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ArtsBeat: Studs Terkel Audio Archive to Go Online 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:28:13 GMT 
    A digital archive of Terkel’s oral histories is one of 177 projects funded by new grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: The Kim Philby Case 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:02:17 GMT 
    Ben Macintyre discusses “A Spy Among Friends,” and Donald L. Miller talks about “Supreme City.”








Bel Kaufman, Who Told What School Was Really Like, Dies at 103 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:19:46 GMT 
    Ms. Kaufman’s first novel, “Up the Down Staircase,” portrayed the topsy-turvy world of a New York City public school and was based on her experience as a teacher.


‘Falling Out of Time,’ by David Grossman 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:27:19 GMT 
    David Grossman’s book in verse is an intimate study of grief and mourning.








Paperback Row 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:09:06 GMT 
    Paperback books of particular interest.


Editors’ Choice 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:57:55 GMT 
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.


‘The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:35:17 GMT 
    Elia Kazan’s letters underscore his central importance in the maturing of American film and theater at midcentury.


Tim Winton’s ‘Eyrie’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:34:05 GMT 
    Tim Winton’s hero, a disgraced and despairing activist in Western Australia, is called to help a childhood friend.


‘Lucian Freud,’ by Phoebe Hoban 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:33:28 GMT 
    A biography of the painter who crossed paths with everyone from Kate Moss to the Kray brothers.


‘The Golden Age Shtetl,’ by Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:33:13 GMT 
    A history of Jewish life in the villages of Eastern Europe before the period familiar to American Jews.


‘All the Rage,’ by A. L. Kennedy 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:32:55 GMT 
    Cruelty and lust predominate in A. L. Kennedy’s stories.


‘Take This Man,’ by Brando Skyhorse 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:32:42 GMT 
    Brando Skyhorse’s turbulent childhood was built on myth.


Howard Norman’s ‘Next Life Might Be Kinder’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:31:47 GMT 
    This novel’s protagonist cannot surmount his grief over his wife’s murder.


‘Liberalism,’ by Edmund Fawcett 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:31:36 GMT 
    A history of liberalism, told through the lives and ideas of a dynamic group of European and American thinkers.


‘The Essential Ellen Willis’ 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:30:40 GMT 
    Ellen Willis, who emerged in the 1960s, asked serious questions about culture and politics.
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