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An expanded version of the selfie-filled book “Selfish” follows the robbery in Paris.
All children lie. But when they do so in the service of a good story, aren’t they just budding writers?
Mr. Jones was working as a school janitor when he mailed an unsolicited, fictionalized war story to The New Yorker. In short time he became a literary sensation.
Steve Sem-Sandberg’s “The Chosen Ones” tells the story of a hospital in Nazi Vienna where 800 children were murdered.
At 16, Mr. Antin made a career decision and bought a rhyming dictionary, a thesaurus and a portable typewriter.
France is enthralled by the publication of letters that President Mitterrand, who died in 1996, sent to Anne Pingeot, the love of his life.
This novel by Hakan Gunday is a vivid tour of the nightmares endured by refugees headed to Europe, told by a young smuggler who learns to exploit them.
In an interview, Prasenjit Duara, an Indian-born historian of China, discusses how traditional values can be a force motivating people to action.
Francine Prose’s new novel, “Mister Monkey,” is about a group of characters involved in an off-off-off-off Broadway production.
In Helen Fielding’s “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” Jones is pregnant but isn’t sure of the father.
Ms. Macy’s second book explores the true story of George and Willie Muse, black men in the Jim Crow South who were paraded in circuses.
Priyanka Chopra, Karlie Kloss and more gathered downtown to honor a new book about the designer.
A new book explores the cinematic, sociological and political implications of contract killings, during an era of ethnic succession when Jewish gangs and Italian organized crime were dominant.
Adam Kirsch discusses Volker Ullrich’s new biography of Hitler; Billy Collins talks about his latest collection of poems; and iO Tillett Wright on his new memoir, “Darling Days.”
Penguin shows up in a story by Brian Sibley in “The Best Bear in All the World”; the book will be released in the United States on Oct. 25.
In “Messy,” Tim Harford writes about the power of ignoring rules and being flexible even when you don’t want to.
“His Bloody Project,” a finalist for this year’s Man Booker Prize, makes masterly use of the narrative form to tell a horrifying tale.
New books by Louise Miller, Caroline Angell, Jane L. Rosen and Sally Thorne.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose anthology “My Own Words” is No. 12 in hardcover nonfiction, has something in common with Notorious B.I.G.
“Dear Mr. Beckett” collects letters from Barney Rosset, the publisher of Grove Press, to Samuel Beckett.