Books of The Times: In ‘Becoming,’ Michelle Obama Mostly Opts for Empowerment Over Politics

The former first lady’s memoir is mostly about her childhood in Chicago, her marriage and her time in the White House, but she leaves room for some unequivocal criticism of President Trump.
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Books of The Times: How ‘America First’ and ‘American Dream’ Went From Hazy Sentiments to Loaded Clichés

In “Behold, America,” Sarah Churchwell writes about the long and complicated history of two potent political phrases.
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Books of The Times: ‘Chalk: The Art and Erasure of Cy Twombly’ Hunts for Big — and Elusive — Game

Joshua Rivkin allows that his book about the fiercely private Twombly is something “stranger and more personal” than a conventional biography.
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Books of The Times: The Wheels Come Off an American Journey in Jonathan Lethem’s ‘The Feral Detective’

In Lethem’s 11th novel, a wisecracking woman goes in search of her friend’s missing daughter — and elusive truths about her country.
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Books of The Times: A Life of Nietzsche Turns the Spotlight on an Idol Long Misunderstood

In “I Am Dynamite!,” by Sue Prideaux, the philosopher steps out of the mists of obfuscation and rumor, vividly evoked as a thinker and a man.
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Books of The Times: The Revival of the Great Lucia Berlin Continues Apace

“Evening in Paradise,” a book of short stories by Berlin, who died in 2014, has just been published, as well as a fragmentary memoir, “Welcome Home.”
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Jerry Seinfeld on Louis C.K., Roseanne and Tense Times in Comedy

Analytical as ever, the comic has strong opinions about disgraced peers like Cosby. He says the audience is always right (even about his #MeToo joke).
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Books of The Times: In Two New Books, Unhappy Conservatives Ask: What Now?

In “The Corrosion of Conservatism,” lifelong Republican Max Boot says the party needs to be “burned to the ground.” In “Them,” Sen. Ben Sasse says the country’s problems go “deeper” than politics.
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Books of The Times: In New Volume of Sylvia Plath’s Letters, a Marriage Falters and Masks Fall Away

In this correspondence, written between 1956 and 1963, ending a week before Plath’s death, at 30, we see goals triumphantly and tragically fulfilled.
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Books of The Times: ‘Nine Pints’ Is a Brisk Biography of Blood

To write about blood, the British journalist Rose George covered many thousands of miles in pursuit of the intricacies of the subject.
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4 Times Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton Were Totally Twinning

The Duchess of Sussex and the Duchess of Cambridge are taking style cues from each other. Check out the royal sisters-in-law matching fashion moments!
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11 Times Kim Kardashian Stepped Up Her Style Game in 2018

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Books of The Times: A Big New Biography Treats Frederick Douglass as Man, Not Myth

David W. Blight’s “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” is an ambitious and empathetic biography of a major American life.
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Books of The Times: A Novel That Roiled India Is Now Translated Into English

In Perumal Murugan’s “One Part Woman,” a religious festival allows childless women to sleep with men other than their husbands, in the hope of becoming pregnant.
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Messi won’t be a leader for as long as he goes to the toilet 20 times before a game – Maradona

Lionel Messi is not a leader, according to Diego Maradona, with the Barcelona and Argentina talisman accused of “going to the bathroom 20 times before a game”. At 31 years of age and having spent more than a decade as an elite performer in the global game, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is accustomed to shouldering pressure and expectation. Maradona believes Messi is the wrong choice for Argentina as, while he is unquestionably their best player, he lacks the personal skills required to inspire those around him.

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Books of The Times: In ‘Godsend,’ an Idealistic Young Woman Gets Tangled Up in Trouble in Afghanistan

Our critic calls John Wray’s new novel, which is loosely based on the story of the “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh, “a significant literary performance.”
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Books of The Times: Tana French Is at Her Suspenseful Best in ‘The Witch Elm’

In French’s new novel, a young man struggles to make sense of his own memory and identity after barely surviving an attack.
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Books of The Times: Joe Ide Adds More Breathless Action to the Mix in ‘Wrecked’

In the third novel in Ide’s IQ series, the detective Isaiah Quintabe is entangled in a case involving a missing woman and a menacing group of ex-Abu Ghraib military personnel.
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Books of The Times: A Visual Memoir Asks What It Means for Germany to Reckon With Its Past

Nora Krug’s “Belonging” is about the author’s attempt to trace the stubborn silences in German life and her own family’s role during World War II.
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Books of The Times: Michael Lewis Makes a Story About Government Infrastructure Exciting

In “The Fifth Risk,” Lewis enumerates grave dangers resulting from the incompetent transition to a new White House administration.
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Books of The Times: A Cool Head and Warm Affections in Lionel Trilling’s Letters

“Life in Culture,” edited by Adam Kirsch, collects correspondence by the regal American literary and social critic.
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Dancing Through a Family’s Dark Times

To cope with addiction and other illnesses in her family, a caregiver turns to ballet, jazz and tap dancing.
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Books of The Times: ‘Ninth Street Women’ Shines a Welcome New Light on New York’s Postwar Art Scene

Mary Gabriel moves from exalted art criticism to the seamiest gossip in her gratifying and generous group portrait of Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell and Helen Frankenthaler.
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Books of The Times: Deborah Eisenberg Returns With Tart and Spiky Stories in ‘Your Duck Is My Duck’

Eisenberg’s latest stories are about emerging from isolation and complacency, and larger questions of what it means to live an ethical life.
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Books of The Times: ‘Crudo’ Is a Novel With a Real-Life Novelist in Thin Disguise

