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Mr. Winchester spells out how the world’s largest body of water has been a player in subjects as varied as war and pop culture.
Long regarded as one of France’s most important novelists, Mr. Modiano is gaining a new audience with English translations after winning the Nobel Prize last year.
A Q. and A. with the best-selling novelist, who talks about what scares him and why he wants to be known for more than horror stories.
In the latest roundup of New York City books, John Lindsay and the Brooklyn Dodgers are remembered, and the city is reduced to its 13 essential dishes.
In Connelly’s new novel, Harry Bosch takes on a private investigation for his half brother, Mickey Haller.
Evoking the poet who went from innocence to experience to the prophetic.
In a debut novel, a man leaves his much older partner to strike out on his own.
London’s fabled fog was stoked by economic opportunism and political neglect.
Luc Sante celebrates the outcast, criminal and bohemian in Paris.
Wilkie Collins made his name with dark, crime-tinged tales.
Marie Lu, whose novel “The Rose Society” is No. 4 on the young adult hardcover list, thought as a child that “books were just spat out of factories somewhere.”
Several editors at the Book Review name their favorite scary book.
New books include “Cocktail Noir: From Gangsters and Gin Joints to Gumshoes and Gimlets” and “A Is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie.”
Readers respond to recent reviews of Richard McGuire’s “Here,” Ted Merwin’s “Pastrami on Rye” and more.
Rather than upend President George W. Bush’s counterterror tactics, Mr. Savage writes, the Obama administration has managed mostly to find new legal underpinnings for them.
Halloween brings with it a host of volumes on the macabre, some of them rich collections of horror.
Ms. Crosley, a writer with a following, invented a secret alter ego when she had two quite different books coming out in quick succession.
This month, Dasha Tolstikova releases “A Year Without Mom,” about her childhood in Russia. T visits her in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
A late-arriving sequel to the classic “Caps for Sale” reunites a peddler and some mischievous monkeys.
The author, most recently, of the memoir “My Life on the Road” says poetry has replaced novels in her reading. “If you poured water on a great poem, you would get a novel.”