Should I keep the first edition or the fine dust jacket? Deciding what books should stay or go is more art than science.
  • Jul 29
The novel arose from a therapist’s unorthodox recommendation.
  • 1 hour ago
  • Review
“George Harrison on George Harrison,” edited by Ashley Kahn, collects interviews and TV appearances the Beatle gave during his too-short life.
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  • Perspective
“Make Russia Great Again” and “Rodham” are two recent novels that benefit from blending fact and fiction.
A snapshot of popular books.
  • 18 hours ago
  • Review
Honkaku mysteries emphasize ingenuity above all else.
  • Review
Jennifer Hofmann’s debut novel follows a Stasi agent trying to make sense of his past.
  • Perspective
We could all use some humor right about now.
  • 3 days ago
  • Review
Among the picks: Karin Slaughter’s latest novel featuring Sara Linton and Will Trent.
  • 4 days ago
Commenters responded to a recent essay about giving away books with a mix of philosophical musings and practical advice.
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Trethewey’s memoir is a tribute to a life snuffed out by a brutal man, a fractured judicial system and a patriarchy as old as Methuselah.
  • 6 days ago
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