Book Review

True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy

By Kati Marton

Did his love of communism mean Noel Field was a turncoat?

Author Q&A

The matriarch of Washington, DC, pro sports talks about her new memoir, Irene & Abe.

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    The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

    By Keith Houston

    Savor this deeply researched love letter to every bibliophile’s favorite thing.

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    The Kingdom of Speech

    By Tom Wolfe

    A flawed, often superficial treatise on the origins of human language.

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    In Twenty Years: A Novel

    By Allison Winn Scotch

    Former college friends reunite decades after graduation.


    An appreciation and critique of “brand” books

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    The English Teacher

    By Yiftach Reicher Atir; translated by Philip Simpson

    This psychological thriller probes the damaging uncertainties of life undercover.

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    The Smaller Evil

    By Stephanie Kuehn

    This ambitious would-be thriller leaves too many questions unanswered.

    Beyond The Book

    What do book lovers have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked a couple of them, and here’s what they said.

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    This heartfelt recollection would benefit from a few more decades of life experience.

    Author Q&A

    An Interview with Liz Kay

    By Emily Harburg

    The poet-turned-novelist talks about writing across states lines and timelines — and how laziness kick-started her new book.