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"Men do not understand books until they have had a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents."

—Ezra Loomis Pound (1885-1972) American writer, poet, Cantos, ABC of Reading

 

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Books of The Times: Review: Karl Ove Knausgaard’s ‘My Struggle: Book Four’ 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:07:40 GMT 
    This installment in a quasi-autobiographical series explores the experience of a young striver who moves to northern Norway.








2015 Pulitzer Winners: South Carolina Paper Wins Public Service Prize; New York Times Wins 3 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:58:11 GMT 
    The Post and Courier won its award for a series on domestic abuse; two of The New York Times’s awards were for its Ebola coverage.








Books: ‘Finding Zero’: A Long Journey for Naught 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:51:07 GMT 
    The quest for how the key to our counting system originated winds through the worlds of East and West and becomes a shrine to the joy of math.








T.H. Tsien, 105, Dies; Scholar of Chinese Books Rescued 30,000 of Them 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:17:35 GMT 
    Professor Tsien risked his life in 1941 to smuggle tens of thousands of rare volumes to safety at the Library of Congress amid the Japanese occupation of Shanghai.








New Book, ‘Clinton Cash,’ Questions Foreign Donations to Foundation 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:28:05 GMT 
    The book, a 186-page investigation of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities, is proving the most anticipated and feared book of a presidential cycle still in its infancy.








‘The Road to Character,’ by David Brooks 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:30:02 GMT 
    David Brooks contrasts marketplace skills and the drive toward self-promotion with inner character.


Asne Seierstad’s ‘One of Us,’ About Rampage in Norway 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:30:02 GMT 
    “One of Us” explores a dark side of contemporary Scandinavia through the life and crimes of Anders Behring Breivik, a mass murderer who killed 77 people, most of them teenagers.


New Book, ‘Clinton Cash,’ Questions Foreign Donations to Foundation 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 03:36:40 GMT 
    The book, a 186-page investigation of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities, is proving the most anticipated and feared book of a presidential cycle still in its infancy.








Books of The Times: Review: Jon Krakauer’s ‘Missoula’ Looks at Date Rape in a College Town 
  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:24:05 GMT 
    Mr. Krakauer’s book asks what the truth means to victims, assailants, university officials, local police, prosecutors, journalists and, eventually, the Justice Department.








ArtsBeat: Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive 
  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:30:09 GMT 
    Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop and Gwendolyn Brooks are among those who can be heard online.








Bookshelf: Books on a Photographer, the Underground Railroad and Ancestry 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:28:29 GMT 
    Books about genealogy and the history of New York City; the photographer Eve Arnold; and the abolitionist Sydney Howard Gay’s contribution to the Underground Railroad.








Nick Cave’s ‘The Sick Bag Song,’ an Epic Poem Composed on Tour 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:31:01 GMT 
    The musician and author’s new literary work is a mash-up of prose, poetry, song lyrics and autobiography that he is selling directly online.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Kate Bolick’s ‘Spinster’ 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:25:35 GMT 
    Ms. Bolick discusses “Spinster,” and Jon Ronson talks about “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.”








Paperback Row 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:00:02 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.








Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:00:02 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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