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  • Classic book review – The Looming Tower

    It is hard to imagine a better portrait of 9/11 and its causes.
    03/15/2009 01:00 am

  • The Last Dickens

    An intriguing meld of mystery and literary history centered on Dickens’s last novel.
    03/14/2009 01:00 am

  • The Rose of Sebastopol

    A shy, stay-at-home young woman becomes the unlikely heroine of this highly entertaining historical novel.
    03/13/2009 01:00 am

  • Wars, Guns, and Votes

    Why democracy is slow to take root in the Third World.
    03/12/2009 01:00 am

  • The Life You Can Save

    Bioethicist Peter Singer challenges all of us to rethink our ideas about “a good life.”
    03/11/2009 01:00 am

  • The Gardner Heist

    The story of the world’s biggest unsolved art theft.
    03/10/2009 01:00 am

  • Cheever: A Life

    A new biography illuminates both John Cheever’s gifts and his struggles.
    03/09/2009 01:00 am

  • Classic book review: Atonement

    The extraordinary range of "Atonement" suggests that there's nothing Ian McEwan can't do.
    03/08/2009 12:00 am

  • After You've Gone

    A college professor travels abroad after the untimely deaths of his wife and son.
    03/06/2009 12:00 am

  • Uranium

    From atomic bombs to cellphones, a history of uranium’s rise.
    03/05/2009 12:00 am

  • The Help

    A young white woman decides to interview the black maids in her hometown.
    03/04/2009 12:00 am

  • 1948: A Soldier's Tale

    A former Israeli commando questions the value of war.
    03/03/2009 12:00 am

  • Dog on It

    A four-footed K-9 dropout proves he has the stuff to solve a mystery.
    03/02/2009 12:00 am

  • Classic book review: Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey

    A vivid, opinionated journey through the world of Islam.
    03/01/2009 12:00 am

  • Alex and Me

    A scientist, a bird, and an unexpected 30-year friendship.
    02/28/2009 12:00 am

  • Spade and Archer

    A prequel to ‘The Maltese Falcon’ tells how this unlikely duo came to be.
    02/27/2009 12:00 am

  • Herbert Hoover: The 31st President, 1929-1933

    Despised at home, Hoover was a savior to many Europeans
    02/26/2009 12:00 am

  • The Lost City of Z

    David Grann follows the lost trail of Amazon explorer Percy Fawcett.
    02/25/2009 12:00 am

  • Losing My Religion

    The struggles of a religion reporter whose work begins to erode his faith.
    02/24/2009 12:00 am

  • Drood

    Charles Dickens stars in a thriller.
    02/23/2009 12:00 am

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