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‘Pastrami on Rye,’ by Ted Merwin 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:30:00 GMT 
    The Jewish delicatessen: people, culture, food.

‘Chilled,’ by Tom Jackson 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:30:00 GMT 
    A look at refrigeration and how it affects our lives.

ArtsBeat: ‘Twilight’ Turns 10 With Gender Bender 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:19:56 GMT 
    Stephenie Meyer has reissued her best-selling novel with a twist.

Cookbooks: In ‘Zahav,’ Michael Solomonov Explores Israeli Food 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:25:14 GMT 
    The Philadelphia restaurateur’s offering is part memoir and part oral history, and goes beyond the scope of most chefs’ cookbooks.

Bookends: How Does an Author’s Reputation Shape Your Response to a Book? 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:00:00 GMT 
    Zoë Heller and Siddhartha Deb discuss how what we know about a writer changes our reading.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Brief Candle in the Dark,’ by Richard Dawkins, Puts Intellect Over Intimacy 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:00:01 GMT 
    This sequel to Mr. Dawkins’s first memoir, “An Appetite for Wonder,” presents a public life more than a private one.

‘How the Other Half Banks,’ by Mehrsa Baradaran 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:30:01 GMT 
    Why low-wage earners need better alternatives to banks.

‘Other People’s Money,’ by John Kay 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:30:01 GMT 
    An argument for financial-market reform instead of regulation.

‘Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter,’ by Kate Clifford Larson 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:30:01 GMT 
    The Kennedys did not know what to do about Rosemary, their intellectually disabled third child.

Novelists Reimagine and Update Shakespeare’s Plays 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:50:43 GMT 
    The project’s roster of stylistically diverse writers includes Jeanette Winterson, Gillian Flynn, Jo Nesbo, Edward St. Aubyn and Tracy Chevalier.

Review: ‘City on Fire,’ Garth Risk Hallberg’s Novel of New York in the Bad Old Days 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:21:33 GMT 
    This stunning first novel captures 1970s New York and its magnetic, dangerous allure with swagger and style.

One-Thing Shops: One-Thing Shops: Food Books, Brooklyn 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:29:01 GMT 
    Archestratus, a new cafe and bookstore in Greenpoint, features a Mediterranean-inflected menu and more than 4,000 new and used food-focused titles.

A Literary Agency’s Future Is Uncertain After Its Founder’s Death 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:01:51 GMT 
    Carmen Balcells, whose agency represents, among others, the estate of Gabriel García Márquez, died while negotiating with potential buyers of her company.

Henning Mankell, Writer Whose Wallander Patrolled a Gritty Sweden, Dies at 67 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:53:35 GMT 
    Mr. Mankell was considered the dean of the so-called Scandinavian noir writers who gained fame for novels that mixed suspense with flawed, compelling protagonists and strong social themes.

‘The Conquering Tide,’ by Ian W. Toll 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:30:01 GMT 
    The second volume of a trilogy on America’s naval war highlights the development of strategy in the central Pacific.

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‘Chilled,’ by Tom Jackson  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:30:00 GMT
‘Pastrami on Rye,’ by Ted Merwin  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:30:00 GMT
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