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Posts in category “Books”

Famous Black Radical Makes Chic Move

Ta-Nehisi Coates leaves body-crushing US for a year in Paris

Posted October 1st, 2015

Ban These Books, Please

Which books should never have been published, and should never be read by anyone?

Posted September 30th, 2015

‘A Traveler Unstuck From Place And Time’

Werner Herzog reads ‘Where’s Waldo’

Posted September 26th, 2015

Why Rush Should Meet the Bunk

Limbaugh would be surprised by how socially conservative Wendell Pierce is

Posted September 21st, 2015

The Impossibility of Perfect Justice

Sherman Alexie agonizes over art and social justice

Posted September 15th, 2015

Good Lessons from a Bad Book

What I learned from ‘The Camp of the Saints’

Posted September 14th, 2015

Regional Novels, Explained

Your shortcut to understanding the literature of the South, New England, California, and Scotland

Posted September 10th, 2015

Actually, That Poem Sounds Better in Chinese

Midwestern white poet finally finds success as ‘Yi-Fen Chou’

Posted September 9th, 2015

TNC, Tolstoy, Dante

‘In His will is our peace,’ and in nothing else

Posted August 19th, 2015

Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates

Though an atheist, TNC’s new book is a fundamentally religious work — though one of rage and abject despair

Posted August 14th, 2015

A Case for Bibliotherapy

Reading novels to solve your personal problems may be better than seeing a counselor

Posted June 10th, 2015

Wichita’s Treasure

The New York Times visits Eighth Day Books

Posted May 15th, 2015

Roasting Kahlil Gibran

Alan Jacobs has the kitschy poet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Posted May 6th, 2015

Boston & Books

Look what I’m bringing home from Boston. The two books on either …

Posted April 23rd, 2015

We, the Essential Freaks

What Flannery O’Connor and Dante Alighieri knew about the right kind of horror

Posted April 14th, 2015

The Dark Wood of David Brooks

The columnist writes about finding the way back to the straight path

Posted April 13th, 2015

On the Bogue Falaya, Chez Percy

Lunch at Walker and Bunt Percy’s house in Covington

Posted April 8th, 2015