1. This Climate Biodome Wants to Save Humanity. Men Need Not Apply. Books, Yesterday

    In Gabrielle Korn’s debut novel, “Yours for the Taking,” a feminist cultural icon runs a lifesaving artificial habitat, but a secret, and controversial, agenda guides her project.

  2. Winona Ryder’s Friends and Fans Celebrate the ‘Eternal Cool Girl’ Style, Yesterday

    Fashionistas and celebrities gathered for a new book filled with candid shots of the understated Gen X star.

  3. It’s Harder to See the World’s Problems From 250 Miles Up Books, Yesterday

    Samantha Harvey’s fifth novel, “Orbital,” follows a day in the life of six international astronauts circling Earth on a space station.

  4. The Best Historical Fiction of 2023 Books, Yesterday

    It’s been a roller coaster of a year. Thankfully, we’ve had novels to whisk us to days gone by, even if those eras had their own highs and lows.

  5. When a Daughter Has a Lot to Learn From Her Mother Books, Yesterday

    In “Flores and Miss Paula,” Melissa Rivero takes readers inside a Brooklyn apartment where family ties are uncomfortably snug.

  6. The Best Crime Novels of 2023 Books, December 4

    Our columnist picks the year’s best.

  7. Do You Know These Holiday-Time Screen Adaptations? Interactive, December 4

    Try this short quiz on movies and television specials that are popular viewing during the holiday season — and the variety of books that originally inspired them.

  8. A Marriage Plot for an Age When Marriage Means Little Book Review, December 4

    Naoise Dolan’s “The Happy Couple” follows 20-something Dubliners hurtling toward the altar, stubbornly clinging to their self-delusions that this is what they want.

  9. Ella Fitzgerald, a Voice That Set the American Standard Book Review, December 4

    A new biography sheds light on her humble beginnings and prolific, genre-defining career.

  10. Elena Zelayeta, emisaria de la cocina mexicana en EE. UU. En español, December 4

    Con un restaurante, libros de cocina, un programa de televisión y una marca de comida congelada, la chef puso las bases de la gastronomía mexicana en Estados Unidos. Todo mientras perdía la vista.

  11. A New Literary Prize Taps a Jury Living Behind Bars Culture, December 4

    Over the next six months, inmates in prisons around the country will be able to debate and vote on the winner of a new book award — the Inside Literary Prize.

  12. How Different Peoples Around the World Fought and Built Empires Book Review, December 4

    Three new books describe far-flung societies — from the Native tribes of North America to the caliphates of Eurasia — that have made war and sustained their conquests.

  13. The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2023 Book Review, December 4

    From witch stories to near-future noir, here are the year’s 10 best speculative books.

  14. The Books That Explain Where We Are in 2023 Op Ed, December 3

    Most of them didn’t appear this year.

  15. Paul Lynch Feared His Novel Would End His Career. It Won the Booker. Books, December 3

    “Prophet Song” has earned comparisons to dystopian classics like “1984.” But Lynch downplays the book’s political message. This book, he says, was deeply personal.

  16. Hard Truths About Suffering, From a Writer Who’s Lived to Tell Book Review, December 3

    In “Zero at the Bone,” Christian Wiman offers a welcome tonic: poetic and philosophical reminders of how to get through troubling times.

  17. The Best Romances of 2023 Book Review, December 3

    Here are the novels our columnist loved most.

  18. The Critics’ Picks: A Year in Reading Book Review, December 3

    The Book Review’s daily critics — Dwight Garner, Alexandra Jacobs and Jennifer Szalai — reflect on the books that stuck with them in 2023.

  19. John Nichols, Author of ‘The Milagro Beanfield War,’ Dies at 83 Obits, December 2

    After decamping from New York to New Mexico, he wrote what was, for a time, among the most widely read novels about Latinos.

  20. Tim Dorsey, Who Turned Florida’s Quirks Into Comic Gold, Dies at 62 Obits, December 2

    Long before Florida Man became a meme, he mined the Sunshine State’s weirdness for enough material to fill 26 darkly funny crime novels.

  21. Two Books to Keep You Company While You Wait Book Review, December 2

    Molly recommends a 19th-century “Dumb and Dumber” and a collection of essays about the weirder corners of the business world.

