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Chenjerai Hove, Chronicler of Zimbabwean Struggles, Dies at 59 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:23:01 GMT 
    The plight of Mr. Hove’s home country comes through in his poems and novels.











T Magazine: The 10 Books Carrie Brownstein Couldn’t Live Without 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:37:46 GMT 
    The actress (and Sleater-Kinney guitarist) shares the books she’d want with her on a desert island: Capote, Woolf and a little Didion.











Books of The Times: Review: Kristen Green’s ‘Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County’ 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:42:52 GMT 
    Ms. Green’s book is a history of the racial struggles in the 1950s and ’60s of one Virginia community, which closed its public schools rather than integrate them.











Jason Segel Makes a Career U-Turn as David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’ 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:15:11 GMT 
    Early on, the actor was widely derided for taking the role of the author of “Infinite Jest.” Then the film appeared, and the tide turned.











‘The Complete Stories,’ by Clarice Lispector 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:02 GMT 
    Clarice Lispector’s “Complete Stories” is proof that she was one of the true originals of Latin American literature.











‘Let Me Tell You,’ by Shirley Jackson 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:01 GMT 
    A new collection of work by Shirley Jackson includes short stories, humorous bits of family memoir, and essays and talks, many of them in print for the first time.











Books of The Times: Review: Jane Urquhart’s ‘The Night Stages,’ a Novel of Melancholy and Missed Chances 
  Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:41:31 GMT 
    The latest novel by this Canadian writer consists of three narratives, linked by a single night that an Englishwoman named Tamara spends in a Canadian airport around 1960.











Bookshelf: Bookshelf: Gilded-Age Version of Monopoly in New York 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:53:33 GMT 
    A review of a board game about Manhattan real estate in the early 20th century; an index of exotic foods; the story of the craft spirits boom in New York State; and anecdotes from Elaine’s, the former Upper East Side eatery.











ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Dr. Seuss’ ‘What Pet Should I Get?’ 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:48:21 GMT 
    Maria Russo and Alexandra Alter discuss Dr. Seuss, and Jill Ciment talks about “The Hand That Feeds You.”











ArtsBeat: Rediscovered Pablo Neruda Poems to Be Published 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:07:14 GMT 
    Copper Canyon Press will publish a collection of 20 poems that were found by archivists last year.











‘The Loved Ones,’ by Mary-Beth Hughes 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:00:14 GMT 
    After an inescapable loss, a cosmetics executive moves his family to London.











Christian Kracht’s ‘Imperium’ 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:00:13 GMT 
    In this Swiss novel, a German vegetarian in the early 1900s tries to found a colony in the South Seas.











‘The Hand That Feeds You,’ by A.J. Rich 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:00:12 GMT 
    A heroine learns her dead fiancé was an impostor.











‘A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me,’ by David Gates 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:00:12 GMT 
    The characters in David Gates’s stories engage in festivals of bad decisions.











‘The End of Plenty,’ by Joel K. Bourne Jr. 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:00:11 GMT 
    A journalist looks at the challenges involved in keeping the world from going hungry.









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