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The Wisdom of Perversity

By Rafael Yglesias

When a high-profile sex-abuse case makes the cover of the New York Times, three adults weigh the costs of revealing what they suffered at the hands of the accused.

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Knowing up front that the protagonist is doomed doesn't make his loss any easier to bear.

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How to balance liberty and security in a world in which new technology offers great benefits and terrifying threats?

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This fictionalized account of the iconic designer's life takes far fewer risks than its subject ever did.

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This biography fails to capture the power of the great poet’s work.

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This history gives voice to Arab and Turkish witnesses to World War I and the eradication of an empire.

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The Glory of Life

By Michael Kumpfmüller, translated by Anthea Bell

This fictionalized chronicle of Kafka’s last year is rich in detail, light on drama.

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An unflinching look at the true cost of battlefield bloodshed.