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"We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. ... It is time now to write the next chapter-and to write it in the books of law."

—Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-73) 36th US President, Democrat

 

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T Magazine: Alex Garland’s Sci-Fi Faves 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:32:10 GMT 
    Here, the screenwriter of “28 Days Later,” “Never Let Me Go” and “Dredd” on his five favorite genre offerings.








Books of The Times: Review: ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’ Delves Into Infamy in the Age of Social Media 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:46:01 GMT 
    Jon Ronson examines public missteps and the revenge they attracted, trying to grasp some sense of proportion between the two, or at least figure out the rules of the game.








Books of The Times: Review: ‘The American People, Volume 1’ by Larry Kramer Retells History With Passion 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:34:38 GMT 
    Many histories of gay men in America begin with the Stonewall riots, but Mr. Kramer’s novel rewinds to prehistoric monkeys swapping viruses in the jungle.








Tomas Transtromer, Swedish Poet Who Won Nobel, Dies at 83 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:58:39 GMT 
    Mr. Transtromer was known for his spare yet evocative imagery and his explorations of identity.


T Magazine: The Writer’s Room 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:18:49 GMT 
    Surrounded by photographs, family mementos and the clamor of everyday life, seven authors offer a glimpse into the spaces where they create.








ArtsBeat: Fancy Nancy Lands a TV Deal With Disney 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:18:03 GMT 
    Disney Junior will make an animated television movie and weekly show from the best-selling “Fancy Nancy” book series.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Folded Clock’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:51:47 GMT 
    Heidi Julavits discusses “The Folded Clock”; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Jeffrey Lieberman talks about “Shrinks”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news.








‘Washington’s Revolution,’ by Robert Middlekauff 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:42 GMT 
    Despite a ragtag army, Washington plotted the way to victory.








Kent Russell’s ‘I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:14 GMT 
    Essays consider a range of American masculinities, especially at home.








‘The Upstairs Wife,’ by Rafia Zakaria 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:38:28 GMT 
    A personal look at the place of women in Pakistani culture.








‘The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot,’ by Blaine Harden 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:36:35 GMT 
    A pilot escapes North Korea in the Cold War’s early days.






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