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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Rags-to-Riches Life of Kirk Kerkorian

New York Times Books - 3 hours 17 min ago
William C. Rempel discusses “The Gambler,” his biography of Kerkorian, who dropped out of eighth grade and ended up on the Forbes list of billionaires.
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Profile: Your Book Editor Just Snagged Your Spot on the Best-Seller List

New York Times Books - 7 hours 27 sec ago
Daniel Mallory submitted “The Woman in the Window,” a psychological thriller, under a pseudonym. His own publishing house bought it.
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The Book Review Podcast: ‘Off the Charts’

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 8:29 am
Ann Hulbert discusses her new book about child prodigies, and Sam Graham-Felsen talks about his debut novel, “Green.”
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Inside the List: A Young Novelist Grapples With Matters of Life and Death

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 6:15 am
Forget the sophomore slump — Chloe Benjamin’s second novel, “The Immortalists,” has rocketed to No. 7 in its first week on sale.
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Sketchbook: A Writer’s State of Mind

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 5:52 am
A graphic reminder of the greatest secret to success as an author.
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Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 4:53 am
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Fiction: A Novel That Echoes Naipaul, Exploring the Limits of Freedom

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
Neel Mukherjee’s “State of Freedom” offers five interconnected stories set in India and exploring the lives of the unmoored.
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The Shortlist: From Naples to Tokyo, New Books in Translation

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
Four new novels cover the globe with stories that range from the quirky to the devastating.
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Fiction: From Isabel Allende, a Novel of Three Immigrants and a Brooklyn Misadventure

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
Two professors aid an undocumented worker following an accident that launches a trio of narratives about life lived across America’s borders in “In the Midst of Winter.”
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Fiction: Madeleine Thien’s New Novel of Communist Occupation Turns Inward

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
“Dogs at the Perimeter” follows a woman born under the reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia as she navigates the mental perils of life as a survivor.
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Paperback Row: Paperback Row

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Fiction: Beware of Family Members Bearing Gifts

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
In “Winter,” the second in her cycle of seasonal novels, Ali Smith engineers a contentious Christmas reunion between two long-estranged sisters.
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Nonfiction: Reclaiming the Past in the Internet’s ‘Infinite Present’

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
The French writer Annie Ernaux uses “The Years” to anchor her particular 20th-century memories within the daunting flux of 21st-century society.
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Crime: Keep Watch Over Your Children: Danger Lurks Everywhere

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
In Marilyn Stasio’s latest Crime column, we meet a murderous nanny, an abducted teenager, a little boy stranded in the high desert and a mad bomber.
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Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: William Peden’s 1959 review of Philip Roth’s first book.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Books - Fri 01-19-2018, 12:00 am
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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Peter Mayle, Who Wrote of ‘A Year in Provence,’ Is Dead at 78

New York Times Books - Thu 01-18-2018, 2:32 pm
Mr. Mayle, an Englishman, spawned a genre in 1989 with his travel memoir about renovating a house in Southern France.
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Elena Ferrante, Reclusive Novelist, Joins The Guardian as a Columnist

New York Times Books - Thu 01-18-2018, 12:40 pm
The mysterious and pseudonymous Italian writer will write weekly about childhood, aging, gender and love in the British paper’s Weekend section.
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The Shindigger: ‘Fire and Fury’ Is Feted by the Media Elite Trump Excoriates

New York Times Books - Thu 01-18-2018, 10:39 am
Yukking it up with Ann Coulter and Janice Min in the affluent heart of Manhattan for Michael Wolff.
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New & Noteworthy

New York Times Books - Thu 01-18-2018, 9:10 am
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
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