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“Couture Confessions” makes clear that fashion has always been a business first.
This summer’s possibilities prove the only overarching thing that characterizes young adult literature is the age of the protagonist.
In his new memoir, the chef-impresario Eddie Huang visits China and contemplates cuisine, culture and love.
The celebrity chef and restaurateur Eric Ripert looks back at his life in food, starting with his childhood in the South of France.
New books by Tony Tulathimutte, Matt Ruff, Jeffrey Price and Ron Tanner.
The biography of a fictional comics artist, Chester Brown’s “Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus” and more.
A history of dating and its discontents exposes the unfair gender dynamics at its heart.
A look at some of the season’s thrillers, including the latest books by Harlan Coben, Elizabeth Brundage and Justin Cronin.
New books from Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Straub, Victor LaValle and others show us where the genre is going and where it’s been.
Bill Walton’s elegiac yet exuberant new memoir, an investigation of arm injuries in baseball and more.
Simon Winchester reviews “Rising Ground,” a collection of essays about the landscape around Cornwall and its history, and more.
The author of “Shout! The Beatles in Their Generation” follows up a biography of Lennon with one of McCartney.
How decades of discriminatory policies and flawed studies led to an age of mass imprisonment.
Emma Cline’s first novel is a seductive and arresting coming-of-age story hinged on Charles Manson.
In Laura Lippman’s latest mystery, the daughter of a former state’s attorney moves back home after the death of her husband.
The actor David Duchovny examines life’s big issues — love, sex, marriage, parenting, death, baseball — in his second novel.
Hawley’s thriller about an airplane crash exposes the high cost of news as entertainment and the randomness of fate.
Alan Furst’s latest follows five months in the life of a Resistance cell in France, beginning in March 1941.
Adam Hochschild talks about Svetlana Alexievich’s “Secondhand Time”; Stephanie Danler discusses her debut novel, “Sweetbitter”; and Jojo Moyes on the film adaptation of her novel “Me Before You.”
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.