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New York Times Books 8h
Why read horror fiction when reality gives us so much to fear?
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New York Times Books 9h
American literature, like American history, is crowded with ministers and priests, pastors and prophets
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New York Times Books 10h
In the past five years, Carrie Goldberg's law firm has removed more than 30,000 nonconsensual images and videos from the internet, jailed more than a dozen offenders and successfully sued the New York City Department of Education
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New York Times Books 11h
A tale of doomed, homemade rebellion against a force much larger than bureaucracy: the meaning-destroying, resource-gulping juggernaut of capitalist economics
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New York Times Books 12h
"There shouldn’t be a voice of a generation. There are so many. So I’m flattered, but not taking that seriously at all."
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New York Times Books 13h
Four debut novels — including Heidi Diehl's "Lifelines" — catalog the myriad ways families break apart
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The New York Times Aug 12
“The Catcher in the Rye” and other J.D. Salinger novels are coming out in digital formats, and the writer’s son plans to release more from his archives
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New York Times Books 15h
From our archives, 8/18/1958: the "Lolita" review. "There are two reasons why it isn't worth any adult reader's attention. The first is that it is dull, dull, dull in a pretentious, florid and archly fatuous fashion. The second is that it is repulsive."
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New York Times Books 16h
By some estimates, there are more insects on earth than there are grains of sand on all the world's beaches combined
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New York Times Books Aug 17
"I love a good haunted house story," Ruth Ware says
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New York Times Books Aug 17
Two new dystopian novels — one American, one Japanese — reveal the universality of modern surveillance
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New York Times Books Aug 17
Olga Tokarczuk's "Flights" won the 2018 Man Booker International Prize. Her new novel, "Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead," is a delightful murder mystery starring a kooky Polish woman.
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New York Times Books Aug 17
When it comes to emojis, "'sometimes an eggplant is not just an eggplant,' as Freud famously didn't say." Our reviewer parses the digital-era linguist Gretchen McCulloch's "Because Internet."
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New York Times Books Aug 17
Let these four debut novels transport you to lands far far away
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The New York Times Aug 11
J. D. Salinger is coming to e-book: His son has decided to publish digital versions of his 4 books, a reversal for the author whose books have remained defiantly offline, a consequence of his distaste for computers and technology
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New York Times Books Aug 17
Ruth Ware finds Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House" "truly terrifying." She's not alone.
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New York Times Books Aug 17
From our archives, 8/17/1924: the original review of "A Passage to India," which we said everyone should enjoy except "fire-eating, gouty, retired Anglo-Indians now residing in Tunbridge Wells and kindred places"
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New York Times Books Aug 17
There has been much discussion about the Koch brothers' political activities, but in a new book Christopher Leonard takes a step back and looks at how they made their fortune.
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New York Times Books Aug 17
Genghis Khan never entered battle without a cartful of maggots; some stick insects can mate for 79 days; mosquitoes have killed almost half of the 108 billion humans who've ever lived
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New York Times Books Aug 16
"The internet gives us this feeling of being able to know everything about anything, but often feeling like we're able to do less and less every day."
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