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Julian Barnes on Limonov by Emmanuel Carrère review portrait of a political punk

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Hero or thug? This fictional memoir of politician Eduard Limonov cant decide, but it does reveal the corruption in post-Soviet Russia Continue reading...

From the archive, 24 October 1924: The Bookshop We Deserve

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A bookshop in the old days seemed a kind of antechamber to Fairyland. Not so today, when books are done up like gaudy confectionery and treated like merchandise Continue reading...

ArtsBeat: Lily King, Roz Chast and Kate Samworth Win Kirkus Prizes

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ArtsBeat: Lily King, Roz Chast and Kate Samworth Win Kirkus Prizes
The prizes, which each come with a $50,000 award, were handed out for the first time.

A Dylan Thomas Centennial in New York

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A Dylan Thomas Centennial in New York
The 92nd Street Y is marking the centennial of Dylan Thomas’s birth with an exhibition and a revival of his 1953 radio play “Under Milk Wood” this weekend.

Books of The Times: ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman,’ by Jill Lepore

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Books of The Times: ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman,’ by Jill Lepore
“The Secret History of Wonder Woman,” by Jill Lepore, is fundamentally a biography of Wonder Woman’s larger-than-life creator, William Moulton Marston.