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‘After Birth,’ by Elisa Albert

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:50am
A novel traces the changes brought by a baby’s arrival.






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Irvine Welsh’s ‘The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins’

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:49am
Irvine Welsh’s tale of abduction and mutual obsession.






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Crime: Lene Kaaberbol’s ‘Doctor Death,’ and More

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:49am
New novels by Lene Kaaberbol, Bryan Reardon, William Shaw and S. D. Sykes.






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‘The Age of Dignity,’ by Ai-jen Poo With Ariane Conrad

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:47am
Changing how society deals with caregiving.






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‘Why Not Say What Happened,’ by Morris Dickstein

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:46am
A memoir mixes biography and intellectual history.






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Daniel Handler’s ‘We Are Pirates’

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:46am
A father and daughter pursue riches in the music world and on the open water in Daniel Handler’s comic novel.






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Jorie Graham’s ‘From the New World’

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:46am
Jorie Graham’s career-spanning selected poems show how she moved the art form forward.






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‘The Italians,’ by John Hooper

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:45am
The Economist’s Italy correspondent explains the confounding inner workings of the Bel Paese.






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‘The Big Seven,’ by Jim Harrison

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:44am
An outlaw clan terrorizes a town in the Upper Peninsula, and Jim Harrison’s hapless detective is caught in the crossfire.






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The Shortlist: Alice Fulton’s ‘Barely Composed,’ and More

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:43am
New books by Alice Fulton, Jynne Dilling Martin, Katie Ford and Erin Belieu.






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Elliot Ackerman’s ‘Green on Blue’

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:42am
A young soldier from Afghanistan narrates this first novel by an American who served several tours of duty there.






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Open Book: Transcending War

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:41am
Elliot Ackerman’s debut novel, “Green on Blue,” was partly inspired by his experience training Afghan soldiers.






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‘The American Lover,’ by Rose Tremain

New York Times book reviews - February 27, 2015 - 7:41am
Rose Tremain’s stories of transgressive love, unfulfilled desires and souls laid bare.






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This Month (And Every Month), Black Sci-Fi Writers Look To The Future

NPR Books - February 27, 2015 - 4:03am

For years, black authors stood out in science fiction and fantasy because there were so few. Now, says Alaya Dawn Johnson, though there are still obstacles, black authors are making themselves heard.

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This Month (And Every Month), Black Sci-Fi Writers Look To The Future

NPR Books - February 27, 2015 - 4:03am

For years, black authors stood out in science fiction and fantasy because there were so few. Now, says Alaya Dawn Johnson, though there are still obstacles, black authors are making themselves heard.

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As First Black American NHL Player, Enforcer Was Defenseless Against Racism

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 6:41pm

Val James became the first American-born black player in the NHL in 1982. He faced vicious racism, including fans throwing bananas on the ice. After 30 years in silence, he is talking about it now.

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As First Black American NHL Player, Enforcer Was Defenseless Vs. Racism

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 6:41pm

Val James became the first American-born black player in the NHL in 1982. He ensured vicious racism, including fans throwing bananas on the ice. After 30 years in silence he is talking about it now.

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ArtsBeat: Shakespeare’s First Folio to Get 50-State Tour

New York Times book reviews - February 26, 2015 - 2:43pm
A book tour of sorts for Shakespeare to mark the 400th anniversary of his death.






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'Don't Be Afraid Of The Bullets' A Memoir Of Reporting In Yemen

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 1:52pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Laura Kasinof about her memoir on her experience reporting in Yemen during the Arab Spring called, Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets.

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'Don't Be Afraid Of The Bullets' A Memoir Of Reporting In Yemen

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 1:52pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Laura Kasinof about her memoir on her experience reporting in Yemen during the Arab Spring called, Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets.

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