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Life tips and a shoulder to cry on in Heather Havrilesky’s “How to Be a Person in the World.”
In Jay McInerney’s third novel about them, “Bright, Precious Days,” Russell and Corrine Calloway struggle with their marriage and the economy.
Jessica Winter’s “Break in Case of Emergency” is a funny and moving commentary on that point in a woman’s life when everything seems to come into question.
In Flynn Berry’s “Under the Harrow,” a woman is determined to find her sister’s murderer.
Megan Abbott discusses her new murder mystery, and Marilyn Stasio talks about several new true-crime books.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
Ruth Ware, whose novel “The Woman in Cabin 10” is No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list, says she “definitely” owes a debt to Agatha Christie.
New books include “True Crime Addict” by James Renner and “The Dragon Behind the Glass” by Emily Voigt.
New books include Tim Baker’s “Fever City,” an alternate take on the Kennedy assassination.
A detective seeks a therapist’s help in stopping a killer’s gruesome spree in Erik Axl Sund’s “The Crow Girl.”
“The Angel,” by Uri Bar-Joseph, tells the story of the mole at the heart of Sadat’s government.
In Samuel Ligon’s novel “Among the Dead and Dreaming,” the dead speak.
Suspicion strains neighborly relations when a teenager is attacked in a communal yard in Lisa Jewell’s 13th novel, “The Girls in the Garden.”
A woman works the Tokyo underworld, getting the goods on high-powered men, in Fuminori Nakamura’s “The Kingdom.”
In Lili Wright’s “Dancing With the Tiger,” an Aztec treasure is found and a woman heads to Oaxaca to restore her father’s professional reputation.
In Helen Dunmore’s “Exposure,” a woman’s husband is not who she thought he was.
The hero of Alan Glynn’s novel “Paradime” looks just like a tech visionary.
Blake Crouch’s “Dark Matter” is alternate-universe science fiction bolstered by a smidgen of theoretical physics.
In Patrick Flanery’s “I Am No One,” a surveillance expert starts receiving mysterious packages.