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Review: ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’ Delves Into Infamy in the Age of Social Media 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Jon Ronson examines public missteps and the revenge they attracted, trying to grasp some sense of proportion between the two, or at least figure out the rules of the game.


‘The Folded Clock,’ by Heidi Julavits 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Time loops and circles forward in the essays that make up Heidi Julavits’s diary.


Losing the Plot 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Heidi Julavits says she used to associate journal-keeping “with uncertainty — it was about wondering about my future and who I would be.”


Letters: The Best Intentions 
   
    Readers respond to recent Bookends essays, a review of Barney Frank’s memoir and more.


‘Hausfrau,’ by Jill Alexander Essbaum 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    The troubled heroine of this debut novel strays from her stable Zurich fold.


Thomas McGuane’s ‘Crow Fair’ 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Thomas McGuane’s story collection, his first in nine years, returns to the untamed spaces of his native Montana.


‘Sherman’s Ghosts,’ by Matthew Carr 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    A journalist assesses claims about Sherman’s March, and considers its later effects.


‘Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be’ and ‘The End of College’ 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    How to stay sane about college admissions, and how to make education more accessible.


‘My Documents,’ by Alejandro Zambra 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    Alejandro Zambra’s stories draw from the age of computers and the legacy of Pinochet.


Joseph Kanon’s ‘Leaving Berlin’ 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 
    In Joseph Kanon’s thriller, a German-born American writer becomes a spy in Cold War East Berlin.
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