In a Walt Whitman Novel, Lost for 165 Years, Clues to ‘Leaves of Grass’

A digital sleuth has discovered an anonymously published 1852 serial novel by the poet, which survived in only a single copy of an obscure newspaper.

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A slave’s flight from our first president A slave’s flight from our first president

'Never Caught' tells the story of Ona Judge, who escaped bondage from George Washington.        

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Wyeth painting comes to life in Christina Baker Kline's new novel Wyeth painting comes to life in Christina Baker Kline's new novel

'Christina's World' inspires the new book by the author of 'Orphan Train.'        

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Sexism in science has roots in Victorian whispering campaigns, claims new book

Jealous rivals’ rumours about the supposed effeminacy of popular figures such as Humphry Davy left an enduring legacy, says Dr Heather Ellis Jealous rivals’ attempts to destroy 19th-century chemist Sir Humphry Davy’s popularity by insinuating he was gay have left a legacy that means the so-called hard sciences remain a bastion of sexism, a new book claims.Evidence unearthed by for her book...

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of themWelcome to this week’s blog, and our roundupfrom last week.Here’s a cheering thought-stream from :

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Liane Moriarty on Big Little Lies, and the 'parallel world' of fame in America

Speaking with the Guardian hours before the TV adaptation airs, the Australian author talks anonymity, Hollywood red carpets and weathering stormsLiane Moriarty was flying to Los Angeles when her photograph flashed up on the inflight entertainment – one of her books was available to read on the plane and her husband proudly pointed the picture out to a flight attendant.The attendant smiled and...

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Books of The Times: Review: ‘The One Inside’ Presents Sam Shepard in a Minor Key

This new volume, labeled a work of fiction, provides a sharp-edged distillation of the themes that have preoccupied him throughout his career.

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‘Charge the Cockpit or You Die’: Behind an Incendiary Case for Trump

The Claremont Review of Books published “The Flight 93 Election,” an incendiary case for Donald J. Trump. Can it now help pilot the American government?

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Milo Yiannopoulos' controversial book is canceled Milo Yiannopoulos' controversial book is canceled

'Dangerous' is pulled after the writer seems to condone pedophilia.        

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Emil Ferris: 'I didn’t want to be a woman – being a monster was the best solution'

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is finally out, after the artist battled West Nile virus and the publisher battled copies being held hostage at the Panama CanalThere has never been a debut graphic novel quite like Emil Ferris’s My Favorite Thing Is Monsters. The 55-year-old artist’s first published work, which came out last week, is a sweeping 60s-era murder mystery set in the cartoonist’s...

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