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—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist

 

New York Times Book Reviews



Michael B. Oren’s ‘Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide’ 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:44:55 GMT 
    “Ally” is a remarkably frank new memoir by the former Israeli ambassador to the United States and current Knesset member Michael B. Oren.











Author’s Note: They’ve Said Too Much 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:58:46 GMT 
    The author of a memoir is no longer quite as thrilled that all her youthful misadventures have their own I.S.B.N.











Inside the List 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:21:00 GMT 
    Holly Madison, the former Playboy Playmate whose tell-all memoir is No. 2 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has said, “I don’t want negative, toxic people in my life anymore.”











Editors’ Choice 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:19:14 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.











Paperback Row 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:15:17 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.











The Shortlist: Americana 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:59:08 GMT 
    New books about a master swindler, a murder in 1889 Chicago and more.











Crime: The Sleuth Next Door 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:45:18 GMT 
    In Leah Stewart’s “The New Neighbor,” two women are guarding secrets and can’t afford to make friends.











‘Independence Lost,’ by Kathleen DuVal 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:44:19 GMT 
    The American Revolution was also fought on the Gulf Coast.











‘Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham,’ by Emily Bingham 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:44:06 GMT 
    The Jazz Age figure Henrietta Bingham charmed the British.











Etgar Keret’s ‘The Seven Good Years: A Memoir’ 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:43:48 GMT 
    An Israeli writer describes a parent’s daily life in a combat zone.











Joseph Luzzi’s ‘In a Dark Wood’ 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:43:15 GMT 
    Joseph Luzzi turned to Dante to come to terms with grief after his wife’s death.











‘The Body Where I Was Born,’ by Guadalupe Nettel 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:43:08 GMT 
    A woman’s harrowing girlhood, as told to her analyst.











‘A Lady of Good Family,’ by Jeanne Mackin 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:43:01 GMT 
    A novel follows the Grand Tour of a landscape-design pioneer.











Nathaniel Popper’s ‘Digital Gold’ Looks at Bitcoin 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:42:11 GMT 
    A journalist profiles the developers and devotees who have aided the rise of cybercurrency.











‘Life #6,’ by Diana Wagman 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:42:05 GMT 
    Facing cancer, this novel’s heroine considers life, death and a long-ago nearly fatal voyage.









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Michael B. Oren’s ‘Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide’  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:44:55 GMT
Author’s Note: They’ve Said Too Much  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:58:46 GMT
Inside the List  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:21:00 GMT
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