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The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s books editor of The New York Times Book Review.
The Israeli author, whose most recent novel is “Judas,” would like to meet Chekhov, if only to gossip with him.
In “Where Memory Leads,” Saul Friedländer writes about his personal, political and scholarly sides.
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
The young poet Ishion Hutchinson looks to the fractured past and teeming life of Jamaica in “House of Lords and Commons.”
Siddhartha Deb and Dana Stevens discuss whether family life restricts the ability to do creative work.
Thomas Friedman’s new book, “Thank You for Being Late,” gives you a much better idea of the forces that are upending your world.
In “An Iron Wind,” Peter Fritzsche wants us to see how even apparently peaceful moments during World War II were inflected by war raging elsewhere.
Steven Johnson’s “Wonderland” looks at the few degrees of separation between fun and progress.
A look back at reviews of Mr. Trevor’s work in The New York Times.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
David France’s remarkable “How to Survive a Plague” is the prose version of France’s Oscar-nominated documentary of the same name.
The best of this season’s books for younger readers.
Ron Hansen’s “The Kid” imagines the character of Billy the Kid.
For a supposedly neglected cohort, the white working class sure has made its presence felt lately on the best-seller list.
Michael Chabon talks about his new novel, and Blanche Wiesen Cook discusses the third volume of her biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
New books examine race in America in the time since millions of black migrants moved in hopes of greater opportunity.
Chaim Potok’s novel about the friendship between two Jewish boys in 1940s Brooklyn is approaching its 50th anniversary.
In “Waging War,” the federal judge David J. Barron looks at how America’s executive and legislative branches check each other.
Sunil Khilnani’s “Incarnations” is a tour of about 2,500 years of the country’s history, through 50 figures.