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ArtsBeat: Daniel Clowes’s ‘The Complete Eightball’ Comes Out Next Month

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:11pm
Mr. Clowes discusses Eightball’s history and his latest work, “Patience,” a 180-page time-travel adventure due next March from Fantagraphics.






Bookends: What’s the Best Book That’s Been Made Into a Great Movie?

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 9:12am
Alice Gregory and Charles McGrath discuss the best literature that’s succeeded on the big screen.






‘The Quartet,’ by Joseph J. Ellis

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:30am
Joseph J. Ellis points to a small faction of founders as the driving force behind the Constitution.






‘Freedom of Speech,’ by David K. Shipler

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:30am
David K. Shipler visits free-speech battlegrounds: school curriculums, whistle-blowers, arts funding, the Internet and PACs.






‘Look Who’s Back,’ With a Resurrected Adolf Hitler

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 3:30am
In Timur Vermes’s novel, a resurrected Führer becomes a media sensation in present-day Germany.






‘The Wright Brothers,’ by David McCullough

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:30am
David McCullough tells the story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.






Kate Atkinson’s ‘A God in Ruins’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:30am
Tom Perrotta reviews Kate Atkinson’s ambitious new novel, which tells the story of postwar Britain through the microcosm of a single family.






ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Life of Saul Bellow’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:57pm
Sam Tanenhaus talks about Saul Bellow, and Emily Bazelon discusses Jon Krakauer’s “Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town.”






ArtsBeat: 145 Writers Sign Letter Protesting PEN Award to Charlie Hebdo

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:26am
Among those who have signed the letters: Junot Díaz, Lorrie Moore, Joyce Carol Oates, Eric Bogosian and Michael Cunningham.






Inside the List

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:00am
Toni Morrison, whose “God Help the Child” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, used to receive phone calls from Marlon Brando, who would recite her work.

Editors’ Choice

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:59am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:35am
Paperback books of particular interest.

Crime: Jeffery Deaver’s ‘Solitude Creek,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:28am
In “Solitude Creek,” a killer likes to scare people into causing their own deaths.

‘The Thunder of Giants,’ by Joel Fishbane

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:28am
Fact and fiction merge in this tale of two extraordinary women.

‘Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy,’ by Phyllis Birnbaum

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:27am
A Qing royal led resistance forces, often dressed as a man.

‘The Battle of Versailles,’ by Robin Givhan

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:27am
American design faced off with French fashion in a 1973 show.

‘The Fair Fight,’ by Anna Freeman

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:27am
Anna Freeman sets her novel in the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late-18th-century England.

‘Academy Street,’ by Mary Costello

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:26am
Mary Costello’s debut novel is an intimate portrait of one Irish immigrant’s life.

The Shortlist: Topical Fiction

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:26am
New books by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés, Amanda Eyre Ward, Andrew Roe and Margaret Vandenburg.

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

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 6:27am
“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.






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