G. Willow Wilson Reimagines the Last Days of Moorish Spain by EMILY BARTON


By EMILY BARTON

In her new novel, “The Bird King,” history is infused with fantasy, drama and puckish humor.

Published: April 18, 2019 at 08:00PM

from NYT Books https://nyti.ms/2Xx6Pvl


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‘When Brooklyn Was Queer’ Evokes the Borough’s Hidden History by CALEB CRAIN


By CALEB CRAIN

Hugh Ryan’s new account delves into colorful characters who frequented the area around the Brooklyn Navy Yard — a flourishing center of 19th-century queer life.

Published: April 19, 2019 at 08:00PM

from NYT Books https://nyti.ms/2IGQf7S


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Michael Lewis Enters the Podcasting Game With ‘Against the Rules’ by JOHN WILLIAMS


By JOHN WILLIAMS

Lewis’s seven-part series examines our relationship to authority and to regulation — our mistrust of them and, in some cases, our full-throated hostility toward them.

Published: April 18, 2019 at 08:00PM

from NYT Books https://nyti.ms/2VWIw9p


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