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Lindsay Hunter discusses her new novel about a man’s road trip as he searches for his drug-addicted son.
Sigrid Rausing’s coming book raises questions of whether the lines between memoir and voyeurism, family catharsis and score-settling, have been blurred.
Judith Newman discusses a recent crop of books about parenting, and Bill Goldstein talks about “The World Broke in Two.”
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?
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.
Readers respond to unmentioned influences, democracy in peril and more.
Moore’s “New Collected Poems,” edited by Heather Cass White, does justice to one of the 20th century’s most singular poets.
The Israeli immigrants in Joshua Cohen’s “Moving Kings” spend their days displacing delinquent tenants.
Recently translated novels by Shion Miura, Hiromi Kawakami and Kobo Abe explore romantic entanglements and revisit historical trauma.
In “The Art of Death,” Edwidge Danticat surveys an unknowable subject in its many guises.
In interlocking stories, “Tornado Weather,” by Deborah E. Kennedy, examines the fissures of race and class that divide a small town.
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).
In Brian Platzer’s debut novel, a white couple live in a historically black neighborhood roiled by protest after a police shooting.
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.
Adapted from Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir of her chaotic childhood, a movie decides to play it safe.
The secretary of state wants Americans to relax. We’re here to help. Maybe a nice bedtime book to help you sleep?
Suggested reading from editors at The New York Times.
The novelist’s characters have been called “difficult women.” She would say they are simply women with desires.
Walter Stahr’s “Stanton” is a sympathetic treatment of the war secretary Edwin Stanton, a man once accused of complicity in Lincoln’s assassination.
Daryl Gregory’s new novel, “Spoonbenders,” features the conflicted members of a family of psychics.