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“Peony,” by C. L. O’Dell 2019-06-17 05:00:00Poetry by C. L. O’Dell: “I am ready for the next / thing.”

Where Are All the Books About Menopause?  2019-06-17 05:00:00For women, aging is framed as a series of losses—of fertility, of sexuality, of beauty. But it can also be a liberation, Sarah Manguso writes.&n

“Because,” by Ellen Bass 2019-06-17 05:00:00Poetry by Ellen Bass: “Because there’d been too many people / and then there was no one.”

Mary Grimm on the Rituals and Stories of 2019-06-17 05:00:00Deborah Treisman interviews Mary Grimm about “Back Then,” her short story from the June 24, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.

Liu Cixin’s War of the Worlds 2019-06-17 05:00:00A leading sci-fi writer takes stock of China’s global rise, Jiayang Fan writes.

“Back Then,” by Mary Grimm 2019-06-17 05:00:00Fiction by Mary Grimm: “I was thirteen, as I said, and something was going on with me, in my head or outside it.”

My Father’s Things, and My Own 2019-06-16 05:00:00Jane Brox writes on her father’s death, and the significance of the material things we leave behind.

The Strange Story of a Secret Literary Fellowship 2019-06-16 05:00:00Daniel A. Gross writes about what happened after he was offered ten thousand dollars as part of a new—and secretive—award for young writer

Sunday Reading: The Electrifying Critical Mind of Pauline 2019-06-16 05:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Pauline Kael on cinematic masterpieces: Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" and "GoodFellas," Arthur P

The Invention of the “Beach Read” 2019-06-14 11:08:00Katy Waldman reviews “Books for Idle Hours,” a new history by the academic Donna Harrington-Lueker, which unpacks both the constructedness

“The Westing Game,” a Tribute to Labor That 2019-06-13 12:15:43Jia Tolentino writes about the children’s book “The Westing Game,” by Ellen Raskin.

What Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse-Five” Tells Us Now 2019-06-13 05:00:00Salman Rushdie on what the books “Slaughterhouse-Five,” by Kurt Vonnegut, “Catch-22,” by Joseph Heller, and others tell us abo

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Histoire. Manon Pignot exhume les petits soldats de 2019-06-22 14:00:28A partir de mémoires de guerre et de photographies, l’historienne Manon Pignot interroge, dans « L’Appel de la guerre&nb

« Le Singe aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles » 2019-06-22 06:00:36Deux livres récents mettent en lumières les présences multiples des primates dans les marges dans le paysage des arts et des scie

« La Malédiction de Barcelone », de Patrick Varetz : les 2019-06-22 02:00:36Patrick Varetz retrouve son double narratif dans une escapade barcelonaise aux allures de voyage initiatique, entre réel et virtuel.

« Révolution », de Grégoire Courtois : le feuilleton littéraire de 2019-06-21 21:00:37A l’approche de l’été, Claro se laisse tenter par la « Révolution » de Grégoire Courtois

Un bain de jouvence: Barbara Cassin conclut une 2019-06-21 16:00:26« Une chronique, c’est un exercice corporel, un geste », écrit l’académicienne, habituée &agrav

Nicolas Sarkozy publie des souvenirs « sans arrière-pensée politique » 2019-06-21 11:19:55Tiré à 200 000 exemplaires, le livre « Passions » écrit par l’ancien chef de l’Etat sera d

Une vie entre les murs de Boris Vian 2019-06-21 08:56:05Soixante ans après la mort de l’auteur de « L’écume des jours », son ayant droit, Nicole Bertolt, cont

« Au petit bonheur la brousse », de Nétonon Noël 2019-06-21 05:00:30Mouton noir en Suisse puis négociant en bétail au Tchad, le héros de Nétonon Noël Ndjékéry explore le m

Les « 100 romans du “Monde” » : « Nous voulons 2019-06-21 05:00:28« Le Monde » vous convie à un grand voyage dans la littérature française et internationale à travers

Les 100 romans qui ont le plus enthousiasmé 2019-06-21 05:00:25D’Albert Cohen à Umberto Eco, de Marguerite Duras à Philip Roth, « Le Monde » partage soixante-quinze ans d&

« 100 romans du “Monde” » : « La beauté d’une 2019-06-21 05:00:15Tiphaine Samoyault, essayiste et écrivaine, spécialiste de la littérature du XXe siècle, décrypte la sé

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Short-handed TFC outclassed by FC Dallas 2019-06-22 23:25:46FRISCO, Texas — The Reds seemed to totally melt down on a very hot night in northern Texas on Saturday, one of their worst performances of the s

