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A Writer Shakes Her Family Tree, and Cherishes Every Leaf

A Writer Shakes Her Family Tree, and Cherishes Every Leaf Aunt Galya, the Russian poet and journalist Maria Stepanova, died in the 80s, surrounded by...

Memoir by Amos Oz’s Daughter Divides Family and Shocks Israel

Memoir by Amos Oz’s Daughter Divides Family and Shocks Israel Unlike her elder sister Fania and herself, she said, "Our middle sister, Gallia, remembers that...

In ‘Summer Brother,’ Sibling Bonding During a Season of Turmoil

In ‘Summer Brother,’ Sibling Bonding During a Season of Turmoil Other summerBy Jaap RobbenGeneric title, "Summer Brother." The book actually sounds cooler with its...

This Book Is Not About Baseball. But Baseball Teams Swear by It.

This Book Is Not About Baseball. But Baseball Teams Swear by It. Everett Teaford remembers a curious stare from the executive throughout the room. ...

16 New Books to Watch For in March

16 New Books to Watch For in March 'Children Under Fire: An American Crisis, John Woodrow Cox (Acco, March 30)In the past 10 years, 15,000...

He Planted a Bomb That Never Went Off. He Was Executed Anyway.

He Planted a Bomb That Never Went Off. He Was Executed Anyway. TOMORROW they don't dare us toBy Joseph AndrasTranslated by Simon LesserFrance has not...

It’s Tom Stoppard’s World and We Don’t Live in It

It’s Tom Stoppard’s World and We Don’t Live in It One cannot help recalling the glow with which Kenneth Tynan did not see his brilliant,...

‘The Sum of Us’ Tallies the Cost of Racism for Everyone

‘The Sum of Us’ Tallies the Cost of Racism for Everyone Hinton Rowan Helper was an unreserved North Carolina man who wrote hateful, racist things...

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poet Who Nurtured the Beats, Dies at 101

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poet Who Nurtured the Beats, Dies at 101 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, publisher and political economist, who inspired San Francisco artists and writers of...

A Humanoid Who Cares For Humans, From the Mind of Kazuo Ishiguro

A Humanoid Who Cares For Humans, From the Mind of Kazuo Ishiguro KLARA AND SUNBy Kazuo IshiguroAbout halfway to "Clara and the Sun", a woman...

Tiger Woods won’t face charges after sheriff says car crash was an accident

Tiger Woods won't face charges after sheriff says car crash was an accident "It was purely an accident," Villanueva said in a Facebook live...

Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power at Smith College

Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power at Smith College Smith's atmosphere is gaining national attention, as the recently resigned employee of the school,...

‘Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening talks controversy over who voices characters of color: ‘Times change’

'Simpsons' creator Matt Groening talks controversy over who voices characters of color: 'Times change' 'Simpsons' creator Matt Groening spoke of the controversy over the voices...

Will Tiger Woods Play Golf Again? Doctors Predict a Difficult Recovery

Will Tiger Woods Play Golf Again? Doctors Predict a Difficult Recovery According to medical experts questioning his ability to play professional golf, Tiger Woods suffered...