Olivia Laing’s first novel features a protagonist who bears a strong resemblance to the writer and performance artist Kathy Acker.
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Camera della Moda Responds to New York Times Article

MILAN – A “saddened and concerned” Camera della Moda has responded to The New York Times article on “shadow workers” in Italy, which claims “thousands of low-paid home workers create luxury garments without contracts or insurance.”
”As the acclaimed writer, Edoardo Nesi acknowledges in his award-winning book, ‘Story of My People,’ published in 2013, the Italian supply chain has been under attack for a long time,” the group said in an official statement. “CNMI and its members are committed to working toward making the Italian supply chain resilient, fair and humane on every front. It is a complex process and it takes time; there are no easy solutions, but we are working together through our established Working Group on Social Sustainability and have already achieved substantive gains. We continue to implement solutions using our evidence-base and by working collaboratively.”
At a fashion show here, Carlo Capasa, president of the association, told WWD that this progress was overlooked by Times.
“For example, the NYT article uses statistics on homeworkers that date back to 1973,” read the statement. “The only recent statistics cited are from Tania Toffanin, the author of ‘Fabbriche Invisibili’ who estimated that ‘currently there are 2,000 to 4,000 irregular homeworkers in apparel production.’ Setting this in the context of

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Books of The Times: Living the American Dream — in Hiding

In “Dear America,” Jose Antonio Vargas writes about the precarious life he has built in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.
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Books of The Times: Blackmail, Murder and Other Bad Behavior Abounds in Robert Galbraith’s ‘Lethal White’

In the fourth book by Galbraith (also known as J.K. Rowling) featuring the detective Cormoran Strike, the mystery revolves around a well-connected, once-rich, greedy and backstabbing family.
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Books of The Times: At the Close of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s ‘My Struggle,’ a Magician Loses His Touch

Vital writing and interesting ideas are buried in this endurance test of a novel, which includes a 400-page section about Hitler in addition to Knausgaard’s usual autobiographical musings.
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21 Times the Ladies of Game of Thrones Conquered Red Carpet Fashion

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Books of The Times: In ‘Transcription,’ Kate Atkinson Delivers a Story of Wartime Espionage

Set in 1940 and 1950, Atkinson’s latest novel is about a young typist plucked from virtually nowhere and taken into the world of spies.
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The key 62-day target for treatment to start has not been hit since December 2015 in England.
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Books of The Times: Whose Votes Really Count?

In “One Person, No Vote,” Carol Anderson argues that Republican legislatures and governors have systematically blocked minority voters at the polls.
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Books of The Times: As the News Cycle Lurches, Jill Lepore Offers a Long, Steady View of American History

In the elegant, readable and sobering “These Truths,” Lepore starts with Columbus’s arrival and wends her way through the next five centuries.
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Books of The Times: ‘Essential Essays’ Show Adrienne Rich’s Vulnerable, Conflicted Sides

This collection brings together a sampling of the poet’s influential criticism, personal accounts and public statements.
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Books of The Times: In ‘Fear,’ Bob Woodward Pulls Back the Curtain on President Trump’s ‘Crazytown’

Woodward’s latest look inside a White House offers details of an administration in chaos.
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Nash: ‘I probably should have shot the ball 20 times a game’

One of history’s best passers also possessed an elite jumper. So, what if Hall of Famer and two-time MVP Steve Nash had flipped his pass-first, shoot-last mindset?
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Books of The Times: An Epic From Iceland, Complete With Unicorns, Angels and a Stamp-Collecting Werewolf

Sjon’s “CoDex 1962” is a romance, a crime novel and a science fiction story — for starters.
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Books of The Times: John Kerry Recounts a Life Full of Incident (and a Few Regrets) in ‘Every Day Is Extra’

The five-term senator’s memoir covers his privileged upbringing, his service in Vietnam and his long life in politics.
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Dog Friends Rescued from ‘Bad Situation’ Insist on Cuddling at All Times

Charity and Suzy Q have been through a lot — but at least they have each other.

Pit bull mix Charity and Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua mix Suzy Q were recently seized from their former owner, along with two other dogs, and brought to Mississippi’s Jackson County Animal Shelter, where they quickly caught the eye of adoption coordinator Maridee Bond Mallette.

“Every time I pass, they’re always laying together in some new, adorable position,” she tells PEOPLE of the bonded pair.

Charity and Suzy Q were brought into the shelter in sorry shape. Mallette said both dogs arrived from a “bad situation” dirty, skinny, infested with fleas and battling demodex — a parasite that lives in the hair follicles and causes hair loss. Charity is almost completely bald.

After coming from all this negativity, it seems Charity and Suzy Q have found one positive: they’re together.

And things are only getting better. Staff at Jackson County Animal Shelter, which serves the county and its surrounding cities, have bathed the dogs, trimmed their nails and provided them with the care they desperately need. The canine companions will soon be on their way to Third Coast Rescue, where they will be able to receive even more attention and work on finding a forever home.

Since this pair is obviously bonded, Jackson County Animal Shelter and Third Coast Rescue want the dogs to eventually be adopted together. Before the buddies move to a new home, they will be fully vetted by the rescue and placed in a foster home to heal and grow their hair back.

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Books of The Times: ‘The Personality Brokers’ Conjures the Mother and Daughter Who Helped Us Think of Ourselves as Types

Merve Emre’s book tells the story of the creators of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which became a widespread tool for personnel management, self-help and more.
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Books of The Times: He Was a Prominent Holocaust Survivor. But His Story Was a Hoax.

