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Crime: ‘The Forsaken,’ by Ace Atkins, and More 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:24:54 GMT 
    In Ace Atkins’s “The Forsaken,”


‘This Blue,’ by Maureen N. McLane 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:24:42 GMT 
    From urban pigeons to the Adirondacks, Maureen N. McLane celebrates the intricacies of the natural world.


‘The Great Glass Sea,’ by Josh Weil 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:24:30 GMT 
    The lives of Russian twins diverge in the post-Soviet years in this first novel.


Paperback Row 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:18:41 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.


‘Bicentennial,’ by Dan Chiasson 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:58:43 GMT 
    Dan Chiasson’s new collection evokes the father he never knew.


‘Midnight in Europe,’ by Alan Furst 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:57:54 GMT 
    The hero of Alan Furst’s new espionage novel risks his life for the loyalists in the Spanish Civil War.


‘The People’s Platform,’ by Astra Taylor 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:57:35 GMT 
    The Internet was hailed as a digital democracy, but has resulted in inequities and concentrations of power.


Gabriel Chevallier’s ‘Fear’ 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:45:56 GMT 
    Gabriel Chevallier’s autobiographical novel about serving on the front lines of World War I.


Emily Gould’s ‘Friendship’ 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:45:52 GMT 
    Young women grapple with jobs, men and each other in the blogger Emily Gould’s first novel.


Essay: Sing to Me, O Muse (But Keep It Brief) 
  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:44:00 GMT 
    Thoughts on the state of poetry in the age of Twitter.
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