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New books by Lani Guinier, Greg Toppo, Fareed Zakaria and Jonathan Zimmerman.
An American teenager killed for sport during Liberia’s civil war.
Indridason’s latest novel illustrates the qualities that make his books so deeply pleasurable.
The book “Damn Son Where Did You Find This?” presents the overlooked and whimsical hip-hop daydreams that adorn mixtapes, and the artists who create them.
The physicist, mathematician and author, most recently, of “Dreams of Earth and Sky” says the best books he knows about mathematics and physics are nearly a hundred years old.
In the author’s new novel, a high-flying cosmetics executive and the man she loves share childhood wounds that threaten to misshape their adult lives.
Eric Bogosian uncovers an organization that aimed to assassinate the perpetrators of the Armenian genocide.
Taking on Britain and Russia led to the collapse of Ottoman rule, and its consequences.
In this novel, largely set in Northern California, four children grow up with a loving father and a mother preoccupied with her own needs.
Frank Viva’s ingenious new picture book fashions a charming story out of sound-alike phrases.
Pakistani siblings in the border region near Afghanistan confront unending violence.
Each spring visitors flock to a local production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” in author Harper Lee’s hometown.
Langdon Hammer provides the first biography of this important and complicated American poet who was born to high privilege.
Guilt and suspicion infect the lives of four carefree brothers in this debut novel.
Penelope Lively reviews Aislinn Hunter’s novel, about an archivist who explores a disappearance in Victorian Yorkshire.
Thomas Mallon and Francine Prose discuss Wilfrid Sheed’s statement that “A weekend is a much bigger character than Watergate.”
Mr. Galean was a Uruguayan writer who blended literature, journalism and political satire in reflecting on the vagaries, injustices and small victories of history.
For “Fortune’s Fool,” Mr. Alford immersed himself in the world of the Boothies, as the amateur buffs who doggedly research the assassination proudly call themselves.
This online project is part of a growing movement in the humanities to harness digital technology for cultural analysis — like treating books as data to create “literary geography.”
Though peppered with very funny lines and insights, this book has an undercurrent of serious emotion.