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This collection of ten of his best short stories include:
The Bird Market
The Black Monk
The Chemist's Wife
The Chorus Girl
The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P 2013 In the Brooklyn milieu of Ivy League and Oberlinish grads, the question is whether a durable relationship in a free romantic market can be made strictly on the basis of intellectual résumés. Adelle Waldman’s meri
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The journalist Ariel Levy has the rare gift of seeing herself with fierce, unforgiving clarity, and deploys prose to match in her memoir.
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The Los Angeles agency John Gallegos opened 16 years ago is pivoting from U.S. Hispanic shop Grupo Gallegos to the more integrated and broadly targeted communications group United Collective.Over the last few years, Grupo Gallegos has hired more seni
RADHIKA JONES THE PARTY SCENE THAT OPENS Ann Patchett’s new novel unspools like a home movie. A lawyer from the L.A. district attorney’s office, Albert Cousins, crashes the christening celebration of baby Frances, second daughter of L.A. cop Fix Kea
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S.B. Like many of his novels, Spanish author Javier Marías’ new book, Thus Bad Begins, isn’t exactly a mystery, though it is mysterious. Here, the 65-year-old perennial Nobel favorite tells the story of Juan de Vere, a young man working for a film d
FOR 60-PLUS YEARS, the Paris Review has asked writers just what they do every day. Judging from the excerpts below, a whole lot of them spend their time thinking—and arguing—about plot.
The D.C.-born, New York City–dwelling Alam took “Write what you know” and tipped it sideways for his fun but trenchant summer novel, Rich and Pretty, starring two young women, lots of beautiful furniture and our notions of class
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SARAH BEGLEY THE MURDER OF AISLINN MURRAY LOOKS LIKE A BIG OPPORTUNITY for Detective Antoinette Conway. She usually covers domestic disputes turned fatal, with clear perpetrators. This one is different. The victim in Tana French’s new novel, The Tre
SARAH BEGLEY ADULTS TEND TO FRET about how kids will handle the death of a loved one. How much can they understand about permanence? What should they be told about the possibility of an afterlife? How will they move on? The children’s books that st
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Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention analytics from 10 million+ smart TVs. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first ti
Nikita Richardson Sree Sreenivasan CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER, THE CITY OF NEW YORK As the first-ever chief digital officer at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sree Sreenivasan created the museum’s much-lauded app and redesigned its website, attr
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The call for entries is open for the Wave Festival, a leading ad festival for Latin America that includes the U.S. Hispanic market and Puerto Rico.Entries are due by Friday, March 17, 2017 for the Wave. See the Wave's 15 categories and enter here.Adv
The Ad Council's latest iteration of its multiple award-winning "Love Has No Labels" campaign reinvents the tradition of the "kiss cam" used at big sports games for a new, more tolerant generation.Released in time for Valentine's day, "Fans of Love"