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Massachusetts Maverick 
  Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    Senator Elizabeth Warren describes her life, her academic and political work, and her meteoric rise in the Democratic Party.


Eyes on the Prize 
  Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    In “Forcing the Spring,” Jo Becker offers a fly-on-the-wall account of the challenge to California’s anti-gay-marriage Proposition 8.


Nothing to Cheer About 
  Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    An examination of the 2006 Duke lacrosse ordeal, and the dangerous balance between academics and college athletics.


The Office Space We Love to Hate 
  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    Nikil Saval’s new book, “Cubed,” explains the history of the modern office, and what it means that about 60 percent of us wound up in cubicles.


Newly Released Books 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    Anger, anguish, infidelity and the limits of wealth are among the themes explored in six new novels this month.


Music Mix: Spirituality and Protest 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    “Rebel Music” by Hisham D. Aidi, describes the eagerness of young Muslims in every culture to find musical expression that feels like a safe haven in a combative world.


Flights of Fancy 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    Two new books remind us that children’s outsize desires are often best fulfilled imaginatively.


Dear Mr. Editor: Oy, the Tsoris I’ve Seen 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    “A Bintel Brief” is Liana Finck’s graphic rendering of poignant letters written by Jewish immigrants a century ago to an advice columnist at The Jewish Daily Forward.


Literary Lives Laid Bare by the Nanny 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    “Love, Nina” is a collection of letters by Nina Stibbe from when she worked for Mary-Kay Wilmers, longtime editor of The London Review of Books.


If It’s Possible, It Happened 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 
    In his new book, Max Tegmark compellingly argues that everything that can happen does happen — in at least one of an infinite number of universes.
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Massachusetts Maverick  Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Eyes on the Prize  Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Nothing to Cheer About  Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500
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