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Wislawa Szymborska’s ‘Map: Collected and Last Poems’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:30am
This Nobel Prize-winning poet was interested in everything here on earth.






‘The Do-Over,’ by Kathleen Ossip

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:30am
In a wide-ranging collection, sonnets, acrostics and prose poems explore mortality and loss.






ArtsBeat: New $200,000 Carnegie Fellowships to Aid Researchers in Humanities and Social Science

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:05pm
The award, to be given annually, supports a year or two of full-time research and writing.






‘Michelle Obama: A Life,’ by Peter Slevin

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:34pm
Michelle Robinson Obama, an Ivy League-educated lawyer, has deep roots in the city of her birth.






Bookends: What Do You Read While You Write?

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:00am
Zoë Heller and Anna Holmes discuss their reading habits while working.






‘The Light of the World,’ by Elizabeth Alexander

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:30am
Alexander’s memoir — part elegy, part scrapbook — reflects on the sudden death of her husband.






‘The Road to Character,’ by David Brooks

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:30am
David Brooks contrasts marketplace skills and the drive toward self-promotion with inner character.






Asne Seierstad’s ‘One of Us,’ About Rampage in Norway

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:30am
“One of Us” explores a dark side of contemporary Scandinavia through the life and crimes of Anders Behring Breivik, a mass murderer who killed 77 people, most of them teenagers.






ArtsBeat: Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:30am
Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop and Gwendolyn Brooks are among those who can be heard online.






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