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The writer shares the titles he’d most want with him on a desert island.
The woman whose story of dissociative identity disorder was made into the 1957 Oscar-winning movie was eventually treated and became a mental health advocate.
A book examines the city’s conflicted role in the Civil War, which threatened lucrative partnerships between Wall Street and the South.
True to the expansive spirit of the fantasy series’s multifaceted universe, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is a collaboration among J.K. Rowling, the playwright Jack Thorne and the director John Tiffany.
Heather Havrilesky discusses her new collection of advice columns, and Jessica Winter talks about her debut novel, “Break in Case of Emergency.”
J. D. Vance, whose memoir “Hillbilly Elegy” is No.9 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says, “It’s amazing how much just knowing other people changes the way you think and talk about them.”
In “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube,” Blair Braverman writes about falling in love with the Arctic, in Norway and Alaska.
As dementia closes in, a girl tries to decipher her father’s past in Liz Moore’s “The Unseen World.”
Varied perspectives inform a tale of a movie star’s flight from the public eye in Maggie O’Farrell’s “This Must Be the Place.”
A couple on a road trip face tornadoes and their own fraying marriage in Hannah Pittard’s “Listen to Me.”
Andrew Scott Cooper’s “The Fall of Heaven” is a history of the end of imperial Iran urges a re-evaluation of the shah and his regime.
Facing a range of indignities, three generations of women summon new reserves of inner strength in Stuart Nadler’s “The Inseparables.”
Jane Rogers’s “Conrad and Eleanor” traces the deepening conflicts in the union of two scientists.
Anna Solomon’s second novel, “Leaving Lucy Pear,” is set in Prohibition-era New England.
Lisa McInerney’s “The Glorious Heresies” and more.
Dan Zak’s “Almighty” is a perfectly measured blend of biography, suspense and history.
“People don’t want to hurt other people’s feelings these days,” says Heather Havrilesky, who writes the advice column Ask Polly.
New books by J. Bradford Hipps, John Gregory Brown, Lee Clay Johnson and Matthew Neill Null.
“Ninety-Nine Stories of God,” by Joy Williams, is informed by a learned yet half-feral Christianity.
Readers respond to a recent review of Gay Talese’s “The Voyeur’s Motel” and more.