Ticats take Argos to the woodshed in Toronto’s 2019-06-22 23:14:09A new season, a renewed sense of optimism and yet it was the same old deplorable Argonauts on Saturday afternoon at BMO Field. Nothing for the Argos w

Donato, June 23 2019-06-22 22:54:52Andy Donato

Marner posts heartfelt message after Leafs trade Marleau 2019-06-22 22:49:12VANCOUVER — Mitch Marner, like Auston Matthews, is going to miss Patrick Marleau. On Instagram on Saturday night, Marner posted a photo of himse

Leafs pick Robertson has been beating the odds 2019-06-22 22:45:04VANCOUVER — If Nick Robertson was asked during interviews with National Hockey League clubs in the weeks leading up to the draft about the bigge

Wolfpack fends off Toulouse 2019-06-22 22:37:13The Toronto Wolfpack now own the city’s longest pro-sports win streak. The Wolfpack defeated the Toulouse Olympique 28-16 to register its 12th c

WARMINGTON: Ford Fest a much-needed love fest for 2019-06-22 22:36:20MARKHAM — Yes, for those keeping score there were some boos at Ford Fest Saturday evening. But this time they were not for Premier Doug Ford &md

Rally caps work as Blue Jays blow past 2019-06-22 22:31:13BOSTON — Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo set the bar low for a Fenway Park matinee on Saturday and then watched his young kids show him a thin

KINSELLA: Federal leaders silent as Quebec bans wearing 2019-06-22 22:07:15Silence. That’s all that could be heard from the federal party leaders, essentially: silence, or something approaching that. The occasion: the d

Pozuelo not in the starting XI for FC 2019-06-22 22:00:35FRISCO, Texas — Sitting in the lobby of the Toronto FC team hotel just north of Dallas, midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo was asked if feels like he

LEVY: Healing centre application delayed 2019-06-18 20:54:57An application to put a controversial healing lodge in Scarborough has been delayed a month to allow community voices to be heard, Councillor Gary Cra

EISEN: Fiscal headwinds heighten need for spending reductions 2019-06-18 20:46:09Nobody said governing was easy. On fiscal policy, the Ford government has learned this lesson the hard way, as it inherited a daunting budget deficit

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Canada’s queer writing community finally gets the respect 2019-06-21 11:00:00After prizes, international recognition, this country’s mainstream is embracing LGBTQ stories

Samra Habib, founder of gay Muslim project, turns 2019-06-21 10:30:00Habib, who spoke to others in the Just Me and Allah project, reveals her own experiences

Debut novel follows a young woman’s search for 2019-06-21 00:00:00Aria focuses on an orphaned girl who seeks a sense of home against the backdrop of a country in upheaval

Unravel the secrets in these four new crime 2019-06-20 07:30:00Masterfully written new books by Denise Mina, Kate Atkinson, Becky Masterman and Hideo Yokoyama

Feed your mind on your lunch break with 2019-06-20 07:00:00It’s summer, so grab a bench in the park, settle in for a leafy read, then get back to work. Easy.

The iconic New York gem Donald Trump won 2019-06-19 17:14:19Tales of scandal, scamming, suicide: Check in to New York’s iconic Plaza Hotel

Toronto Star bestsellers for the week ending June 2019-06-19 13:22:19The books Canadians bought this week

Wait well worth it for Levine’s The Wicked 2019-06-18 22:58:08The collection that spans the gamut from diamond-tipped flash fiction to dystopian fairy tale.

Teacher, poet Heather Birrell: York Memorial fire destroyed 2019-06-14 12:30:00Drawing to the end of the school year, a tragedy at a Toronto high school underlined the importance of physical books

Mona Awad lets femininity bare its fangs in 2019-06-14 11:30:00Canadian author’s new novel brings ‘sinister and dangerous’ aspect of her education and adds the supernatural.

Dionne Brand, Robin Richardson win Ontario’s Trillium book 2019-06-13 21:30:00Poets dominate the English book awards, with French honours going to Lisa L’Heureux and Diya Lim.

