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Checking out the in-car-entertainment value of nonfiction best sellers adapted for young readers.
Listening in as three movers and shakers offer advice on taking companies to the top.
The mendacious children in a Henry James ghost story lean toward danger.
Sean Wilentz argues that politicians serve the country best when they compromise.
A look at human history through the lens of a simple, indispensable material.
Louise Erdrich’s latest novel asks a deceptively simple question: Can a person “do the worst thing possible and still be loved”?
A vast chronicle of the Romanovs’ three centuries of rule is essentially a family story.
Shakespeare’s plays help a woman come to terms with a fetish.
Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about “The Gene,” and Jennifer Szalai discusses two books about taste.
Clare Mackintosh’s first novel is a cunning psychological thriller that opens at Christmastime with a hit-and-run accident.
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
An account of workers who were exploited for three decades.
A scion of a beer-making dynasty traces its fall.
A popular Russian writer describes her flight from the Bolsheviks.
A sense of queasy anticipation runs through a collection of short stories.
A foreign correspondent up close with residents caught between old and new.
A look at marketplace feminism and its blithe platitudes.
An educator looks to his early years in the East Baltimore drug trade.
The first book in a multivolume biography of Lincoln examines his early influences.