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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Chaïm Soutine: the Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris/Musée national d'art moderne-Centre de création industrielleChaïm Soutine: Bellboy, circa 1925Bellboy (circa 1925) is positioned center stage in “Soutine’s Portraits: Cooks, Waiters Bellboys,” currently on view...

John Banville’s “Mrs. Osmond” and the Impossibility of Imitating Henry James

Like James, whom he has cited as a serious influence, Banville is most famous as a stylist. His best fiction—“The Book of Evidence,” “Ghosts”—is written with an angry,...

Knopf Bets on Another Scandinavian Author

Beginning with its publication of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in 2008, the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group has had great success with Scandinavian thriller authors in...

Guadalajara Book Fair Wraps a Busy Event

The Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) wrapped up its nine-day run on December 3 and attendance was even with 2016, holding steady at 815,000 people. The event includes two...

A Hero in His Own Words

No Room for Small Dreams: Courage, Imagination, and the Making of Modern Israel Shimon Peres; drawing by Siegfried WoldhekArnaldo Momigliano, the great historian of late antiquity, once said: “When I...

‘My Only Friend Is My Conscience’: Face to Face With El Salvador’s Cold Killer

Susan Meiselas/Magnum PhotosSoldiers searching bus passengers along the Northern Highway, El Salvador, 1980Between errands and a family dinner one Sunday in October 2015, Professor Angelina Godoy hurried to her...

After ‘The Dust’ Settled (shelftalker)

At the center of La Belle Sauvage, the first book in Philip Pullman’s new trilogy, is a quest to reach sanctuary amidst many perils. For any new book the...

What’s Cooking at Book Larder?

When Lara Hamilton opened Book Larder in 2011, she gave Seattle its first culinary bookstore. The Larder, in the city’s Fremont neighborhood, also has a kitchen and demo space,...

iBooks Bestsellers: The List Stays ‘Darker’

E.L. James keeps her crown on the iBooks bestseller list this week as Darker stays #1, with David Baldacci's End Game right behind. Lee Child's The Midnight Line is...

Children’s Job Moves: November 2017

Linda Camacho has joined Gallt and Zacker Literary Agency as an agent. She has worked at Penguin Random House, Dorchester, Simon and Schuster, and Writers House, and most recently...

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