In “The Impostor,” Javier Cercas writes about Enric Marco to understand why he lied, why he was believed and to investigate his own queasy feelings of kinship.
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Sarah Palin Pays Tribute to ‘Friend’ John McCain: ‘I Will Remember the Good Times’

Sarah Palin is remembering Sen. John McCain after her former running mate died of brain cancer at the age of 81 on Saturday.

Sen. McCain and Palin, once the governor of Alaska, ran as a ticket in the 2008 presidential election.

Palin, 54, wrote on Twitter Saturday, “Today we lost an American original. Sen. John McCain was a maverick and a fighter, never afraid to stand for his beliefs. John never took the easy path in life — and through sacrifice and suffering he inspired others to serve something greater than self.”

She continued, “John McCain was my friend. I will remember the good times. My family and I send prayers for Cindy and the McCain family.”

She also wrote on Instagram, “Heartfelt condolences. God, please provide peace to Sen. McCain’s family at this time. To all who honor him and his service: we share sorrowful feelings tonight, but remain thankful for Sen. McCain and all our vets and active service members who serve something greater than self. God bless the McCains.”

Palin previously spoke out on Friday when McCain’s family announced his decision to discontinue treatment for his stage-four cancer.

“Prayers for Sen. McCain and his family at this most trying time,” she wrote on Instagram. “May comfort and peace envelop them. May my friend sense appreciation for his inspiration to serve something greater than self.”

In recent months, Sen. McCain expressed regret about selecting Palin as his vice presidential candidate in his book, The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and other Appreciations, and in an HBO documentary.

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He said that not choosing his friend and former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) as his running mate was “another mistake that I made” during the election, which President Barack Obama won, though he offered praise for Palin’s work on the campaign.

Palin told The Daily Mail in May, “That’s not what Sen. McCain has told me all these years.”

She added, “I attribute a lot of what we’re hearing and reading regarding McCain’s statements to his ghostwriter or ghostwriters.”

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Tributes for Sen. McCain, the former POW and longtime Republic politician, also came from McCain’s family members.

His wife Cindy McCain, 64, wrote, “My heart is broken. I am so lucky to have lived the adventure of loving this incredible man for 38 years. He passed the way he lived, on his own terms, surrounded by the people he loved, in the place he loved best.”

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His daughter Meghan McCain, 33, said, “In the thirty-three years we shared together, he raised me, taught me, corrected me, comforted me, encouraged me, and supported me in all things,” she wrote in part. “He taught me how to live. His love and his care, ever present, always unfailing, took me from a girl to a woman — and he showed me what it is to be a man.”

Funeral arrangements for Sen. McCain are underway.
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Books of The Times: How the ‘Temp’ Economy Became the New Normal

Louis Hyman’s history describes the corporate forces that during the 20th century led to a gig economy of expendable and precarious labor.
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Books of The Times: Bill Cunningham, Style Maven, Leaves Behind a Memoir and It’s ‘a Real Dilly’

In his posthumous book, “Fashion Climbing,” the Times’s onetime fashion and society photographer recalls his younger days as a hat maker and man about town.
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7 Times Jennifer Lopez Wore a Super-Sexy Outfit to the MTV VMA Awards

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Books of The Times: Expressing Complicated Love for Lauryn Hill as an Iconic Album Turns 20

In “She Begat This: 20 Years of ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,’” Joan Morgan makes a case for Hill’s artistic and historical importance while also paying attention to the stickier parts of the star’s career.
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Books of The Times: Fables Leap Back and Forth Through Time in ‘Flights’

Olga Tokarczuk’s novel, the winner of this year’s International Man Booker Prize, is full of bizarre and harrowing stories that blend fiction and fact.
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Books of The Times: A Case for the New Jazz Sound That Will Inspire Playlists

In “Playing Changes,” Nate Chinen argues that we’re living in a brilliant new phase of jazz, and offers an annotated guide to his favorite performers.
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Tesla’s Board Has Met Several Times to Discuss Going-Private Proposal

Tesla’s board has met several times over the past week to discuss Elon Musk’s proposal to take the company private in what would be the biggest buyout in history.
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Books of The Times: ‘Crashed’ Connects the Dots From 2008 Crisis to Trump, Brexit and More

Adam Tooze shows how the financial crisis radiated outward, shaping not only the new economic order but the ensuing political free-for-all.
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Books of The Times: David Quammen Turns Tough Science Into Page-Turning Pleasure

In “The Tangled Tree,” Quammen tells the story of a groundbreaking idea in biology, and of the scientists who discovered and explained it.
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Books of The Times: David Quammen Turns Tough Science Into Page-Turning Pleasure

In “The Tangled Tree,” Quammen tells the story of a groundbreaking idea in biology, and of the scientists who discovered and explained it.
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Books of The Times: An Award-Winning Biographer’s Latest Subject: Herself

Claire Tomalin, the acclaimed biographer of Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and others, recounts her own rich story in “A Life of My Own.”
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Books of The Times: A Syrian Refugee Lands in Ireland in ‘From a Low and Quiet Sea’

In Donal Ryan’s new novel, recently longlisted for the Booker Prize, a Syrian doctor settles in Ireland, where his life intersects with two other shattered men.
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Books of The Times: A Poet Laureate Sends News From the End of Life

Donald Hall died last month at 89, and his recently published memoir, “A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety,” is “up there with the best things he did.”
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Books of The Times: ‘Dopesick’ Traces the Opioid Crisis, From Beginning to Blow Up

Beth Macy’s new book provides an on-the-ground look at how addiction to OxyContin and other painkillers became a national state of emergency.
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Books of The Times: Beauty, Bad Temper and Scandal in a Riveting Look at Princess Margaret

In “Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret,” Craig Brown ignores all the starchy obligations of biography and adopts a form of his own to ensnare the reader.
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Books of The Times: ‘Convenience Store Woman’ Casts a Fluorescent Spell

In Sayaka Murata’s small, elegant and deadpan novel, a woman keeps herself at a remove from society while working for many years in a dead-end job at a Smile Mart.
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15 Times Chloe Kim Proved She’s the Coolest & Most Down to Earth Olympian

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All the Times Fast Food Brands Clapped Back at Their Haters on Twitter

Oooh, burn!

