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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March

The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March As winter turns to spring, a new crop of mysteries and thrillers rises before us. And it’s a really good crop. Here are four of the best. But you can see all of our Best Mysteries and Thrillers of March here. Shop on AmazonPrint Book | Kindle Book […]

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Turns 50

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Turns 50 It’s hard to believe but one of the most beloved children’s books, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, is having its 50th anniversary today. Eric Carle’s story of a ravenous caterpillar who munches his way through leaves and fruit, culminating in his transformation into a beautiful butterfly, has become a modern […]

Rite of Passage: Moroccan Boys Reach for Europe

Rite of Passage: Moroccan Boys Reach for Europe “Europe would be a chance for us to work, a chance to study, a chance to learn a new language, in Spain or France, for example,” Rachid told me, one of a group of teenage Moroccan boys hoping to board the ferry from northern Africa to Europe. “In Morocco, there is […]

Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of March: 6 Top Picks

Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of March: 6 Top Picks March, glorious March, is bursting with fantastic science fiction and fantasy. New novels from award-winning authors Ann Leckie and Kameron Hurley, a brand-new series from A.G. Riddle, S.J. Morden’s excellent follow-up to his Mars-set thriller, Samantha Shannon’s epic The Priory of the Orange Tree, and […]

Embarrassed by the Book You’re Reading?

Embarrassed by the Book You’re Reading? With the advent of Kindle and other e-readers, a colleague in the publishing industry lamented that she would get on the subway and not always be able to tell what people were reading; She liked to spy book covers to gauge what was popular (granted, it’s a favorite public […]

An Archive of Atrocities

An Archive of Atrocities Taner Akçam, a leading authority on the Armenian genocide, is unquestionably a very brave man: now based in the US, he is himself Turkish, and because of his pioneering work has long been a hated figure for the Turkish right. In 2012 he published a fine study of the Young Turks […]

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners The National Book Critics Circle Awards were presented on March 14, 2019, at the New School in New York City. The awards focus on books published in English and the United States in 2018. The National Book Critics Circle selects awards in six categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, […]

Making Good on the Broken Promise of Reparations

Making Good on the Broken Promise of Reparations Even during the Civil War, Union military and political leaders who were directly responsible for stewarding black people from enslavement into their new lives as freed people felt strongly that slavery was an atrocity and a theft that required compensation. Reparations were understood as both a remedy […]

Painful Choices

Painful Choices To the Editors: In her comprehensive and thoughtful essay about the opioid (and other drug) problems afflicting Americans, Marcia Angell seems unable to avoid blaming the victim. ———— The content for this post was sourced from www.NYBooks.com View the Original Article