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March 20, 2013 Also: Vladimir Nabokov's classroom rules; Condoleezza Rice is writing a book; a photo essay featuring Shakespeare & Company.
March 19, 2013 The celebration of Philip Roth's career reaches its peak in a new documentary — Philip Roth Unmasked — that will screen on PBS next week as part of the American Masters series. There's no doubt that Roth is a master, and not just an American one, but the film tiptoes around the novelist's dark ferocity.
March 19, 2013 Read an exclusive excerpt of All That Is by James Salter. Salter is often considered a "writer's writer"; his latest, All That Is, follows a World War II veteran through a series of drunken conversations and romantic liasons as he returns home and gets involved in the New York publishing world.
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.
March 17, 2013 Joy Williams' The Quick and the Dead, about three motherless girls traveling through the desert, left author Domenica Ruta with more questions than answers. Do you have a favorite book that left you confused — in a good way? Tell us in the comments.
March 15, 2013 Also: Tan Twan Eng wins the Man Asian prize; Aaron Swartz posthumously honored by the American Library Association; Sheryl Sandberg on Madeleine L'Engle.
March 14, 2013 Also: Advice on reading Vladimir Nabokov; fresh opportunities for Twitter poetry; and a new literary award.
March 13, 2013 Also: Maurice Sendak's watercolors; the longlist for the Women's Prize for Fiction is announced; and complaints against Bob Woodward's book on John Belushi.
March 12, 2013 Also: Sarah Palin is writing a book about Christmas; Rachel Aviv on the literary genius of Julian Jaynes; author Sarah Manguso on memoir.
March 11, 2013 Also: the best books coming out this week; Mindy Kaling is writing another memoir; and Francine Prose explores dreams in literature.
March 8, 2013 Also: Marco Rubio's unusual taste in poets; journalist Nate Thayer is accused of plagiarism; and rethinking book acknowledgments.
March 7, 2013 Also: Self-portraits of famous authors; why two major spring novels have the same title; and literary statues from around the world.
March 6, 2013 Also: The influence of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables on Hugo Chavez; Jeb Bush's new book on immigration; and a 9-year-old saves himself and friends from quicksand after reading a survival guide.
March 5, 2013 Also: Alice B. Toklas' fudge recipe; a fireproof edition of Fahrenheit 451; and a Milton scholar on ghostwriting the Sweet Valley High series.