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Amit Majmudar’s verse translation of the Bhagavad Gita offers a ravishing and faithful version of that enigmatic religious text.
Celebrating the literary lives of girls with a nod to the illustrator William Steig’s ‘CDB!’
Tracy K. Smith, the poet laureate and author of the forthcoming “Wade in the Water,” wrote a college application essay about Thoreau: “I was an aspiring Transcendentalist from a young age.”
Ursula Le Guin, Tim Kreider and Morgan Jerkins comment on what it is like to live in 21st-century America.
A memoir by Sarah McBride, the first openly trans person to speak at a major party convention, details her life’s battles both public and private.
Kayleen Schaefer’s “Text Me When You Get Home” puts the fierce friendships between women on a pedestal.
Pénélope Bagieu, the French graphic novelist, has created a visual tribute to 29 women who broke the mold.
Danielle Lazarin’s story collection, “Back Talk,” probes the lives of American women whose privilege doesn’t protect them from society’s burdens.
The All Sages Bookstore, run by a onetime Tiananmen Square protester, has survived both the capital’s ferocious property market and the censorship of the Xi Jinping era.
DC Comics characters and the Puerto Rican heroine La Borinqueña are part of an anthology, “Ricanstruction,” set for a May 23 release.
Adolescent-appropriate fiction to challenge and inspire budding bookworms.
Sloane Crosley, whose new essay collection is “Look Alive Out There,” says “any woman who has to take an author photo where she looks the just-right amount of appealing is a literary hero.”
Joy Press’s new book, “Stealing the Show,” traces the ways in which women have transformed the TV landscape.
Caitlin Macy’s novel “Mrs.” homes in on the conflicted lives of three Manhattan women and the corrupt man on whom they take vengeance.
On the road to equality, women’s historic achievements have often been dry footnotes in American schools. These authors are out to change that.
Emily Chang examines a tech culture that has become a boys’ club, hostile and averse to women.
Three new books tackle various mysteries from the world of linguistics: why we swear, why we say “mm-hmm” all the time and how conversation arose.
Like a pair of supersleuths, Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian reconstruct the golfer’s life and offer new angles on old stories.
Two new books examine the modern presidency and the possibility of removing Donald Trump from office.
Ian Buruma’s memoir, “A Tokyo Romance,” recaptures his youthful experiences in the avant-garde film and theater world of the postwar city.