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Claudia Hammond’s “Mind Over Money” shows us how to put the lessons of behavioral economics into practice when we manage our own finances.
As Laurence Bergreen documents in “Casanova,” the famous ladies’ man also rubbed elbows with a Who’s Who of 18th-century Europe.
In “Home and Away,” Karl Ove Knausgaard exchanges letters about soccer (and the rest of life) with the Swedish writer Fredrik Ekelund.
Suggested reading from editors of the Book Review and The Times’s book critics.
The author, most recently, of “Transit” is surprised at writers who treasure books as collectible objects. “I treat my books like I treat my shoes: The more I love them, the shoddier they become.”
In “Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films,” Molly Haskell traces the evolution of the director’s Jewish identity.
In her first novel, “The Strays,” Emily Bitto shows how a young girl is drawn to a seductively damaged family of artists.
In “Idaho,” a debut novel by Emily Ruskovich, a woman seeks the facts about the killing of her husband’s young daughter by his ex-wife.
In “War Against War,” Michael Kazin reminds us that opposition to World War I was deep and widespread.
In “The House of the Dead,” his new history of Siberia as a prison colony, Daniel Beer shows how the czars planted the seeds of their own destruction.
Aravind Adiga, who won the Booker Prize for “The White Tiger,” has written a cricket novel about two brothers that also sketches a nation in flux.
Pankaj Mishra and Leslie Jamison discuss whether writers can ever truly put aside their own prejudices and interpretations.
David Cesarani’s “Final Solution” and Peter Hayes’s “Why?” offer fresh perspectives on the Holocaust.
Historians say their annotated edition of Hitler’s manifesto has provoked a necessary discussion and sold 85,000 copies one year since publication
Troubled, troublesome narrators star in “Difficult Women,” a collection of stories by Roxane Gay.
The British essayist, novelist and screenwriter’s book and TV series “Ways of Seeing” declared war on traditional ways of thinking about art.
She put liberalism at the center of understanding the ideology of the revolutionary generation.
Eliot A. Cohen, a military historian who worked for President George W. Bush, argues for the use of force in the service of American security.
In “The Secret Life of Fat,” Sylvia Tara argues that it’s not as dangerous as we’ve been told.
Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” sugarcoats nothing. The stuff kills.