  22. Christopher Paolini Wanted a Job Involving Dragons, So He Created One Culture, December 2

    Paolini, a best-selling author of young adult fantasy novels, has a new book out, “Murtagh.” In it, he returns to the world of “Eragon” and the adventures he began creating as a teenager.

  23. How American Evangelicalism Became ‘Mister Rogers With a Blowtorch’ Book Review, December 2

    In his new book, “The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory,” the journalist Tim Alberta subjects his faith’s embrace of right-wing extremism to critical scrutiny.

  24. The Best Thrillers of 2023 Book Review, December 2

    They include an espionage caper, the tale of a murderous librarian and a high-stakes adventure that takes place inside the various stomachs of a whale.

  25. All Things in Moderation, Especially When They’re Toxic Book Review, December 2

    In “Most Delicious Poison,” Noah Whiteman explores nature’s fine line between killing and curing.

  26. A Complicated Return for a Prodigal Daughter Book Review, December 2

    In “Welcome Home, Stranger,” Kate Christensen takes readers inside the best kind of fictional family: a dysfunctional one.

  27. Henri Lopes, 86, Who Straddled Literature and Politics in Africa, Dies Obits, December 2

    His lauded fiction satirized abuses of power in the continent, but as a high official for the Republic of Congo, he benefited from a much-criticized government.

  28. 5 Books to Read About Sandra Day O’Connor Books, December 1

    Justice O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, was a swing vote on polarizing issues before a closely divided court. These books offer insight into her life, career and legacy.

  29. What’s Behind That Door? Book Review, December 1

    New books by Vajra Chandrasekera, Avi Silver, Cadwell Turnbull, Michael Mammay and T. Kingfisher.

  30. 6 Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, December 1

    Selected paperbacks from the Book Review, including titles by Evette Dionne, Erica Jong, Chetna Maroo and more.

  31. Life Descends Into Chaos in This Year’s Booker Prize Winner Book Review, December 1

    “Prophet Song,” a novel by Paul Lynch, is set in Dublin during a political crisis.

  32. Would You Like Some Murder and Mayhem With Your Eggnog? Book Review, December 1

    Our columnist recommends six new thrillers.

  33. Holiday Gift Books for Children Book Review, December 1

    From a 200th-anniversary edition of Clement C. Moore’s Christmas Eve tale to lightheartedly loopy poems for every day of the year.

  34. When Women Artists Choose Mothering Over Making Work T Style, December 1

    Why does the act of stepping away from a creative vocation still have the power to shock?

  35. An Abundance of Old-Fashioned Yarns to Close Out the Year Book Review, December 1

    A secret, a disappearance, a frozen body and a mysterious stranger — these historical novels have something for everyone.

  36. Steaming-Hot Romance Novels for Frosty Winter Nights Books, December 1

    Our romance columnist recommends four new books.

  37. Francis Ford Coppola Talks a Big Game, and for Good Reason Book Review, December 1

    Sam Wasson’s supremely entertaining new book, “The Path to Paradise,” tracks the ups and downs, ins and outs, of a remarkable career.

  38. 9 Mysteries — Some New, Some Old — You Won’t Be Able to Put Down Book Review, December 1

    Need a little diversion? Our crime columnist has plenty of books to recommend.

  39. A Subversive Counternarrative to the Biblical Story of Jezebel Book Review, December 1

    Perdita Weeks reads the audiobook version of Megan Barnard’s debut novel, reimagining the Israeli queen as a source of mythic, feminist anger.

  40. 9 New Books We Recommend This Week Books, November 30

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

  41. Touring the World of Wine Through 2023’s Best Books Food, November 30

    From Australia to Burgundy and Britain, navigating what’s real and what’s not, what’s new and what’s delicious.

  42. A Wood-Carved Protagonist, Enduring the Brutality of War Theater, November 30

    A stage adaptation of J.M. Coetzee’s novel “Life & Times of Michael K,” about a man’s struggles during a fictional South African conflict, includes actors alongside a puppet version of Michael K.

  43. Fear and Anguish Amid a Rise in Antisemitism Opinion, November 30

    Responses to Senator Chuck Schumer’s essay about antisemitism. Also: President Biden’s meeting with Muslim Americans; Jimmy Carter; a writer’s journey; cruise ships in Key West.

