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Children's Books: The Envelope, Please

Lisa Von Drasek on this year's prizes. Read more...

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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

The author of The Omnivore's Dilemma offers his take on diet, nutrition, and health in the 21st century. Read more...

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Someone Knows My Name

An African girl's 18th-century odyssey, into (and out of) bondage in the New World. Read more...

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William Maxwell: Early Novels and Stories

A new collection of early fiction from a writer focused on the heart. Read more...

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Entering Hades: The Double Life of a Serial Killer

A killer turns journalist -- and covers the story of his own crimes. Read more...

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Riding Toward Everywhere

The award-winning writer hops the rails for a boxcar-framed view of America. Read more...

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The Fall of the House of Bush

The author of House of Bush, House of Saud turns in another critical look at the current administration. Read more...

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The Spies Come Out of the Cold: New Espionage Fiction

Spy novels for the 21st century. Read more...

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Darkmans

The past and present collide in a tale haunted by a sinister presence. Read more...

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Words on the Way: Winter Reading for 2008

A preview of coming attractions in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Read more...

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A More Perfect Constitution

A political scientist offers a program for renovating America's legal foundation. Read more...

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Love Falls

A Tuscan idyll provides the stage for a teenage girl's entry into the mysteries of adulthood. Read more...

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The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret

So, you think you know who invented the telephone? Read more...

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Diary of a Bad Year

The new novel from the Nobel laureate balances traditional narrative and radical innovation. Read more...

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Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets

A memoir of research and risk taking amid a group of Chicago drug dealers. Read more...

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