Book Review


By Leo Braudy

A scholarly yet readable treatise on things that go bump in the night.


A peek at what's on tap in the Independent this week.

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    His Father’s Son

    By Tim Brady

    This biography of the younger TR inexplicably ignores several key components of the man's life.


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


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    An intelligent, accessible treatise on a difficult topic

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    Eternal Life: A Novel

    By Dara Horn

    In this gripping tale of how the human psyche is shaped by mortality, a woman grapples with the fact that she can never die.

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    Affections: A Novel

    By Rodrigo Hasbún; translated by Sophie Hughes

    A German family’s life unravels following a post-WWII move to Bolivia

    Author Q&A

    The author talks relationships, dark humor, and standard deviations.

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    The Immortalists: A Novel

    By Chloe Benjamin

    Does knowing the date of your death make a difference in how you live?

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    One Station Away: A Novel

    By Olaf Olafsson

    A page-turner whose elusiveness leaves us longing for more.