  44. How a Book Publishing ‘Mistake’ Reignited the U.K.’s Royal Racism Furor Foreign, November 30

    The rollout of “Endgame” caused a scandal after a quickly withdrawn translation named family members said to have asked about the skin color of Prince Harry and Meghan’s future son.

  45. Rick Riordan Read ‘The Divine Comedy’ to Improve His Italian Book Review, November 30

    The author of the Percy Jackson series (newly adapted for Disney+ this month) is looking for anthologies of Indigenous folklore and mythology, too.

  46. ‘American Symphony’ Review: Intimate Harmony Weekend, November 30

    This portrait of the musician Jon Batiste and the author Suleika Jaouad follows an artistic couple through ambition and adversity.

  47. 8 New Books Coming in December Books, November 30

    A landmark biography of Ella Fitzgerald, memoirs from David Mamet and Liz Cheney, a new historical novel from Ariel Lawhon and more.

  48. The Essential Larry McMurtry Books, November 30

    A wildly prolific son of Texas, McMurtry was a tangle of contradictions. Here’s where to start.

  49. 36 Hours in Melbourne, Australia Interactive, November 30

    Visitors willing to explore the alleyways of this arts- and food-loving city will find gems at every turn.

  50. Snapshot of a Year in the Land of Best Sellers Book Review, November 30

    Surprising ascensions, Hollywood migrations and daggers to the art — it’s all part of life at the top.

  51. McCarthy Claimed Trump Was ‘Not Eating’ After Leaving Office, Cheney Says Washington, November 30

    In a new memoir, Liz Cheney wrote that Kevin McCarthy justified his trip to Mar-a-Lago by saying the former president was depressed after losing re-election.

  52. Shonda Rhimes Says She Doesn’t Watch Television or Track Ratings Video, November 29

    Shonda Rhimes, the TV producer and screenwriter behind hit shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Bridgerton,” shared that she only makes shows that she’s “obsessed with.”

  53. Paris, 1919: History’s Slingshot Foreign, November 29

    What happened in early 20th century Europe still propels much of modern politics, including the conflict in Gaza and Israel.

  54. Who Can Take a Joke? Everyone. Book Review, November 29

    The authors of “Comedy Book” and “Outrageous” argue that culture-war worries about what’s a laughing matter have been overplayed.

  55. Electrifying Love Triangles Make These Y.A. Novels Irresistible Book Review, November 29

    Adalyn Grace, the author of the “Belladonna” series and the “All the Stars and Teeth” duology, recommends her favorite young adult novels with heroines torn between competing romantic interests.

  56. For Women ‘Art Monsters,’ Both Beauty and Excess Are Key Book Review, November 29

    The new book by Lauren Elkin examines artists who’ve defied conventions and expectations, including Carolee Schneemann, Eva Hesse and Kara Walker.

  57. A Masterpiece That Inspired Gabriel García Márquez to Write His Own Book Review, November 29

    For decades, Juan Rulfo’s novel, “Pedro Páramo,” has cast an uncanny spell on writers. A new translation may bring it broader appeal.

  58. A Tragedy, a Symphony, a Love Story Styles, November 28

    This month, writer Suleika Jaouad revisits her second bone marrow transplant in the documentary “American Symphony.”

  59. For Her Next Round, Toni Tipton-Martin Orders Up a Book of Cocktails Dining, November 28

    The author of “The Jemima Code” has distilled 200 years of African American drinking know-how into her new “Juke Joints, Jazz Clubs and Juice.”

  60. Talking About the 10 Best Books of 2023 Book Review, November 28

    They’re here!

  61. Inside Our List Video, November 28

    Three New York Times Book Review editors share books from the “Best Books of 2023” list.

  62. Kids’ Books That Don’t Ignore the Dark Side of Life Magazine, November 28

    It would be tempting to allow my son to believe in a world that will never betray him, but I want him to know better.

  63. A French Thriller About a Kidfluencer Gone Missing Book Review, November 28

    Delphine de Vigan’s “Kids Run the Show” skewers the phenomenon of parents exposing their children to the world for personal gain.