In recent years, Twitter has become a major marketing tool for all brands, but it’s also become a great way for fast food joints to clap back at their haters (and their competition).

While Wendy’s quickly gained a reputation for having the sassiest Twitter on the block, especially because of their ongoing feud with McDonald’s over fresh versus frozen beef, other brands took notice and began dishing out their own snarky tweets in response to customer questions, celebrity news, or other brands’ promotions.

Read on for some of the best zingers from the fast food giants.

Taco Bell

While Taco Bell doesn’t typically engage in social media fights, the brand has had a few standout moments from their own Twitter account, including their correction of a grammar error in one of White Castle’s tweets to Chrissy Teigen. The taco joint also fired back at Old Spice when the deodorant company accused the fast food chain of false advertising.

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DiGiorno

Frozen pizza company DiGiorno also joined in on the fun, inciting a pizza war with Papa John’s. The frozen pizza chain mocked Papa John’s slogan “Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.” when they tweeted a declining graph meant to represent Papa John’s sales above a tweet that read, “Better Pizza. Better Sales.” The company also briefly changed their bio to the new slogan to spite Papa John’s.

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Burger King

Aside from their epic promposal to Wendy’s on a marquee sign outside of one of their restaurants, Burger King has also thrown shade at the company on social media. First, the chain used social media to promote their spicy chicken nuggets, a menu item that Wendy’s had previously discontinued, leaving the Twitter-verse in an outrage. The brand found people’s old tweets asking where Wendy’s spicy nuggets went and used them as advertising for their own spicy nugget addition to their menu.

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Then, Burger King promoted a 5 for $ 4 deal just days after Wendy’s announced their 4 for $ 4 deal. Even though they didn’t mention the square-burger chain in their tweet directly, Twitter users were quick to notice the shade in their tweet which read, “Because 5 is better than 4.”

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However, Wendy’s never goes down without a fight, so when a Twitter user, who has since switched their account to private, asked what Wendy’s had in response to the deal, they responded with two simple words: “edible food.”

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Wendy’s

Of course, Wendy’s has the longest history of roasting people on Twitter, including their iconic tweet suggesting that asking to be directed to the nearest McDonald’s is essentially the same as asking to be directed to a garbage can.

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The company also recently called out pro-golfer Tiger Woods when he flubbed his first hole at the 2018 U.S. Open, scoring an unimpressive triple bogey. “Tiger, next time you’re going to get a triple…” the brand tweeted beneath a photo of their triple cheeseburger.

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Scroll through to see some of our other favorite clap-back tweets from Wendy’s.

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Books of The Times: In ‘Jell-O Girls,’ a Dark Family History Behind a Candy-Colored Dessert

In this surprising and mesmerizing book, Allie Rowbottom, a descendant of the Jell-O fortune, weaves together memoir and the story of the classic American brand.
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Mamma Mia an ‘antidote to times we live in’

Ten years after unexpectedly making cinema history, Mamma Mia is back with a prequel that looks like it could be both as camp and successful as the first time around.
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Books of The Times: Can a List of Someone’s Stuff Double as Literature?

Thomas Clerc’s “Interior” is a tour of all the objects in the experimental writer’s 50-square-meter Paris apartment.
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Books of The Times: A Parody of Smut — and of Voltaire — Turns 60

“Candy,” the satirical sex novel by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg now available in a new anniversary edition, wages guerrilla war on prudery.
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Saks Backs New York Times, Sacai ‘Truth’ Capsule With Window

The New York Times is getting bit more fashionable.
With a small collaboration with Sacai, which created for fall a T-shirt and hoodie featuring the paper’s “Truth” campaign that rolled out last year after the President Trump-led advent of public figures labeling any unfriendly news story “fake news,” the Times’ mission is getting its own window display at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Although the small collection gives Saks the opportunity to participate in the trendy “drop” concept by releasing a capsule along with the window reveal, Yumi Shin, general merchandising manager of Saks, said there was a little more to wanting the collaboration.
“We felt Saks is an iconic New York department store and The New York Times is an iconic New York publisher and we wanted to get behind the capsule,” Shin said. “We feel that Sacai is such a creative brand and is super authentic in its approach and the message is very relevant today, so we wanted to support it.”
Steve Mayne, executive director of commerce at the Times, said the paper was “thrilled” to work with Sacai, which includes a licensing agreement, not least because it “was an excellent opportunity to amplify the message” of the Truth campaign.
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Books of The Times: How Conservatives Bet Big on Wisconsin and Won

In “The Fall of Wisconsin,” Dan Kaufman shows how the Tea Party’s philosophy has triumphed in a state long known for its progressive traditions.
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12 Times Hailey Baldwin Gave Us Total Bride Vibes

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Books of The Times: Can Handiwork Save Your Soul? A Quiet Novel Suggests It Can

Daniel Gumbiner’s debut, “The Boatbuilder,” features an opioid addict who discovers the pleasures of physical labor.
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Books of The Times: Struggling to Love, Work and Do the Right Thing in Putin’s Russia

In Keith Gessen’s new novel, “A Terrible Country,” a man in New York returns to his hometown of Moscow to care for his grandmother and gets entangled with political activists.
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Books of The Times: When It Comes to Politics, Be Afraid. But Not Too Afraid.

