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  • The Clinton Tapes

    Bill Clinton reveals much in 79 taped conversations with historian Taylor Branch.
    09/30/2009 01:00 am

  • Civil War Wives

    The lives of three prominent Civil War-era women illustrate the drama that took place off the battlefield.
    09/29/2009 01:00 am

  • The Anthologist

    The writer’s block of a poet becomes the excuse for Nicholson Baker’s daft, brilliant, hilarious novel.
    09/28/2009 01:00 am

  • Classic review: Dark Star Safari

    Forty years later, Paul Theroux returned to Africa where he began writing.
    09/27/2009 01:00 am

  • Love and Summer

    A gentle, masterly tale of love and betrayal in a small Irish farm town.
    09/26/2009 01:00 am

  • The Year of the Flood

    Margaret Atwood’s dark, sharp, dystopic novel picks up where ‘Oryx and Crake’ left off.
    09/25/2009 01:00 am

  • The Good Soldiers

    A journalist records what he sees of the ‘surge’ during eight months in Iraq with an American Army battalion.
    09/24/2009 01:00 am

  • Nocturnes

    The author of "Remains of the Day" offers up his first book of short fiction.
    09/23/2009 01:00 am

  • The Magician's Elephant

    A boy and an elephant yearn for home and family in Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo’s magical tale.
    09/22/2009 01:00 am

  • The Year That Changed the World

    Two decades later, a journalist remembers the rapid crumbling of European communism.
    09/21/2009 01:00 am

  • Classic book review: Can't Buy Me Love

    Another Beatles book? Yes, maybe the best ever.
    09/20/2009 01:00 am

  • The Lost Symbol

    Robert Langdon, professor of symbology and star of ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ risks fresh peril exploring Masonic mysteries in the US capital.
    09/19/2009 01:00 am

  • A Gate at the Stairs

    Family, race, and religion mingle in Lorrie Moore's incisive coming-of-age novel about a college girl disillusioned by what she sees of adult life.
    09/18/2009 01:00 am

  • After the Prophet

    A historian delves into Islamic history to illuminate the roots of the Shiite-Sunni schism.
    09/17/2009 01:00 am

  • Green Metropolis

    A New Yorker writer examines that civic paragon of green living: New York City.
    09/16/2009 01:00 am

  • Friends Like These

    Not content with Facebook, a writer travels the globe to catch up with 12 childhood pals.
    09/15/2009 01:00 am

  • A Paradise Built in Hell

    When disaster strikes, ordinary human beings very often do extraordinary things.
    09/14/2009 01:00 am

  • Classic review: If On a Winter's Night a Traveler

    A sly literary puzzle masquerading as a novel.
    09/13/2009 01:00 am

  • Mathilda Savitch

    A little sister struggles for a place in her parents’ hearts – and the world – after losing her older sibling.
    09/12/2009 01:00 am

  • Al Capone Shines My Shoes

    This sequel continues the adventures of the children whose parents work on Alacatraz Island.
    09/11/2009 01:00 am

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