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Having a little fun in the heart of darkness

Binnie Kirshenbaum’s “Rabbits for Food’’ follows a 43-year-old writer who’s just had a nervous breakdown.


Howard Stern has fallen in love with reading books. And it’s all thanks to his Kindle

The shock jock wasn’t much of a book reader when he was younger. Now he devours titles on Springsteen, World War II, self-help — even chess.

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Defending the ‘radical realism’ of liberalism

Adam Gopnik’s new book is “A Thousand Small Sanities.”

Local bestsellers, week ending 5/5

Bestsellers based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. 

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A riven man in a riven Palestine amid the flow of history

British-Palestinian writer Isabella Hammad’s debut novel, “The Parisian” focuses on the first half of the 20th century.

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Tracing the community fallout of a kidnapping of two sisters in remote Russia

Julia Phillips’s absorbing and well-crafted debut novel is “Disappearing Earth.”


She likes it when books rub shoulders in libraries

Leah Hager Cohen’s new novel is “Strangers and Cousins.”