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You are welcome. I'll admit that I'm fascinated by the new "dreamy cans, in sorbets and pastel colors" of expensive wellness drinks...

And You Thought The Sally Rooney Bucket Hats Were Ridiculous

Book marketing is an art form, a delicate combination of author and point of view. Ward Sutton imagines all the ways that...

Young-adult adventures author Gary Paulsen dies at 82

His 200 books, among them "Hachet" and "Dogsong," inspired generations with his stories of discovery, existence, and the bloody reality of the natural...

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Cause: The American Revolution and Its Discontent, 1773–1783, by Joseph J Ellis. (Livewrite, $30.) In his latest book, Ellis demonstrates that the...

Katie Couric’s ‘Going There’ Includes Family Skeleton, Busting Into the Boys Club, and More

"Going There," as she calls Couric's epic, might as well be subtitled "It's Master," which begins with flamboyant family skeletons: subjugating Judaism on...

Albert J. Raboto, who transformed black religious studies, dies at 78

When Albert was still an infant, his mother, Mabel (Ishem) Rabotto, a teacher and domestic worker, moved with him and his two sisters...

Let’s talk about Elko

You are welcome. I can't stop thinking about elk with a tire around his neck:“For more than two years, residents of Pine,...

‘New York prostitute’ reflects on sex, love and labor

In her new memoir, Liara Roux writes about her experiences as a sex worker from an intimate, anthropological perspective. Source link

it’s never too late to fall in love

"It's Never Too Late" is a series that tells the stories of people who decide to fulfill their dreams on their own terms.In...

Susan Orlean has an eye for tiny creatures

Orlean's account of what happened to Keiko, the captive killer whale that starred in the low-budget children's film "Free Willy," is a good...

Superman Comes Out, As DC Comics Enters a New Man of Steel

In, over and out of the closet!The new Superman, Jonathan Kent — the son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane — will soon...

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penney Deliver a Page-Turner Part Sly, Part Sweet

But don't worry too much about keeping things straight. This is a Rome. Writers have a lot of fun throwing red...

John Le Carré’s Last Completed Detective Novel Is a Career of Moral Ambition

In the world of Le Carr's clever trickery, the question is not only whether they will work but whether they will be worth...

He finds women on dating apps. Then they disappear.

Vain, arrogant, dominating it on people less than themselves, the queen-bee moms of Ivy Woods Drive, a special criminal in a DC suburb,...

A Powerful Story of Coming to America, Finding Promise and Contradiction

"Why was America so kind and yet so cruel?" Carlos Bullosan wrote in "America Is in the Heart", his 1943 semi-autobiographical novel...

Heaven was lost. She is telling her stories.

images of The wildfire that devastated Paradise, Calif.It's hard to forget in 2018. Known as the Camp Fire – after Camp Creek...

Andrea Elliott on ‘The Invisible Child’

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | sewing machine | how to listenIn 2013, the...

What to do this weekend

You are welcome. Last week, A reader recommended the Netflix series "Squid Game", It has been described as a tapestry threaded with...

New novel about family members disappeared

Like Ayesha, M's journey to find a lost loved one includes many colorful, crazy characters who may or may not be present. ...

New in paperback: ‘Out Loud’ and ‘A Thousand Ships’

Six new paperbacks to watch this week. Source link
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