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New York Times Books 6h
A newly published story by Sylvia Plath “is clumsy, no getting around that,” says — but it’s also “stirring, in sneaky, unexpected ways”
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New York Times Books 7h
The Mellon Foundation has granted $2.2 million to the Academy of American Poets. It is by far the largest donation the foundation has ever made in honor of the art form of poetry, its president says.
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New York Times Books 7h
“Few scribblers I know have struggled so hard for so little"
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New York Times Books 8h
“I write out of a desire for revenge against reality, to destroy forever the stuttering powerless child I once was, to gain the love and attention that silenced child never had, to allay the dissatisfaction I still have with myself"
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New York Times Books 8h
"We know that the qualities that distinguish her poetry — the radiant contempt and nightmare imagery — stay leashed in her short fiction, a province of thudding symbolism and stagy morality. So, imagine my surprise."
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John Williams 11h
"'A woman writing thinks back through her mothers,' Virginia Woolf wrote — and there have never been so many mothers to consider." on the newly published Sylvia Plath story (and more).
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New York Times Books 9h
The Mellon Foundation has granted $2.2 million to the Academy of American Poets. It is by far the largest donation the foundation has ever made in honor of the art form of poetry, its president says.
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New York Times Books 10h
She runs one of the world's best cybersecurity firms. This is her story.
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New York Times Books 10h
As teachers protest in Los Angeles, read about the history of the profession and why it's been so hard for them to get the improved working conditions they've been demanding for years
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New York Times Books 11h
A newly published story by Sylvia Plath “is clumsy, no getting around that,” says — but it’s also “stirring, in sneaky, unexpected ways”
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New York Times Books 11h
She's a hacker — and she's what stands between us and digital carnage
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New York Times Books 12h
Mrs. Gray chronicled her privileged but emotionally deprived childhood, and her troubled relationship with her father, mother and stepfather, in “Them: A Memoir of Parents”
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New York Times Books 12h
More than 30,000 teachers protested in L.A. on Monday demanding higher pay, smaller class sizes and more support staff. 3 books show their demands aren't new.
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New York Times Books 14h
Anxiety disorders of various degrees are among the most common mental illnesses in America, affecting more than one in five adults
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New York Times Books 14h
What should you read this weekend? Say "Alexa, give me book recommendations" and receive exclusive suggestions from Times book review editors. Just one example of our new exclusive content for Alexa-enabled devices.
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New York Times Books 15h
Only a family tree on and a few web searches are required to locate the man who turns out to be Shapiro's biological father
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Pamela Paul 18h
The Nazis didn’t only burn books. They stole them too.
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Pamela Paul 18h
RIP Francine du Plexxis Gray. Her 1982 essay on becoming a writer for The New York Times Book Review
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New York Times Books 16h
Francine du Plessix Gray has died at 88. A French-American writer, she explored in her novels and journalism the complexities of cultural identity, the obstacles confronting women and her own privileged life under the sway of daunting parents.
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New York Times Books 16h
Kierkegaard argued that anxiety stemmed from the “dizziness of freedom,” the paralysis that comes from infinite choice and possibility
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