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ArtsBeat: ‘Absolute Transmetropolitan’ and ‘Melody': A Squalid City and a Stripper Memoir

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:13am
Two new reprint collections, “Absolute Transmetropolitan: Volume 1” and “Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer,” take on social injustice.









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William Styron’s ‘My Generation: Collected Nonfiction’

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:00am
Essays by the author of “Sophie’s Choice” consider an era of American literature shaped by global catastrophe.









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‘Skyfaring,’ by Mark Vanhoenacker

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:00am
An ode to the wonder of air travel, from the cockpit of a 747.









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‘New Objectivity’ and ‘Max Beckmann: The Still Lifes’

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:18pm
Amid the turmoil that followed the Great War, German artists set out to create a new society.









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ArtsBeat: Zadie Smith to Collaborate on a Screenplay

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:21pm
The novelist Zadie Smith will write her first screenplay, with the French director Claire Denis.









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Bookends: Do Genre Labels Matter Anymore?

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:00am
Dana Stevens and Leslie Jamison discuss whether categorical descriptions are as stable or as useful as they used to be.









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‘Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County,’ by Kristen Green

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:00am
After Prince Edward County closed its public schools, black children had no access to education.









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ArtsBeat: Rodgers and Hammerstein Biography on the Way

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:01pm
A biography of the musical writing team Rodgers and Hammerstein is scheduled to be published in 2018.









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‘Cy Twombly: Late Paintings 2003-2011,’ by Nela Pavlouskova

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:53am
Cy Twombly’s last paintings celebrate his lifelong interest in flowers, Greek mythology, ships and the sea, and lines of enigmatic writing.









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‘The Full Catastrophe,’ by James Angelos

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:00am
As the debt crisis drags on, Greece grapples with austerity.









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‘By the People’ and ‘Wages of Rebellion’

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:00am
George Packer on new books by Charles Murray and Chris Hedges about collective discontent in America.









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‘Destruction Was My Beatrice: Dada and the Unmaking of the Twentieth Century’

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 1:02pm
Jed Rasula uncovers why Dada didn’t expire along with the isms it either spawned or incorporated.









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For a specially designed page

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 9:58am
For a specially designed page showcasing the first-ever Art Issue of The New York Times Book Review, go here.









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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:00pm
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: The Art Issue

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:44am
This week, Holland Cotter talks about the contemporary art scene, and Jonathon Keats discusses two new books about art theft and forgeries.









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ArtsBeat: Group Approves Fellowship Named for Controversial Scholar of Russia

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:38am
The main scholarly association covering the post-Soviet world has announced a new fellowship named partly for Stephen F. Cohen.









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