In “The Monarchy of Fear,” the philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum writes against a tradition of philosophical and political thinking that minimizes emotions.
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Books of The Times: Toxic History, Poisoned Water: The Story of Flint

Anna Clark’s “The Poisoned City” and Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What the Eyes Don’t See” view the water crisis in Flint, Mich., from different angles.
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Books of The Times: A Sleeping Beauty Hopes Hibernation Is the Answer to All Life’s Problems

The narrator of Ottessa Moshfegh’s “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” hopes that a lot of self-induced sleep will help her “reappear in some new form.”
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Offbeat at All Times, Parker Posey Finds a New Venue: Her Memoir

In her new book, “You’re on an Airplane,” actress Parker Posey examines her past from 35,000 feet.
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Deprived areas ‘have five times more fast food outlets’

Local authorities should restrict planning applications for fast food outlets, Public Health England says.
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Books of The Times: Going for Broke, the Middle Class Goes Broke

“Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America,” by Alissa Quart, is a timely book about the increasing number of people who feel profound economic vulnerability.
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Books of The Times: What the Living Can Learn by Looking Death Straight in the Eye

In “Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them),” Sallie Tisdale writes about what she’s learned from spending time with the dying.
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Books of The Times: Stepping Out of Character and Starting a New Story

Deborah Levy’s new memoir, “The Cost of Living,” is about how she changed her life near 50 and learned that “the writing life is mostly about stamina.”
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Books of The Times: Seeing the Art World Through Personal and Political Lenses

Nell Painter’s “Old in Art School” and Aruna D’Souza’s “Whitewalling” bring new energy and insight to questions that have long preoccupied the art world.
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Books of The Times: Sonnets That Reckon With Donald Trump’s America

In “American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin,” Terrance Hayes expresses ambivalence and grief for his country.
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Books of The Times: Pedaling Uphill, on a Bike and in a Marriage

In Joe Mungo Reed’s debut novel, “We Begin Our Ascent,” a cyclist competing in the Tour de France gets wrapped up in the complicated costs of possible victory.
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Books of The Times: A Community Cracked Open by Fracking

Eliza Griswold’s “Amity and Prosperity” follows a single mother’s fight against the impact of fracking in her Pennsylvania county.
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Books of The Times: Far From the Shore, a Happy Couple Takes a Turn for the Worse

“Something in the Water” is a chilly thriller by Catherine Steadman, who played Mabel Lane Fox on “Downton Abbey.”
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Books of The Times: The Cry of the Centrist: In ‘Tailspin,’ Steven Brill Bemoans a Polarized America

“Is the world’s greatest democracy and economy broken?” Brill asks in a presumably reassuring passage. “Not compared to the Civil War years, or to the early 1930s.”
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23 Times the Cast of Queer Eye Proved They Are Best Friends in Real Life

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Books of The Times: A Master Storyteller From 19th-Century Brazil, Heir to the Greats and Entirely Sui Generis

“The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis” traces the arc of an influential career that grew increasingly cerebral and surreal as it progressed.
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Lee Pace Came Out Seven Times a Week. Then He Came Out for Real.

It’s 2018 and we still don’t know what being out and gay will do to an actor’s career.
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Books of The Times: ‘There There’ is an Energetic Revelation of a Corner of American Life

Tommy Orange’s debut novel follows 12 Native American characters toward a fateful powwow in Oakland, Calif.
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8 Times CFDA Honoree Kim Kardashian Stepped Up Her Style Game in 2018

ESC: Kim KardashianKim Kardashian is making 2018 a year to remember.
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Books of The Times: Bill Clinton and James Patterson Team Up to Imagine a True Fantasy: Sane Politics

In “The President Is Missing,” a take-charge leader goes AWOL in an attempt to stop a computer virus from bringing the United States to a standstill.
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Chris Hemsworth’s Best Shirtless Moments Including a Few From His New Movie Bad Times at the El Royale

Chris Hemsworth, Bad Times at the El RoyaleChris Hemsworth is a talented actor, but this post is not about his amazing acting skills. No, this is a post dedicated to his abs, so prepare yourself!
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Books of The Times: A Portrait of Weegee That Captures the Man and the Myth in Full

“Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous,” by Christopher Bonanos, is the biography Weegee deserves: sympathetic and comprehensive, a scrupulous account with just the right touch of irreverence.
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Books of The Times: In 1973, an Arsonist Killed 32 People at a Gay Club. Why Has History Shrugged?

In “Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation,” Robert W. Fieseler reports on an all but forgotten tragedy in New Orleans.
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Books of The Times: In ‘Reporter,’ Seymour Hersh Recounts Leaping Tall Deadlines in Single Bounds

Hersh’s vaunted career in journalism has included exposes of the massacre at My Lai, the torture at Abu Ghraib prison and many more scoops.
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Books of The Times: A Darkly Comic Novel Stares Down a Life of Solitude

In “Mirror, Shoulder, Signal,” the Danish novelist Dorthe Nors continues her intense fascination with aging, and with women who have resisted domestication.
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Books of The Times: With ‘Kudos,’ Rachel Cusk Completes an Exceptional Trilogy

Our critic calls this series of novels, which began with “Outline” and “Transit,” a “stark, modern, adamantine new skyscraper on the literary horizon.”
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Once Upon a Time’s Lana Parrilla Hasn’t Begun Saying Goodbye to Regina Yet

