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Books of The Times: Documenting Undocumented Lives in ?The Body Papers?
In her memoir-in-essays, Grace Talusan writes about her experience as an immigrant to the United States, her survival of childhood abuse and returning to visit the Philippines, her native country.
Books of The Times: Two Novels by Ann Petry, a Writer Who Believed in Art Tha...
Petry?s debut, ?The Street,? was the first book by a black woman to sell more than a million copies. A new volume collects it with another novel, ?The Narrows,? and a sampling of her criticism.
Newsbook: What Pulitzer Prize-Nominated Books Should You Read First?
Here are reviews of the 15 winners and finalists for the awards.
Nonfiction: Bret Easton Ellis Takes On ?Generation Wuss?
Ellis, perpetual bad boy and avatar of Generation X, delivers in his first nonfiction book, ?White,? a series of rants against the politics of the young and woke.
Nonfiction: The Remarkable Ben Hecht
Adina Hoffman?s ?Ben Hecht? and Julien Gorbach?s ?The Notorious Ben Hecht? examine the man?s career as both a screenwriter and a political activist.
Nonfiction: To Escape Her Grief, and Work Through It, an Author Starts Running
After her father died, Katie Arnold became a marathon runner. Her luminous memoir, ?Running Home,? explores why.
The Book Review Podcast: Ruth Reichl?s Delicious New Memoir
Reichl discusses ?Save Me the Plums,? and Emily Bazelon talks about ?Charged.?
Fiction: A Flamboyant Talk Show Host Finds Himself Embroiled in Controversy
Jennifer duBois?s satirical novel ?The Spectators? charts the past and present woes of a confrontational TV star who may have inspired a mass shooting.
By the Book: By the Book: Abby Wambach
The soccer star, whose new book is ?Wolfpack,? began the sport because of a how-to guide from the library. ?I scored 27 goals in my first three games. I guess I do owe it all to books.?
Nonfiction: A Meditation on Our Relationship to the Landscapes We Inhabit
In ?The Absent Hand,? Suzannah Lessard dissects a diverse swath of America, looking to understand the malls, green expanses and urban sprawl that surround us.
Rites of Passage: ?Will You Stay With Me Until I Die??
My patient had a simple, devastating request. To honor it meant grappling with how a therapist responds to her clients.
Prescribed Reading: What You Should Read to Understand the Measles Epidemic
In her Prescribed Reading column, Abigail Zuger looks at books exploring the immune system and the tumultuous history of vaccination.
A Fan?s Love, Requited at Last: Conan O?Brien Lands Robert Caro
The talk show host?s interview of the acclaimed biographer is a long-awaited win for Team Coco.
Nonfiction: Stories That Explore Africa?s Resilient Spirit
The Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong?o?s ?Minutes of Glory? tackles the absurdities, injustices and fortitude of people testing new ways against the old.
Stanley Plumly, Lyrical Poet Influenced by Keats, Dies at 79
?Keats, for me, represents the integrity of the mission of the poet,? said Mr. Plumly, whose books included a ?personal biography? called ?Posthumous Keats.?



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