 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:26:53 GMT 
    A new book by John D. Spooner, “No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Lessons for Young Adults,” speaks to people in their 20s and 30s but has good advice for everybody.

‘Changing the Subject,’ by Sven Birkerts 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:23:48 GMT 
    In these impassioned essays, Birkerts warns that the power of language and literature to sustain the self is under threat from “the tidal inrush of digitized living.”

‘Painting Death,’ by Tim Parks 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:54:18 GMT 
    A serial killer attempts to mount an exhibition on the theme of violent death.

Critic’s Take: Trollope Uncut 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:54:08 GMT 
    A new, restored version of Trollope’s 1880 novel “The Duke’s Children” is a fuller, richer book.

‘The Thing About Jellyfish,’ by Ali Benjamin 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:54:07 GMT 
    A grieving middle schooler’s natural curiosity sends her on a scientific adventure to explain her used-to-be friend’s drowning.

‘The Nest,’ by Kenneth Oppel 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:54:07 GMT 
    Sinister wasps seem set to exchange their own creation for a sickly infant, and only a big brother stands in the way.

M. T. Anderson’s ‘Symphony for the City of the Dead’ 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:54:05 GMT 
    The story behind one of Dmitri Shostakovich’s greatest symphonies, composed as the assault on Leningrad unfolded.

‘Leaving Orbit,’ by Margaret Lazarus Dean 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:54:05 GMT 
    A history of the shuttle era and the waning of the space program.

Bonnie Jo Campbell’s ‘Mothers, Tell Your Daughters’ 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:54:05 GMT 
    In stories sprung from the rural Midwest, women draw on their deepest strengths.

‘Leo: A Ghost Story,’ ‘Max the Brave’ and More 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:33:42 GMT 
    Humor and imagination can help children get over being scared, as four new picture books show.

Paperback Row 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:19:09 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.

Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:19:07 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Open Book: Culling a Century of Stories 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:18:38 GMT 
    Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor talk about editing “100 Years of the Best American Short Stories.”

The Shortlist: Debut Novels 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:18:13 GMT 
    New books by Rachel B. Glaser, Ron Childress, Maggie Mitchell and Val Brelinski.

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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter’  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:48:40 GMT
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