Once Upon a Time, Lana ParrillaThe storybook is about to close on Once Upon a Time once and for all.
After seven seasons of fairy tale remixes and mash-ups, ABC’s long-running drama sings off for good on Friday,…

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Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas on Returning for Once Upon a Time’s Finale: We Were Wondering Why It Took Them So Long

Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, Once Upon a Time Series FinaleGinnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas are saying goodbye to Once Upon a Time all over again.
The former stars of the long-running ABC fantasy series famously walked away from the show one year…

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Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas on Returning for Once Upon a Time’s Finale: We Were Wondering Why It Took Them So Long

Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, Once Upon a Time Series FinaleGinnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas are saying goodbye to Once Upon a Time all over again.
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Books of The Times: In ‘The Restless Wave,’ John McCain Says America Is Still Exceptional

In his latest and likely last book, McCain expresses concern about the state of the union, but generally stops short of calling out President Trump.
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BAFTA stars back Time’s Up campaign

The issues of inequality and sexual harassment have been brought to the fore this awards season following the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
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Books of The Times: A Strait-Laced Writer Explores Psychedelics, and Leaves the Door of Perception Ajar

In “How to Change Your Mind,” Michael Pollan writes about the history, science and lessons of LSD and other psychedelic substances.
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Just like old times: Tiger comes alive at TPC

Tiger Woods ended his Friday on the precipice of the cut line and ended his Saturday on the brink of the leaderboard at The Players Championship.

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Books of The Times: Once Viewed as a Savior of Children, Hans Asperger Is Now Called a Nazi Collaborator

In “Asperger’s Children,” Edith Sheffer tells the story of how a doctor once praised as an ally in the autism community has come to be judged for his complicity in the Third Reich.
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Books of The Times: With ‘Spring,’ Karl Ove Knausgaard’s Latest Project Comes Into Focus

In the third of four books addressed to his youngest daughter, Knausgaard returns to form, and to ruthlessness, writing to fight a familial legacy of alienation from the world.
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Books of The Times: A Mother Keeps Wartime Secrets in Michael Ondaatje’s New Novel

In “Warlight,” a man and his eccentric friends look after two teenagers in London after the children’s parents leave home for mysterious reasons.
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Books of The Times: ‘Barracoon’ and ‘Slave Old Man’ Approach the Trauma of Slavery With Care and Kinship

Patrick Chamoiseau and Zora Neale Hurston tell, in very different ways, the stories of Africans captured and sold into slavery in the New World.
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7 Times Celebrities Combined Religion and Fashion

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No question may be more relevant at the 2018 Met Gala. When the theme–“Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”–was first announced, there…

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Coty USA Leases 30 Times Square

Coty USA has signed a lease for a 10,040-square-foot retail space at 30 Times Square, which also has the address, 719 Seventh Avenue. The new building, which sits on a development site, was designed for a flagship and features 5,800 square feet of LED signage.
Reportedly, Coty is considering using the space for a flagship for Cover Girl, which in October announced the “biggest reinvention in the brand’s 60-year history.” The multifaceted transformation designed to touch all aspects of Cover Girl, includes packaging and product design; store experience; tag line, “I Am What I Make Up”; logo, and look, tone and feel across all communications. The changes, which began rolling out at the end of 2017, are continuing in 2018.
Coty could not be reached for comment.
Brett Herschenfeld, managing director and head of retail leasing at SL Green, who represented the landlord of 30 Times Square, said the neighborhood continues to attract new tenants. Case in point: Line Friends, the South Korean brand that sells products based on its sticker characters for mobile messenger app Line.
“Levi’s, Sephora and Swarovski recently opened new stores in Times Square,” he said. “People have this idea that retail is suffering, but Times Square continues to thrive and do

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Books of The Times: In ‘The Moralist,’ Woodrow Wilson and the Hazards of Idealism

Patricia O’Toole’s book about the 28th president examines his long-lasting effect on American foreign policy and his complicated relationship with racial politics.
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Books of The Times: To Make Someone Be or Not to Make Someone Be

In her philosophical new novel, “Motherhood,” Sheila Heti ponders questions about the lack of desire to have children and the demands of art.
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Books of The Times: A True-Crime Mystery From the 1950s, Fueled by Racism and Corruption

Gilbert King’s “Beneath a Ruthless Sun” recounts the tangled case that ensued after the wife of a Florida citrus baron said she was raped.
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Books of The Times: In a Raft of New Books, Motherhood From (Almost) Every Angle

Jacqueline Rose’s “Mothers,” one of many new books about the subject, is a sort of Rosetta Stone that examines the particular mix of fascination and dread that mothers engender.
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Books of The Times: Rachel Kushner’s ‘The Mars Room’ Offers Big Ideas in Close Quarters

Kushner’s gritty and persuasive book about a woman sentenced to life in prison recalls works by Mary Gaitskill, Denis Johnson and Charles Bukowski.
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Books of The Times: Jake Tapper’s ‘Hellfire Club’ Takes Us Back to McCarthy-Era America

The first novel by the CNN anchor is about a new congressman with secrets, and it includes a parade of high-profile political cameos.
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Books of The Times: In ‘God Save Texas,’ Lawrence Wright Ranges Far and Wide

The author of “The Looming Tower” and “Going Clear” captures the Lone Star State in all its shame and glory.
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Books of The Times: After Disaster, Japan Seals Itself Off From the World in ‘The Emissary’

Yoko Tawada’s new novel imagines a time in which language starts to vanish and the elderly care for weakened children.
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Books of The Times: Scorching, Sophisticated New Work From Two of America’s Leading Poets

