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A debut novel centers on a father who thinks he will soon die.
David E. Hoffman’s “The Billion Dollar Spy,” No. 13 on the hardcover nonfiction list, traces the Cold War exploits of a Soviet military engineer who for years passed secrets to the C.I.A.
Two books of reporting from North Korea offer details about daily life and the changing economy.
A novelist argues that ‘The Pickwick Papers’ was hijacked from its illustrator.
Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Chris Hedges, Charles Murray and others.
“Riding a wave well is like putting together a sentence that works,” says William Finnegan, whose new book is a surfing memoir.
Maggie Mitchell’s debut novel tells of two childhood friends who are forced years later to confront what really happened when they were kidnapped.
The author of the Kinsey Millhone mysteries, including, most recently, “X,” has trouble passing up books about Anne Boleyn: “I keep hoping for a different ending. So far, no luck.”
Phillip Lopate has assembled a new collection of essays by Beerbohm, who ranged from theater criticism to satire to social commentary.
New books by Amy Butcher, Gail Godwin, Vincent Crapanzano and Dale Peck.
Robert Lowell said in 1960, “Two poetries are now competing, a cooked and a raw,” and that formulation reverberates in discussions of poetry to this day.
“Go Set a Watchman” demands that its readers abandon the immature sentimentality ingrained by middle school and the film adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Despite some determined pilgrims and the publicity for Ms. Lee’s novel, so far there hasn’t been a tourist bonanza for her hometown.
Siddhartha Deb and Anna Holmes discuss what we gain and lose in the onrush of the new.
A diplomat stationed in South Carolina helped keep Britain out of America’s Civil War.
William Finnegan revisits his golden age of surfing and the classic search for the perfect wave.
The correspondence between these two authors gives us the feel of love rising off the page.
Charles Dickens edited a literary magazine for years, but the names of its contributors were unknown for more than a century.
Mr. Breathed, who won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning during the 1980s run of his comic strip, published a new comic on Facebook on Monday.
A journalist looks at how Indra Devi spread yoga throughout the world.