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The Paths They Took to the Top of TV News 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    In “The News Sorority,” Shelia Weller tells the stories of Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour.


By the Sea, You and Me 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A new picture book tells a magically simple tale of a lonely boy, a stranded whale and a dad who rises to the occasion.


A Needleful of Skepticism to Deliver Us 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Eula Biss examines beliefs about filth and purity, from environmental toxins to vaccinations, in “On Immunity: An Inoculation.”


Visiting an Ailing Relative 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A sobering new book argues that wild chimps are being assaulted from all sides: hunted for meat, killed for raiding farmers’ fields, trafficked as exotic pets and threatened by diseases like Ebola.


The Child’s Village Leaves Lifetime Scars 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” a memoir by Charles M. Blow, reveals his struggles with the standards of race and masculinity while growing up in small-town rural Louisiana.


Woman Caught in the Paradox of Being Adrift and on a Journey 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    In “Lila,” Marilynne Robinson tells the back story of the heroine in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Gilead.”


A Half-Century of Intellectual History 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    “The 50 Year Argument,” directed by Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi, looks at the history of The New York Review of Books.


No Pain, No Game 
  Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Has our passion for football made us blind to the sport’s dark side?


Letting Go 
  Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    “Darkness, Darkness,” John Harvey’s final novel in his series featuring Inspector Charlie Resnick, strikes an elegiac tone.


Acquainted With the Dark 
  Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Many of the poems in Louise Glück’s collection feature an aging painter confronting his own mortality.
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The Paths They Took to the Top of TV News  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
By the Sea, You and Me  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
A Needleful of Skepticism to Deliver Us  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
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