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An account of 16th-century Portugal’s brutal grip on the East.
Four picture books about making pals, solving disagreements and being O.K. with others’ quirks (and your own).
A middle-grade novel recounts a Japanese-American family’s life in a World War II detention camp.
The heroes of the first book of Bracken’s new series come from families that can leap through time and space.
Alan Dean Foster’s movie novelization, new at No. 1, is the first “Force Awakens” tie-in to hit the adult hardcover list.
An intimate look inside the world’s largest refugee settlement, on the Kenya-Somalia border.
Novels of recent years have brought the issue of refugees to wider attention.
Readers respond to recent reviews of “Black Box Thinking,” “Failure” and more.
Analyzing the double-cross step by step, Ms. Konnikova explains the psychology of the grifter and the mark.
The author, most recently, of “The Road to Little Dribbling” says he’s been reading “Anna Karenina” at such a glacial pace that “I have long since lost track of who most of the characters are.”
Since learning he was terminally ill, Mr. James has been working at full speed, producing books of poetry and essays a well as a translation of Dante’s “Divine Comedy.”
Ms. Strout, whose latest novel is written in a strikingly spare first-person voice, says her characters are not pawns used to make a greater point, or stand-ins for her own experiences.
A journalist becomes part of the story of an outlawed marriage.
A teacher is lured by thoughts of never returning from a trek through Southeast Asia.
Two stylish new alphabet books deliver enchantment along with the ABCs.
In “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” Ms. Mayer reports on David and Charles Koch’s empire and political influence.
An author’s Jewish grandparents were also very, very English.
An American reporter spends years trying to understand women in the Arab world.
A recent translation of Cold War-era stories by the Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal reminds us that we ignore his sly and idiosyncratic work to our detriment.
In this book, Mr. Rawlence spotlights nine people to describe life in a Kenyan refugee camp he calls the biggest in the world.