Richard Newman will read from 'Graveyard of the Gods.'
Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The 10 Best Books of 2016
Editors at the Book Review talk about the year’s best books; Stefan Hertmans talks about “War and Turpentine”; and Ian McGuire discusses “The North Water.”
Reclaiming the short fiction of Kathleen Collins.
In “Genghis Khan and the Quest for God,” the anthropologist Jack Weatherford argues that the separation of church and state is, at its root, a Mongol notion.
Robert Gerwarth’s “The Vanquished” is about the continuing conflict in the years following the end of World War I.
“The Fall of the House of Wilde,” by Emer O’Sullivan, asks if Oscar’s apple fell far from the family tree.
David Sax’s “The Revenge of Analog” is about how digital and analog can get along.
Seminal works by Camus and Mallarmé receive full-length treatments in Alice Kaplan’s “Looking for ‘The Stranger’” and R. Howard Bloch’s “One Toss of the Dice.”
In “A Life Discarded,” the biographer Alexander Masters sets out to learn who wrote scores of journals found in a trash bin.
“Stand Tall,” written by Dewey Bozella with Tamara Jones, is the memoir of a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder.
New York’s history, languages and people are communicated through maps in “Nonstop Metropolis,” edited by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro.
Brendan King’s biography of the British novelist Beryl Bainbridge, whose life was full of romantic drama.
Alex Beam’s amusing “The Feud” tells the story of how a literary friendship ended over a translation of Pushkin’s “Eugene Onegin.”
Philippe Girard’s “Toussaint Louverture” is a sophisticated and anti-mythological biography.
In “The Unnatural World,” David Biello scouts for ideas on how we might now live on a planet that our grandparents won’t recognize for long.
New books by Mauro Javier Cardenas, Carlos Fonseca, Claudia Salazar Jiménez and Gonzalo Torné.
Lauren Graham, the “Gilmore Girls” actress whose new memoir is No. 3 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says she has carefully calibrated just how revealing she wants to be.