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Many More Uses for Cider

Front Burner “Ciderhouse Cookbook” teaches you how to press some of your own, and how to use it in many dishes. ImageCreditCreditSonny Figueroa/The New York Times Let’s say you have no intention of pressing your own cider. This new book from Jonathan Carr, whose family owned a farm in Ireland …

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James Mirrlees, Whose Tax Model Earned a Nobel, Dies at 82

Politically, he was regarded as a social democrat, but his economic model became a rationale, embraced by many conservatives, for flattening tax rates — leading him to reconcile the two positions by saying that his heart was on the left, but that his head was on the right. Professor Mirrlees …

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Discussion Questions for ‘Earning the Rockies’

Our September pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This,” is Robert D. Kaplan’s “Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America’s Role in the World,” a mix of road trip, memoir, history and political analysis. Become a member of the book club by joining our Facebook …

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