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November 13, 2014 The Bad Sex in Fiction Award honors awful sex scenes in literature, and this year's shortlist boasts plenty of names you might not expect, including a Booker winner and a perennial Nobel favorite.
May 22, 2014 Also: Philip Roth schedules another interview; Neil Patrick Harris' autobiography.
March 3, 2014 Also: Philip Roth talks about his male characters; a preview of George R.R. Martin's next book; the best books coming out this week.
Actor Charlie Chaplin (right) is seen in the 1952 film Limelight with his son Charles Chaplin Jr.
February 5, 2014 Also: A book of Pope John Paul II's private writings is being published; Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul; Philip Roth on writing.
Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Willa Cather wrote such novels as My Antonia and O Pioneers!
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March 25, 2013 Also: the best books coming out this week; Philip Roth on the joys of napping; Caroline Kennedy on books about Catholicism.
March 18, 2013 The graphic memoir about growing up in revolutionary Iran has been pulled from 7th grade classrooms. Also: An "obituary" for Philip Roth's alter ego, Nathan Zuckerman; the resurgence of independent bookstores; and the best books coming out this week.
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