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David Cesarani offers a new interpretation, skeptical of Disraeli’s interest in Jewish issues.
A multicultural world of humanized monsters, trouble on the highway to hell, an epidemic of spontaneous combustion and a journey toward the self.
Those years in the theater’s wings taught me a great deal about where to find stories, and how to tell them.
Michael Kinsley predicts a tsunami of memoirs about disease as the boomer generation ages.
Two new books about physics address the science’s competing “rule books” for reality.
Sarah Bakewell discusses her new book about the existentialists, and Liesl Schillinger talks about a new biography of Blanche Knopf.
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
In S. D. Sykes’s sequel to “Plague Land,” England is ruled by mob violence in the wake of a devastating pandemic.
New books by David Kilcullen, Paul R. Pillar, and Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon.
An account of the growth of Alibaba, the huge digital marketplace.
How myths about the efficacy of American military power lead us to ignore its harmful consequences.
A journalist investigates the case of a couple who decapitated their three children in 2003.
A grieving couple move to a cottage where the ghostly presence of past residents remains.
Robyn Schiff’s poems circle worlds of worry in arriving at uncommon connections.
A novel of exhaustion and uncertainty in 1947 Japan.
Several new books commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.
Hope Jahren, whose memoir, “Lab Girl,” is No. 7 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has found a larger audience than many scientists partly through her use of social media.
Boy loves girl in a novel set in a great house in 1920s Britain.
A fictionalized look at the romance between two well-known behavioral researchers.