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A Trilogy About the American Revolution Begins

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Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music | How to ListenWhen Rick Atkinson completed his best-selling Liberation Trilogy, about World War II, he decided to embark on another trilogy about a much earlier conflict.“The British Are Coming” is the first of three planned volumes on the American Revolution.

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Mel Brooks, the Manic Comic

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CreditCreditABCFUNNY MAN Mel Brooks By Patrick McGilliganThere’s a revealing moment early in “Funny Man,” Patrick McGilligan’s comprehensive biography of Mel Brooks, the relentless, redoubtable comedian and filmmaker.As one of his frequent collaborators, Thomas Meehan, is quoted as saying late in the book, “Mel’s a fountain of genius.

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The Penetrating Gaze of One of America’s Most Brilliant Art Critics

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NonfictionImageThe art critic Peter Schjeldahl.”ImageCreditAbramsWith artist after artist in “Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light,” Schjeldahl arrives at some similarly unexpected yet exacting truth.

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The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine

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By Grant SniderMay 24, 2019ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit ImageCredit Grant Snider is a cartoonist and illustrator and the author, most recently, of “The Shape of Ideas.”Follow New York Times Books on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, sign up for our newsletter or our literary calendar.

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After an On-Air Correction, Naomi Wolf Addresses Errors in Her New Book

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Books|After an On-Air Correction, Naomi Wolf Addresses Errors in Her New BookBooks NewsImageNaomi Wolf, promoting her new book “Outrages,” was challenged about her interpretation of the term “death recorded.”CreditCreditRebecca Smeyne for The New York TimesThe best-selling author Naomi Wolf said Friday that she was correcting portions of her latest book after an awkward radio interview in which she was alerted to major errors in it.

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After Partying in Montauk All Summer, He Wrote a Memoir About It

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Style|After Partying in Montauk All Summer, He Wrote a Memoir About ItUp Next“Out East,” a debut book by John Glynn, chronicles a Montauk summer share and coming to terms with being gay.His memoir, “Out East,” which chronicles his coming-of-age in a summer share, was published on May 14.

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New in Paperback: ‘The Female Persuasion,’ ‘The Soul of America’

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THE FIGHTERS: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, by C.) Chivers, a writer for The Times and a Marine veteran, dives into the on-the-ground experiences of the soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Was the Founder of the Bauhaus a Doctrinaire Bore or a Brilliant Innovator?

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CreditCreditBauhaus-Archiv BerlinGROPIUSThe Man Who Built the BauhausBy Fiona MacCarthyWalter Gropius has always seemed like the grayest man of the Bauhaus.Even within the context of a progressive design school, Gropius and his colleagues gave women fewer opportunities than their male colleagues.

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The Mysterious Ingenue and Siren Who Wowed 19th-Century Readers With Her Verse

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NonfictionImageLetitia Elizabeth Landon, Britain’s “Female Byron,” in an 1835 portrait.The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated “Female Byron” By Lucasta MillerBy any measure, Letitia Elizabeth Landon led an eventful life.

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The Coolheaded, One-Legged Spy Who Changed the Course of World War II

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Book Review|The Coolheaded, One-Legged Spy Who Changed the Course of World War IINonfictionImageVirginia HallCreditCreditLorna Catling CollectionA WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II By Sonia Purnell“A Homeric tale” is how Sonia Purnell describes the life of Virginia Hall, and that sounds about right.It’s a surprise, too, to learn quite how much money was involved in persuading people to fight for their freedom.

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New French Fiction: With an Emphasis on Food, Film and Frolics

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The ShortlistImageCreditCreditJohn GallTHE COOK By Maylis de Kerangal Translated by Sam TaylorImageDe Kerangal’s latest book is a slim, bountiful, beautifully written (and gorgeously translated) “Portrait of the Chef as a Young Man.”Even when little, Mauro “enters the kitchen as if he were entering a magical sphere, part playground and part laboratory.

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A History of Baseball in 10 Pitches

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CreditCreditAssociated PressKA History of Baseball in Ten PitchesBy Tyler KepnerTyler Kepner started his own baseball magazine in 1988 as a kid in suburban Pennsylvania.If the pitcher, any pitcher, finds a way to disrupt that reaction, he can win.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Fans: We’ve Got Some Books for You

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NewsbookImageThe “Game of Thrones” finale, which aired on Sunday, marks the end of a Twitter era.For those already feeling nostalgic, consider reading the books that the HBO show is based on — or plunge into a new epic world with one of these seven other series.

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A Room Without Books Is Just Very Sad

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LONDON — “This is really the money shot for this hotel,” said Philip Blackwell, gesturing at a marble fireplace, soft-lit lamps with printed shades, and books, books, books.“Light bulbs do the job, but there’s a strong aesthetic of a candle that puts soul into a room.

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4 Writers to Watch This Summer

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Summer Books PreviewKristen Arnett, Tope Folarin, Jean Kwok and De’Shawn Charles Winslow talk about their new books.“I was thinking a lot about how we try to preserve memories, and about specific nostalgia — wanting things to remain pristine,” Arnett said.

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Arizona Prisons’ Ban on Book About Racism in Criminal Justice Draws Challenge

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Image“Chokehold: Policing Black Men,” by Paul Butler, a law professor at Georgetown University and a former federal prosecutor.The book, “Chokehold: Policing Black Men,” by Paul Butler, says the criminal justice system targets black men by design.

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Binyavanga Wainaina, Pioneering Voice in African Literature, Dies at 48

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His brother, James Wainaina, said he died at a hospital after a short illness.Adichie wrote, “Binyavanga has demystified and humanized homosexuality and begun a necessary conversation that can no longer be about the ‘faceless other.

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Donald Trump Jr. Gets a Book Deal

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Books|Donald Trump Jr.Gets a Book DealBooks NewsImageDonald Trump Jr.

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‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize

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Books|‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International PrizeImageJokha Alharthi, left, the author of “Celestial Bodies,” and Marilyn Booth, the book’s translator, will share the award of 50,000 pounds.CreditCreditAndy Rain/EPA, via ShutterstockLONDON — “Celestial Bodies,” a family saga set against Oman’s transition from slave trading center to oil producer, became on Tuesday the first novel originally written in Arabic to win the Man Booker International Prize.

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A Wild West Story About the Early Internet and Sex.com

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Book Review|A Wild West Story About the Early Internet and Sex.But none of this would have been possible without the fuel that made the internet what it is today, love and sex.