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Page Turner: In Shivani Sibal’s novel Equations, a portrait of 1980s Delhi and its aspirational inhabitants
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Page Turner: In Shivani Sibal’s novel Equations, a portrait of 1980s Delhi and its aspirational inhabitants

Equations is a story of aspiration and social change, of individual ambition and family bonds, told through the lives of two families, the Sikands, a wealthy business clan, and the Kumars, who are the family of their domestic help.

The Ritu Menon interview | 'Feminist publishing is a development activity. It is not just about producing books'
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The Ritu Menon interview | 'Feminist publishing is a development activity. It is not just about producing books'

Address Book takes the reader on a literary pilgrimage as Menon cobbles together recollections of the stalwarts she has worked with.

Long overdue books checked out in 1920s and 1930s returned to Massachusetts library
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Long overdue books checked out in 1920s and 1930s returned to Massachusetts library

Some of the returned books are currently on display at the West Branch of the library with a note explaining how the books made their way back decades after they were checked out.

Dead by Dawn: In Mike Bowditch's compelling new novel, lawman faces hypothermia, ambush
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Dead by Dawn: In Mike Bowditch's compelling new novel, lawman faces hypothermia, ambush

Doiron draws on both meticulous research and his own wilderness experiences in Maine to give the struggle an unmistakable feeling of authenticity.

As a generation of thinkers grapples with notions of consent, an observation of the word's travels, its odd, nagging magnetism
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As a generation of thinkers grapples with notions of consent, an observation of the word's travels, its odd, nagging magnetism

Recent novels, philosophical inquiries, young adult and romance fiction, films and television shows join a robust literature from the fields of feminist and disability studies to ask who and what the term “consent” excludes today.

Going There: Katie Couric book tour this fall to be in-person, in theaters
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Going There: Katie Couric book tour this fall to be in-person, in theaters

The tour will be produced by Live Nation, the concert promoter which previously worked on an author event scaled even higher — Michelle Obama’s tour for her 2018 memoir Becoming.

Will Smith to discuss growing up in Philadelphia, superstardom in memoir, releasing on 9 November
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Will Smith to discuss growing up in Philadelphia, superstardom in memoir, releasing on 9 November

Will Smith will also narrate the audiobook of Will from Penguin Random House Audio.

Book excerpt: In The Heartbeat of Trees, Peter Wohlleben explores communication between humans and trees
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Book excerpt: In The Heartbeat of Trees, Peter Wohlleben explores communication between humans and trees

The book, with the aid of the latest scientific research, shows how deeply humans are connected to the natural world.

What happens to Philip Roth’s legacy now? Controversy around authorised biography raises questions for author's estate
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What happens to Philip Roth’s legacy now? Controversy around authorised biography raises questions for author's estate

Accusations of sexual misconduct and assault against Blake Bailey, the author of Roth’s single authorised biography, have intensified a parallel conversation about Roth’s treatment of women, adding fuel to the questions of whether Bailey’s account of the prolific author’s sexual and romantic relationships was overly sympathetic and oversimplified.

Eric Carle, celebrated author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, dies at 91
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Eric Carle, celebrated author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, dies at 91

Carle wrote and-or illustrated more than 75 books, sometimes partnering with Bill Martin Jr or other authors, but most with Carle working alone.

Blake Bailey's Philip Roth biography, pulled last month, has new publisher
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Blake Bailey's Philip Roth biography, pulled last month, has new publisher

Skyhorse books are distributed by Simon & Schuster, which has been involved with numerous controversial works recently.

Phase Six review: Jim Shepard pens fast-paced, suspenseful new novel about a pandemic
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Phase Six review: Jim Shepard pens fast-paced, suspenseful new novel about a pandemic

Shepard began the book four years ago after reading about a boy in Siberia killed by rejuvenated anthrax spores that had been frozen in a reindeer carcass.

While Justice Sleeps review: Stacey Abrams' new book is a deftly written political thriller
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While Justice Sleeps review: Stacey Abrams' new book is a deftly written political thriller

The book also shows how a stiffly polarised political scene endangers democracy.