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Book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is a leaf, and each side of a leaf is a page. A set of text-filled or illustrated pages produced in electronic format is known as an electronic book, or e-book.
Books may also refer to works of literature, or a main division of such a work. In library and information science, a book is called a monograph, to distinguish it from serial periodicals such as magazines, journals or newspapers. The body of all written works including books is literature. In novels and sometimes other types of books (for example, biographies). — Wikipedia
In Her First Adult Novel in 14 Years, Julia...
by Francisco Cantú on April 5, 2020 at 9:00 am
In “Afterlife,” even privilege can’t shield a Dominican-American widow from the immigrant’s plight.
In ‘Afropessimism,’ a Black Intellectual...
by John Williams on April 5, 2020 at 9:00 am
Frank B. Wilderson III talks about his experimental approach to writing about blackness and violence, as well as the solace he found in Sarah Vaughan.
A Master of Thrills Shows His Range, and His Bite
by Janet Maslin on April 4, 2020 at 9:17 pm
In his new collection of novellas, “Broken,” Don Winslow pays playful tribute to forebears from Raymond Chandler to Steve McQueen.
Parenting When the Family Is Locked Inside
on April 3, 2020 at 7:07 pm
The clinical psychologist Lisa Damour discusses the specific challenges of raising teenagers during the pandemic, and Dwight Garner asks Pamela Paul about putting together the Book Review.
Three New Books Explore the Machinery of the Mind
by Christine Kenneally on April 3, 2020 at 9:00 am
John Kay and Mervyn King’s “Radical Uncertainty,” Stanislas Dehaene’s “How We Learn” and Anthony David’s “Into the Abyss” plumb the depths of the brain.