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Children’s Books: ‘Moone Boy: The Blunder Years’ and ‘The Imaginary’ 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 21:54:52 GMT 
    Two new novels about children with imaginary friends.









ArtsBeat: Mandela Documentary Wins Top Prize for Audio Books 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 18:47:40 GMT 
    “Mandela: An Audio History,” a documentary with first-person interviews and archival recordings, was named the Audiobook of the Year by the Audio Publishers Association.









ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Judy Blume’s ‘In the Unlikely Event’ 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 18:14:26 GMT 
    Ms. Blume talks about her new novel; Liesl Schillinger rounds up new travel books; and Vanessa Grigoriadis discusses Wednesday Martin’s memoir, “Primates of Park Avenue.”









ArtsBeat: James Bond to Find an Old Acquaintance in New Novel: Pussy Galore 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 16:13:26 GMT 
    The author Anthony Horowitz reveals some details of his coming James Bond novel, “Trigger Mortis.”









‘Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir,’ by Wednesday Martin 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 16:11:22 GMT 
    Wednesday Martin’s memoir is a takedown of upper-class culture by an outsider with a front-row seat.









Cooking 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 16:10:04 GMT 
    New cookbooks include “Food52 Genius Recipes,” “Milk Bar Life” and “A Bird in the Hand.”









Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 16:05:57 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









Paperback Row 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 16:00:26 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.









Inside the List 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:46:04 GMT 
    Dan Santat was stunned when his picture book “The Adventures of Beekle” won the Caldecott Medal in February: “I crumpled to the floor and started crying.”









Gary Clement’s ‘Swimming, Swimming,’ and More 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:45:36 GMT 
    A place for playing with friends, freeing the imagination and, of course, swimming: Three picture books celebrate the pool.









‘The Last Bookaneer,’ by Matthew Pearl 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:45:30 GMT 
    Matthew Pearl’s fifth novel conceives of 19th-century literary pirates who published manuscripts and books without their authors’ permission as swashbuckling criminals.









‘Bitter Bronx’ and ‘Just Kids From the Bronx’ 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:45:13 GMT 
    An interlocking collection of short fiction and a sprawling series of reminiscences, both set in the Bronx.









‘Church of Marvels,’ by Leslie Parry 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:45:05 GMT 
    This debut novel tells closely linked stories set in New York City in the 1890s.









‘The Sculptor,’ by Scott McCloud 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:36:41 GMT 
    In Scott McCloud’s first graphic novel since 1998, a sculptor trades his life for his art.









‘Gironimo!’ and ‘Lanterne Rouge’ 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:36:29 GMT 
    One writer retraces the 1914 route of the Tour of Italy, and another researches the men who have finished last in the Tour de France.







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