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Edward St. Aubyn’s ‘On the Edge’ 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    In Edward St. Aubyn’s novel, a large cast of seekers cross paths at Esalen.


James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    James Risen argues that America’s open society has been a casualty of the war on terror.


‘A Brief History of Seven Killings,’ by Marlon James 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Marlon James’s novel examines complicated politics and the growth of gang violence in Jamaica.


Lucy Worsley’s ‘Art of the English Murder’ 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Lucy Worsley examines the creation of British crime fiction and the growing fascination with foul play.


‘Ghosts: A Natural History,’ by Roger Clarke 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A 500-year history of apparitions, poltergeists, séances and our longing to believe in the paranormal.


Jean Thompson’s ‘The Witch: And Other Tales Re-told’ 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Folk and fairy tales are loosely reimagined and rendered with scrupulous realism.


‘The Poet and the Vampyre,’ by Andrew McConnell Stott 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    An 1816 “ghost story” contest had lasting literary consequences.


‘The Immortal Evening,’ by Stanley Plumly 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Keats, Wordsworth and Lamb attend a famous dinner party.


Killer Company 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    New thrillers include Tawni O’Dell’s “One of Us,” Sergey Kuznetsov’s “Butterfly Skin” and more.


Northern Exposure 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    New mysteries by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and more.
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Edward St. Aubyn’s ‘On the Edge’  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
‘A Brief History of Seven Killings,’ by Marlon James  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
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