This month’s best paperbacks: Sally Rooney, Stephen King and more

Looking for a new reading recommendation? Here are some wonderful new paperbacks, from new editions of classic Marvel comics to great novels for the summer

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Read Shirley Jackson’s Eerily Contemporary Letter About Fear

Author Shirley Jackson often responded to readers’ letters; this one, written in 1962 after republi...

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Wearing a mask is simple, easy and unselfish. So why wouldn't you?

Yes, they are a bit uncomfortable and your lip balm might get messy, but wearing a mask is a complet...

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'You'll have to die to get these texts': Ocean Vuong’s next manuscript to be unveiled in 2114

Vietnamese-American author and poet joins Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell and Karl Ove Knausgård to ...

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Stephen Graubard, 96, Journal Editor and Provocative Historian, Dies

He edited the scholarly journal Daedalus for decades and wrote books on the presidency, sparing neit...

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The Blind Light by Stuart Evers review – two men in the sweep of history

From the cold war era to the war on terror, the corrosive effects of fear are closely observed in th...

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Beeswing by Richard Thompson review – beyond Fairport Convention

Folk rock, finding a voice and confronting tragedy ... a gripping account of the early career of a g...

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