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This season’s books about Hollywood feature (among others) Barbra Streisand, Stanley Kubrick and Meryl Streep.
New books about gardens include the work of the great Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx, a tour of the Hawaiian garden of the poet W.S. Merwin and more.
What pop music rivalries reveal about our lives, and some celebrated musicians’ most treasured songs.
Mark Binelli imagines his way into the life of a rock star who toyed with notions of blackness and theatricality.
“Couture Confessions” makes clear that fashion has always been a business first.
This summer’s possibilities prove the only overarching thing that characterizes young adult literature is the age of the protagonist.
In his new memoir, the chef-impresario Eddie Huang visits China and contemplates cuisine, culture and love.
The celebrity chef and restaurateur Eric Ripert looks back at his life in food, starting with his childhood in the South of France.
New books by Tony Tulathimutte, Matt Ruff, Jeffrey Price and Ron Tanner.
The biography of a fictional comics artist, Chester Brown’s “Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus” and more.
A history of dating and its discontents exposes the unfair gender dynamics at its heart.
A look at some of the season’s thrillers, including the latest books by Harlan Coben, Elizabeth Brundage and Justin Cronin.
New books from Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Straub, Victor LaValle and others show us where the genre is going and where it’s been.
Bill Walton’s elegiac yet exuberant new memoir, an investigation of arm injuries in baseball and more.
Simon Winchester reviews “Rising Ground,” a collection of essays about the landscape around Cornwall and its history, and more.
The author of “Shout! The Beatles in Their Generation” follows up a biography of Lennon with one of McCartney.
How decades of discriminatory policies and flawed studies led to an age of mass imprisonment.
Emma Cline’s first novel is a seductive and arresting coming-of-age story hinged on Charles Manson.
In Laura Lippman’s latest mystery, the daughter of a former state’s attorney moves back home after the death of her husband.
The actor David Duchovny examines life’s big issues — love, sex, marriage, parenting, death, baseball — in his second novel.