  64. A Palestinian Activist, Ahed Tamimi, Faces Indefinite Detention Foreign, November 27

    She is one of the highest-profile Palestinians arrested by Israel in its post-Oct. 7 crackdown. The military has moved to keep her jailed without charge, though she could also be freed in a hostage swap.

  65. 6 Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, November 27

    Recommended reading from the Book Review, including titles by An Yu, RJ Young, Pier Paolo Pasolini and more.

  66. The Good Old Days of Book Publishing, Martinis and All Book Review, November 27

    “Among Friends” is a history of an industry transformed by consolidation and shifting tastes.

  67. Can You Find the 14 Hidden Food-Themed Book Titles in This Puzzle? Interactive, November 27

    Just tap or click on the books you discover to learn more about them. You may even find some gift ideas for the foodie in your life.

  68. How Cave Canem Has Nurtured Generations of Black Poets Culture, November 27

    The poets’ fellowship, which was founded in 1996, has worked with poets who have gone on to win many of the genre’s most important accolades.

  69. When They Were Going Through Hell, They Kept a Record Book Review, November 27

    Lauren Grodstein’s new novel takes place in the Warsaw ghetto, where a secret group of archivists made sure the truth survived.

  70. Paul Lynch Wins Booker Prize for ‘Prophet Song’ Culture, November 26

    The judges for the prestigious award were not unanimous in their decision to select this novel, which depicts an Ireland descending into totalitarianism.

  71. Finding a Moral Center in This Era of War Interactive, November 26

    “The idea that we must close our eyes to suffering that is not ideologically useful is morally degrading,” says the acclaimed author and military veteran Phil Klay.

  72. Another Battle Royale in the Windsor War Book Review, November 26

    In “Endgame,” Harry and Meghan’s sympathetic biographer, Omid Scobie, takes on the in-laws — and takes no prisoners.

  73. From an Early Age, a Passion for Late-Night TV Insider, November 26

    Trish Bendix, who writes the Best of Late Night column, reflects on years of watching and covering talk shows that air after dark.

  74. Two Novels by Renegade Women Book Review, November 25

    Leah Greenblatt recommends “Meg,” by Theodora Keogh, and “The Glass Cell,” by Patricia Highsmith.

  75. Who Was the Real ‘Shaved Woman of Chartres’? Op Ed, November 25

    An infamous victim of the postwar purges turned out to be a committed collaborator.

  76. Behind the Book Review’s Best Books List N Y T Now, November 25

    A conversation with the editors about the painstaking process of selecting the 10 Best Books of the year.

  77. South Korea’s City of Books Culture, November 25

    With some 900 book-related businesses, Paju Book City, northwest of Seoul, is an intentional and euphoric celebration of books and the bookmaking process.

  78. Magic Man: The Story of the Greatest Point Guard in N.B.A. History Book Review, November 25

    Roland Lazenby’s big biography of Magic Johnson gives us a wealth of detail, a huge cast of characters and, in a way, the tapestry of our time.

  79. How Tamron Hall Spends Her Sundays Metropolitan, November 25

    Hall, the talk show host and author, has a lot on her plate: TV, fiction writing and her family. Somehow she still has time for her parrot, too.

  80. Betty Rollin, Who Wrote Candidly About Her Breast Cancer, Dies at 87 Obits, November 25

    Coping with illness was the subject of a popular memoir, “First, You Cry.” In “Last Wish,” a best seller, she wrote about helping her mother end her life. She chose to end her own life as well.

  81. Audrey Salkeld, Pioneering Historian of Everest, Dies at 87 Obits, November 24

    She trawled 56 boxes of forgotten archives, bringing to life mysterious figures from early expeditions on the world’s highest peak.

  82. Languages of Love: 3 Children’s Books About Sight, Sound and the Written Word Book Review, November 24

    What children who face eyesight, hearing and literacy challenges can decipher may be limited, but what they appreciate and celebrate knows no bounds.

  83. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Gay Bar Book Review, November 24

    In “The Bars Are Ours,” Lucas Hilderbrand offers a transcontinental look at a half-century of queer nightlife in America.

  84. Portals Into the Worlds of a Lonely Pagan, the DeafBlind and the Last Cowpoke Book Review, November 24

    New books detail the lives of a politicking Roman emperor, people who communicate through touch and a man who helped make the American West into legend.

