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New books include “Putting God Second” and “Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto.”
In “A House Full of Daughters,” Juliet Nicolson reviews the lives of her family’s extraordinary, and extraordinarily troubled, women.
Work from seven decades illuminates Adrienne Rich’s ethical mission in “Collected Poems: 1950-2012.”
“Seinfeldia,” No. 13 on the hardcover nonfiction list, goes behind the scenes of the groundbreaking sitcom about nothing.
“The deal was 30,000 words in 30 days,” Donald G. McNeil Jr. said of his new book, “Zika: The Emerging Epidemic.”
Readers respond to a recent work of fiction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and more.
Just in time for the return of “Cats” to Broadway, a new picture book series features T.S. Eliot’s many-lived creatures.
In the mini-series Civil II, Marvel’s heroes are divided, and the conflict has taken another victim, Bruce Banner, in defense of the greater good.
The 2009 Nobel laureate and author of the recently translated “The Fox Was Ever the Hunter” had no books of fairy tales as a child: “The only ‘fantastic’ stories came from religion class.”
Ben Ehrenreich’s “The Way to the Spring” is an intimate, vivid look at daily life in Palestine.
“Enter Helen” and “Not Pretty Enough” assess the life and influence of the longtime Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown.
In Arkady Ostrovsky’s chronicle, the West plays a minor role in the chaotic emergence of a new, but no less authoritarian, state.
Technically diverse artists have taken up the challenge of freshly interpreting “Ulysses” to make it more accessible to a wider audience.
The author of “The House by the Lake,” Thomas Harding, traces a tumultuous time in history through his family’s ties to an old summer house.
In “Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays,” Cynthia Ozick longs for the re-establishment of a literary culture as profound as the one that reigned at midcentury.
In “Being a Beast,” the British naturalist Charles Foster goes to great lengths to experience the world as different species.
How do you get to know this island? Go off-season, to Carnival, and use the writer’s books as your guide.
Professor McNeill’s catholic exploration of world history widened the traditional Eurocentric approach to the subject.
Ms. Tynan recounts life with her combative, hard-partying parents, the theater critic Kenneth Tynan and the novelist Elaine Dundy.
Julian Fellowes’s “Belgravia” devises a story of two families, one aristocratic, the other aspiring.