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BIBLIOPHILES

For author and physicist Brian Greene, the search for meaning defies categories

Amy Sutherland talks books with “Until the End of Time" author, Brian Greene.

BOOK REVIEW

In Daniel Kehlmann’s darkly brilliant ‘Tyll,’ a fool worth following

The mercurial protagonist of the German author's new novel reflects the vanity and folly of those in power, while serving as a mirror of the times.

BOOK REVIEW

In ‘The Force of Nonviolence,’ a tactic that still has some fight left

In her powerful new book, Judith Butler lucidly enumerates the obstacles nonviolence faces in a time when it is sorely needed.

THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK

Author Craig Fehrman stacks up books penned by presidents

Kate Tuttle talks to Craig Fehrman, author of "Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote."

BIBLIOPHILES

Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo prefers poetry to plot

Amy Sutherland talks books with Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning author of "Girl, Woman, Other."

BOOK REVIEW

Jenny Offill’s irresistible new novel ‘Weather’ is tiny in size and immense in scope.

Priscilla Gilman reviews the latest novel from the author of "Department of Speculation."

NEW ENGLAND LITERARY NEWS

Sublime ‘Reconstructions’; cinema ‘For Kids of All Ages’; and a mischievous critter comes to dinner

Nina MacLaughlin rounds up the latest news, events, readings, and releases from around the New England literary scene.

THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK

For Zach Norris, a focus on fostering a community of care

Kate Tuttle talks to “We Keep Us Safe" author Zach Norris, who reads at Brookline Booksmith on Wednesday.