1. Summer Book Preview and 9 Thrillers to Read Books, Yesterday

    Gilbert Cruz is joined by The Times’s thriller columnist, Sarah Lyall, to talk about some great suspenseful titles to check out this summer. And the editor Joumana Khatib gives her picks for books to look out for between now and Labor Day.

  2. 6 New Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, Yesterday

    Recommended reading from the Book Review, featuring titles by Chelsea Manning, Werner Herzog, and more.

  3. She Gave the ‘Father of Gynecology’ His Prowess, Against Her Will Books, Yesterday

    “Say Anarcha” is J.C. Hallman’s meticulous biography of the enslaved woman who suffered unimaginable horrors at the hands of a lauded doctor.

  4. Following the Bloodlines Books, Yesterday

    In new crime novels from Victoria Kielland, James Wolff, Katie Siegel and Michael McGarrity, the past is hard to shake.

  5. Newly Published, From the Scientific Method to Éric Vuillard Books, Yesterday

    A selection of recently published books.

  6. Can You Find the Hidden Titles of These 12 Books About Broadway Icons? Interactive, Yesterday

    As you wait for the Tony Awards to start, try your hand at this literary title-search puzzle.

  7. Overlooked No More: Lou Sullivan, Author and Transgender Activist Obituaries, Yesterday

    In diaries, articles and letters, he pushed for the medical community’s acceptance of men who were assigned female at birth and identified as gay.

  8. 24 Works of Fiction to Read This Summer Books, Yesterday

    A sequel to Colson Whitehead’s “Harlem Shuffle,” new stories from Jamel Brinkley, a debut novel about a teenager who worked for Andy Warhol — and more.

  9. 14 Nonfiction Books to Read This Summer Books, Yesterday

    Biographies of Anna May Wong and Alice Marble, a deep-sea exploration, a history of the race to the North Pole: Here’s what to watch for this season.

  10. Counting on Conversation Books, Yesterday

    Five new counting books all share one essential strategy: to start a conversation.

  11. 9 New Books We Recommend This Week Books, June 8

    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

  12. They’re Here to Save Indie Media Style, June 8

    A new web publication from a founder of the print-only newspaper The Drunken Canal tries to make a splash in a space where giants have sputtered. Can it work?

  13. Sun, Sea and Books Make This Festival an Enticing Destination Books, June 8

    Among the host of literary gatherings that have sprung up in the last 20 years, Calabash in Jamaica brings the party off the page.

  14. Richard E. Snyder, 90, Dies; Drove Simon & Schuster to New Heights Business, June 8

    In two decades of leadership at the publishing house, he helped remold a clubby book industry into a diversified and highly profitable corporate enterprise.

  15. The Man Who Turned the World on to the Genius of Fungi Magazine, June 8

    A vast fungal web braids together life on Earth. Merlin Sheldrake wants to help us see it.

  16. Martin Luther King Jr.’s High-Stakes Gamble in Birmingham Books, June 8

    In “You Have to Be Prepared to Die Before You Can Begin to Live,” Paul Kix brings cinematic flair to the story of the civil rights leader’s risky 1963 campaign to integrate the city.

  17. David Von Drehle Looked Both Ways, Then Met His Latest Subject Books, June 8

    After decades of covering well-known people, the Washington Post columnist was inspired by a man who lived on his block.

  18. A Writer Recognizes Herself in Another Writer’s Story Books, June 8

    Keziah Weir’s debut novel, “The Mythmakers,” is a fresh addition to the library of fiction about tortured literati.

  19. Three Books That Make Tess Gunty Angry Books, June 8

    “So many come to mind,” says the author, whose novel “The Rabbit Hutch” won a National Book Award last year and will be out in paperback this month. “I guess I’m often furious?”

  20. Joan Didion, the Death of R.F.K. and the Solution to a Decades-Old Mystery Opinion, June 8

    The celebrated author wrote about having a breakdown. Only now do we know the full story of a moment that caused her to say she could feel the 1960s “snapping.”

  21. For the First Time in Print, a Haunting Lost Classic Books, June 7

    The enigmatic Susan Taubes wrote the coming-of-age novel “Lament for Julia” in the 1960s; 54 years after her death, its gothic splendors shine.

