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Children witness fantastical events at a theme park and a mysterious carnival in two middle-grade novels.
In four picture books, the evening gives rise to dreams and the urge to explore shadowy worlds.
Ms. Roy’s new novel is a Depression-era Southern Gothic story set in a Kentucky farming town.
Old rivalries surface amid the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Nine stories give voice to the people of the Filipino diaspora.
We can’t help being just a bit phony, Eric G. Wilson argues, but maybe that isn’t so bad.
The hunt for a missing pop star takes a philosophical turn.
Ali Wentworth, whose essay collection “Happily Ali After” is No. 13 on the hardcover nonfiction list, once said: “I was born funny. I think it’s instinctual. I don’t think you can be taught.”
Robbed of her money and passport in Morocco, an American woman feels free to be anyone she chooses.
New books by George Hodgman, Bob Morris and Jonathan Kozol.
He expressed his love for baseball on a grand scale when his family’s publishing business became majority owner of the last-place Mets in 1980 and committed millions to rebuilding the team.
Fans of the franchise continue to write alternative versions of E. L. James’s seduction tale, not bothering to wait for the author’s latest installment, “Grey.”
Graphic violence is part of Mr. Winslow’s latest novel, which picks up where his “The Power of the Dog” ended.
Mr. Masters, the son of Edgar Lee Masters, taught at Carnegie Mellon University for 32 years. His writing won praise for a keen sensitivity to ordinary life.
The author of “Sex and the City” and, most recently, “Killing Monica” went through an early Nietzsche and Camus phase: “For some reason, nihilism felt like the right sort of mentality for an 18- to 21-year-old.”
Five friends in Paris stave off the seriousness of life in Milan Kundera’s latest novel.
Many authors on the global stage, like Dany Laferrière, claim multiple national allegiances regarding words and country.
Ms. Hopper’s new book, “The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic,” is by turns loose and warm and finicky and outraged.
The director’s lively collection of interviews with comedians is an entertaining portrait of how stand-up has changed from its first boom in the 1980s to its current one.
Ms. Vida’s fourth book is about a shifty American whose terrible decisions keep the narrative moving at a taut and suspenseful clip.