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In “Thing Explainer,” Mr. Munroe, a former NASA roboticist turned cartoonist, describes scientific concepts using the most basic English.
Frank Miller, the creator of the “Dark Knight” Batman comics series, spoke about the character and the series ahead of the Wednesday release of the latest “Dark Knight” issue.
A beloved version of the ‘‘Iliad,’’ by a translator who knew no Greek.
A new biography of Gore Vidal, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, social and political player.
Three volumes bring into focus the breadth and coherence of Levi’s genius.
Kevin Barry’s new novel follows an emotionally raw Lennon on a 1978 journey through western Ireland to commune with nature and himself.
Mr. Johnson, whose “Fortune Smiles” won the National Book Award for fiction, talks about his surprise at winning and why he became a writer.
Mr. Coates reflects on winning the National Book Award for “Between the World and Me,” and about his dislike of being called a public intellectual.
The credit card size fragment is believed to contain about six lines of the Gospel of John on one side and an unidentified Christian text on the other.
Hare discusses “The Blue Touch Paper,” and Sarah Vowell talks about “Lafayette in the Somewhat United States.”
New novels include roles for Friedrich Engels, Alice James and Mark Twain.
Audio recordings of erotic fiction are a booming business.
Monetary policy’s role in overcoming the Great Depression.
Magna Carta’s historical importance is still debated, but the story behind it has its own merits.
A group of veterans start a volunteer organization for soldiers who have returned to civilian life.
Ted Koppel says a cyberattack on the nation’s power sources is likely, and we’re nowhere near ready.
Two historians offer a revisionist account of the years since 1890.
Two books examine the dire health consequences of soda, and the effort to limit them.
Brownstein’s memoir highlights the role of music in her life.
A British historian covers roughly the first half of Augustine’s life, running from his youth to the writing of “Confessions.”