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Recent Book World Reviews

Robert Dallek shows how FDR sought giant steps to humanize the U.S. industrial system.

“Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature,” by Marion Rankine.

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Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles point to misguided government regulations.

Stephen Kotkin charts the despot’s war against his own people that weakened his nation.

  • Ronald Grigor Suny
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Nadia Murad describes her three months of captivity under the militant group.

  • Alia Malek
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Alan Bennett is also something of a radical. He explains in “Keeping on Keeping On.”

Nick Flynn, Ada Limón, Terrance Hayes and others grapple with the war’s legacy.

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Isabel Allende’s novel “In the Midst of Winter” is an off-kilter mix of sweet and bleak.

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