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It’s the season for reading. Here are titles we’ve loved — and argued about — so far this year.
  • May 23
  • Perspective

From Michael Ondaatje’s ”Warlight” to Tayari Jones’s “An American Marriage,” these are books that make reading great again.

  • Perspective

Friday thoughts: How to capture a bank robber’s novel?

  • Review

Craig Unger argues that Trump may have given Putin information on Russian oligarchs’ activities in the U.S.

  • Review

“This Is No Dream” is an illustrated history of Roman Polanski’s first Hollywood film, “Rosemary’s Baby.”

  • Lisa Zeidner
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  • 2 days ago
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  • Review

Michael Pembroke’s polemic skewers the United States but also reveals its military and political failures.

  • Blaine Harden
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  • 3 days ago
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  • Review

Two books explore our sparest landscapes — and the threats to their existence.

  • Dennis Drabelle
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  • 3 days ago
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  • Review

Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge recount Patriot scandals and exploits on the gridiron.

  • David Steele
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  • 3 days ago
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  • Review

A mother’s secret past propels Karin Slaughter’s new, timely thriller.

  • Richard Lipez
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  • 3 days ago
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  • Review

“The Gatsby Affair” revisits the summer of 1924, a turbulent but productive time for Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

  • Maureen Corrigan
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  • 4 days ago
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  • Review

From ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’ to the works of H.P. Lovecraft, works that could be called fantastika!

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The Washington Post Bestsellers Aug 12
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How are these calculated?
The Post compiles its bestsellers lists by combining hard cover, paperback and ebook sales data from Nielsen Bookscan and Amazon.com — including qualified borrows of books read through Amazon's digital subscription program. The Post excludes non-narrative books at its sole discretion.
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