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ArtsBeat: National Humanities Medal Winners Include Larry McMurtry and Alice Waters 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:33:47 GMT 
    The National Humanities Medal will be bestowed by President Obama at a White House ceremony on Thursday.

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Bill Clegg’s Debut Novel 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:27:03 GMT 
    Mr. Clegg talks about “Did You Ever Have a Family,” and Kathryn J. Edin discusses “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.”

Paperback Row 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:36:23 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.

Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:04:40 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Inside the List 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:36:51 GMT 
    Louise Penny, whose novel “The Nature of the Beast” is No. 3 on the hardcover fiction list, once said: “I know that if I’m not in the top five on the Times best-seller list, I’m going to feel like a failure.”

‘You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine,’ by Alexandra Kleeman 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:36:30 GMT 
    Characters in this debut novel relate to media more than people.

‘Trigger Mortis: A James Bond Novel,’ by Anthony Horowitz 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:36:29 GMT 
    The ultimate spy returns to the 1950s, but he’s much more P.C.

‘The Making of Asian America,’ by Erika Lee 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:36:26 GMT 
    A historian broadens the focus on the experience of the very diverse Asian-American community.

‘The Wake,’ by Paul Kingsnorth 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:36:14 GMT 
    A novel about an Englishman undone by the Norman invasion is rendered in a devised Anglo-Saxon “shadow tongue.”

‘A Clue to the Exit,’ by Edward St. Aubyn 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:36:13 GMT 
    Three passengers discuss life’s meaning in a novel within Edward St. Aubyn’s novel about a dying screenwriter.

Open Book: Inside the Walls 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:35:57 GMT 
    Danny Lyon’s “Conversations With the Dead” is a book of photographs taken inside six Texas prisons in the late 1960s.

The Shortlist: Prose on Poetry 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:35:52 GMT 
    New books include Helen Vendler’s “The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar.”

Ann Beattie’s ‘The State We’re In’ 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:35:49 GMT 
    The characters in Ann Beattie’s new stories, set largely in Maine, feel that their lives are wasted.

Crime: Drawing a Bead 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:26:57 GMT 
    Sue Grafton’s “X” is packed with eccentric characters who fall for the conversational wiles of the private eye Kinsey Millhone.

Letters: Another Path to Peace 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:48:38 GMT 
    Readers respond to recent reviews of Padraig O’Malley’s “The Two-State Delusion,” David Orr’s “The Road Not Taken” and more.

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ArtsBeat: National Humanities Medal Winners Include Larry McMurtry and Alice Waters  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:33:47 GMT
ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Bill Clegg’s Debut Novel  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:27:03 GMT
Paperback Row  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:36:23 GMT
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