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26 Jan 2013 - 08 Apr 2014

The Style Blog: Books
Richard Powers on the power of music to wake us up
His new novel “Orfeo” offers a lifetime’s worth of great listening.
By Ron Charles January 31
D.C. artist wins honors for children’s book about DJ Kool Herc
American Library Association praises "When the Beat Was Born”
By Ron Charles January 30
What makes an adult book right for teens?
Mark Slouka’s “Brewster” is one of the 10 Alex Award winners this year.
By Ron Charles January 28
The American Library Association announces Newbery and Caldecott awards
Kate DiCamillo wins her second Newbery Medal for "Flora & Ulysses."
By Ron Charles January 27
Philipp Meyer’s new paperback arrives with plenty of praise — and boar meat
"The Son," his saga of Texas and oil, was one of the most spectacular novels of 2013.
By Ron Charles January 27
Carl Phillips coming to the Hill Center Poetry Series
An in-depth conversation at the beautifully restored Old Naval Hospital on Feb. 6.
By Ron Charles January 24
The Romance Novel Convention in Harper’s
The secrets of writing about love -- for a price.
By Ron Charles January 23
“What Humanists Do” — the winter issue of Daedalus
For this special issue, a range of scholars chose the books that inspire them most.
By Ron Charles January 22
New issue of Granta: ‘Do You Remember’
An essay about South Africa by Jonny Steinberg and a story about dying by David Gates are among the highlights of the winter issue.
By Ron Charles January 21
Hilary Mantel to publish “The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher”
Collection of short stories is expected to appear in September.
By Ron Charles January 17
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