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A new biography challenges historians’ portrayals of William Tecumseh Sherman as the father of scorched-earth combat.
Cathleen Schine explores the dynamics of a New York Jewish family.
In a Father’s Day tribute, Walter Mosley recalls how his father turned him into a storyteller.
Two books examine sexism’s double standards and the rise of online harassment.
Joshua Kendall talks about “First Dads,” and Judith Warner discusses“The End of American Childhood.”
An assessment of all 43 presidents, as dads.
A look at presidents and their children through the years.
Boys at an English boarding school live in a world where dark thoughts are made visible.
A retired police detective sees the return of his nemesis in this suspense story with a supernatural twist.
In “The Second Girl,” a private investigator with a drug habit agrees to look for a missing teenager.
New books by Gary Sernovitz, Mason Inman and Meg Jacobs.
A new movie, “Genius,” centers on the relationship between the editor Maxwell Perkins and the novelist Thomas Wolfe.
The lives of Kentucky aristocrats and a slave’s descendants converge in a novel about racial tensions and horse racing.
Seamus Heaney’s Virgilian translation follows Aeneas to the underworld in search of his father.
The girls and women in this debut collection of stories confront the bleak realities of their lives.
A Jewish teenager seeks out kabbalistic magic to save her people.
Assessing the nature of human existence as our knowledge of the world’s workings grows.
Paul Tough believes character is the key to success.
Current practices mark a break with 200 years of child rearing, a historian writes.
A new biography of Elizabeth I focuses on the underexamined later decades of her life.