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Penguin will announce Friday that it's signed Graves, 45, of Clive, Iowa, to a two-book deal.
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David Welky’s “A Wretched and Precarious Situation” tells the rather less epic story of the Crocker Land expedition.
Marina Abramovic’s engrossing “Walk Through Walls” makes us realize how partial our knowledge about the artist and her work was.
Franny Moyle’s “Turner” provides a clear picture of the very unclear life of this inventive artist.
“Twenty-Six Seconds,” by Alexandra Zapruder, and “JFK and the Masculine Mystique,” by Steven Watts are more instructive about our own era than Kennedy’s.
“Kurosawa’s Rashomon,” by Paul Anderer, is part biography of Kurosawa, part cultural history of modern Japan and part film monograph.