  85. Reading Her Own Audiobook, Jada Pinkett Smith Slaps Back Book Review, November 24

    In “Worthy,” the actor recalls her gritty Baltimore upbringing, her early stardom, her marriage and her mental health.

  86. Charles Peters, Founder of The Washington Monthly, Dies at 96 Obits, November 24

    His political journal challenged liberal and conservative orthodoxies for decades.

  87. Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Who Looked at History From the Bottom Up, Dies at 94 Obits, November 23

    He led a movement that rejected historiography’s traditional emphasis on great events and leaders in favor of mining the “mental universe” of peasants, merchants and clergymen.

  88. 9 New Books We Recommend This Week Book Review, November 23

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

  89. Janet Evanovich Can Laugh at Her Own Mistakes Book Review, November 23

    As her Stephanie Plum series hits a milestone with “Dirty Thirty,” the prolific octogenarian looks back on a few bloopers.

  90. Mark Kurlansky Wishes More Authors Would Denounce War Book Review, November 23

    “There are too many books celebrating it,” says the author, whose new book is “The Core of an Onion.”

  91. Bob Contant, Bohemian Bookseller Who Held On, Is Dead at 80 Obits, November 22

    A founder of the St. Mark’s Bookshop in the East Village, he prided himself on stocking titles that were not “too popular” and stayed in business for four decades.

  92. Overlooked No More: Elena Zelayeta, Emissary for Mexican Cooking Obits, November 22

    Beginning the 1930s in San Francisco, she transformed the image of her native Mexican cuisine in the United States with a restaurant and popular cookbooks, all while overcoming a loss of sight.

  93. Remembering ‘The Exorcist’ at 50 Video, November 22

    The vehement reaction to “The Exorcist” when it premiered in late 1973 helped create a special place for it in pop culture. The New York Times critic Jason Zinoman gives his perspective on the film’s lasting impact, the screenwriter’s headstrong i...

  94. In ‘The Witches’ Musical, the Playful and the Macabre Culture, November 22

    A new stage adaptation in London does justice to the dark, comic sensibility of Roald Dahl’s beloved book.

  95. Rebuilding Myself After Brain Injury, Sentence by Sentence Interactive, November 22

    Am I still a writer if I’ve lost my words?

  96. A Political Convert in the Long Shadow of the Civil War Book Review, November 22

    In “Longstreet,” Elizabeth R. Varon dissects the life and legacy of a Confederate general who became a devoted supporter of Reconstruction.

  97. Eat the Rich? How About Dine With Them Instead. Book Review, November 22

    In “Flight of the WASP,” the inveterate dirt-digger Michael Gross gives America’s elite families the white-glove treatment.

  98. ‘The Ezra Klein Show’ Book Recommendations (2022) Op Ed, November 21

    Readings that the podcast’s guests say shaped their thinking.

  99. ‘The Ezra Klein Show’ Book Recommendations (2021) Op Ed, November 21

    Readings that the podcast’s guests say shaped their thinking.

  100. 100 Notable Books of 2023 Interactive, November 21

    Here are the year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, chosen by the staff of The New York Times Book Review.

  101. Your Next 10 Steps After Watching the New ‘Napoleon’ Film Express, November 21

    If you want to read his biography, or even see his horse, you can.

  102. A Wine Guide for a Changing World (for Better and for Worse) Book Review, November 21

    Ray Isle’s “The World in a Wineglass” is a broad survey of vintners with a focus on sustainability and organic methods.

  103. In the Middle of a War With No End in Sight Book Review, November 21

    In “November 1942,” Peter Englund pieces together a month in the Second World War with the diaries and memoirs of the people who survived it.

  104. Herbert Gold, Postwar Novelist of Love and Marriage, Dies at 99 Obits, November 20

    Part of the generation of Norman Mailer and Philip Roth, he explored the lives of ordinary men and women and the complexities of Jewish identity in America.

  105. Mark Kurlansky Peels Back History’s Layers in ‘The Core of an Onion’ Dining, November 20

    Wine organized by texture at Community Wine & Spirits, a talk at 92NY with the chef Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore, and more food news.

