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My Bookshelf, Myself: My 10 Favorite Books: Andrew Solomon

The writer shares the titles he’d most want with him on a desert island.

Chris Costner Sizemore, the Real Patient Behind ‘The Three Faces of Eve,’ Dies at 89

The woman whose story of dissociative identity disorder was made into the 1957 Oscar-winning movie was eventually treated and became a mental health advocate.

Bookshelf: When New York, Leery of Losing Business, Leaned Dixie

A book examines the city’s conflicted role in the Civil War, which threatened lucrative partnerships between Wall Street and the South.

Fiction: In the Latest Turn for Harry Potter and Company, Letting All the ‘What Ifs’ Out to Play

True to the expansive spirit of the fantasy series’s multifaceted universe, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is a collaboration among J.K. Rowling, the playwright Jack Thorne and the director John Tiffany.

Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘How to Be a Person in the World’

Heather Havrilesky discusses her new collection of advice columns, and Jessica Winter talks about her debut novel, “Break in Case of Emergency.”

Inside the List

J. D. Vance, whose memoir “Hillbilly Elegy” is No.9 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says, “It’s amazing how much just knowing other people changes the way you think and talk about them.”

Nonfiction: A Woman’s Love Affair With the North Is Both Travelogue and Memoir

In “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube,” Blair Braverman writes about falling in love with the Arctic, in Norway and Alaska.

Fiction: Dementia Dims a Father’s Brilliance in a Novel Plumbing Family Mysteries

As dementia closes in, a girl tries to decipher her father’s past in Liz Moore’s “The Unseen World.”

Fiction: In Maggie O’Farrell’s New Novel, a Film Star Flees the Fame Game

Varied perspectives inform a tale of a movie star’s flight from the public eye in Maggie O’Farrell’s “This Must Be the Place.”

Fiction: Marriage and Mileage. A Thriller Sends a Tense Couple on a Road Trip.

A couple on a road trip face tornadoes and their own fraying marriage in Hannah Pittard’s “Listen to Me.”

Nonfiction: A New Book Defends Iran’s Last Shah

Andrew Scott Cooper’s “The Fall of Heaven” is a history of the end of imperial Iran urges a re-evaluation of the shah and his regime.

Fiction: A Novel Charts the Struggles of Three Women in an Age of Declining Privacy

Facing a range of indignities, three generations of women summon new reserves of inner strength in Stuart Nadler’s “The Inseparables.”

Fiction: A Thriller Constructed From the Frustrations of a Long Marriage

Jane Rogers’s “Conrad and Eleanor” traces the deepening conflicts in the union of two scientists.

Fiction: A Novel’s Abandoned Baby Links the Lives of Two Women

Anna Solomon’s second novel, “Leaving Lucy Pear,” is set in Prohibition-era New England.

Crime: The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction

Lisa McInerney’s “The Glorious Heresies” and more.

Open Book: Here’s a Solution

“People don’t want to hurt other people’s feelings these days,” says Heather Havrilesky, who writes the advice column Ask Polly.

The Shortlist: Southern Fiction

New books by J. Bradford Hipps, John Gregory Brown, Lee Clay Johnson and Matthew Neill Null.

Fiction: Joy Williams’s Micro-Fictions Are a Trove of God’s Bafflements

“Ninety-Nine Stories of God,” by Joy Williams, is informed by a learned yet half-feral Christianity.

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to a recent review of Gay Talese’s “The Voyeur’s Motel” and more.

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