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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

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This week, the two books I’m especially interested in are “Avid Reader,
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and “The Face of Britain,” the new book by Simon Schama, produced in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery of London
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THE FACE OF BRITAIN: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits, by Simon Schama. (Oxford University, $39.95.) This splendid book is the print companion to a BBC series hosted by the eminently readable historian and art critic.
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SLEEPING ON JUPITER, by Anuradha Roy. (Graywolf, paper, $16.) This book was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize last year,
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