  22. When ‘Regime Change’ Means Returning America to an Idealized Past Books, June 7

    The new book by the political scientist Patrick J. Deneen proposes to replace the country’s “invasive progressive tyranny” with conservative rule in the name of the “common good.”

  23. The Home Cook Who Wants to ‘Blow Up the Kitchen’ Style, June 6

    A new book by the British academic Rebecca May Johnson urges a radical rethinking of just what goes on in the kitchen. For starters, don’t call cooking a labor of love.

  24. A Scrapbook Offers a Material Glimpse of Another World Books, June 6

    “The Dress Diary” is an intimate record of one wardrobe — and its era.

  25. They’re Political Adversaries, and They’re in Love Books, June 6

    In Cecilia Rabess’s novel, “Everything’s Fine,” a woman considers how to stay true to herself after she falls in love with her ideological antithesis and begins working in an industry she doubts.

  26. Murder, Espionage and a Thick Slice of Soviet Life Books, June 6

    Refuseniks in 1970s Moscow try to untangle an ax murder in Paul Goldberg’s new novel, “The Dissident.”

  27. ‘Owlish’ Is a Darkly Fantastical Parable About Totalitarianism Books, June 6

    In the fictional city of Nevers, a stand-in for Hong Kong, an adulterous university professor is oblivious to the civic decay around him.

  28. In Canada’s Wilds, a Chilling Inferno Was Also an Omen Books, June 6

    In “Fire Weather,” the journalist John Vaillant makes the case that the catastrophic — and inevitable — 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire was a sign of things to come.

  29. From Lahore to Orford Ness, Searching for the Roots of Trauma Books, June 6

    In “A Flat Place,” Noreen Masud is drawn to the plains of England and Scotland to find healing.

  30. A Breathtaking Novel About Growing Up Muslim in Post-9/11 New York Books, June 6

    In Aisha Abdel Gawad’s book, “Between Two Moons,” a pair of Muslim sisters navigate life, love and family in a world that is relentlessly suspicious of them.

  31. She’s Back From the Dead, but Life’s Just Not the Same Books, June 6

    In the novel “My Murder,” the victim of a serial killer finds that her second chance at existence comes with profound dilemmas.

  32. The Horrors of Immigration and the Pleasures of Food in a Debut Novel Books, June 6

    In Javier Fuentes’s new book, “Countries of Origin,” an undocumented New York pastry chef must start his life over in Spain.

  33. Before Networking Was Invented, She Had a Network Books, June 6

    In Lisa See’s new novel, a doctor draws support from a variety of strong relationships — and from her own privilege.

  34. Elliot Page, From Shame to Self-Acceptance, in Hollywood’s Glare Books, June 6

    In the “brutally honest” memoir “Pageboy,” the actor recounts the fears and obstacles to gender transition, and the hard-won happiness that’s followed.

  35. La masculinidad estadounidense según Josh Hawley En español, June 6

    En su nuevo libro, el senador estadounidense por Misuri alienta encontrar consuelo en el pasado para sanar y rescatar la hombría.

  36. Ama Ata Aidoo, Groundbreaking Ghanaian Writer, Dies at 81 Books, June 5

    A playwright, novelist and poet, she was a leading African writer who explored the complexities faced by modern women living in the shadow of colonialism.

  37. A ‘Lucky Child’ Writes His Way From Nigeria to the Global Stage Books, June 5

    With a first novel that chronicles a love affair between two young men, 23-year-old Ani Kayode Somtochukwu asserts a commitment to “queer resistance.”

  38. How Well Do You Know Popular Novels for Summer Reading? Interactive, June 5

    Looking for an entertaining book to take on vacation with you? This quiz has suggestions.

  39. When Society Collapses, These Traders Win Big Book Review, June 5

    In “Chaos Kings,” Scott Patterson profiles the financiers who build their portfolios around daily losses, and — when disaster strikes — seismic gains.

  40. A Hijacked Plane, a Childhood Trauma Long Repressed Book Review, June 5

    In a new memoir, the historian Martha Hodes explores her recollections of being held hostage on an airplane in 1970.

  41. In Richard Ford’s New Novel, One More Trip for Old Times’ Sake Book Review, June 5

    “Be Mine” is the fifth book featuring Ford’s keen observer of American life, Frank Bascombe.

