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In Helen Fielding’s “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” Jones is pregnant but isn’t sure of the father.
Adam Kirsch discusses Volker Ullrich’s new biography of Hitler; Billy Collins talks about his latest collection of poems; and iO Tillett Wright on his new memoir, “Darling Days.”
Four girls, all named Guinevere, plot a breakout from the convent they involuntarily call home in Sarah Domet’s “The Guineveres.”
Fantasy and reality merge in Alan Moore’s tribute to his hometown, “Jerusalem.”
The title family of Jade Chang’s novel, “The Wangs vs. the World,” feel alienated from both the new country and the old.
The voice in Alexander Maksik’s new novel, “Shelter in Place,” is that of a man waiting (and hoping) for a woman to return to him.
In “Hitler: Ascent 1889-1939,” Volker Ullrich focuses on Hitler the man.
Dan Slater’s “Wolf Boys” is about how American teenagers trained by a Mexican drug cartel murdered on both sides of the border.
Mary McAuliffe’s “When Paris Sizzled” is an excursion through the artistic city in the 1920s.
A memoir by the publisher Barney Rosset, who fought against censorship.
The making of the serial software entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul English is told in Tracy Kidder’s “A Truck Full of Money.”
In “Messy,” Tim Harford writes about the power of ignoring rules and being flexible even when you don’t want to.
“His Bloody Project,” a finalist for this year’s Man Booker Prize, makes masterly use of the narrative form to tell a horrifying tale.
New books by Louise Miller, Caroline Angell, Jane L. Rosen and Sally Thorne.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose anthology “My Own Words” is No. 12 in hardcover nonfiction, has something in common with Notorious B.I.G.
“Dear Mr. Beckett” collects letters from Barney Rosset, the publisher of Grove Press, to Samuel Beckett.
Readers respond to recent reviews of Joseph Lelyveld’s “His Final Battle” and James Gleick’s “Time Travel.”
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
Suggested reading by book critics and editors at The New York Times.
A Kenyan considers his early years as a student and writer.