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Andrew Knoll on the planet’s past—and fraught future
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Maggie Shipstead’s time-spanning, globe-circling new novel
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From a huge new book on the history of information, an excerpt on the role of secretaries
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Recent books with Harvard connections
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Marilyn Booth translates Arabic literature for Anglophone readers.
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Annette Gordon-Reed on the real history of Texas, and Juneteenth
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Brief life of a master storyteller
In a new book, Louis Menand probes the cultural currents of postwar America.