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Review: As Goes Music, So Goes the Universe

Stephon Alexander illuminates music in light of the vibrations of the universe.

The Writer’s Room: A Writer’s Room: Irvine Welsh

The cult novelist in his home office in Chicago, where he wrote his latest novel, “A Decent Ride.”

Daniel Aaron, Critic and Historian Who Pioneered American Studies, Dies at 103

Professor Aaron was also the founding president of the Library of America, which has published 279 classic works.

Fiction: T. C. Boyle Reviews Richard Russo’s ‘Everybody’s Fool’

The sequel to “Nobody’s Fool” takes readers back to a small town and its outsize personalities.

Books of The Times: Review: Julian Barnes’s ‘The Noise of Time,’ the Inner Shostakovich

Mr. Barnes’s newest novel imagines the internal emotional battle of the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich after Stalin turned against him.

Whit Stillman Discusses Austen’s Sense and His Sensibility

Mr. Stillman’s new film, “Love & Friendship,” is based on Jane Austen’s “Lady Susan,” and he talks about his love for Austen and the 18th century.

Front Burner: Roman Cookbook Is History, Lost Dishes and Inspiration

“Tasting Rome” offers complex bread and curing recipes, and simpler crostini and chicken with tomatoes.

Don DeLillo’s ‘Zero K’

In Don DeLillo’s 16th novel, a billionaire hopes to rid the world of death.

Review: Jenny Diski’s ‘In Gratitude,’ an Uphill Life on and Off Cancer Road

The essayist and novelist, who died last week at 68, has written a different kind of cancer memoir, and an almost entirely platitude-free one.

Little Sugarcoating in Cao Wenxuan’s Children’s Books

The chaotic years of the Cultural Revolution in China form the backdrop for many of his stories.

Crime: Dan Fesperman’s ‘The Letter Writer,’ and More

Real-life gangsters appear in Dan Fesperman’s dynamic novel set in New York during World War II.

The Shortlist: Homages

New books by Sarah Schulman, Piers Paul Read, Alfred Alcorn, Jaime Clarke and Howard Jacobson.

Inside the List

Curtis Sittenfeld, whose update of “Pride and Prejudice” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, says the Darcy and Liz scenes “were definitely the most fun to write.”

Open Book: Whit Channels Jane

The filmmaker Whit Stillman has a new movie and novel — both called “Love and Friendship” — based on Jane Austen’s “Lady Susan.”

Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: ‘Listen, Liberal’

Thomas Frank talks about “Listen, Liberal,” and Lydia Millet discusses her new novel, “Sweet Lamb of Heaven.”

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to recent reviews of “America’s War for the Greater Middle East,” “American Amnesia” and more.

Nicholas Guyatt’s ‘Bind Us Apart’

A historian argues that 19th-century citizens wanted to help Indians and slaves by deporting them.

‘Detroit Resurrected,’ by Nathan Bomey

Detroit stages a comeback after years of corruption and financial crisis.

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