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ArtsBeat: Marlon James Among Anisfield-Wolf Award Winners 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:05:05 GMT 
    The annual awards are given to books that deal with race and diversity.

‘ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror,’ and More 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:30:01 GMT 
    Three books attempt to understand the Islamic State.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s ‘Heretic’ 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:30:01 GMT 
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali believes that extremist violence is rooted in Islam’s fundamental texts.

Arts, Briefly: Globally Minded Books Win Bancroft Prize 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:46:38 GMT 
    Books on the international cotton trade and on the shipboard slave revolt that inspired Herman Melville’s short story “Benito Cereno” have won this year’s prize.

Mary Norris Muses on a Lifetime of Literary Vigilance in ‘Between You & Me’ 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:02:53 GMT 
    A copy editor at The New Yorker looks back at her unusual career in “Between You & Me,” which reflects on hyphens, commas, spelling and profanity in print.

Bookends: When It Comes to Reading, Is Pleasure Suspect? 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:00:02 GMT 
    Anna Holmes and Benjamin Moser debate whether pleasure in reading is trivial or vital.

‘Becoming Steve Jobs,’ by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:30:02 GMT 
    A portrait of a volatile boy wonder and his path to technological vanguard.

‘The Contender,’ a Biography of Andrew Cuomo 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:30:01 GMT 
    A biography of Andrew Cuomo shows how he has often defined himself in opposition to the record of his father, Mario.

Books of The Times: Review: Charles Simic Displays a Poet’s Voice and His Passions 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:00:03 GMT 
    Two new books by this Pulitzer winner, “The Lunatic,” a book of poems, and an essay collection, “The Life of Images,” are intense and intensely charming.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ Focuses on Another Apple Era 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:25:41 GMT 
    “Becoming Steve Jobs,” a new biography by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, focuses on the period between Mr. Jobs’s first and second stints as Apple’s leader.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘The Brothers’ and the Boston Marathon Bombing 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:40:28 GMT 
    The Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen explains how the American dream went so wrong for Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the brothers linked to the Boston Marathon bombing.

ArtsBeat: Ready Thyself for an All-Night Philosophy Jam 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:47:08 GMT 
    At “A Night of Philosophy,” more than 60 philosophers will hold forth on knotty problems in logic, ethics, metaphysics and religion

‘All the Old Knives,’ by Olen Steinhauer 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:46:08 GMT 
    Olen Steinhauer’s thriller takes place, almost entirely, across a restaurant table.

Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’ 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:33:11 GMT 
    In Hanya Yanagihara’s novel, four friends from college grapple with adulthood in New York.

T Magazine: Alex Garland’s Sci-Fi Faves 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:32:10 GMT 
    Here, the screenwriter of “28 Days Later,” “Never Let Me Go” and “Dredd” on his five favorite genre offerings.

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