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Fri, 05/25/2012 - 5:20pm
An evening with a CIA spy, the World Science Festival in New York and more.
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A lonely boy and a musical prodigy form a lifelong friendship in Rose Tremain’s “The Gustav Sonata.”
Peter Ackroyd’s life of Alfred Hitchcock reveals the vulnerabilities beneath the calculating exterior.
“The Big Book of Jack the Ripper” includes original stories by Jeffery Deaver, Lyndsay Faye, Anne Perry and others.
Readers respond to recent reviews of Kate Beasley’s “Gertie’s Leap to Greatness,” Juan Gabriel Vásquez’s “Reputations” and more.
In “Hag-Seed,” Margaret Atwood’s modern-day retelling of “The Tempest,” Prospero is the artistic director of a theater festival.
“Guilty Thing,” by Frances Wilson, is a new biography of the British writer Thomas De Quincey.