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New novels by Louise Penny, Alex Marwood, Ken Bruen and Anne Perry.
This week, Heather Ann Thompson talks about “Blood in the Water,” and Seth Mnookin discusses “Patient H.M.”
A son searches for his mother’s secrets in Nathan Hill’s “The Nix,” a sprawling novel with a bag of postmodern tricks.
Journals trace a husband’s and wife’s separate ventures in the Northwest of the 1880s in Eowyn Ivey’s “To the Bright Edge of the World.”
The narrator of Jade Sharma’s “Problems” aims degrading remarks at other women.
The Brooklyn Public Library has announced its first official cultural season, which also features Patti Smith and Medea Benjamin.
An official volume produced by the National September 11 Memorial Museum offers an armchair tour of the museum in Lower Manhattan.
Elizabeth Letts’s “The Perfect Horse,” No.17 on the extended hardcover nonfiction list, is about a breed of horses abducted by the Nazis.
“Out of the Wreck I Rise” is an anthology of literary excerpts about addiction and recovery.
Readers respond to recent reviews of Ed Yong’s “I Contain Multitudes,” Tama Janowitz’s “Scream” and more.
New books about pit bulls, service dogs for children and more.
According to Tom Wolfe in “The Kingdom of Speech,” the ability to speak is the basis for our greatest achievements.
Dialogue about a crime forms the background to Iain Reid’s debut novel, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.”
“The Problem With Me,” by Han Han, is a book of essays by a widely read Chinese blogger who manages not to provoke the censors.
Marc Lamont Hill’s “Nobody” explores the details and history behind the litany of recent police killings.
A San Francisco single mother finds a support group at a neighborhood playground in Kaui Hart Hemmings’s new comic novel, “How to Party With an Infant.”
New books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
Richard Flanagan described the suffering by refugees and asylum seekers held on the islands of Nauru and Manus as so extreme that it has been compared to torture.
The author of the Gabriel Allon thrillers, including the latest, “The Black Widow,” loves F. Scott Fitzgerald and named his son Nicholas after Nick Carraway from “The Great Gatsby.” But his daughter is Lily — “not Daisy or Jordan or Myrtle.”
In Imbolo Mbue’s “Behold the Dreamers,” immigrants from Cameroon are drawn into a banker’s family as the financial crisis deepens.