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Neil Gaiman Has a Hero Out of Step in a Book Out of Time

In an era of endlessly safe comic universes, “Miracleman: The Silver Age” goes another way with the return of a…

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From a Dead Dog to a Made-Up Meeting: Takeaways From Kristi Noem’s Book

After a rough start to the rollout of her memoir, the South Dakota governor has continued to defend shooting her…

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Robert Kagan Takes the Long View on Trumpism

Describe your ideal reading experience (when, where, what, how). Midnight, at the kitchen table, with a bowl of cornflakes. How…

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His Book Was Repeatedly Banned. Fighting For It Shaped His Life.

“The Chocolate War,” published 50 years ago, became one of the country’s most challenged books. Its author, Robert Cormier, spent…

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Young, Cool, Coddled and Raised on the Internet

The best stories in Honor Levy’s “My First Book” capture the quiet desperation of today’s smart set. But there is…

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They Saw Dallas as a Literary Hub, Then Got to Work Making It One

When Will Evans arrived in Dallas just over a decade ago, he had a degree in Russian literature, a passion…

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A Quite Contrary Alphabet Book Asks, How Did Our Gardens Grow?

AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GARDENING FOR COLORED CHILDREN: An Alphabetary of the Colonized World, by Jamaica Kincaid. Illustrated by Kara Walker.…

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Books Bound in Human Skin: An Ethical Quandary at the Library

Harvard’s recent decision to remove the binding of a notorious volume in its library has thrown fresh light on a…

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Quick! Someone Get This Book a Doctor.

Not every workplace features a guillotine. At a book conservation lab tucked beneath the first floor of the Metropolitan Museum…

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Quick. Someone Get This Book a Doctor.

Not every workplace features a guillotine. At a book conservation lab tucked beneath the first floor of the Metropolitan Museum…

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