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The fashion designers Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel — larger-than-life figures who were real-life rivals — are the subjects of two new biographies for children.
“Never Enough” plants Donald Trump’s rise, fall and comeback in the context of broader social, psychological and technological trends.
MacDonald Harris’s view of human identity as a kind of freak accident provides an undergirding structure of mystery to much of his work.
Ms. Burton considered conventional marriage lopsided but identified with the pioneering Donner Party wife who perished protecting her husband.
When his verse isn’t accepted for publication, a poet assumes a guise.
Subtitled “Why the World Needs a Powerful America,” this book is an indictment of President Obama as a soft-on-terrorism appeaser whose tenure has damaged the country.
A woman looks back on her early years as a Dublin prostitute.
Books on sex, dating and the relentless search for “the One.”
In two family chronicles set in turbulent 20th-century Indonesia, the supernatural blends with the everyday.
Sherman Alexie, editor of the “Best American Poetry” anthology, noted that despite the headaches, the controversy showed how much passion discussion of poetry can stir.
This debut novel, dealing with grief, delivers a certain hazy shade of emotional winter.
Alice Gregory and Rivka Galchen discuss the best literature about work, in all senses of the word.
Groff’s new novel about a long-term relationship is a tale told twice, first from the husband’s perspective, then the wife’s.
Barack Obama, Anwar al-Awlaki and the dilemmas posed by America’s use of a contentious weapon.
The actress, producer and author, most recently, of “Why Not Me?” secretly read in bed as a child. “My parents encouraged reading, but they didn’t anticipate me reading Michael Crichton’s ‘Sphere’ until 2 a.m. on a school night.”
Mr. Snyder’s latest book is another example of his willingness to touch sensitive subjects and set off debate.
Like Mr. Johnson’s earlier fiction, this new collection has contemporary settings and features characters reeling from displacement and emotional vertigo.
Forty-two years after her wildly successful “Fear of Flying,” the author’s new book challenges another taboo.
This elaborate two-part story of a marriage gives the husband’s perspective, and then introduces readers to a completely different wife from the one they thought they knew.
Ms. Lerman was a difficult writer to categorize, but she had a feminist bent, a Jewish sensibility and a taste for ribaldry.