There are dads in the house, and in 2019-06-13 07:30:00From taking care of business to strategies for survival, we celebrate dads — and their kids

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Reframing the Black Model at the Musée d’Orsay 2019-06-22 03:00:04“Black Models: From Géricault to Matisse,” at the Musée d’Orsay, builds on this kind of archival research to recover t

‘Some Suburb of Hell’: America’s New Concentration Camp 2019-06-21 03:00:32President Trump and senior White House adviser Stephen Miller appear to have purged the Department of Homeland Security of most internal opposition to

The Rules of the Game 2019-06-20 09:00:26The fight for the Democratic presidential nomination will begin to assume a more concrete shape on the nights of June 26 and 27, when twenty candidate

‘The Compatibility of Opposites’: A Portrait of Lebanon 2019-06-19 05:04:52As the country becomes more and more fragmented, so religion increasingly binds on the one hand, divides on the other. This dubious equation is spread

Edmund de Waal’s Venetian Tableaux 2019-06-18 03:00:13In his book The White Road (2015), Edmund De Waal recounted his love affair with porcelain and the long, fascinating history of the material’s t

A Solution to the Abortion War: The Celibacy Amendment 2019-06-17 03:00:37It would be honorable for the Republican platform to consider the following plank—a heavy piece of wood indeed. In their frequent suggestions fo

The Impeachment Question 2019-06-16 05:30:54Should the House Democrats proceed to impeachment despite the seeming impossibility that the Senate would vote—by the constitutionally required

The Art of the Possible at Havana’s Bienal 2019-06-15 03:00:42The Cuban government, which regularly arrests artists and journalists, also expected to welcome a record-breaking 5.1 million tourists this year. Cuba

A Resonant Centenary for Strauss at the Vienna 2019-06-13 09:16:14In Die Frau ohne Schatten, the conductor Thielemann finds a work fundamentally consonant with his conservative values—both in the late Romantic

A Muckraker’s Progress 2019-06-12 11:00:53Seymour Hersh has been the premier American investigative reporter of the last half-century. In the late 1960s his articles helped inspire a partly su

The Neocolonial Arrogance of the Kushner Plan 2019-06-12 03:22:49What Jared Kushner and his colleagues are saying is that the Palestinians have no justified grievances, and no legitimate rights, except the right to

A Terribly Durable Myth 2019-06-11 10:00:22The exhibition “Jews, Money, Myth” at the Jewish Museum in London seeks both to document and to refute the stereotype of the moneyed Jew.

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'Chasing Cosby' Author Says Covering The Cosby Case 2019-06-22 20:11:42Nicole Weisensee Egan has followed the sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby since 2005. At first a skeptic herself, Egan discusses how "Amer

Chanelle Benz On 'The Gone Dead' 2019-06-22 08:05:00Chanelle Benz's new novel is a story that swells with Mississippi swelter, blood oaths, old grudges, conspiracy theories and everlasting mysteries. S

2 Fractured Halves Make A Whole In 'Evvie 2019-06-22 08:05:00The debut novel from NPR's own Linda Holmes follows a suddenly widowed (and not all that grief-stricken) woman and her new lodger — a former ma

Why We're Reading Beowulf In The Bathtub 2019-06-22 07:00:21NPR's new kids' fiction column — by Juanita Giles, founder of the Virginia Children's Book Festival — kicks off with an explanation of

'Damaged' Tales Of Love, In Fiction From 'BoJack' 2019-06-21 16:25:00The writer, better known for his dark animated comedy about a has-been horse, has written a collection of surreal short stories called Someone Who Wil

A Noir Stalwart Builds A New Old World 2019-06-21 07:00:15Richard Kadrey — known for his Sandman Slim series of supernatural noirs — reinvents himself in grand fashion with The Grand Dark, a diese

Will You Love This Book In All Its 2019-06-20 10:00:20This debut story collection from Raphael Bob-Waksberg, creator of the TV show BoJack Horseman, has some excellent, risk-taking work in it — but

This 'Spectral Hue' Has A Shimmering Life Of 2019-06-20 07:00:12Craig Laurance Gidney's debut adult novel is set in a marshy, mysterious rural town where a community of artists, students and townspeople are united

Robert Menasse Looks At The People Who Make 2019-06-19 16:39:33NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Austrian novelist Robert Menasse about his new book, an absurdist comic tragedy called The Capital, for which he embed

'Reviving Ophelia,' Cultural Touchstone On Teen Girls, Updates 2019-06-19 11:35:00The new edition is in some ways like the retelling of a familiar tale for a new generation; but parts of the discussion that the book first inspired h

Finding Equal Footing On And Off The Soccer 2019-06-19 11:05:35The U.S. Women's National Team's fight for equal pay and treatment is just the latest chapter in a long history of women footballers.

Regular Old Sci-Fi Not Weird Enough For You? 2019-06-19 10:00:22The pseudonymous Reed King's new novel is a loopy, violent, funny Technicolor road trip across a post-apocalyptic America. There are robots, talking

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