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Christmas Shopping with NRO

If anyone missed Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, it’s terrific. The Tudors for grown-ups, with some of the best writing I’ve read in a while. Prince of Thieves, by Chuck Hogan, is ...

Need Christmas Ideas?

If anyone missed Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, it’s terrific. The Tudors for grown-ups, with some of the best writing I’ve read in a while. Prince of Thieves, by Chuck Hogan, ...
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The Last Thing I Remember

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an excerpt from Andrew Klavan’s The Last Thing I Remember. CHAPTER ONE: THE TORTURE ROOM Suddenly I woke up strapped to a chair. “What . . . ?” I whispered. Dazed, I ...

R.I.P. John Updike

In his novels, he was a master of precision and the mot juste, descriptions of ordinary things so vivid that you seemed to see them for the first ...