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Schama views his nation’s history through portraits in “The Face of Britain.”
The 23 winners of this year’s fellowships, awarded for “originality, insight and potential,” include writers, visual artists, scientists and lawyers.
Not only would no one buy my book, but libraries in various countries were disposing of them because people wouldn’t take them for free.
This big, loose, rangy and intensely satisfying autobiography is like one of Mr. Springsteen’s shows — ecstatic, exhausting, part séance and part keg party.
The comic book’s creators include Damon Lindelof and Patton Oswalt, and proceeds will benefit Equality Florida.
In “Trainwreck,” Sady Doyle writes about the women “we love to hate, mock and fear.”
Joseph Lelyveld’s “His Final Battle” explores the challenges of Franklin Roosevelt’s final months in office, including his declining health.
Mr. Mano wrote a stack of books, a column and plays in his career and had an interest in human sexuality.
Two new collections, W.S. Merwin’s elegiac “Garden Time” and Adam Fitzgerald’s pop-inflected “George Washington,” have essential things to say about what we remember and why.
The chief executive of HBO treasures his volume of John Cheever’s collected stories: “There’s a lot in there about what Kant called ‘the crooked timber of humanity.’ It’s a masterpiece.”
“The Gefilte Manifesto” and “Le Marais” go well beyond the usual brisket or roast chicken.
In “Strangers in Their Own Land,” Arlie Russell Hochschild tries to understand the worldview of Louisiana Tea Party supporters.
Hiaasen’s elaborate farce “Razor Girl,” set in South Florida, presents a parade of comic characters.
This novel by Emma Donoghue, author of the best-seller “Room,” follows a nurse sent to confirm that an 11-year-old has survived on water for four months.
Mr. Kinsella’s award-winning novel was the inspiration for the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams,” starring Ray Liotta, James Earl Jones and Kevin Costner.
Two Silicon Valley veterans have been helping Stanford students navigate the future through their popular courses. Now they want to help you.
Mr. Hamill’s journey as a writer is leading him from Manhattan back to the borough where he learned his craft.
Two books, both by interested parties, examine a 1.3-mile restoration along the East River.
Maureen Dowd talks about “The Year of Voting Dangerously,” and Lauren Collins discusses “When in French.”
New books by Thomas Mullen, Lotte and Soren Hammer, Julia Keller, and E.S. Thomson.