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Books of The Times: The Life of Oriana Fallaci, Guerrilla Journalist
Fallaci, whose interviews got the better of famous figures from Henry Kissinger to Muammar el-Qaddafi, is the subject of a new biography.
Further Reading: Martin Amis on Lenin?s Deadly Revolution
The Russian Revolution was imposed from above, but its tragedy was experienced from below. Amis provides a reading list for the decades that followed.
Profile: Amy Tan, the Reluctant Memoirist
She probably wouldn?t have written a memoir, were it not for the gentle prodding of her editor, Daniel Halpern.
Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: A Shakespeare Scholar Turned Nazi ...
Jason Fagone talks about ?The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America?s Enemies.?
Nonfiction: President Clinton Looks Back at President Grant
Ron Chernow?s ?Grant? gives us a Ulysses S. Grant for our times.
By the Book: Tom Hanks: By the Book
Tom Hanks, the actor, producer, director and author of a new story collection, ?Uncommon Type,? has no desire to read novels of murder and conspiracy.
Editors? Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
The Book Review Podcast: Ron Chernow on ?Grant?
Chernow talks about his new biography of Ulysses S. Grant, and Mike Wallace discusses ?Greater Gotham: A History of New York City From 1898 to 1919.?
Reviews for All the Books on the Man Booker Prize Shortlist
The winner will be announced tomorrow.
Profile: Recovery, Russell Brand Style
The comedian on narcissism, fame, his new book on the 12 steps and life after addiction.
?To Kill a Mockingbird? Removed From School in Mississippi
?There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable,? the vice president of the Biloxi School Board said.
Children?s Books: A Stunning Middle-Grade Debut Novel about Grief and Growing Up
The young protagonist of David Barclay Moore?s ?The Stars Beneath Our Feet? harnesses the power of community ? and Legos ? to rebuild his ravaged world.
Book News: Is Trump Imitating Fiction? Or Is Fiction Imitating Trump?
A new thriller, ?To Kill the President,? has readers calling the author Nostradamus.
The Checkup: Literacy Builds Life Skills as Well as Language Skills
It?s wrong to think about literacy as just one restricted developmental zone. Reading is about so much more than decoding print.
Fiction: In Orhan Pamuk?s New Novel, a Youthful Obsession Yields a Haunted Life
In ?The Red-Haired Woman,? Pamuk traces the disastrous effects of a Turkish teenager?s brief encounter with a married actress.



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