In turbulent times, culling my book collection gave me the illusion of control. Then the dilemmas began multiplying.

Should I keep the first edition or the fine dust jacket? Deciding what books should stay or go is more art than science. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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In turbulent times, culling my book collection gave me the illusion of control. Then the dilemmas began multiplying.

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Readers have many opinions on how to cull your book collection — and also why you never should

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Turbulent times: Cowley on upheavals in politics and books

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How to watch Jane Goodall discuss 'The Book of Hope' at the L.A. Times Book Club

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L.A. Times Book Prizes and Festival of Books kick off this week. Here's how to watch

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L.A. Times Book Club's next book will be Laila Lalami's 'The Other Americans'

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L.A. Times Book Club’s next book will be Laila Lalami's ‘The Other Americans’

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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads 'The Library Book'

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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads ‘The Library Book’

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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Heyday Books, 'L.A. Times' Partner on Anti-Trump Book

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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

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‘A Book Is a Book’: Europe’s Taxing Dilemma

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L.A. Times Book Prize winners named in a ceremony filled with support for USC valedictorian Asna Tabassum

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