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The Shortlist: Val Wang's 'Beijing Bastard,' and More

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:20am
New books by Val Wang, Xiaolu Guo, Tim Clissold and Liu Zhenyun.

Open Book: A ‘No Wing’ Author

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:08am
Carolyn Chute is as unclassifiable and unruly in her books as she is in person.

Carolyn Chute’s ‘Treat Us Like Dogs and We Will Become Wolves’

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:06am
Some residents of Egypt, Maine, fear a communal settlement and its enigmatic leader; others are irresistibly attracted.

Letters: ‘This Changes Everything’

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:02am
Readers respond to recent reviews of Naomi Klein’s “This Changes Everything,” Denis Johnson’s “The Laughing Monsters” and more.

Paperback Row

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:02am
Paperback books of particular interest.

Editors’ Choice

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:57am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Inside the List

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:52am
Richard Ford, whose latest Frank Bascombe book is on the extended hardcover fiction list, had originally named his character Frank Slocum.

ArtsBeat: The New Republic’s Party Includes Bill Clinton, Toasts and Whispers of Unease

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:50am
Chris Hughes, the owner, gives a speech about looking toward the future and embracing experimentation. The editors talk about protecting the past.

‘Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love,’ by James Booth

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:07pm
James Booth’s new biography of Philip Larkin demonstrates why the poet’s work is great.

George W. Bush’s ‘41: A Portrait of My Father’

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:39am
George W. Bush’s “41,” an affectionate biography of his father, takes readers through the touchstones of an extraordinary life.