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  1. Books: Guiding a Husband and a Mother Through Alzheimer’s at the Same Time
    Meryl Comer has written a heartbreaking account of caring for both her husband, who has been debilitated by early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, and her mother, who has the late-onset variety.

  2. Arts, Briefly: Want More Wonka? A Lost Chapter Is Found
    A lost chapter of an earlier version of the 1964 book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was recently published for the first time in The Guardian.

  3. Books of The Times: ‘No Man’s Land,’ Unfamiliar Writing About World War I
    “No Man’s Land: Fiction From a World at War 1914-1918” and “The Burning of the World” bring diverse voices to World War I literature.

  4. Françoise Mouly’s Toon Graphics Takes Comics to Classrooms
    Toon Graphics is producing comic books it hopes will be studied as serious textbooks in the fourth grade and beyond.

  5. ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Culture and Madness
    Gary Greenberg discusses “Suspicious Minds,” David Carr talks about “Hack Attack” and more.

  6. ArtsBeat: A Book for Children, and Others, by Bruce Springsteen
    “Outlaw Pete,” based on a song of the same name, is for “for anybody who loves a good Western,” said his publisher.

  7. Inside the List
    Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican whose first book, “The Way Forward,” is No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has opened up about his father’s alcoholism and early death.
  8. Editors’ Choice
    Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
  9. Paperback Row
    Paperback books of particular interest.
  10. ‘The City Under the Skin’ by Geoff Nicholson
    In a nameless city, women are abducted, tattooed with crude maps and released.
  11. Robert Timberg’s ‘Blue-Eyed Boy’
    Robert Timberg traces his personal journey from disfigured Vietnam veteran to author and journalist.
  12. ‘The Birth of Korean Cool,’ by Euny Hong
    Cultural influence has kept pace with South Korea’s growth.
  13. ‘The Shadow Hero,’ by Gene Luen Yang
    A tribute to an Asian superhero from the 1940s.
  14. ‘The Invention of Exile,’ by Vanessa Manko
    A Russian immigrant, deported from the United States, attempts to reunite with his family.
  15. Alessandro Baricco’s ‘Mr. Gwyn and Three Times at Dawn’
    A celebrated British author embarks on a strange new career in these linked novellas by Alessandro Baricco.
  16. Richard Flanagan’s ‘Narrow Road to the Deep North’
    A frail humanity survives the unspeakable in Richard Flanagan’s novel of the Burma-Thailand Railway.
  17. ‘Home Leave,’ by Brittani Sonnenberg
    A restless executive subjects his family to an itinerant existence on three continents.
  18. ‘Your Face in Mine,’ by Jess Row
    A man undergoes a surgical procedure to transform from white to black.
  19. The Shortlist: Naomi Wood’s ‘Mrs. Hemingway,’ and More
    New books by Naomi Wood, Sally O’Reilly, Nina Siegal and Sheila Kohler.
  20. ‘The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy’
    Letters between Christopher Isherwood and his partner, Don Bachardy, mock the world’s ridiculous spectacle.
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