  106. My First Trip to ‘Rubyfruit Jungle’ Culture, November 20

    Kristen Arnett, k.d. lang, Myriam Gurba and 10 more on Rita Mae Brown’s breakthrough novel about lesbian identity, published 50 years ago this fall.

  107. Can You Name These Famous Short Stories Based on Their Descriptions? Interactive, November 20

    Try this five-question quiz to see how many brief works of literature have stuck around in your memory.

  108. Mick Herron Has Made a Blockbuster Career Writing About Foul-Ups and Has-Beens Books, November 19

    The author of the “Slow Horses” series says he relates more with failures. With millions of books sold and the third season of the series airing next month, he may have to wrap his head around success.

  109. Why Do Evil and Suffering Exist? Religion Has One Answer, Literature Another. Book Review, November 19

    In the third installment of an essay series on literature and faith, Ayana Mathis explores how writers have grappled with one of theology’s oldest conundrums.

  110. ‘Murder’s Easy. We Did Something Much Worse.’ Book Review, November 19

    Our crime columnist recommends four newly published books.

  111. A Trip to the French Countryside, and Through Time Book Review, November 19

    Mathias Énard’s new novel, “The Annual Banquet of the Gravediggers’ Guild,” considers the jumble of life in a variety of stories and styles.

  112. Two Books for a Happier Thanksgiving Book Review, November 18

    A glamorous family memoir; a fictional dinner party.

  113. The Critics Scoffed. Nora Roberts Just Kept Writing. Books, November 18

    At 73, a titan of the romance world talks about how she redefined a genre that was all too easy to dismiss.

  114. Black Thought Is Here for ‘The Gilded Age’ and ‘1883’ Arts & Leisure, November 18

    Tariq Trotter, the Roots frontman and author of the new book “The Upcycled Self,” loves a period drama when it’s done right.

  115. But How Does the Book Sound? Summary, November 18

    In August, The Times began publishing regular reviews of audiobooks, a booming segment of the publishing industry.

  116. An Exhibition of Orcs and Elves Has Rome Abuzz, and Bewildered Foreign, November 17

    Italy’s Culture Ministry has opened a curious show dedicated to the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien — and perhaps a new front in the culture wars. It’s “beautiful.” Just ask the prime minister.

  117. A.S. Byatt, Scholar Who Found Literary Fame With Fiction, Dies at 87 Obits, November 17

    One of Britain’s most ambitious and intellectual novelists, she won the Booker Prize with “Possession,” her 1990 tale of illicit love spanning two centuries.

  118. Michael Lewis Tells His Own Story of Sam Bankman-Fried Book Review, November 17

    “Going Infinite” may have missed the big takeaway, but it offers at least one undeniable pleasure: deep access.

  119. 6 New Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, November 17

    Including titles by Haruki Murakami, Dipo Faloyin, Beverly Gage and more.

  120. In These Short Stories, Characters Young and Old Struggle to Connect Book Review, November 17

    In new collections by Yiyun Li, Claire Keegan, Alexandra Chang and Lore Segal, interpersonal bonds are created and destroyed.

  121. Goodbye, Feminist Blogs. Hello, Gen Z Content Creators? Sunday Business, November 17

    Young women are more feminist than ever, as are big brands and Hollywood franchises. But what happened to the online community blogs and zines once offered?

  122. Jezebel, the Oral History: ‘There Was This Riotous Sense of Fun’ Styles, November 17

    The site defined an era of feminism for millions of readers. According to its editors and writers, it was also an exhilarating place to work.

  123. Kerry James Marshall’s Prints Throw Blackness Into Relief Book Review, November 17

    A new art book collects the painter’s printmaking oeuvre over almost half a century.

  124. When the Best Gift Costs Nothing at All Projects and Initiatives, November 17

    In a season of high spirits and spirited spending, experts say focusing on sentiment over receipts is more likely to bring holiday cheer.

  125. A Masterpiece About a Masterpiece, for All Ages Book Review, November 17

    An enchanting work by Italy’s foremost living children’s author is finally available in English.

  126. 9 New Books We Recommend This Week Book Review, November 16

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

  127. ‘The Disappearance of Shere Hite’ Review: The Feminist Mystique Weekend, November 16

    Nicole Newnham’s documentary charts the life and times of the feminist Shere Hite, whose pioneering research on women’s sexuality earned her both fame and notoriety.

