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Work from seven decades illuminates Adrienne Rich’s ethical mission in “Collected Poems: 1950-2012.”
“Enter Helen” and “Not Pretty Enough” assess the life and influence of the longtime Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown.
In “Being a Beast,” the British naturalist Charles Foster goes to great lengths to experience the world as different species.
In “A House Full of Daughters,” Juliet Nicolson reviews the lives of her family’s extraordinary, and extraordinarily troubled, women.
Ben Ehrenreich’s “The Way to the Spring” is an intimate, vivid look at daily life in Palestine.
In “Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays,” Cynthia Ozick longs for the re-establishment of a literary culture as profound as the one that reigned at midcentury.
In “The Nordic Theory of Everything,” the Finnish journalist Anu Partanen maintains that life is better in her native land.
New books include “Putting God Second” and “Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto.”
Technically diverse artists have taken up the challenge of freshly interpreting “Ulysses” to make it more accessible to a wider audience.
Celebrities (and Stanley Fish) hold forth on health, happiness and winning arguments.
Just in time for the return of “Cats” to Broadway, a new picture book series features T.S. Eliot’s many-lived creatures.
Lionel Shriver’s novel “The Mandibles” is a searing example of a new genre that could be called dystopian finance fiction.
Time and again, Jean Edward Smith argues, Bush failed to meet the challenges of his office.
David Goldblatt’s “The Games” recalls unflattering aspects of the Olympics long before doping and gender testing.
Moira Weigel discusses two new biographies of Brown; and Juliet Nicolson talks about “A House Full of Daughters.”
“The deal was 30,000 words in 30 days,” Donald G. McNeil Jr. said of his new book, “Zika: The Emerging Epidemic.”
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
Readers respond to a recent work of fiction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and more.
Julian Fellowes’s “Belgravia” devises a story of two families, one aristocratic, the other aspiring.