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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘Eat Only When You’re Hungry’

Lindsay Hunter discusses her new novel about a man’s road trip as he searches for his drug-addicted son.

Books News: A Wealthy Family’s Battle With Drugs Laid Bare, but to What End?

Sigrid Rausing’s coming book raises questions of whether the lines between memoir and voyeurism, family catharsis and score-settling, have been blurred.

The Book Review Podcast: New Books About Parenting

Judith Newman discusses a recent crop of books about parenting, and Bill Goldstein talks about “The World Broke in Two.”

Open Book: Desperate Times Call for Old Measures

In his new book, Jeff Flake says he was inspired by Barry Goldwater’s “The Conscience of a Conservative.” But are Goldwater’s truths all that timeless — or even useful?

Inside the List: Attacked on All Sides, an Anti-Trump Manifesto Prevails on the Best-Seller List

Jeff Flake’s “Conscience of a Conservative” pays homage to Barry Goldwater, whose 1960 book of the same title was a best seller for 31 weeks.

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to unmentioned influences, democracy in peril and more.

Poetry: Marianne Moore’s Poetry, the Way She Intended It

Moore’s “New Collected Poems,” edited by Heather Cass White, does justice to one of the 20th century’s most singular poets.

Fiction: A Novel of Desperate New Yorkers and Those Who Evict Them

The Israeli immigrants in Joshua Cohen’s “Moving Kings” spend their days displacing delinquent tenants.

The Shortlist: Fiction From Japan, for the Old World and the New

Recently translated novels by Shion Miura, Hiromi Kawakami and Kobo Abe explore romantic entanglements and revisit historical trauma.

Nonfiction: If You Want to Know What It’s Like to Die, Ask Writers

In “The Art of Death,” Edwidge Danticat surveys an unknowable subject in its many guises.

Fiction: A Mystery Wrapped in Race, Class and Silence

In interlocking stories, “Tornado Weather,” by Deborah E. Kennedy, examines the fissures of race and class that divide a small town.

Help Desk: How to Ignore Your Kids’ Bad Behavior and Yet Be Fully Present for Them

New books on how to mete out gentle discipline, ignore tantrums and still pay maximum attention to your kids (as well as talk to them about Trump).

Fiction: ‘Bed-Stuy Is Burning’ Takes On Gentrification in Brooklyn

In Brian Platzer’s debut novel, a white couple live in a historically black neighborhood roiled by protest after a police shooting.

Reader's Notebook: Books and the ‘Boredom Boom’

Quietly asserting itself in a spate of recent books, the subject of boredom is experiencing a literary moment. Why? One reader explores the world of boredom studies for answers.

Review: Woody Harrelson as a Wild and Crazy Dad in ‘The Glass Castle’

Adapted from Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir of her chaotic childhood, a movie decides to play it safe.

Light Reading: The Summer of Fire and Fury: A Reading List

The secretary of state wants Americans to relax. We’re here to help. Maybe a nice bedtime book to help you sleep?

Feature: Who’s Afraid of Claire Messud?

The novelist’s characters have been called “difficult women.” She would say they are simply women with desires.

Nonfiction: The Man Who Ran the Country While Lincoln Lay Dying

Walter Stahr’s “Stanton” is a sympathetic treatment of the war secretary Edwin Stanton, a man once accused of complicity in Lincoln’s assassination.

Fiction: When Supernatural Abilities Are Less a Blessing Than a Curse

Daryl Gregory’s new novel, “Spoonbenders,” features the conflicted members of a family of psychics.

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