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The novelist, story writer and author, most recently, of the memoir “The Seven Good Years,” is a fan of Kafka. “It was a great comfort to discover a writer who seemed to be even more stressed and screwed up than I was.”
Mr. Padgett writes with a sense of wonderment in “Alone and Not Alone,” while Mr. Flynn’s latest set of poems, “My Feelings,” can take an unvarnished stance.
A rabbit’s-eye view of Napoleon’s crushing defeat.
In this memoir, a British Arabist who had opposed the invasion of Iraq recounts her time advising American forces after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
Mr. Maxtone-Graham made hundreds of crossings, spending more time at sea than on land, and recreated the glory days of luxury liners in books and lectures.
At a private lunch, Ms. Lee seemed breezily self-assured about the book’s publication next Tuesday, despite the mystery surrounding its discovery.
More than a decade in the making, this is the first short-story collection by the author of the novels “The Borrower” and “The Hundred-Year House.”
Bringing foreign language writers into the crowded realm of English only enriches the world of literature.
Alice Gregory and Pankaj Mishra discuss whether moral preoccupations have a place in good fiction.
A husband’s affair, cruelly revealed, leaves his family’s future uncertain.
A historian depicts the concentration camps where many of the Holocaust’s millions died.
Mr. Williams, who was often compared to Ralph Ellison and James Baldwin, was the author of “The Man Who Cried I Am” and an unflattering biography of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A professor and a historian discover the identity of the unseen wheelbarrow owner in a classic poem.
Two friends of the author Katherine Russell Rich, who died in 2012, have finished a novel she had started to write, which Scribner’s will publish on Tuesday.
The author of a memoir is no longer quite as thrilled that all her youthful misadventures have their own I.S.B.N.
“Ally” is a remarkably frank new memoir by the former Israeli ambassador to the United States and current Knesset member Michael B. Oren.
This stand-up comedian teams up with a sociologist to study romance in the era of texting, Tinder and Snapchat.
Mr. Hoffman’s new book adds more details about how and why the Soviet radar expert Adolf Tolkachev secretly sided with the C.I.A. against the K.G.B.
Holly Madison, the former Playboy Playmate whose tell-all memoir is No. 2 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has said, “I don’t want negative, toxic people in my life anymore.”
New books about a master swindler, a murder in 1889 Chicago and more.