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A Prize for the Books That Capture Brooklyn’s Spirit, Whatever That May Be 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 01:59:01 GMT 
    The Brooklyn Public Library will recognize fiction and nonfiction from the past year that speak to the themes of Brooklyn’s values.

Bookends: Who Should Be Kicked Out of the Canon? 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:01 GMT 
    James Parker and Francine Prose discuss which writers should be ejected from the literary canon.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Let Me Tell You’ Collects Early Works by Shirley Jackson 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:00:02 GMT 
    This book, put together by two of Ms. Jackson’s children, contains stories, many of them previously unpublished, as well as essays, reviews and light humor pieces.

‘The Conservative Heart,’ by Arthur C. Brooks 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:00:01 GMT 
    Arthur C. Brooks says Republicans should revise their rhetoric and speak in moral terms.

‘Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,’ by Susan Southard 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:00:01 GMT 
    What happened in Nagasaki after the second atomic bomb.

Chenjerai Hove, Chronicler of Zimbabwean Struggles, Dies at 59 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:23:02 GMT 
    The plight of Mr. Hove’s home country comes through in his poems and novels.

T Magazine: The 10 Books Carrie Brownstein Couldn’t Live Without 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:37:46 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.

Books of The Times: Review: Kristen Green’s ‘Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County’ 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:42:52 GMT 
    Ms. Green’s book is a history of the racial struggles in the 1950s and ’60s of one Virginia community, which closed its public schools rather than integrate them.

‘The Complete Stories,’ by Clarice Lispector 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:02 GMT 
    Clarice Lispector’s “Complete Stories” is proof that she was one of the true originals of Latin American literature.

‘Let Me Tell You,’ by Shirley Jackson 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:01 GMT 
    A new collection of work by Shirley Jackson includes short stories, humorous bits of family memoir, and essays and talks, many of them in print for the first time.

Books of The Times: Review: Jane Urquhart’s ‘The Night Stages,’ a Novel of Melancholy and Missed Chances 
  Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:41:31 GMT 
    The latest novel by this Canadian writer consists of three narratives, linked by a single night that an Englishwoman named Tamara spends in a Canadian airport around 1960.

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