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3:54pm

Fri February 15, 2013
Book Reviews

Tales Of Transformation Make 'Vampires In The Lemon Grove' A Stunner

Originally published on Fri February 15, 2013 5:54 pm

In one of the eight stories in Karen Russell's new collection, a group of dead presidents has been reincarnated as horses. Rutherford B. Hayes, a skewbald pinto, frantically licks the palm of a girl in a secret code that he's worked out, revealing his true identity and asking her to alert the authorities. "Ha-ha!" the girl laughs. "That tickles."

I know, you're probably thinking: "Dead presidents reincarnated as horses? Oh, come on, Meg, that sounds like the plot of so many short stories."

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6:24am

Fri February 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: DOJ Approves Penguin, Random House Merger

Originally published on Tue February 19, 2013 11:26 am

Books from the Penguin publishing company are displayed in a book store in London.
Leon Neal AFP/Getty Images

6:05am

Thu February 14, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: LBJ And Lady Bird Johnson's Love Letters Go Public

Originally published on Thu February 14, 2013 8:02 am

Lady Bird Johnson and President Lyndon Johnson at an election rally in 1964.
Terry Fincher Getty Images

5:45am

Wed February 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Disgraced 'New Yorker' Author Talks Plagiarism — For A $20,000 Fee

Originally published on Wed February 13, 2013 8:33 am

Jonah Lehrer attends a panel discussion for the World Science Festival in 2008.
Thos Robinson Getty Images

6:23am

Tue February 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Anger Over 'Superman' Author Who Condemns Homosexuality

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 8:06 am

An image from the cover of the first issue of Superman.
DC Comics AP
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