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Carlo Rovelli responds to Lisa Randall’s review of “Reality Is Not What It Seems” and readers suggests reading for the Trump era.
Nicole Lamy will connect readers with book suggestions based on their questions, their tastes, their literary needs and desires.
New books take on fraught issues in biomedical ethics, analyzing the technified body and innovation’s influence on mortality and heredity.
The author of “A Colony in a Nation” says his ideal literary dinner would include Walt Whitman and Hannah Arendt. And “James Baldwin is a no-brainer. (I’d let him smoke inside.)”
Heroic Belgians, thoroughbred horses, 19th-century streetwalkers and Appalachian drug dealers are among the victims in Marilyn Stasio’s crime column.
S. E. Hinton’s classic novel and its 1983 film adaptation continue to inspire fans.
In Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s thriller, “Waking Lions,” an Israeli doctor pays big-time for a clandestine crime.
Andreas Weigend, in “Data for the People,” and Kevin Mitnick, in “The Art of Invisibility,” are alarmed about data mining and the loss of privacy.
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
“The Inkblots” by Damion Searls is a biography of Hermann Rorschach and a cultural history of his famous test.
Two new books from Luke Dormehl and Richard Yonck on the history, future and consequences of artificial intelligence.
Atwood on whether her dystopian classic is meant as a “feminist” novel, as antireligion or as a prediction.
In “Homo Deus,” Yuval Noah Harari suggests the natural end of the scientific revolution might be human obsolescence.
Elena Passarello’s essays offer meditative portraits of eminent animals from Cecil the Lion to Dürer’s rhinoceros to Mozart’s pet starling.
Five writers talked on Wednesday night about the role of journalism and literature under the presidency of Donald J. Trump.
Mohsin Hamid talks about his new novel, “Exit West,” and Gillian Thomas discusses Marjorie J. Spruill’s “Divided We Stand.”
Joanne Fluke, whose “Banana Cream Pie Murder” is new at No. 3, recalls some cooking disasters.
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
Fay Weldon’s novel “Before the War” hinges on a quirky marriage of convenience.
“The Gestapo” by Frank McDonough profiles one of the most dreaded organizations of the Third Reich.