  42. A Good Walk, Filmed Metro, June 5

    Peter Callahan, a filmmaker in Hastings-on-Hudson, is the writer, director and star of a movie that takes its entire story from one man’s afternoon walk around his town.

  43. In Utah, Scriptures (and Satire) Enter Debates Over Book Bans National, June 4

    In one school district, the Bible and the Book of Mormon were flagged for “sensitive materials review.”

  44. Hollywood Directors Reach Deal With Studios as Writers’ Strike Continues Business, June 4

    The tentative agreement includes improvements in wages and guardrails around artificial intelligence.

  45. It Took Cold Calculations to Get the Story First Book Review, June 4

    “Battle of Ink and Ice” revives the headline-grabbing debate over which explorer reached the North Pole soonest — and which newspaper broke the news.

  46. How to Live When You’ve Lost Everything Book Review, June 4

    In a new novel by Andre Dubus III, a man searches for hope and dignity after a long run of misfortune.

  47. Lecher Actress Victim Spy Book Review, June 4

    In “Lucky Dogs,” Helen Schulman spins a #MeToo case into an irreverent but surprisingly sympathetic look at two women on opposite sides of a sexual assault scandal.

  48. After Walking Offstage, a Concert Pianist Changes Her Tune Book Review, June 4

    An artist refashions herself amid personal and global crises in Deborah Levy’s new novel, “August Blue.”

  49. Larking, Library Sales and Yellow Silk Pajamas Book Review, June 3

    An editor recommends old and new books.

  50. Jackie on My Mind Op Ed, June 3

    Before she was an iconic first lady, Jackie was a clever “Camera Girl.”

  51. What It Means to Be a Witness Three Generations Later Op Ed, June 3

    “The Postcard” by Anne Berest makes clear the urgency of third-generation Holocaust storytellers.

  52. What You Don’t Know About Your Neighbors Can Hurt You Book Review, June 3

    In “The Whispers,” Ashley Audrain explores the combustibility of secrets and rage among mothers in a small community.

  53. Reconsidering the Reputation of a Magnet for Roman Scandal Book Review, June 3

    In “Messalina,” Honor Cargill-Martin looks at the limited evidence with empathy, arguing that a notorious empress was also a canny politician.

  54. Isabel Allende Has a Message: History Repeats Itself Book Review, June 3

    In her new novel, “The Wind Knows My Name,” the prolific author introduces characters who narrowly survive real-life events.

  55. 6 Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, June 2

    Recommended paperbacks from the Book Review, including books by Patrick Radden Keefe, Emma Straub and more.

  56. A Biography Sheds Light on an Unknown Brazilian Hero Book Review, June 2

    Larry Rohter’s “Into the Amazon” celebrates the exploits of Cândido Rondon, the trailblazing explorer, scientist, statesman and more.

  57. On Reading ‘Beloved’ Over and Over Again Book Review, June 2

    Salamishah Tillet, a Pulitzer-winning critic, discusses the book she has read the most over the course of her life — Toni Morrison’s classic novel of slavery and trauma.

  58. Group Challenges Arkansas Law That Would Criminalize Access to Some Books Books, June 2

    A lawsuit says the edict “forces bookstores and libraries to self-censor in a way that is antithetical to their core purposes.”

  59. One Man’s Mission to Make Running Everyone’s Sport Well, June 2

    Martinus Evans wants to make running more inclusive. His new book beckons back-of-the-packers to lace up.

  60. With a Doppelgänger Novel, Deborah Levy Embodies Strangeness Culture, June 2

    The author writes about “the body in the world.” In her new book “August Blue,” she explores the split self via the story of a woman confronted with her double.

  61. Tina Turner Left Her Abusive Marriage, So They Could Too Express, June 2

    The honesty and power of the singer’s accounts of abuse in the ’80s resonated with generations of women. Many saw pieces of her story in theirs.

  62. Summertime in America, Beneath the Surface Book Review, June 2

    A new book of photographs by Larry Sultan captures recreational swimmers at public pools in 1970s and ‘80s California.

  63. An Indictment of Human Culture, Narrated by a Mountain Lion Book Review, June 2

    Henry Hoke’s latest novel, “Open Throat,” follows an observant — and starving — cougar living in the Los Angeles hills surrounding the Hollywood sign.

