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Books of The Times: Stephen King and Son Team Up for a Novel About Women Whos...
In ?Sleeping Beauties,? by Stephen King and his son Owen, women who fall asleep don?t wake up, and grow tendrils that are best left alone.
The Real Story Behind Roald Dahl?s ?Black Charlie?
The author?s early draft of ?Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? featured a black protagonist who gets trapped inside a chocolate mold. Was it racial stereotyping, or something more complicated?
Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Maria Sharapova on ?Unstoppable?
The tennis star discusses why she wrote her new memoir, the struggles her father faced during her childhood and more.
Fiction: In ?Sing, Unburied, Sing,? a Haunted Road Trip to Prison
Jesmyn Ward?s follow-up to ?Salvage the Bones? tells the story of a woman intent on making her fractured family whole again.
By the Book: Celeste Ng: By the Book
The author of, most recently, ?Little Fires Everywhere,? often returns to ?The Count of Monte Cristo?: ?Right now, I see it as an exploration of the complexities of good and evil and how easily one shifts into the other.?
American Beauties: A Late-Night Radio Drama, With Hints of the Internet to Come
Stanley Elkin?s ?The Dick Gibson Show,? about a talk-radio host, is a landslide of language, offering gags, wordplay and flights of fancy, sexual and otherwise.
The Book Review Podcast: Jesmyn Ward on ?Sing, Unburied, Sing?
Ward discusses her new novel; David Dobbs on five new books about Darwin; and Kristin Cashore talks about ?Jane, Unlimited.?
Editors' Choice: 12 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Front Burner: From a Master Chef, Grandfatherly Advice
Jacques Pépin and his granddaughter talk cooking and table manners in ?A Grandfather?s Lessons.?
Moths, Alive and in Color, in All Their Diversity
A new collection from the photographer Emmet Gowin delivers an appreciation for the hidden ties between humans and moths as well as art and science.
In a Lost Essay, a Glimpse of an Elusive Poet and Slave
A previously unknown manuscript by George Moses Horton, a poet and slave, opens a window onto eerily familiar debates about race, power and free speech on campus.
Fiction: In a Quiet Ohio Town, Who Started the Fire, and Why?
Celeste Ng?s ?Little Fires Everywhere? witnesses the mysteries of arson, kinship and community in late-?90s suburban America.
Marian Horosko, Dancer and Advocate for the Art, Dies at 92
After a performing career that included eight years with New York City Ballet, Ms. Horosko wrote books and championed the health and other needs of dancers.
For Everyday Vegetable Dishes, Meera Sodha Is the Master
The British author is skilled in simplifying and modernizing the vibrancy of Indian home cooking, and in explaining just how to do it.
Bill Clinton?s Novel With James Patterson to Be Adapted for Showtime
Showtime has acquired the rights to ?The President Is Missing,? the novel that the former president and the best-selling author are writing together.



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