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In these books, Henry Thoreau, John Muir and Terry Tempest Williams relish in the beauty (and lament the destruction) of our national parks.
The well-known environmentalist Bill McKibben turns his hand to satire in this novel about an old-school radio host who falls backward into the revolution business.
Linda Gordon talks about “The Second Coming of the KKK”; Scott Kelly discusses “Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery”; and editors from the Book Review talk about our 10 Best Books of 2017.
Mekong Review’s contributors include some of the best-known authors, journalists and academics who follow the region.
Jonathan Keates’s “Messiah: The Composition and Afterlife of Handel’s Masterpiece” seeks to save the oratorio from centuries of misinterpretatin.
A middle-grade novel and a picture book, to be published in 2018, explore what being American really means.
“Growing Up With the Impressionists,” the childhood diary of Julie Manet, daughter of Berthe Morisot and Eugene Manet, reveals some unsavory views.
The journalist heroine of Anthony Quinn’s novel “Freya” is both headstrong and ambitious. Neither will be assets in post-World War II Britain.
In “Logical Family,” Armistead Maupin describes a conservative upbringing before he became a beloved author and L.G.B.T. activist.
Jeffrey A. Engel’s “When the World Seemed New” recounts the last spasm of Republican internationalism.
Three fall novels take readers across the globe on missions in which the espionage takes a back seat to the characters’ personal lives and liaisons.
An illustrated review of J. D. Salinger's classic from a 21st-century perspective.
In “A Bold and Dangerous Family,” Caroline Moorehead continues her Resistance Quartet with the story of Amelia, Carlo and Nello Rosselli.
Robert Dallek’s “Franklin D. Roosevelt” examines both the public and the private man.
In “The Education of Eva Moskowitz,” the controversial founder of Success Academy Charter Schools sets out to defend her pedagogical approach and settle scores.
The characters in Boyle’s new collection, “The Relive Box,” battle modern problems badly.
Readers respond to recent reviews by connecting new literature to old.
The thriller writer Marc Cameron is the latest novelist invited to channel Clancy, who died in 2013.
Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, whose exposé on Harvey Weinstein ignited a national conversation on sexual misconduct, have reached a deal with Penguin Press.
These beautifully illustrated chapter books for brand new readers are very short — and very, very good.