  64. Period Fiction: 2 Middle Grade Books About Menstruation and the Politics Beyond It Book Review, June 2

    Decades after “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret,” an anthology and a novel let readers see periods through the eyes of diverse protagonists.

  65. In This Thriller, the Psycho Killers Have a Southern Drawl Book Review, June 2

    Stephen King reviews S.A. Cosby’s latest novel, “All the Sinners Bleed.”

  66. Newly Published, From Graphic Novels to Hot Dogs Book Review, June 2

    A selection of recently published books.

  67. Netflix Shareholders Vote to Reject Executive Pay Packages Business, June 2

    The vote, after the union representing striking writers urged opposition, can be overruled by the streaming giant’s board of directors.

  68. 9 New Books We Recommend This Week Book Review, June 1

    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

  69. Eusebius McKaiser, Acerbic South African Political Analyst, Dies at 44 Obits, June 1

    Adamantly progressive, openly gay and politically fearless, he cast a sharp eye on the country’s post-apartheid politics and culture.

  70. Trailing Michel Houellebecq From the Bedroom to the Courtroom Culture, June 1

    The art collective KIRAC was embroiled in court battles over a film about the author’s sex life. Is the dispute a performance? A marketing stunt? Or a genuine cultural feud?

  71. ‘Dykes to Watch Out For,’ Now Holding Forth in Your Headphones Styles, June 1

    The long-running comic strip by Alison Bechdel, the creator of “Fun Home,” first held up a mirror to its queer readership in 1983. So what does a new audio adaptation have to say to listeners today?

  72. The Trouble With the Troubled Teen Industry Book Review, June 1

    In “The Elissas,” the journalist Samantha Leach recounts cases of addiction and death among America’s most privileged class.

  73. An Infamous Hijacking, Revisited Through a Child’s Eyes Culture, June 1

    In “My Hijacking,” Martha Hodes reconstructs the dramatic 1970 seizure of multiple planes by Palestinian militants — and interrogates her own memories as a hostage.

  74. 9 New Books Coming in June Weekend, June 1

    Elliot Page discusses his gender transition in a new memoir, and S.A. Cosby returns with a police thriller. Also: New Lorrie Moore!

  75. I’m on Strike With the W.G.A. I Owe My Father at Least That Much. Op Ed, June 1

    I watched how corporate greed devoured my father’s life. So the writers’ strike feels personal to me.

  76. Dave Eggers Wants Readers to See How the Sausage Is Made Book Review, June 1

    Through the Young Editors Project, the author puts drafts of a work in progress in the hands of people it’s intended for.

  77. Men Have Lost Their Way. Josh Hawley Has Thoughts About How to Save Them. Op Ed, June 1

    The state of manhood has become one more front in our culture wars, a debate that keeps breaking down along political lines, even as men themselves just keep breaking down.

  78. S.A. Cosby Wishes More Writers Would Address the Fear of Success Book Review, June 1

    “There is an existential malaise that can come with chasing your dreams,” says the crime writer, whose new novel is “All the Sinners Bleed.” “After you grab the brass ring, what do you do with it?”

  79. Mary Trump and E. Jean Carroll Are Collaborating on a Romance Novel. No Politics Allowed. Weekend, June 1

    “The Italian Lesson,” to be published on Substack over the next year, follows an American expat who finds love in Tuscany. And there’s no mention of Donald J. Trump.

  80. In ‘Fancy Bear Goes Phishing,’ Tales of Harmful Hacks Book Review, May 31

    A new book by Scott J. Shapiro, a law and philosophy professor at Yale, examines breaches of cybersecurity and their implications for keeping information safe.

  81. From Paul Rudnick, a Mismatched Couple but Perfect for Each Other Book Review, May 31

    Following a neurotic writer and a wealthy aesthete over four bumpy decades, “Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style” is a gay rom-com that tugs at the heart.

  82. New Story Collections on Life’s Absurdities and Pains Book Review, May 30

    Books by Izumi Suzuki, Theodore McCombs, Katherine Heiny and Steven Heighton.

  83. Why an Octopus-like Creature Has Come to Symbolize the State of A.I. Business, May 30

    The Shoggoth, a character from a science fiction story, captures the essential weirdness of the A.I. moment.

  84. Glace Brings French Ice Cream and Gluten-Free Cones to the Upper East Side Dining, May 30

    Check out the new Carnegie Hill spot by Sasha Zabar, read a new book on the chef Eduardo García’s life, and more food news.

