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Park Honan, a Biographer of Authors, Is Dead at 86 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:19:58 GMT 
    Mr. Honan’s groundbreaking books included biographies of Matthew Arnold, Robert Browning, Jane Austen and Shakespeare.








Books of The Times: Examining Michael Jackson Impersonators and ‘Dangerous’ 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:44:37 GMT 
    “Michael Jackson’s Dangerous” looks at an album up close, while “The Michael Jacksons” examines Jackson impersonators.








A Word With: Richard Preston: Updating a Chronicle of Suffering: Author of ‘The Hot Zone’ Tracks Ebola’s Evolution 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:13:07 GMT 
    “The Hot Zone,” the nonfiction thriller about Ebola that Richard Preston wrote 20 years ago, is back on best-seller lists.








ArtsBeat: Toni Morrison Papers Will Go To Princeton 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:20:42 GMT 
    The Nobel Laureate taught at the university from 1989 to 2006.








Cultural Studies: A Not-So-Young Audience for Young Adult Books 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:01:27 GMT 
    An adult who reads books for young people counters critics who say she should keep to her own age.








Bookshelf: Books About Danny Aiello, Filipino Natives on Coney Island and the Waldorf-Astoria 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:46:38 GMT 
    New books delve into the life of a New York actor, a promoter who created a human zoo in Brooklyn and one of the most expensive hotels.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: The Story of Us 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:14:22 GMT 
    Christine Kenneally discusses “The Invisible History of the Human Race,” and Zephyr Teachout talks about “Corruption in America.”








ArtsBeat: Elmore Leonard’s Papers (and Hawaiian Shirts) Go to University 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:24:41 GMT 
    The University of South Carolina has acquired more than 150 boxes of materials for Elmore Leonard’s archive.








Bookshelf: The Dark 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:40:41 GMT 
    New picture books include Lizi Boyd’s “Flashlight” and Madeline Valentine’s “George in the Dark.”


Paperback Row 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:25:48 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.
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