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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Folded Clock’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:51:47 GMT 
    Heidi Julavits discusses “The Folded Clock”; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Jeffrey Lieberman talks about “Shrinks”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news.








‘Washington’s Revolution,’ by Robert Middlekauff 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:42 GMT 
    Despite a ragtag army, Washington plotted the way to victory.








Kent Russell’s ‘I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:13 GMT 
    Essays consider a range of American masculinities, especially at home.








‘The Upstairs Wife,’ by Rafia Zakaria 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:38:27 GMT 
    A personal look at the place of women in Pakistani culture.








‘The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot,’ by Blaine Harden 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:36:34 GMT 
    A pilot escapes North Korea in the Cold War’s early days.








‘The Boatmaker,’ by John Benditt 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:36:03 GMT 
    In this first novel, a loner is intent on a greater understanding of the civilized world, and his place in it.








‘Richard John Neuhaus,’ by Randy Boyagoda 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:35:33 GMT 
    A biography of the Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, an intellectual maverick of 20th-century Roman Catholicism.








‘My Documents,’ by Alejandro Zambra 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:34:54 GMT 
    Alejandro Zambra’s stories draw from the age of computers and the legacy of Pinochet.








Thomas McGuane’s ‘Crow Fair’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:34:11 GMT 
    Thomas McGuane’s story collection, his first in nine years, returns to the untamed spaces of his native Montana.








‘The Folded Clock,’ by Heidi Julavits 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:33:27 GMT 
    Time loops and circles forward in the essays that make up Heidi Julavits’s diary.








Books of The Times: Review: ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ Focuses on Another Apple Era 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:13:51 GMT 
    “Becoming Steve Jobs,” a new biography by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, focuses on the period between Mr. Jobs’s first and second stints as Apple’s leader.








Inside the List 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:30:01 GMT 
    Jill Alexander Essbaum, whose “Hausfrau” is No. 16 on the hardcover fiction list, once called the Bible “a voluptuous buffet of bawd!”


ArtsBeat: Fancy Nancy Lands a TV Deal With Disney 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:00:11 GMT 
    Disney Junior will make an animated television movie and weekly show from the best-selling “Fancy Nancy” book series.








The Shortlist: Kate Alcott’s ‘A Touch of Stardust,’ and More 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:54:00 GMT 
    New books by Kate Alcott, Michael Callahan, Angelina Mirabella and Christopher Noxon.


Open Book: Losing the Plot 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:00:01 GMT 
    Heidi Julavits says she used to associate journal-keeping “with uncertainty — it was about wondering about my future and who I would be.”
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