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Jon Pessah’s ‘The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball’s Power Brokers’ 
  Sun, 07 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Jon Pessah’s “The Game” takes the first real crack at determining how Major League baseball got through the tumultuous time between 1992 and 2010.


Thrillers 
  Sun, 31 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Reviews of new books by Harlan Coben, Heidi Pitlor, Benjamin Percy and more.


‘The Daemon Knows,’ by Harold Bloom 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    “The Daemon Knows,” Harold Bloom’s newest work of oracular criticism, contains close readings of 12 writers, including Whitman, Melville, Emerson and Faulkner.


‘England and Other Stories,’ by Graham Swift 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    The stories in Graham Swift’s collection find Englishmen at vulnerable points in their lives.


‘Do No Harm,’ by Henry Marsh 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    A neurosurgeon’s account combines biography, descriptions of operations and considerations of policy.


‘The Book of Aron,’ by Jim Shepard 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    A poor family seeks opportunity in Warsaw, only to be swept up in the Nazi invasion.


‘The Rocks,’ by Peter Nichols 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    A novel traces a couple’s long estrangement, then their courtship.


‘Women of Will’ and ‘Shakespeare and the Countess’ 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Were Shakespeare’s women characters shaped by his personal experience?


‘The Millionaire and the Bard,’ by Andrea E. Mays 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Henry Folger set out to purchase as many First Folios as he could — and succeeded.


‘Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker,’ by Thomas Kunkel 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    A biography of Joseph Mitchell attempts to explain one of literary history’s “greatest disappearing acts.”
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Jon Pessah’s ‘The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball’s Power Brokers’  Sun, 07 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Thrillers  Sun, 31 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
‘The Daemon Knows,’ by Harold Bloom  Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
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