  85. Can You Identify These Novels Set in European Cities? Interactive, May 30

    Be an armchair traveler and try this quiz about novels set on the other side of the Atlantic.

  86. Where Everybody Knows Your Name Book Review, May 30

    In Jon Michaud’s “Last Call at Coogan’s,” the author pays tribute to an unlikely institution, and the community it sustained.

  87. A Trans Model Fleeing the ‘Trap of Respectability’ Styles, May 30

    A candid new memoir by Geena Rocero, a model and producer who started her career on the pageant circuit in her native Philippines, recounts the pleasures and pitfalls of living openly.

  88. The Life and Times of China’s Pirate Queen Book Review, May 30

    In her debut novel, “Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea,” Rita Chang-Eppig resurfaces the story of the famous pirate who ruled the South China Sea in the early 19th century.

  89. An Outsider’s History of India, in a Hallucinatory Novel Book Review, May 30

    “The Light at the End of the World,” by Siddhartha Deb, follows truth seekers in a world of conspiracy, intrigue and violence.

  90. A Provocative Satirist Left a Pervasive Legacy, Influencing African Writing Culture, May 29

    Binyavanga Wainaina attacked insulting clichés in the essay, “How to Write About Africa,” in 2005. In a posthumous collection of the same name, his range as a writer is on display.

  91. In Tokyo, Skipping the Hot and New for Enduring Haunts Travel, May 29

    Using a guidebook published more than 20 years ago, a writer searches out the bars and restaurants that express the city’s traditional eating and drinking culture.

  92. In Cold War Berlin, an Affair Born of Chaos and Control Culture, May 29

    Jenny Erpenbeck’s novel “Kairos” folds intimations of German history and cultural memory into a torrid romance.

  93. ‘Succession’ Nailed the Unreal Way We Live Now Op Ed, May 29

    The show captured the terrifying, mesmerizing interplay between fact and fiction and turned it into great television.

  94. Henry Threadgill’s Musical Spring Is Varied and Extreme. Like He Is. Culture, May 28

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer has released a memoir, “Easily Slip Into Another World,” and a new album, “The Other One.”

  95. The Quest for Identity and Independence Book Review, May 28

    New books by Irene Muchemi-Ndiritu, Sarah Cypher and Wiz Wharton showcase young women embarking on journeys of discovery around family and self.

  96. Even After Debunking, ‘Sybil’ Hasn’t Gone Away Book Review, May 28

    The “true story” of a woman with multiple personalities was a 1973 sensation and is still in print 50 years later. Why do such lurid tales hold their grip?

  97. Stanley Engerman, Revisionist Scholar of Slavery, Dies at 87 Obits, May 27

    His two-volume study, written with Robert W. Fogel, used data to challenge commonly held ideas about American slavery, including that it was unprofitable and inefficient.

  98. What Would Happen if a Robot Tried to Write ‘Law & Order’? Op Ed, May 27

    Some Hollywood producers dream of a future in which chatbots do the writing. Be careful what you wish for.

  99. I Won a Prize. So What? Op Ed, May 27

    Prizes feel great. They also don’t change anything.

  100. Don’t Kill ‘Frankenstein’ With Real Frankensteins at Large Op Ed, May 27

    As A.I. grows, this is no time to discard the humanities.

  101. What’s the Deal With Men? Book Review, May 27

    In his new essay collection, “The Male Gazed,” the writer and film critic Manuel Betancourt explores society’s portrayals of masculinity.

  102. My Father the Frustrated Artist Book Review, May 27

    Domenico Starnone’s novel “The House on Via Gemito” is a searching work of autofiction about a family in postwar Naples.

  103. Has ‘Gig Work’ Become a Dirty Word? Sunday Business, May 27

    If work for companies like Uber and Lyft once carried some appeal for offering flexibility, the kind of labor it has come to represent is now used by some as shorthand for a raw deal.

  104. Why TV Finales Matter (And Why They Are So Hard to Get Right) Op Ed, May 26

    There’s a reason great TV endings are often the most elusive endings of all.

  105. Winnie the Pooh ‘Run, Hide, Fight’ Book Draws Parents’ Ire Express, May 26

    The Dallas school district apologized for not providing guidance to parents when it sent students home with a book that teaches how to respond to dangerous situations at school.

