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Essay: Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20

Two decades after it was published, Wallace’s novel still feels transcendentally, electrically alive.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Ostend: Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth, and the Summer Before the Dark’ Revisits Moments in Exile

Volker Weidermann’s book recounts how the two writers found themselves in limbo in a Belgian beach town with other intellectuals after fleeing the Nazis.

‘The Love of Strangers,’ by Nile Green

A story of Iranians who studied in England in the 19th century.

Exclusive: Maya Angelou’s Harlem Home for Sale

The sprawling brownstone was home to the memoirist, poet and civil rights activist for almost a decade.

Children’s Books: Review: Biographies of Hillary Clinton for Kids of All Ages

The presidential candidate’s life story is told in picture books aimed at young children and searching biographies meant for tweens and teenagers.

My Bookshelf, Myself: My 10 Favorite Books: David Benioff

The writer and “Game of Thrones” co-creator shares the titles he’d most want with him on a desert island.

Inside The New York Times Book Review: Bill Bryson on Britain

Bryson talks about “The Road to Little Dribbling” and Molly Young discusses new books about productivity.

‘The Lightkeepers,’ by Abby Geni

This novel’s protagonist, a photographer, spends a year on an island where nature has turned hostile.

‘Margaret Thatcher,’ by Charles Moore

The second volume of an authorized biography finds the prime minister at the height of her power.

‘What Belongs to You,’ by Garth Greenwell

A novel places a Kentucky man in Bulgaria, reckoning with his past and searching for stability.

Richard A. Posner’s ‘Divergent Paths: The Academy and the Judiciary’

Posner examines the failings of the federal bench and proposes solutions that law schools might accomplish.

‘Winter,’ by Christopher Nicholson

A novel pays a call on an aging Thomas Hardy, his young wife and an even younger protégée.

‘The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter,’ by Kia Corthron

The parallel lives of two sets of brothers play out amid the nation’s postwar transformations.

‘Thomas Murphy,’ by Roger Rosenblatt

A poet is faced with a wobbly memory and a late-in-life affair.

Author’s Note: Green-Eyed Verbs

Writing out of a feeling of envy will produce an expression of envy, and envy’s voice is ugly, small.

The Shortlist: Tudors

New books include “The Lost Tudor Princess” and “How to Be a Tudor.”

Open Book: More Is More, More, More

According to Guinness World Records, the most prolific author as measured by words published is Charles Harold St. John Hamilton, with 72 to 73 million words to his 25 pen names.

Inside the List

Jane Mayer’s “Dark Money,” No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has made news partly because it seems Mayer was investigated by the book’s subjects, the Koch brothers.

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