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Siddhartha Deb and Dana Stevens discuss whether family life restricts the ability to do creative work.
Thomas Friedman’s new book, “Thank You for Being Late,” gives you a much better idea of the forces that are upending your world.
In “An Iron Wind,” Peter Fritzsche wants us to see how even apparently peaceful moments during World War II were inflected by war raging elsewhere.
Steven Johnson’s “Wonderland” looks at the few degrees of separation between fun and progress.
A look back at reviews of Mr. Trevor’s work in The New York Times.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
David France’s remarkable “How to Survive a Plague” is the prose version of France’s Oscar-nominated documentary of the same name.
The best of this season’s books for younger readers.
Ron Hansen’s “The Kid” imagines the character of Billy the Kid.
For a supposedly neglected cohort, the white working class sure has made its presence felt lately on the best-seller list.
Michael Chabon talks about his new novel, and Blanche Wiesen Cook discusses the third volume of her biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
New books examine race in America in the time since millions of black migrants moved in hopes of greater opportunity.
Chaim Potok’s novel about the friendship between two Jewish boys in 1940s Brooklyn is approaching its 50th anniversary.
In “Waging War,” the federal judge David J. Barron looks at how America’s executive and legislative branches check each other.
Sunil Khilnani’s “Incarnations” is a tour of about 2,500 years of the country’s history, through 50 figures.
“Moonglow,” Michael Chabon’s new novel, blends elements of fiction and memoir.
An exclusive work of fiction by Michael Chabon.
“The Pope of Physics,” by Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin, tells the story of how Enrico Fermi created the atomic age.
In “Countdown to Pearl Harbor,” the journalist Steve Twomey traces the miscommunications, faulty assumptions and foul-ups that led to the bombing.
New novels by Juan Pablo Villalobos, Nicholas Mainieri, Edmundo Paz Soldán and Daniel Saldaña París.