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In “Red Famine,” Anne Applebaum shines a light on clashing nationalisms in a richly detailed account of the 20th-century Soviet republic’s great famine.
Strobe Talbott on Alan Bullock’s “Hitler and Stalin” and Timothy Snyder’s “On Tyranny,” which span the arc of the Russian Revolution to the present.
A painter, memoirist and daughter of an early feminist, she wrote frankly of the Kennedy White House, where her husband, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., was an adviser.
Julia Wertz’s majestic portrait of the city is a collection of dramatic streetscapes and hidden histories.
Maria Alyokhina, a member of Pussy Riot, tells her story in her prison memoir.
Collections of verse, from the prizewinning to the more obscure, that explore themes of nature, science and psychology.
On the centenary of the October Revolution, the former secretary of state writes about the books that best help us understand Russia.
The winner will be announced tomorrow.
Fallaci, whose interviews got the better of famous figures from Henry Kissinger to Muammar el-Qaddafi, is the subject of a new biography.
The comedian on narcissism, fame, his new book on the 12 steps and life after addiction.
“There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable,” the vice president of the Biloxi School Board said.
She probably wouldn’t have written a memoir, were it not for the gentle prodding of her editor, Daniel Halpern.
The young protagonist of David Barclay Moore’s “The Stars Beneath Our Feet” harnesses the power of community — and Legos — to rebuild his ravaged world.
The Russian Revolution was imposed from above, but its tragedy was experienced from below. Amis provides a reading list for the decades that followed.
In “The Red-Haired Woman,” Pamuk traces the disastrous effects of a Turkish teenager’s brief encounter with a married actress.
Jason Fagone talks about “The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies.”
Chernow talks about his new biography of Ulysses S. Grant, and Mike Wallace discusses “Greater Gotham: A History of New York City From 1898 to 1919.”
For her new book, Emily Witt went to Nigeria to capture the scene of the country’s burgeoning film industry.
Eric Metaxas, whose “Martin Luther” is a best seller, responded to the Las Vegas shooting by reiterating his own belief in God.
A travelogue, a novel and a meditation on the aftershocks of Hurricane Katrina.