Arts & Entertainment

Recommendations and analysis of the movies, books, music and TV that should be on your radar this week and beyond.

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Books

Excerpt: How to Survive an Owl Attack

The dignified birds are apparently not to be trifled with

Books

A New Memoir Chronicles Life With a Stutter

An interview with John Hendrickson, author of “Life on Delay”

TV

How This “Diff’rent Strokes” Episode Changed TV History

Forty years ago "The Bicycle Man" upended the sitcom's structure and featured a chilling look at pedophilia. It was also really awkward.

Movies

Review: Does M. Night Shyamalan's Latest Thrill?

The suspense is there, but it's missing one of the director's trademark twists