Book Review

No Knives in the Kitchens of This City: A Novel

By Khaled Khalifa; translated by Leri Price

A nuanced portrayal of a family struggling inside a dying Aleppo.


A recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

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    How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life

    By Massimo Pigliucci

    Better living through classical ethics.


    A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.

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    Before We Sleep: A Novel

    By Jeffrey Lent

    This classic "journey tale" hits all the right notes.

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    Chronicling the once-obscure singer’s unlikely rise to mayor of Margaritaville.

    Beyond The Book

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

    Author Q&A

    The novelist talks Alzheimer's, resilience, and the enduring power of love.

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    Village: A Novel

    By Stanley Crawford

    This story of a community’s resistance to the government is both charming and timely, if somewhat bloated with characters.

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    In this tale of immigrants and adoptees, a mother and her son are reunited after a decade of living apart.