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In Ian McEwan’s “Machines Like Me,” artificial intelligence raises more problems than it solves.

  • Apr 17, 2019

In ‘Machines Like Me’ by Ian McEwan, a couple builds a robot human and that’s not even the craziest part.

  • Apr 17, 2019

The epic environmental novel sounds the alarm about the health of the world’s forests.

  • Apr 15, 2019

In “Outside Looking In,” a psychologist gets sucked into the LSD evangelist’s orbit.

  • Apr 8, 2019

Ron Charles reviews ‘Outside Looking In’ by T.C. Boyle, a novel full of LSD, sex and graduate school.

  • Apr 8, 2019

The novel begins at a performing arts school in the 1980s then veers into unpredictable territory.

  • Apr 4, 2019

The Washington Post’s Ron Charles thinks there are some real life lessons to be learned from Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s children’s books — just not the ones she intended.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Miriam Toews’s novel “Women Talking” explores the response to an unspeakable crime.

  • Apr 2, 2019

A newly devout man finds his faith tested in this funny, insightful novel.

  • Mar 25, 2019

The weirdest, funniest, downright strangest holiday-theme titles we could find

  • Dec 21, 2015
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