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Official: 7.3 Million Who Picked Health Plans Paid Premiums

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 8 hours 28 min ago
The Obama administration said Thursday that 7.3 million people who have picked health plans through the new insurance exchanges paid premiums, suggesting around 700,000 people later dropped out.

ArtsBeat: The Bradbury Chronicles: Hundreds of Items Owned by Author Going to Auction

NY Times Books - 9 hours 6 sec ago
Items including awards and even bottles of wine owned by Bradbury are to be auctioned this month.






Children's Books: ‘Harlem Hellfighters,’ by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley

NY Times Books - 9 hours 56 min ago
A picture book about an African-American regiment in World War I that confronted racists as well as the German Army.

Children's Books: ‘Nest,’ by Esther Ehrlich

NY Times Books - 9 hours 57 min ago
In this middle-grade novel, a girl finds a way forward after the loss of her mother.

Children's Books: ‘Belzhar,’ by Meg Wolitzer

NY Times Books - 9 hours 57 min ago
Students at a therapeutic boarding school discover a way to return to the past, before their personal traumas.

Children's Books: Anthony Browne’s ‘What If . . . ?’ and More

NY Times Books - 9 hours 57 min ago
Swallowing their fears, these adventuresome characters set off down unfamiliar streets and explore unknown worlds.

‘Neverhome,’ by Laird Hunt

NY Times Books - 10 hours 2 min ago
Disguised as a man, Laird Hunt’s heroine joins the Union Army.

Margaret Forster’s ‘Unknown Bridesmaid’

NY Times Books - 10 hours 3 min ago
A child psychologist is troubled by her own adolescence.

Author's Note: Be Polite With Your Books

NY Times Books - 10 hours 3 min ago
The etiquette of borrowing, recommending and reshelving books.

Editors’ Choice

NY Times Books - 10 hours 4 min ago
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

NY Times Books - 10 hours 4 min ago
Paperback books of particular interest.

Inside the List

NY Times Books - 10 hours 4 min ago
Ian McEwan, whose novel “The Children Act” is No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list, keeps a tally on his website of academic dissertations and theses discussing his work.

Deborah Levy’s ‘Black Vodka’ and ‘Things I Don’t Want to Know’

NY Times Books - 10 hours 7 min ago
In two books, Deborah Levy explores exile, estrangement and the deferral of desire.

‘The Paying Guests,’ by Sarah Waters

NY Times Books - 10 hours 7 min ago
In Sarah Waters’s novel of illicit love in 1920s London, a widow and her spinster daughter take a young couple into their home.

‘A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing,’ by Eimear McBride

NY Times Books - 10 hours 8 min ago
An Irish woman leaves behind a sick brother and an abusive home life in this coming-of-age novel.

‘Stone Mattress,’ by Margaret Atwood

NY Times Books - 10 hours 8 min ago
There’s plenty of life left in the aging protagonists of Margaret Atwood’s “tales.”

The Shortlist: Raffaella Barker's 'From a Distance,' and More

NY Times Books - 10 hours 12 min ago
New books by Raffaella Barker, Elizabeth Gaffney, Jennie Rooney and Jacqueline Winspear.

Open Book: Civil War (and Family) History

NY Times Books - 10 hours 13 min ago
Laird Hunt learned about his Civil War-era ancestors while doing research for his novel “Neverhome.”

The Car Whisperer

New York Times - California News - 10 hours 55 min ago
Meet Blue Nelson, an auto dealer and collector who travels the world in search of rare rides.

Officials: California Wildfire Was Set

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 12 hours 58 min ago
A raging wildfire in Northern California was purposely sparked, setting off a blaze now threatening 12,000 homes and costing around $5 million a day to fight, fire officials alleged
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