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Horror

The season’s horror books include Clive Barker’s “The Scarlet Gospels” and Andrew Pyper’s “The Damned.”

‘Seveneves,’ by Neal Stephenson

In Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, Earth’s moon suddenly and spontaneously broke apart into seven large pieces.

Stephen King’s ‘Finders Keepers’

Laura Lippman reviews Stephen King’s “Finders Keepers,” the second entry in a planned trilogy that began with “Mr. Mercedes.”

Books of The Times: Review: Mat Johnson’s ‘Loving Day’ Takes a Satirical Slant on Racial Identities

The new book from Mr. Johnson, who wrote “Pym,” is about a biracial man who finds out he has a daughter who doesn’t know she is biracial.

Hollywood

Lisa Schwarzbaum reviews new books about Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Orson Welles and more.

‘Palace of Treason,’ by Jason Matthews

“Palace of Treason,” the sequel to Jason Matthews’s debut thriller, “Red Sparrow,” does not disappoint.

Humor

Michael Ian Black reviews new books by Dave Barry, Brad Garrett, Mamrie Hart and more.

Books of The Times: Review: In Philipp Blom’s ‘Fracture,’ Careening Atoms in the Era Between the Wars

The historian explores an era of dizzying technological and artistic creativity, disillusionment and xenophobia between 1918 and 1938.

Books: Review: ‘The Digital Doctor’ by Robert Wachter Weighs Medicine’s Technological Transformation

The author is both doubtful and hopeful, old enough to remember the way things used to work, young enough to appreciate technology.

Judy Blume’s ‘In the Unlikely Event’

Judy Blume’s first novel for adults in 17 years is about a ninth-grade Jewish girl and her New Jersey community in the aftermath of three plane crashes in the town.

Thrillers

Reviews of new books by Harlan Coben, Heidi Pitlor, Benjamin Percy and more.

Table for Three: A Family Drama in Three Acts

Tatum O’Neal and her son Kevin McEnroe, both sober and healthy, are celebrating the publication of his debut novel.

Inside the List

Jessica Knoll’s novel “Luckiest Girl Alive,” which is No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list, is the latest best seller with a mean girl for a protagonist.

The Shortlist: Essays

New books by Sarah Manguso, Edward Mendelson, Donald Hall, Mohsin Hamid and Ander Monson.

‘Medicine Walk,’ by Richard Wagamese

In Richard Wagamese’s novel, a young Indian and his ailing, estranged father venture into the wild.

‘The Book of Aron,’ by Jim Shepard

A poor family seeks opportunity in Warsaw, only to be swept up in the Nazi invasion.

‘The Millionaire and the Bard,’ by Andrea E. Mays

Henry Folger set out to purchase as many First Folios as he could — and succeeded.

Critic’s Take: Subversive Pleasure

Angela Carter died in 1992, and many of the elements of her stories have become commonplace in fiction and popular culture.

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