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ArtsBeat: Studs Terkel Audio Archive to Go Online 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:28:13 GMT 
    A digital archive of Terkel’s oral histories is one of 177 projects funded by new grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: The Kim Philby Case 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:02:17 GMT 
    Ben Macintyre discusses “A Spy Among Friends,” and Donald L. Miller talks about “Supreme City.”








‘Falling Out of Time,’ by David Grossman 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:27:19 GMT 
    David Grossman’s book in verse is an intimate study of grief and mourning.








Paperback Row 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:09:06 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.


Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:57:55 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.


‘The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:35:17 GMT 
    Elia Kazan’s letters underscore his central importance in the maturing of American film and theater at midcentury.


Tim Winton’s ‘Eyrie’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:34:05 GMT 
    Tim Winton’s hero, a disgraced and despairing activist in Western Australia, is called to help a childhood friend.


‘Lucian Freud,’ by Phoebe Hoban 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:33:28 GMT 
    A biography of the painter who crossed paths with everyone from Kate Moss to the Kray brothers.


‘The Golden Age Shtetl,’ by Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:33:13 GMT 
    A history of Jewish life in the villages of Eastern Europe before the period familiar to American Jews.


‘All the Rage,’ by A. L. Kennedy 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:32:55 GMT 
    Cruelty and lust predominate in A. L. Kennedy’s stories.


‘Take This Man,’ by Brando Skyhorse 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:32:42 GMT 
    Brando Skyhorse’s turbulent childhood was built on myth.


Howard Norman’s ‘Next Life Might Be Kinder’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:31:47 GMT 
    This novel’s protagonist cannot surmount his grief over his wife’s murder.


‘Liberalism,’ by Edmund Fawcett 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:31:36 GMT 
    A history of liberalism, told through the lives and ideas of a dynamic group of European and American thinkers.


‘The Essential Ellen Willis’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:30:40 GMT 
    Ellen Willis, who emerged in the 1960s, asked serious questions about culture and politics.


‘Snow in May,’ by Kseniya Melnik 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:30:08 GMT 
    These stories portray women’s lives in Magadan, Russia, a town known as an entryway to gulag labor camps.
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