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“The Games Bible” by Leigh Anderson describes hundreds of diversions, many interactive and urban.
Mr. Katz incurred the wrath of the Vatican when he accused Pope Pius XII of knowing in advance of the Ardeatine Caves massacre and failing to act.
In Montana, the novelist Thomas McGuane divides his time between his ranching and literary lives.
Angst about British-Jewish identity abounds in Howard Jacobson’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel.
Novels by Benjamin Percy, Bernhard Schlink, Antonya Nelson, Paul Grossman and Susan Henderson, and an essay collection from the movie critic Nathan Rabin.
A young, Harvard-educated prison librarian near Boston tells his story.
An exhibition at the Oriental Institute in Chicago traces the origins of writing.
Though the world of print is receding before a tide of digital offerings, college students weaned on technology appear to be holding fast to traditional textbooks, but at a price.
The book “Decoded” is being marketed along with the search engine Bing. Its creator, Microsoft, is paying for the campaign.
Howard Jacobson, winner of the Man Booker Prize, talks about “The Finkler Question.”
Reviews of books by R. M. Ryan, Erika Meitner, Matthew Zapruder, Melissa Stein, Nathalie Handal and Atsuro Riley.
Adonis, the Syrian-born poet and perennial Nobel favorite, has a new volume of selected poems and an upcoming reading at the 92nd Street Y.
“Claude Lévi-Strauss,” Patrick Wilcken’s intellectual biography of the French anthropologist, offers clear, analytical descriptions of the basic tenets of his thought.
Ms. Plain, who became a best-selling author at age 59, wrote multigenerational family sagas that won a loyal readership in the millions.
In Nicole Krauss’s new novel, a writer in New York is faced with a wrenching parting when a young girl shows up to claim an enormous desk that has been in her safekeeping for decades.
Jane Leavy chronicles the extraordinary life of Mickey Mantle, one of the most beloved, and misunderstood, Yankees.
The correspondence of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan reveals a man who was a hybrid on any number of levels.
In this explosive novel, a drug-dealing 19-year-old plans a homecoming for his imprisoned brother, whose girlfriend he has impregnated.
In her 29th novel, Fay Weldon has created a relatively cheerful near-future British dystopia, narrated, she explains, by the younger sister she never had.
In Bernhard Schlink’s novel, collective guilt has led a generation of German idealists down a path of violence and recrimination.