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Philip Glass recalls his Baltimore childhood and the friends and teachers who influenced him.
James Rebanks, whose family has farmed in the Lake District of England for about 600 years, has a best seller to add to his credentials as Unesco adviser and sheepherder.
A new Flannery O’Connor stamp doesn’t really convey the writer’s strange and majestic vision. And what happened to her signature glasses?
The book, a collection of Styron’s reminiscences, reviews, reportage, speeches and essays, prompts reflection on his outsize life and how his prose has weathered the years.
Nell Zink’s novel about the making and unmaking of an American family lays bare our assumptions about race and sexuality.
The author, most recently, of “Finders Keepers” has never read Jane Austen. “I do not say this with either pride or shame (or prejudice, for that matter). It’s just a fact.”
Wednesday Martin’s anthropologically themed memoir examines the women of the Upper East Side of Manhattan — their snootiness, their Birkin bags and their derrières in gymwear.
The writer Dany Laferrière, born in Haiti, is one of the few non-French citizens to become a member of this elite club, a protector of the French language.
A surgeon learns a shady company has her husband’s head.
These linked stories provide a group portrait of a WASPy town.
Mr. Vanhoenacker’s first book is an unusual entry into the air travel genre. For one, he is a commercial pilot. For another, he doesn’t speak of flying disasters.
This first novel explores how the experience of war can be conveyed to those who don’t know it.
Aleksandar Hemon’s comic novel about alienation and the undead.
Mohsin Hamid and James Parker debate whether more is necessarily more.
Ms. Lee became the first woman to win the British Fantasy Award for best novel with “Death’s Master” in 1980.
This book about the author’s small sheep farm in England explores a way of life essentially unchanged for centuries in an era full of change and flux.
As Ms. Blume prepares to promote her new novel, “In the Unlikely Event,” Lena Dunham, Samantha Bee and others discuss how her work influenced them.
A new biography tries to understand our elusive 40th president.
Mat Johnson’s new novel tells a semi-autobiographical story about race and mixed-race in America.
Sharing his love and knowledge of the Bronx, Mr. Ultan, the borough historian, points out major tourist attractions and lesser-known gems in his latest book about his home.