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The Enchantress of Florence

The author of Midnight's Children offers an imaginary encounter between the Florence of the Medicis and the Mughal court. Read more...

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The Film Club

A film critic father tries his own version of homeschooling. Read more...

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The Craftsman

The link between the work
of the hand and the mind, reconsidered. Read more...

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The God of War

In a landscape transformed by human folly, a perilous coming-of-age. Read more...

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Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies

The unnatural history of a natural wonder. Read more...

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City of Thieves

A story of the siege of Leningrad, a dozen eggs, and a quest for survival itself. Read more...

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The Hakawati

A Lebanese family history, woven in tales. Read more...

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The Age of Reagan: A History

One of America?s most respected historians discusses the rise of conservatism and the political legacy of Ronald Reagan. Read more...

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The Labrador Pact

Domestic drama -- from the canine point of view. Read more...

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The Sum of Our Days

In her new memoir, the author of Paula returns to chronicle the emotional tumult of family life. Read more...

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Delta Wedding

Tess Taylor on Eudora Welty?s portrait of a southern family. Read more...

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The Lazarus Project

A shooting in Chicago prompts a European odyssey -- a century later. Read more...

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George MacDonald Fraser An Appreciation

A final outing from the creator of the zestfully antiheroic Flashman novels. Read more...

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The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

From the durian to the Grapple, a global tour through the world of fruit. Read more...

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The Age of American Unreason

?Junk science? and anti-intellectualism considered as cultural epidemics. Read more...

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