New York Times Book Reviews

Nonfiction: ‘The Morning They Came for Us,’ by Janine di Giovanni

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:00
Harrowing reports from a divided and besieged Syria.
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Nonfiction: ‘The Cultural Revolution: A People’s History, 1962-1976,’ by Frank Dikotter

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:00
Ordinary citizens have traded their memories of the Cultural Revolution for greater prosperity, this history claims.
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Fiction: ‘The Good Life,’ by Marian Thurm

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:59
An executive’s missteps catch up with him on a family vacation.
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Fiction: ‘A Perfect Life,’ by Eileen Pollack

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:59
Genetics complicates the love life of a novel’s biologist.
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Fiction: ‘Imagine Me Gone,’ by Adam Haslett

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:28
A novel centers on a mentally ill man and the siblings who orbit around him.
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Fiction: ‘Eleven Hours,’ by Pamela Erens

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:28
A novel follows an about-to-be-mother and a maternity nurse through a long labor.
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Inside the List

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:27
The Dutch primatologist Frans de Waal, whose new book is No. 15 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says: “We have this long tradition of downplaying what animals do.”
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