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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
  • Review

Eliza Griswold recounts a region’s health horrors in the face of corporate indifference.

  • Meara Sharma
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  • 1 hour ago
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Along with my history of magic, our love affair with Jane Austen and the comedy of Simon Rich.

  • Review

Christopher Bonanos captures the story behind the man and his photographs.

  • Mark Athitakis
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  • 6 hours ago
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  • Review

Two books explore the dehumanizing nature of much work today.

  • Paul W. Gleason
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  • 6 hours ago
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  • Review

Benjamin Carter Hett shows how Hitler preyed on fears and defeated ineffectual politicians.

  • Roger Lowenstein
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  • 6 hours ago
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Andrew Lawler delves into what happened to 115 early American settlers.

  • Review

In “A Little Piece of Light,” Hylton tells a shocking tale of exploitation, crime and redemption.

  • Susan Sheehan
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  • 6 hours ago
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  • Review

‘The Third Hotel’ is a reality-bending page-turner

  • Randy Rosenthal
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  • 23 hours ago
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Olen Steinhauer’s ‘The Middleman’ unfolds in an alternative American reality.

  • Perspective

The festival on Sept. 1 at the Washington Convention Center is expected to draw more than 100,000 bookworms.

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The Washington Post Bestsellers Jul 15
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