“Wade in the Water” is the latest collection by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith, while the prolific and acclaimed Kevin Young returns with “Brown.”
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5 Times It’s OK To Say ‘No’ To Being A Bridesmaid (And How To Do It)

If you’re not entirely sure you’re ready to commit to the bridal party obligations, you can, in fact, politely decline.
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Cannes Lineup Reflects Troubled Times

SIGN OF THE TIMES: “The world will never be the same — and the Cannes Film Festival will never be the same,” said Thierry Frémaux, artistic director of the event, referring to the “storm” that has swept through the industry ever since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke last October.
Frémaux was speaking at the presentation of the Official Selection lineup for the 71st edition of the festival, held on Thursday at the UGC Normandie cinema on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris. The lineup eschews star vehicles in favor of art-house offerings that tackle topics such as racism and religion.
The festival this year will open nine days earlier — on May 8 — and for the first time will wrap on a Saturday, May 19, the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding.
Amidst the industry’s ongoing efforts to address gender inequality, organizers hope to send a message of love, starting with the choice of this year’s festival poster. It depicts a scene from Jean-Luc Godard’s 1965 classic “Pierrot le Fou” with the movie’s leads — Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina — leaning out of two adjacent parked cars and locked in an embrace.
The poster also subtly nods to

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Books of The Times: Alex Wagner Digs Into Her Family’s Past in ‘Futureface’

The TV news host Wagner, the only child of a Burmese mother and a white American father, combines memoir and journalism to trace where she came from and who she is.
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Books of The Times: Barbara Ehrenreich Urges Us to Accept, Accept the Dying of the Light

In “Natural States,” Ehrenreich assails the American conflation of health with virtue and offers charming contrarian thoughts about the wellness movement.
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All the Times Ryan Reynolds And Blake Lively Roasted Each Other

Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, hairA couple that trolls together stays together, right? At least that’s how Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds seem to be keeping the magic alive.
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Books of The Times: ‘Berenice Abbott’ Captures a Large and Star-Studded Life

Julia Van Haaften’s biography is about the pioneering photographer who memorably shot the New York skyline and made sensitive portraits of James Joyce and many others.
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Books of The Times: ‘Inseparable’ Finds Pride, Indignity and Irony in the Lives of Siamese Twins Chang and Eng

Yunte Huang’s history of Chang and Eng Bunker follows the brothers from their childhood in Siam to their servitude in America to their eventual support of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
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Books of The Times: ‘Two Sisters,’ About Teenage Girls Who Left Norway to Fight With ISIS

Asne Seierstad’s new book is about sisters who went to Syria without telling a soul, and their father’s attempt to get them back.
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Books of The Times: Leslie Jamison’s Memoir Finds Its Footing in Sobriety

“The Recovering” is about romanticizing the “unhinged sparks of luminous chaos” in artists’ lives, and then learning not to do that.
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Books of The Times: Geoff Dyer Takes to the Streets With Garry Winogrand

In “The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand,” Dyer’s essays accompany 100 photographs that capture the fallout from the midcentury American moment.
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Books of The Times: In Lorrie Moore’s Nonfiction, the Sounds of an Intellectual Having a Good Time

“See What Can Be Done” collects the acclaimed fiction writer’s book reviews, personal essays, political pieces and ruminations on TV series.
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Books of The Times: A Chinese Revolutionary, Reinventing Himself in American Exile

Lauren Hilgers’s “Patriot Number One” offers a detailed and close-up look at immigration through one man’s experience.
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Books of The Times: In ‘Godsong,’ a New Poem That’s 2,000 Years Old

Amit Majmudar’s verse translation of the Bhagavad Gita offers a ravishing and faithful version of that enigmatic religious text.
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Books of The Times: A New Biography Traces Tiger Woods’s Mythical Rise and Fall

Like a pair of supersleuths, Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian reconstruct the golfer’s life and offer new angles on old stories.
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Books of The Times: In ‘The People vs. Democracy,’ Trump Is Just One Populist Among Many

Yascha Mounk’s new book shows how populist insurgencies can undermine democracy in the long run.
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Books of The Times: Three Views of the Crisis in Women’s Health

Three new books — Maya Dusenbery’s “Doing Harm,” Abby Norman’s “Ask Me About My Uterus” and Michele Lent Hirsch’s “Invisible” — investigate gender bias in medical treatment.
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Books of The Times: In Alan Hollinghurst’s Latest, a Hazy Sex Scandal Looms Over Many Lives

“The Sparsholt Affair” is a slow but impeccable novel that plays out across nearly a century of gay life in England.
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Marvel’s Jessica Jones returns: ‘Well timed for the Time’s Up moment’

Critics say the second season of the Marvel’s show is “well timed for the Time’s Up moment”.
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Books of The Times: A Widower and His Son Find Kindness and Cruelty on the Road in ‘Census’

Jesse Ball’s new novel is about a father and his young son, who has Down syndrome, and the people they meet traveling across the country.
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Books of The Times: In ‘Behemoth,’ Manufacturing Still Looms Large

Joshua B. Freeman traces the rise of the factory and how it became entwined with Enlightenment ideas of progress.
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Books of The Times: A Monster in the Mold of Hannibal Lecter Haunts ‘The Sandman’

In this thriller by Lars Kepler, the pen name of a husband-and-wife team, a man returns home after 13 years missing and offers clues to a serial killer’s crimes.
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Time’s Up Raises $21 Million for Legal Defense Fund to Help Victims of Sexual Harassment

The Time’s Up legal defense fund is already helping victims of sexual harassment.

