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Is Everyone in Politics Writing a Tell-all? Yes.

From Hillary Clinton to the White House florist, readers will hear almost everyone’s point of view in upcoming books.

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A Spy Novel Whose Clues Are Found on New York Landmarks

A new digital book about Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl sends readers across the city to solve its riddles.

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Harry Potter Nerds Rejoice: 2 New ‘History of Magic’ Books Coming This Fall

The books will appear on Oct. 20 as part of a 20th anniversary celebration and exhibition at the British Library. But they aren’t new novels or even plays. 73 more words

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Calvin Trillin: By the Book

The humorist, memoirist and journalist likes the way H.L. Mencken expressed himself, for instance in his definition of Puritanism: “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” 73 more words

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An Oliver Twist of the Congo, With a Bitter Twist of Fate

The orphan narrator of Alain Mabanckou’s “Black Moses” is among the novelist’s most heartbreaking and darkly humorous creations.

Published: July 20, 2017 at 05:30AM

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No, Jane Austen Is Not Your Bestie

Treating the writer like a celebrity friend trivializes her work. Her novels should make uncomfortable reading.

Published: July 19, 2017 at 05:30AM

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How to Be Mindful While Reading

Pick reading that will engage but not deplete you, something that requires a bit of mental energy, not another item on your to-do list.

Published: July 19, 2017 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

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