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Review: ‘The Last Flight of Poxl West’ by Daniel Torday

5 hours 46 min ago
This new novel finds a teenager enthralled by an uncle who has written a memoir that may or may not be false.

ArtsBeat: Andrew Solomon Named President of PEN American Center

8 hours 49 min ago
Mr. Solomon will take over for departing president Peter Godwin.

ArtsBeat: New Publisher for German-Language Edition of Martin Amis’s ‘The Zone of Interest’

9 hours 13 min ago
The Swiss publisher Kein & Aber has picked up Martin Amis’s concentration-camp satire after the author’s longtime German publisher rejected it.

By the Book: Kazuo Ishiguro: By the Book

15 hours 34 min ago
The author, most recently, of “The Buried Giant” was obsessed with Sherlock Holmes as a child.

ArtsBeat: Elizabeth McCracken Wins $20,000 Story Prize

March 4, 2015 - 6:30pm
Ms. McCracken won for her collection “Thunderstruck.”

Review: Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ on the Sinking of the Lusitania

March 4, 2015 - 2:53pm
Mr. Larson, who treats nonfiction like high drama, looks at the German torpedoing of the British ocean liner, in time for the 100th anniversary.

ArtsBeat: Chrissie Hynde to Publish Memoir

March 4, 2015 - 10:31am
The Pretenders singer’s memoir will be published by Doubleday in September.

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March 3, 2015 - 9:11pm

Review: Sarah Manguso Offers Crumbs Relating to Her Diary

March 3, 2015 - 1:27pm
“Ongoingness: The End of a Diary,” Sarah Manguso’s third book of nonfiction, is a piece of work about 800,000 words of introspection.

Bookends: Which Books Do You Read Over and Over Again?

March 3, 2015 - 6:30am
Dana Stevens and Rivka Galchen discuss the books they return to, and why.

Paul Beatty, Author of ‘The Sellout,’ on Finding Humor in Issues of Race

March 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
Mr. Beatty’s satirical take on race spares no person or piety.