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Kwame Alexander’s latest novel in verse follows a young soccer player who discovers the power of vocabulary.
A boy tries to protect the orangutan he raised when his father wants to sell him to a sketchy zoo.
In this middle-grade novel, a girl struggles to find a moral course when countering a bully.
A biography of a shrewd and brutal samurai whose forces roiled 12th-century Japan.
The actor, woodworker, musician and author, most recently, of “Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom With America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers” reads for solace during air turbulence.
In this young adult novel, a boy with agoraphobia becomes a draw for a girl who plans to write her college essay about him.
In two new books, children live happily without parents in a car, and a boy uses science to see the magic around him.
A tale of two teenagers from the conqueror and conquered classes hints at real-world dynamics.
Readers respond to recent reviews of Charles Bock’s “Alice & Oliver,” Stevie Smith’s poems and more.
A new book from the Caldecott Medalist Mordicai Gerstein stars the boisterous Pan, that most un-godlike of ancient Greek gods.
A new approach to success: Passion and perseverance are more important than talent.
My nom de plume protects me from enemies as numerous as they are mysterious.
The sequel to “Nobody’s Fool” takes readers back to a small town and its outsize personalities.
On guard with the Israeli Army in southern Lebanon.
In Don DeLillo’s 16th novel, a billionaire hopes to rid the world of death.
A correspondent surveys the relationship between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
New books by Sarah Schulman, Piers Paul Read, Alfred Alcorn, Jaime Clarke and Howard Jacobson.
Curtis Sittenfeld, whose update of “Pride and Prejudice” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, says the Darcy and Liz scenes “were definitely the most fun to write.”