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George W. Bush’s ‘41: A Portrait of My Father’

November 19, 2014 - 8:39am
George W. Bush’s “41,” an affectionate biography of his father, takes readers through the touchstones of an extraordinary life.

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Andrew M. Cuomo’s ‘All Things Possible’

November 18, 2014 - 8:47am
From New York to Washington and back, Andrew M. Cuomo reflects on his life’s defining moments.

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Bookends: How Has the Social Role of Poetry Changed Since Shelley?

November 18, 2014 - 7:00am
Adam Kirsch and Leslie Jamison discuss how the role of poetry has changed since Shelley called poets the “unacknowledged legislators of the world.”

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ArtsBeat: New Jonathan Franzen Novel, ‘Purity,’ Coming in September

November 17, 2014 - 11:55am
Mr. Franzen’s publisher described “Purity” as a multigenerational American epic, centered on a young woman named Purity Tyler.

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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Napoleon: A Life’

November 17, 2014 - 11:12am
Andrew Roberts talks about his new biography of Napoleon, and Yochi Dreazen discusses “The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War.”

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ArtsBeat: Gillian Flynn’s Comic-Book Story

November 17, 2014 - 7:08am
“Masks,” by Gillian Flynn, will be published by Dark Horse Comics in February.

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