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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.


4 Decades of Inhaling Deeply: A History of ‘High Times’ 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    At a time when marijuana laws are loosening in the United States, High Times magazine is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a hefty book.


As Election Looms, a Governor Chronicles His Ups and a Few Downs 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has written a memoir that also touches on the general state of American politics today.


Leon Panetta’s ‘Worthy Fights’ 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Leslie H. Gelb reviews Leon Panetta’s memoir, which recounts a career in public service, including stints as White House chief of staff, director of the C.I.A. and defense secretary.


Young, Stricken and Determined to Fight 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    After learning they had progressive degenerative diseases, two authors reacted as almost any young person would, with denial.


Moonwalk a Mile in His Shoes 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    “Michael Jackson’s Dangerous” looks at an album up close, while “The Michael Jacksons” examines Jackson impersonators.


That Reclusive Poet Opens Her Parlor Door 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Joely Richardson plays Emily Dickinson in a new production of “The Belle of Amherst,” directed by Steve Cosson at the Westside Theater.


Christine Kenneally’s ‘Invisible History of the Human Race’ 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Christine Kenneally explores what DNA can tell us about our ancestors and the rest of human history.


Simon Rich’s ‘Spoiled Brats’ 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Simon Rich’s humorous stories take on the millennial generation.


‘Just Mercy,’ by Bryan Stevenson 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A lawyer personalizes the struggle against injustice with the story of a man wrongfully convicted of murder.
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