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Bookends: Which Book Deserves a Sequel?

Alice Gregory and Thomas Mallon on works that deserve follow-ups.

Nonfiction: What It Is Actually Like to Be in the Engine Room of the Start-Up Economy

An account of success and failure — and the relationship between them — in the tech industry.

In Elie Wiesel’s Work, Many Found Words That Seared, and Soared

In the worlds of politics and art, many recalled being moved by Elie Wiesel’s unflinching chronicles of the Holocaust, and by the profound questions he raised.

Irving Morris, Who Fought for Justice Pro Bono, Dies at 90

Mr. Morris, a lawyer, wrote a book about his decade-long effort to overturn the convictions of three men in a Delaware rape case, earning the praise of a Supreme Court justice.

Geoffrey Hill, Dense and Allusive British Poet, Is Dead at 84

His poems ranged from dark meditations on political violence to rapturous evocations of the English countryside.

Elizabeth Gilbert Announces a Split From a Central Character

The author of “Eat Pray Love” posted on Facebook that she and her husband, who was known as “Felipe” in the book, were separating.

Fiction: Deborah Shapiro Puts an Oedipal Spin on Female Intimacy in ‘The Sun in Your Eyes’

A novel about female friendship examines those unresolved relationships we’re trying to outgrow.

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to recent reviews of Annie Proulx’s “Barkskins,” Laurent Linn’s “Draw the Line” and more.

Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Hogs Wild’

Ian Frazier talks about his new essay collection, “Hogs Wild”; and Barry Friedman on two new books about law enforcement.

The Shortlist: New England Lit

New novels by Ramona Ausubel, Ann Leary and Elizabeth Kelly.

Nonfiction: In ‘Architecture’s Odd Couple,’ It’s Philip Johnson vs. Frank Lloyd Wright

Two outsize personalities, Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson, embodied contending forces in modern architecture.

Nonfiction: Through Her Lens Darkly: Diane Arbus’s Life Was as Raw as Her Work

A biography of Diane Arbus links her charged imagery to an often fraught personal life.

Fiction: The Filmmaker Neil Jordan Has a New Novel. It’s Got a Missing Girl.

In Neil Jordan’s story, a British detective’s search for a long-missing girl in an Eastern European city takes a supernatural turn.

Inside the List

Nancy Isenberg, whose “White Trash” is No. 8 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says “Electoral politics has always encouraged con artists.”

Opinion: How J.R.R. Tolkien Found Mordor on the Western Front

The Battle of the Somme, a century ago, left its mark on the “Lord of the Rings” author.

Lil Wayne Jail Memoir, ‘Gone ’Til November,’ Due in October

The book, first announced in 2012, will be taken from the rapper’s journal of his time in Rikers Island.

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