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Julie Scelfo’s book positions itself as an antidote to the historiographical tradition of forgetting — and belatedly remembering — women.
Chris Smith’s oral history traces the 16-year sprint that turned “The Daily Show” from a second-rate cable presentation into a vital institution in American politics and the media.
Therese Oneill’s “Unmentionable” transports us back to the world of middle-class 19th-century women, emphasizing the messy details that costume dramas airbrush out.
Revisit Tomi Ungerer’s surprising stories, pretend to cook and more in these large-format illustrated books.
Glossy new books devoted to the lavish retreats of American “country house” living.
Two new books arrive at the same conclusion: Queen Victoria wasn’t as Victorian as she’s been made out to be — especially behind the bedroom door.
The actress, singer and author of “Scrappy Little Nobody” would love to be a bath reader, “but the Parisian charm wears off after five minutes, and then I just want to be dry.”
New books showcase the photos of Daido Moriyama, Sally Mann and others.
New books look at the careers of Brian Wilson, Paul Simon and other music stars.
People who see sports as an escape from the real world might be surprised at just how often the two overlap.
“Classic German Baking,” “Dorie’s Cookies” and more.
New cookbooks include an elaborate approach to home cooking and recipes with strong regional identities.
This may be the ultimate book nerd’s fantasy, but it’s also hard work. We talked to some Brooklyn experts.
Readers respond to Zadie Smith’s By the Book interview and more.
Boldface names and bold debuts are among those on this year’s list of 100 Notable Books.
In “The Princess Diarist,” Carrie Fisher dishes about her life inside the “Star Wars” industrial complex. SPOILER ALERT!
New books by and about movie stars include a collection of photos and writing by Alan Cumming, a memoir by Tippi Hedren, “The Tao of Bill Murray” and more.
New travel books include “The Timbuktu School for Nomads” and “The Humorless Ladies of Border Control.”
Simon Reynolds’s “Shock and Awe” covers the glory days of glam rock and its pioneers, including T. Rex, David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Roxy Music.
Leslie Bennetts’s “Last Girl Before Freeway” revisits milestones in Joan Rivers’s life, like her childhood, marriage and famous break with Johnny Carson.