New York Times Sunday Book Review

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

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

‘The Do-Over,’ by Kathleen Ossip

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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.