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ArtsBeat: Fancy Nancy Lands a TV Deal With Disney

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:18pm
Disney Junior will make an animated television movie and weekly show from the best-selling “Fancy Nancy” book series.






ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Folded Clock’

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:51am
Heidi Julavits discusses “The Folded Clock”; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Jeffrey Lieberman talks about “Shrinks”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news.






‘Washington’s Revolution,’ by Robert Middlekauff

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:39am
Despite a ragtag army, Washington plotted the way to victory.

Kent Russell’s ‘I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son’

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:39am
Essays consider a range of American masculinities, especially at home.

‘The Upstairs Wife,’ by Rafia Zakaria

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:38am
A personal look at the place of women in Pakistani culture.

‘The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot,’ by Blaine Harden

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:36am
A pilot escapes North Korea in the Cold War’s early days.

‘The Boatmaker,’ by John Benditt

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:36am
In this first novel, a loner is intent on a greater understanding of the civilized world, and his place in it.

‘Richard John Neuhaus,’ by Randy Boyagoda

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:35am
A biography of the Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, an intellectual maverick of 20th-century Roman Catholicism.

‘My Documents,’ by Alejandro Zambra

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:34am
Alejandro Zambra’s stories draw from the age of computers and the legacy of Pinochet.

Thomas McGuane’s ‘Crow Fair’

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:34am
Thomas McGuane’s story collection, his first in nine years, returns to the untamed spaces of his native Montana.

‘The Folded Clock,’ by Heidi Julavits

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:33am
Time loops and circles forward in the essays that make up Heidi Julavits’s diary.

Inside the List

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:30am
Jill Alexander Essbaum, whose “Hausfrau” is No. 16 on the hardcover fiction list, once called the Bible “a voluptuous buffet of bawd!”

The Shortlist: Kate Alcott’s ‘A Touch of Stardust,’ and More

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 5:54am
New books by Kate Alcott, Michael Callahan, Angelina Mirabella and Christopher Noxon.

Open Book: Losing the Plot

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:00am
Heidi Julavits says she used to associate journal-keeping “with uncertainty — it was about wondering about my future and who I would be.”

‘The Opposite of Spoiled,’ by Ron Lieber

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:35am
How to talk with children about money.






Editors’ Choice

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:34pm
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:18pm
Paperback books of particular interest.

Letters: The Best Intentions

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:10pm
Readers respond to recent Bookends essays, a review of Barney Frank’s memoir and more.

‘The Country of Ice Cream Star,’ by Sandra Newman

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:06pm
In the ruins of a future America, a devastating plague leaves few living to adulthood.

‘Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be’ and ‘The End of College’

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:30am
How to stay sane about college admissions, and how to make education more accessible.