Paperback books of particular interest.
New books by Nick Jans, Rebecca Frankel and Benoit Denizet-Lewis.
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
In John Sandford’s “Deadline,” dogs are being stolen and auctioned off for resale as laboratory animals.
Jonathan Darman’s history of the 1960s weaves together accounts of the activities of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan.
In his writing guide, the Harvard polymath Steven Pinker favors looser, more easygoing grammatical usage.
Two Soviet Jews — an Israeli politician and a disgraced K.G.B. informer — are reunited decades after a devastating betrayal.
Men follow their compulsions, and sometimes receive their comeuppance, in Paul Theroux’s stories.
A lawyer personalizes the struggle against injustice with the story of a man wrongfully convicted of murder.
Simon Rich’s humorous stories take on the millennial generation.
Marilynne Robinson, whose novel “Lila” is No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list, has found success agreeable. “A Pulitzer Prize is very reassuring, and that’s a fact.”
A collection of illustrated tales with a sinister bent, and an anthology of stories featuring otherworldly creatures.
Characters in two dark urban fairy tales for middle-grade readers uncover events hidden in the past.
Two novels featuring adoption and foster care show how bonds are formed despite less than ideal circumstances.
From a distant farm to the African veldt, these picture books celebrate the limitless nature of creativity and imagination.
Each October brings a shelf full of Best American anthologies.
The wallcreeper of this novel’s title and its protagonist both crave freedom.
Readers respond to recent reviews of Mark Edmundson’s “Why Football Matters,” Steve Almond’s “Against Football” and more.
In Zephyr Teachout’s history of American political corruption, the main target is the current money-in-politics doctrine.
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn show how to make a difference in the lives of the disadvantaged.