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Notes on a Scandal 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    David Carr reviews “Hack Attack,” in which Nick Davies traces his campaign to uncover the full extent of the British phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World.


In Iraq, Dread Is in the Air 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    “Fives and Twenty-Fives,” by Michael Pitre, follows a platoon in Iraq, where even fixing potholes can be fatal.


A Physician With a Troubled Conscience Puts Himself on the Couch 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Sandeep Jauhar reveals much in his memoir, “Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician.”


Her Past: A Child Star in the Worst Kind of Film 
  Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    In Chelsea Cain’s “One Kick,” Kick Lannigan, held captive by a pedophile as a child, is now a young adult who teams up with a mysterious investigator to save others from experiencing what she did.


A Railroad Built Out of Prisoners’ Pain and Sweat 
  Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Richard Flanagan’s “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” depicts Allied prisoners of war forced to build a railway under appalling conditions.


Black and White 
  Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    In 1928, two brothers head to Africa to collect film footage.


Way to a Man’s Heart 
  Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A British housewife kills her husband. Then she eats him.


Captivity Narrative 
  Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Chelsea Cain’s new heroine can’t escape her past.


Abandon Ship! 
  Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    In 1879, backed by a wealthy American newspaper magnate, 33 men embarked on an ill-fated expedition to the North Pole.


Still Made in the U.S.A. 
  Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    The American furniture maker who battled Wall Street, Chinese competition and his own relatives to keep his company going.
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