  106. Remembering Martin Amis Book Review, May 26

    The Times critics Dwight Garner and Jason Zinoman celebrate the life and work of the great British novelist and literary critic, who died last week.

  107. Summer Books 2023 Interactive, May 26

    Here are 47 literary escapes to take this season. Just add sand, sunscreen and a hot afternoon.

  108. 6 Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, May 26

    Selected reading from the Book Review, including "Magpie by Elizabeth Day, Linda Villarosa's "Under the Skin" and more.

  109. Murder, They Wrote Book Review, May 26

    Our columnist looks at a clutch of summer crime novels, including “I Didn’t Do It,” set at a mystery writers’ conference.

  110. This $50,000 Watch Kills Its Wearers by Slicing Their Wrists Book Review, May 26

    Our columnist on “Death Watch,” “Going Zero” and other pulse-pounding summer novels.

  111. During the Dog Days, Escape to the Old Days Book Review, May 26

    These books rewind time, depositing readers in the Cumbrian countryside, coastal Maine, rural Wyoming and beyond.

  112. When ‘Happily Ever After’ Is Just the Beginning Book Review, May 26

    Our columnist recommends six dreamy new romance novels.

  113. The Magic (and Malaise) of Families Book Review, May 26

    New novels by Fonda Lee, Martha Wells, Nick Harkaway, Kelly Link and Emma Törzs.

  114. From Subatomic Particles to the Cosmos, and Every Bird in Between Book Review, May 26

    Five new audiobooks to download this summer include a breakdown of quantum computing and a tribute to Mary Oliver.

  115. To Be Enjoyed in a State of Repose, Preferably Near Water Book Review, May 26

    These five novels go well with sand, sunscreen and hot afternoons. (Landlocked on a rainy day? That works, too.)

  116. Heads Exploding and ‘Bright Scarlet Ribbons Fountaining’ Book Review, May 26

    If your idea of a good summer read involves abject terror, we’ve got some recommendations for you.

  117. How a Novel About Video Games Became a Surprise Best Seller Culture, May 26

    Gabrielle Zevin didn’t expect a wide audience for “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” her novel about game developers. It became a blockbuster with staying power.

  118. The Contagious, ‘Mild Vertigo’ of a Middle-Class Housewife Book Review, May 26

    In Mieko Kanai’s 1997 novel, newly translated into English, a wife and mother’s monotonous days are punctured by quiet revelations.

  119. A Kurdish Turkish Writer on the Tensions Between Politics and Art Culture, May 26

    Burhan Sönmez, who is president of PEN International, discusses the tension between politics and art and the role of literature in authoritarian societies.

  120. Predawn Picket Lines Help Writers Disrupt Studio Productions Business, May 26

    Workers from other unions have shown solidarity with the strikers, catching entertainment companies off guard.

  121. The Real Threat to Freedom Is Coming From the States Op Ed, May 26

    We have a long history with various forms of sub-national authoritarianism.

  122. 9 New Books We Recommend This Week Book Review, May 25

    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

  123. Fighting the Book Bans: What We Can Do Letters, May 25

    Readers responds to a column by Michelle Goldberg. Also: Amanda Gorman’s poem, restricted; George Santos; the rubble of Bakhmut, Ukraine.

  124. Langston Hughes and Elmer W. Brown: A Children’s Book Deferred Weekend, May 25

    The famous poet and his artist friend wanted to publish “The Sweet and Sour Animal Book” in 1936. But there were no takers. A Cleveland exhibition makes up for the lost time.

  125. This 1991 Book Was Stunningly Prescient About Affirmative Action Op Ed, May 25

    Stephen L. Carter’s 1991 book was remarkably prescient.

  126. The ‘Doughnut Dollies’ of World War II Book Review, May 25

    “Good Night, Irene,” a novel by Luis Alberto Urrea, sends two female volunteers to the Western Front.

  127. A Cabin in the Woods, Intermittent Wi-Fi and a Dead Landline Book Review, May 25

    In Megan Abbott’s new novel, “Beware the Woman,” a romantic dramedy morphs into horror.

  128. Tiffany Hammond Believes Stories Are the Best Teachers Book Review, May 25

    In her No. 1 best-selling picture book, “A Day With No Words,” the debut author shows an average day in the life of a boy who has autism.

