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New early readers feature an antic dancer, wiggy pigs and a girl whose dog hits it big.
A story about a fanatical high school football player meshes with current attention on the sport’s culture and risks.
Judd Apatow recently returned to performing standup comedy: “I don’t really care if anything succeeds anymore; I just like to be in the process of trying.”
If you don’t have kids, you tend to identify with the children in any story.
The fantasy of Satanic abuse at preschools in the 1980s.
Is it possible to study world religions in today’s climate?
An inquiry into the history of the written word.
From his Midwest origins, the young T.S. Eliot moved on to the works that would make his name.
A pair of scholars tease out the central notions that have given rise to the modern age.
An ambitious New Yorker insinuates herself into the old guard in the years before the financial crisis.
A call to consider how far artificial intelligence technology should go in the quest to make life better.
Readers respond to a recent essay by Walter Isaacson and more.
The subject of civilizational decline is a perennial favorite for many authors.
New books include John Palfrey’s “Bibliotech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google.”
Brian Kellow charts Ms. Mengers’s ruthless path to success with a client list that included Ryan and Tatum O’Neal, Barbra Streisand and Gene Hackman.
The author of the Goosebumps and Fear Street series avoids nonfiction: “I never read it. I hate anything real.”
A middle-grade novel reinvents Robin Hood as a mixed-race heroine, born to privilege, who becomes a champion of the poor.
David Orr on the classic American poem almost everyone gets hopelessly wrong.
Mr. Smith, whose work was praised for its lyrical diction and deceptive simplicity, was the author of many volumes of poems, as well as criticism, memoirs, translations and children’s verse.
The well-off heroine of this book wants to join what she considers the most elite social circle in New York.