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8 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading by book critics and editors at The New York Times.

Notebook: How the Berenstain Bears Found Salvation

Their homespun, secular morality has given way to something different — but why?

Books of The Times: Review: ‘All That Man Is,’ and a Lot He Is Not, in David Szalay’s View

A novel as a collection of linked short stories about masculinity under duress, by one of Granta magazine’s Best of Young British Novelists.

By the Book: H. W. Brands: By the Book

The historian and author, most recently, of “The General vs. the President” has a thing for Gore Vidal as an essayist, but “his historical novels set my teeth on edge.”

Sarah Jessica Parker and Ta-Nehisi Coates, on New Literary Paths

Having conquered their respective fields, the actress and the journalist are now dealing in publishing and comics, respectively.

Entrepreneurship: The Neighborhood Bookstore’s Unlikely Ally? The Internet

Mom-and-pop bookstores are emerging from the decimation of the last decade as they use social media to inspire a loyal customer base.

Nonfiction: Can You Be Black and Republican?

“Black Republicans and the Transformation of the GOP” and “Black Elephants in the Room” explore conservatism, politics and race.

Nonfiction: ‘The Bitch in the House’ Has a Sequel: ‘The Bitch Is Back’

An anthology edited by Cathi Hanauer taps the experiences of women reporting from middle age.

In a Range of Tastes, Books to Inspire Redecorating

A new crop of home design books offer inspiration and escapism.

Canadian Philosopher Wins $1 Million Prize

The philosopher, Charles Taylor, has won the first Berggruen Prize, which is to be given annually to a “thinker whose ideas are of broad significance for shaping human self-understanding.”

ComiXology Joining the Original Programming Party With Exclusive Comics

The company’s Originals program will include “Adventure Time Marshall Lee Spectacular,” from BOOM! Studios and the graphic novel “Harvey Kurtzman’s Marley’s Ghost.”

Nonfiction: Winston Churchill’s Great Escape

Candice Millard’s “Hero of the Empire” focuses on Churchill’s early years as an imperialist and adventurer in Africa.

Fiction: In Juan Gabriel Vásquez’s Novel, a Political Cartoonist Answers to the Past

In Vásquez’s “Reputations,” a political cartoonist reconsiders events involving a former target and an attack that may not have occurred.

Who Is Elena Ferrante? Supporters Say NOYB

Writers and critics from many quarters responded quickly to an Italian journalist’s excavation of financial records in an effort to identify the author who writes as Elena Ferrante.

Op-Ed Contributor: Elena Ferrante and the Power of Appropriation

It seems you can, in fact, imagine the lives of people unlike yourself.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Rogue Heroes,’ the Birth of Britain’s Elite Special Forces

Ben Macintyre tells the story of mavericks who formed a commando unit that would become the model for special forces around the world.

Reader’s Guide to This Fall’s Big Book Awards

A closer look at the finalists for the Booker Prize and National Book Awards, and the contenders for the Nobel Prize.

The Shortlist: People and Technology

Frightening, informative and skeptical takes on how we live with tech now.

Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’ Goes From Page to Stage

The Kingston Rose Theater in London says it’ll present the first stage adaptation of the novels that made the mysterious Ms. Ferrante a global name.

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