  129. Brandon Taylor Loves to Read Romances and European History Book Review, May 25

    “Indeed, the two have a lot in common!” says the author, whose new novel is “The Late Americans.”

  130. Florida School Restricts Access to Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem Express, May 24

    A grade school in Miami-Dade County said “The Hill We Climb,” which Ms. Gorman read at President Biden’s inauguration in 2021, was “better suited” for older students after a parent complained about it.

  131. What Makes a Garden a Work of Art? Piet Oudolf Explains. Real Estate, May 24

    The noted designer of the High Line has wisdom to share with other gardeners: “I put plants on a stage and let them perform.”

  132. Metalheads Take on the World in John Wray’s New Novel Book Review, May 24

    “Gone to the Wolves” follows three young Floridians shredding their way through the heavy metal scenes of the 1980s and ’90s.

  133. An Unsparing Memoir of Hardship Transmuted Into Possibility Book Review, May 24

    Rachel Louise Snyder lost her mother to cancer at 8 and was kicked out of her high school and her home at 16. “Women We Buried, Women We Burned” chronicles her quest to create a fulfilling life on her own terms.

  134. Decades Old? No Problem: Publisher Makes a Bet on Aging Books Books, May 24

    A company is republishing books that have fallen out of print and finding new ways to market works that are years, even decades, old.

  135. A Cop, a Doctor, a Criminal and the 1960 Murder That Connected Them Book Review, May 24

    In “Genealogy of a Murder,” Lisa Belkin maps the meandering roads that wound through families and decades before intersecting in tragedy.

  136. Newly Published, From Fluid Friendship to Fatherhood in Verse Book Review, May 24

    A selection of recently published books.

  137. How I Hold It Together: Comfort Meals and More Interactive, May 24

    Wendy Lu, an editor at The New York Times, shares her strategies for taming anxiety.

  138. ‘Time Shelter’ Wins International Booker Prize Culture, May 23

    Georgi Gospodinov’s acclaimed satire, translated by Angela Rodel, is the first Bulgarian novel to win the prestigious award.

  139. How America’s Playwrights Saved the Tony Awards Culture, May 23

    The screenwriters’ strike threatened next month’s broadcast, a key marketing moment for the fragile theater industry. That’s when leading dramatists sprang into action.

  140. The Accidental Innkeeper: How an American Novelist Became a Hotelier in Guatemala Travel, May 23

    “These days, my role as an innkeeper occupies me almost as much as fiction,” writes Joyce Maynard, who, during the pandemic, hired locals in a Guatemalan village to turn her writing retreat into a guesthouse.

  141. A Resilient Black Community ‘Built From the Fire’ of a Massacre Book Review, May 23

    An ambitious new book by Victor Luckerson traces the history of Greenwood, Okla., from its prosperous early days through the 1921 race massacre and its aftermath.

  142. In This Novel, Death Is Obsolete. And Al Gore Is President. Book Review, May 23

    Elliot Ackerman’s alternate history reimagines the politics and science of the early 21st century.

  143. Cleopatra’s Daughter Led a Life as Eventful as Her Mother’s Book Review, May 23

    A new biography by Jane Draycott shines a light on an African queen whose career has been overshadowed by that of her famous forebear.

  144. They Overcame Hazards — and Doubters — to Make Botanical History Book Review, May 23

    In Melissa Sevigny’s “Brave the Wild River,” we meet the two scientists who explored unknown terrain — and broke barriers.

  145. Plot Twist: Your Big Secret Crush Is Also Your Housemate Book Review, May 23

    In Laura Kay’s new novel, “Wild Things,” a timid young woman embarks on a year of adventure, only to stumble into romance along the way.

  146. Book Removals May Have Violated Students’ Rights, Education Department Says Books, May 22

    The U.S. Department of Education reached a settlement with a Georgia school district after launching an investigation into whether book removals created a hostile environment for students.

  147. Rick Wolff, Sports Radio Host and Much More, Is Dead at 71 Obits, May 22

    As a psychological coach (and ex-player), he helped revive a woeful Cleveland baseball team. He had a WFAN show about youth sports and shepherded best sellers.

  148. Learn Korean Tea Ceremony Etiquette With a Tea Master Dining, May 22

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