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Books of The Times: In a Raft of New Books, Motherhood From (Almost) Every Angle
Jacqueline Rose?s ?Mothers,? one of many new books about the subject, is a sort of Rosetta Stone that examines the particular mix of fascination and dread that mothers engender.
Nonfiction: The Walls That Hillary Clinton Created
Amy Chozick?s ?Chasing Hillary? describes the impossibility of covering the two Clinton presidential campaigns.
Books of The Times: Rachel Kushner?s ?The Mars Room? Offers Big Ideas in Clos...
Kushner?s gritty and persuasive book about a woman sentenced to life in prison recalls works by Mary Gaitskill, Denis Johnson and Charles Bukowski.
Nonfiction: In This Space Race, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Are Competing to Tak...
Two new books, ?The Space Barons? and ?Rocket Billionaires,? tell the story of the entrepreneurial push to leave Earth.
Nonfiction: The State That Foreshadows America?s Future
Lawrence Wright?s ?God Save Texas? is a loving and skeptical portrait of the place he calls home.
Nonfiction: How California Turned Into a ?State of Resistance?
The sociologist Manuel Pastor explores the rise, fall and rise again of America?s most populous state.
Nonfiction: Can Sobriety Be as Interesting as Addiction? A Writer Wonders
In ?The Recovering,? the novelist and essayist Leslie Jamison explores her own alcoholism and the struggle to make art out of giving up drinking.
The Book Review Podcast: Jo Nesbo Reimagines ?Macbeth?
James Shapiro discusses Nesbo?s new novel, and Leila Slimani talks about ?The Perfect Nanny.?
Nonfiction: How Does Empathy Work? A Writer Explores the Science and Its Appl...
In ?I Feel You,? Cris Beam examines how we come to feel one another?s pain.
Edna St. Vincent Millay?s Farmhouse Faces Closure
The house, called Steepletop, has been preserved the way Millay left it, and is seeking funds to stay open to visitors.
Profile: A Comic Strip About the Marines: The Few, the Proud, the Bored Out o...
Maximilian Uriarte attributes his success with ?Terminal Lance? to accuracy and raw material from his loyal fans.
Books News: Sales Figures for Comey?s ?A Higher Loyalty? Dwarf Recent Politic...
Amazon limited reviews of the book to readers who have purchased it on its site.
New & Noteworthy
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
Fiction: When the Aftermath of a Shooting Is as Devastating as the Crime
Two new novels ? ?If We Had Known,? by Elise Juska, and ?How to Be Safe,? by Tom McAllister ? imagine communities roiled by mass murder.
Ai Weiwei?s Little Blue Book on the Refugee Crisis
The artist, on his response to the migrant crisis: ?In China we say, ?When birds pass over the sky...? I?m just one of the birds who made some sounds.?



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