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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Conservative Heart’

July 31, 2015 - 3:29pm
Arthur C. Brooks discusses “The Conservative Heart,” and Susan Southard talks about “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War.”









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Editors’ Choice

July 31, 2015 - 7:34am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Paperback Row

July 31, 2015 - 7:29am
Paperback books of particular interest.









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Crime: Flight or Fright

July 31, 2015 - 7:24am
Sara Paretsky’s crusading private eye, V.I. (Vic) Warshawski, returns in “Brush Back.”









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Inside the List

July 31, 2015 - 7:19am
William Finnegan, who has written several sober examinations of the world’s hot spots, has his first best seller with the surfing memoir “Barbarian Days,” No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list.









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‘Wealth Secrets of the One Percent,’ by Sam Wilkin

July 31, 2015 - 7:12am
An economist offers principles for amassing riches gleaned from business titans.









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‘The Love She Left Behind,’ by Amanda Coe

July 31, 2015 - 7:08am
In this novel, a woman leaves her husband and two children for a temperamental playwright.









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‘The Watchmaker of Filigree Street,’ by Natasha Pulley

July 31, 2015 - 7:02am
In this debut novel, set in 1880s London, a mysterious mechanical genius seems to tinker with fate.









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‘Circling the Sun,’ by Paula McLain

July 31, 2015 - 7:01am
This novel is based on the life of Beryl Markham, horsewoman and aviator.









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‘The Richest Man Who Ever Lived,’ by Greg Steinmetz

July 31, 2015 - 7:00am
A Renaissance-era financier helped to create an international money market.









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‘The Fly Trap,’ by Fredrik Sjoberg

July 31, 2015 - 6:59am
An amateur entomologist from Sweden offers a unique tour of the world of hoverfly collecting.









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‘Barbara the Slut,’ by Lauren Holmes

July 31, 2015 - 6:59am
A story collection traces lives tinged with comedy and strain.









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‘A Hanging at Cinder Bottom,’ by Glenn Taylor

July 31, 2015 - 6:58am
Two card hustlers face the gallows in a West Virginia town.









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The Shortlist: Dark Memoirs

July 31, 2015 - 6:57am
New books by Alan Lightman, Mary Anna King, Brad Gooch and Allen Kurzweil.









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Open Book: More Than Scary

July 30, 2015 - 1:19pm
Ruth Franklin, who’s writing a biography of Shirley Jackson, says of her subject: “She continues to fascinate me every day.”









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Letters: Nixon’s the One

July 30, 2015 - 1:16pm
Readers respond to recent reviews of new books about Richard Nixon and more.









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Juan Gabriel Vásquez: By the Book

July 30, 2015 - 4:00am
The author, most recently, of “Lovers on All Saints’ Day” says the toughest thing about translating is being unfaithful to the original: “Doing a little violence to a sentence you love is hard, and many sleepless nights can be caused by it.”









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‘Out of Ashes,’ by Konrad H. Jarausch

July 30, 2015 - 1:00am
A historian tracks Europe’s course through one of its most tumultuous eras.









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ArtsBeat: Marilynne Robinson and Anne Tyler Among Booker Prize Nominees

July 29, 2015 - 11:50am
There were five American writers among the 13 nominees for the literary award.









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