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Three new books on Vivian Maier, Renoir and Elaine de Kooning explore the personalities and experiences behind the work.
Richard Wilbur’s capacity for wonder wasn’t always fashionable. But it was always urgently necessary — and still is, perhaps now more than ever.
J.M. Coetzee reinvents the rules of fiction, but his “Late Essays” about other writers infuse traditional formulas with brilliant psychologizing.
In “Supernormal,” the psychologist Meg Jay derives lessons from the lives of her troubled patients.
Taking on too much and too little are hazards of the form.
Edward L. Ayers’s “The Thin Light of Freedom” presents the War Between the States as experienced by ordinary people.
In Laszlo Krasznahorkai’s new book, the Hungarian writer pursues the apocalyptic themes and sprawling syntax that have won him a cult following.
An illustrated response to an anthropologist's urgent, vividly drawn inquiry into the havoc wreaked on human life by America's immigration policy.
Donald Trump’s lawyers threatened an injunction against Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury,” which makes its debut atop the hardcover nonfiction list.
Love shines out from gorgeous new books by Matt de la Pena and Loren Long, Oliver Jeffers, Nikki Giovanni and Ashley Bryan, and Amy Krouse Rosenthal.
The popularity of the book, which chronicles dysfunction in the White House, “foretells President Trump’s political demise,” North Korean state media said.
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s “Memories of Underdevelopment” is based on a novel that is an ambivalent account of life in Castro’s Cuba.
The historian, biographer and author talks about the books he reads and re-reads, and the ones he is very happy not to read.
David Frum’s “Trumpocracy” takes aim at the president and those who empower him, and “How Democracies Die,” by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, reads at times like a sly subtweet of the Republican Party.
Ruby Namdar’s “The Ruined House,” the winner of Israel’s prestigious Sapir Prize, now appears in English.
In “The Origins of Creativity,” E.O. Wilson argues for a different relationship between the humanities and both the practical and theoretical sciences.
In “The Newcomers,” Helen Thorpe documents a class of immigrant teenagers while the Trump campaign stirs up nativist resentment.
After a discreet tug-of-war with the playwright’s estate and Yale, the University of Texas has acquired the papers, including an “Aladdin’s cave” of unpublished material.
A scholarly analysis by a Canadian professor of World War II bombing of Germany has found new life because it shares part of the title of the political best seller.
George S. Schuyler’s “Black No More” and Nella Larsen’s “Passing” have been reissued in time for Black History Month.