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Rethinking the Epidemic of Domestic Violence

Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music | How to Listen In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder writes about the scourge of domestic violence, and the ways in which some of the myths surrounding it cloud our understanding and hamper our ability to properly address the crisis. On this week’s …

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10 New Books We Recommend This Week

THE POISON BED, by Elizabeth Fremantle. (Pegasus Crime, $25.95.) A novel set in the court of Henry VIII that reopens the case of Robert and Frances Carr, aristocrats charged with killing a man who opposed their marriage. With skill and delicacy, Fremantle presents the period as a cabinet of curiosities; …

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Finding the Funny in Kafka

Peter Kuper is an alternative comics artist and illustrator whose recent book, “Kafkaesque,” interpreted 14 of Franz Kafka’s stories. Follow New York Times Books on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, sign up for our newsletter or our literary calendar. And listen to us on the Book Review podcast. Source link

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Revisiting Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

In Elizabeth Gilbert’s 2006 memoir “Eat, Pray, Love,” the novelist and journalist chronicles her journey across Italy, India and Indonesia. Early on in “Eat, Pray, Love,” her travelogue of spiritual seeking, the novelist and journalist Elizabeth Gilbert gives a characteristically frank rundown of her traveling skills: tall and blond, she …

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An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss

NO VISIBLE BRUISES What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us By Rachel Louise Snyder In the year and a half since the #MeToo movement erupted, women have recounted stories of sexual assault — and men have been called out for their behavior — from Hollywood studios to …

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