Two months after the Time’s Up movement launched, the National Women’s Legal Center has started matching victims of sexual harassment with a network of lawyers and public relations professionals provided by the legal defense fund.

“Since Jan. 1, we’ve had over 1,600 people seek assistance,” NWLC President and CEO Fatima Goss Graves tells PEOPLE. “That number is continuing to grow, which tells us that the need is great.”

“People have begun to boldly share their stories and now their boldly beginning to seek assistance,” adds Graves.

To date, over 600 attorneys have joined the network.

“Some attorneys take cases pro bono while others will do it at reduced rates,” says Graves. “Everyone who joins this network has agreed to provide a free consultation. We are continuing to build out and recruit additional attorneys.”

The Time’s Up initiative has raised over $ 21 million for the legal defense fund, which helps victims of sexual harassment protect themselves from sexual misconduct and the fallout from reporting it.

“The donations have come from a real range of donors, more than 20,000 people have given to the fund. People have given from every state in the United States and globally,” says Graves.

More than 20,000 people and groups have donated so far, in sums ranging from $ 5 to $ 2 million.

“It’s critical that we keep the momentum up. We have been really successful in raising so much in such a short period of time and driving attention to the cause,” she says. “The need is so great. We aren’t going to stop.”

Movement starters Meryl StreepReese WitherspoonJennifer Aniston and Shonda Rhimes each donated $ 500,000, while Taylor Swift and Oprah Winfrey chimed in with $ 100,000 each. Natalie Portman, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain and Cate Blanchett continued the donations with $ 50,000 each.

To donate to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, which will provide subsidized legal support to women and men in all industries who have experienced sexual harassment, assault, or abuse in the workplace, visit its GoFundMe page. Learn more about Time’s Up, an organization of women in entertainment combating sexual harassment and inequality, on its website.

More than 300 prominent actresses and female agents, writers, directors, producers and entertainment executives signed an impassioned open letter that officially announced the movement on New Year’s Day.

“The struggle for women to break in, to rise up the ranks and to simply be heard and acknowledged in male-dominated workplaces must end; time’s up on this impenetrable monopoly,” the letter read in the New York Times.


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Books of The Times: Steven Pinker Wants You to Know Humanity Is Doing Fine. Just Don’t Ask About Individual Humans.

In “Enlightenment Now,” the psychologist continues his argument that conditions are improving for the species as a whole.
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Books of The Times: American Blindness, Abroad and at Home

In “Political Tribes,” Amy Chua argues that elite Americans underestimate the power of sectarianism, domestically and internationally.
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Books of The Times: Marilynne Robinson’s Essays Reflect an Eccentric, Exasperating, Profound and Generous Mind

The essays in “What Are We Doing Here?” take aim at orthodoxies on all sides of civic and theological debates.
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Books of The Times: ‘Scarlet A’ Wants Less Shouting About Abortion and More Talking

Katie Watson says that with so much focus on “extraordinary” cases, there is something “unreal” about the American conversation about abortion.
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Books of The Times: First Comes Love, Then Comes What Exactly?

Two new books, Roseann Lake’s “Leftover in China” and Elizabeth Flock’s “The Heart Is a Shifting Sea,” examine how marriage has withstood breakneck economic growth and social change in China and India.
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Books of The Times: Experiments Succeed — and Fail — Spectacularly in Robert Coover’s Lab

“Going for a Beer” collects short fictions by Coover, a pioneering postmodernist who finds a kind of glee in human mess and degradation.
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Books of The Times: In ‘Brotopia,’ Silicon Valley Disrupts Everything but the Boys’ Club

Emily Chang’s book looks at the way male cliques in the tech world use their newfound wealth and power to get whatever it is they had previously been denied — mainly stuff, status and sex.
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Books of The Times: Two Stories Harmonize in Lisa Halliday’s Deft Debut Novel

“Asymmetry” juxtaposes the story of a May-December romance (in which the man closely resembles Philip Roth) with the tragedy of an Iraqi-American family.
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Books of The Times: Mourning With the Help of a Great Dane

In Sigrid Nunez’s charming new novel, “The Friend,” a woman in a small Manhattan apartment inherits a large dog from a man who committed suicide.
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Portman is back with Time’s Up rap on SNL

Natalie Portman has returned to guest host Saturday Night Live for the first time in 12 years, making her much-anticipated rap comeback.
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Books of The Times: A Troubled Dad Takes His Family Into the Wild

In Kristin Hannah’s new novel, “The Great Alone,” a father back from the Vietnam War moves to a tiny Alaskan outpost with his wife and daughter.
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Books of The Times: ‘Rise and Kill First’ Shines Light on Israel’s Hidden Assassinations

Ronen Bergman’s blend of history and investigative reporting is a humane book about a contentious subject.
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Books of The Times: ‘Heart Berries’ Shatters a Pattern of Silence

Terese Marie Mailhot’s memoir is about growing up on an Indian reservation in Canada and her family’s intergenerational trauma.
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Books of The Times: Two Generations on View in Essays by Martin Amis and Zadie Smith

Amis’s “The Rub of Time” and Smith’s “Feel Free” feature pieces about politics, literature, aging and more.
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Books of The Times: Black Lives Matter and the Intrepid Lives That Preceded It

“When They Call You a Terrorist,” a memoir by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors, and “A More Beautiful and Terrible History,” by the historian Jeanne Theoharis, offer insights about the civil rights movement past and present.
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Time’s Up Encourages Stars to Wear White Roses to the 2018 Grammy Awards

Justin Timberlake, 2018 Golden GlobesTime’s Up will continue to empower the world at the 2018 Grammy Awards this Sunday.
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