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In 24 short pieces, a comedy writer and producer tells what happens when a tomboy grows up.
In Anne Tyler’s update, Petruchio is a Russian scientist.
When her people begin to transform into trees, a girl sets out on her own to find her mother’s lost book of magic.
A young adult novel brings together three internet friends from around the world to participate in a high-stakes competition.
In two middle-grade novels set in the South, children find ways of dealing with the threats and charms of their world.
Ace Atkins’s “The Innocents,” Peter Lovesey’s “Another One Goes Tonight” and more.
Mary Roach turns her not-for-the-squeamish gaze onto the soldier’s life.
Two histories of the Postal Service, once a mainstay of communication, now a system under threat.
New books by Betsy Lerner, Isabel Vincent and Lee Smith.
Jean Thompson’s latest considers an old friendship, a failing marriage and a woman having visions of the future.
All of the stories in this stark and cutting collection grapple with our failure to communicate.
Gen X friends face success and regret in the decades after college.
Gay Talese’s “The Voyeur’s Motel” seems to be full of inaccuracies.
An account of success and failure — and the relationship between them — in the tech industry.
Hisham Matar’s account of trying to learn the fate of his father, an imprisoned Libyan dissident.
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America” and more.
The nature writer Terry Tempest Williams enters the monthly travel list with her look at America’s national parks, “The Hour of Land,” new at No.3.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
A list of recommended reading about criminal justice.