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Fiction: A Novel That Echoes Naipaul, Exploring the Limits of Freedom

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Neel Mukherjee’s “State of Freedom” offers five interconnected stories set in India and exploring the lives of the unmoored.
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The Shortlist: From Naples to Tokyo, New Books in Translation

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Four new novels cover the globe with stories that range from the quirky to the devastating.
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Fiction: From Isabel Allende, a Novel of Three Immigrants and a Brooklyn Misadventure

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Two professors aid an undocumented worker following an accident that launches a trio of narratives about life lived across America’s borders in “In the Midst of Winter.”
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Fiction: Madeleine Thien’s New Novel of Communist Occupation Turns Inward

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“Dogs at the Perimeter” follows a woman born under the reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia as she navigates the mental perils of life as a survivor.
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Paperback Row: Paperback Row

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Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Fiction: Beware of Family Members Bearing Gifts

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In “Winter,” the second in her cycle of seasonal novels, Ali Smith engineers a contentious Christmas reunion between two long-estranged sisters.
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Nonfiction: Reclaiming the Past in the Internet’s ‘Infinite Present’

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The French writer Annie Ernaux uses “The Years” to anchor her particular 20th-century memories within the daunting flux of 21st-century society.
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Crime: Keep Watch Over Your Children: Danger Lurks Everywhere

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In Marilyn Stasio’s latest Crime column, we meet a murderous nanny, an abducted teenager, a little boy stranded in the high desert and a mad bomber.
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Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives

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In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: William Peden’s 1959 review of Philip Roth’s first book.
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Letters to the Editor

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Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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'A Year in Provence' author Peter Mayle dies at age 78

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:58

Peter Mayle was an English ad exec when he gave it all up for the good life in France. He wrote the memoir 'A Year in Provence.' He died at age 78.

        
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Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:25
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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New & Noteworthy

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:10
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
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Lupita Nyong’o is writing a children's book about the beauty of dark skin

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:20

The Award Award-winning actress is writing a children's book based on her own difficult childhood experiences in Kenya.

        
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#BookmarkThis: Chat live with 'That's What She Said' author Joanne Lipman

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:59

On Jan. 30, join USA TODAY for a Facebook live chat with Joanne Lipman about her new book 'That's What She Said,' about the workplace gender gap.

        
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Newsbook: On the Presidency’s Fraught Relationship With the Press

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:47
These books explores how administrations like Richard Nixon’s and Theodore Roosevelt’s worked with or fought against the news media.
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Nonfiction: Replaying the Holocaust in the Middle East

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
Nadia Murad’s “The Last Girl” describes a Yazidi woman’s kidnapping by Islamist militants.
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Fiction: Knausgaard’s Seasonal Book Series Continues With a Wintry Mix

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
The essays in “Winter” have a characteristically Scandinavian focus on darkness, snow, quiet, emptiness and depression.
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By the Book: Simon Sebag Montefiore: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
In childhood, the historian and novelist was a “voracious, excitable, starry-eyed” reader. He still is.
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#BookmarkThis: Oprah, Barry Jenkins get 'Railroad' author Colson Whitehead's vote

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:59

Colson Whitehead, author of the acclaimed novel 'The Underground Railroad,' chats with USA TODAY on Facebook Live for the #BookmarkThis series.

        
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