In ‘Billie Eilish,’ the pop star opens her family photo album, revealing another side of herself

(Photo courtesy of the family of Billie Eilish.)
(Photo courtesy of the family of Billie Eilish.)
Eilish’s photo-heavy book is a vivid companion to her dark, ethereal music.
  • May 11
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In Francisco Goldman’s ‘Monkey Boy,’ an author grapples with the alternative facts of his family history

A train ride becomes a pretext for a long train of thought, as a man looks back at his past.
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‘Dead Souls’ is a witty, sharp, cruel critique of literary culture. But it’s not for everyone.

Sam Riviere’s novel is hard to stop reading — because it’s written as a single paragraph almost 300 pages long.
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The plot of ‘The Plot’ — the best thriller of the year (so far) — is too good to give away

The new novel by Jean Hanff Korelitz, the author behind “The Undoing,” is a sharp and twisty tale of literary paranoia.
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African speculative fiction is finally getting its due. Let’s talk about books to seek out.

A few of the fresh voices: Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa.
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Timeless meditations on Earth’s fragility, and the damage humans do

A collection of writings by E.O. Wilson emphasizes the dire need to preserve biodiversity.
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The ‘frat boy culture’ of the Secret Service

Carol Leonnig exposes the agency’s history of troubling conduct and missteps.
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How a decades-long conversation shaped the young United States

Akhil Reed Amar celebrates the debates that led to revolt, the Constitution and U.S. law.

The not-so-surprising secrets of wealthy investors

William Green explores their widely different strategies for becoming rich — and happy.
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The conflicts and characters behind the world’s constitutions

Linda Colley argues that wars create pressures that lead to foundational documents.
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Annette Gordon-Reed’s ‘On Juneteenth’ complicates notions of Black history

The trailblazing historian uses her upbringing and Texas’s lively past to puncture well-worn myths.
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