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By the Book: T. C. Boyle: By the Book

March 24, 2015 - 8:50am
The author, most recently, of “The Harder They Come” is mad about nature writing: “I want to get inside the head of every creature in the world, even ants.”

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‘Night at the Fiestas,’ by Kirstin Valdez Quade

March 24, 2015 - 8:16am
Wayward souls in New Mexico seek out personal deliverance in this debut story collection.

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Joseph Kanon’s ‘Leaving Berlin’

March 24, 2015 - 8:11am
In Joseph Kanon’s thriller, a German-born American writer becomes a spy in Cold War East Berlin.

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‘Hausfrau,’ by Jill Alexander Essbaum

March 24, 2015 - 8:02am
The troubled heroine of this debut novel strays from her stable Zurich fold.

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ArtsBeat: ‘Family Life,’ by Akhil Sharma, Wins Folio Prize

March 24, 2015 - 5:31am
A panel of five writers chose Mr. Sharma, who will receive an award of almost $60,000. “The fact that I got this prize doesn’t mean that I wrote the best book,” he said, “it just means that I got this prize.”

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