  128. Barbara Kingsolver Takes Stock Book Review, November 16

    One Pulitzer Prize, two book tours, 54 weeks on the best-seller list and many admiring messages later, the author reflects on “Demon Copperhead.”

  129. He Says He’s Doing Good. This Author Strongly Disagrees. Book Review, November 16

    In “The Bill Gates Problem,” Tim Schwab excoriates the billionaire philanthropist and his foundation.

  130. Charles Dickens: the Man, the Myth, the Brand Book Review, November 16

    In “The Life and Lies of Charles Dickens,” Helena Kelly revisits the image the author crafted so carefully in his lifetime.

  131. Tracy K. Smith Collects Books About the Supernatural Book Review, November 16

    “I have a lot of books on near-death experiences, psychic phenomena and past-life regression on my shelves,” says the two-time poet laureate, whose new book is the memoir “To Free the Captives.” “These kinds of books nudge me to remember our world...

  132. Justin Torres, Author of ‘Blackouts,’ Wins National Book Award for Fiction Weekend, November 16

    Ned Blackhawk received the nonfiction award, with “The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History.”

  133. ‘Me llamo Barbra’: algunos extractos del nuevo libro de la cantante En español, November 15

    Novios, amigos famosos y mucha comida. La nueva autobiografía de la cantante tiene más de 900 páginas. Aquí hay algunos fragmentos.

  134. Top German Journalist Received €600,000 From Putin Ally, Leak Reveals Foreign, November 15

    The revelation that the broadcaster Hubert Seipel accepted payments from an oligarch is stirring worries in Germany that Russia is using an old playbook to promote its interests.

  135. Joe Sharkey, Travel Writer Who Survived Midair Collision, Dies at 77 Obits, November 15

    He offered advice to business travelers in hundreds of columns in The Times. His eyewitness account of a disaster was front-page news.

  136. With Covid, Is It Really Possible to Say We Went Too Far? Op Ed, November 15

    I spoke with Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera about their alternate take on what America did.

  137. These Books Will Make Your Relationship Stronger Well, November 15

    We asked 14 psychologists, counselors and therapists for the titles they recommend to couples.

  138. The Filmmaker and the Superspy Book Review, November 15

    In “A Woman I Know,” Mary Haverstick discovers that the subject of her documentary may have once been a key player in Cold War espionage.

  139. What I’m Reading Foreign, November 15

    A history of forced population transfers sheds light on present conflicts.

  140. A Life of Milton Friedman Seeks the Nuance in His Free-Market Gospel Culture, November 15

    The new book by Jennifer Burns aims to bring fresh complexity to our understanding of the Nobel Prize-winning economist.

  141. How David Zaslav Blew Up Hollywood Magazine, November 15

    A merger put him in the driver’s seat at Warner Brothers, one of the industry’s biggest studios. It has been a wild ride.

  142. He Carried the Bags (and the Secrets) for the Beatles Book Review, November 15

    A new biography resuscitates the colorful, tragic life of Mal Evans: roadie, confidant, procurer, cowbell player.

  143. We All Love ‘Anne of Green Gables.’ What About ‘Emily of New Moon’? Book Review, November 15

    L.M. Montgomery’s oft-forgotten novel, which turns 100 this year, is more timely than ever.

  144. When Society Gets You Down, Build a New One Book Review, November 14

    In Gabriel Bump’s novel “The New Naturals,” a disillusioned couple start a utopian commune in an underground bunker.

  145. The Chief Executive of Hachette Book Group to Step Down Books, November 14

    Michael Pietsch will be replaced on Jan. 1 by the chief executive of Hachette UK, who will helm both divisions, bringing them into closer alignment.

  146. Israel-Hamas War Sows Disruption at the National Book Awards Books, November 14

    Two sponsors have withdrawn from the event, planned for Wednesday, after learning that some of the authors involved are planning to make a political statement about the conflict.

  147. En nuestro mundo en guerra la literatura infantil es importante En español, November 14

    Los libros infantiles ofrecen una herramienta crucial para mantener nuestra orientación moral, sobre todo en medio de una vorágine de dolor e indignación.

  148. He Won’t Stop Taking Pictures Until He’s Partying on the Other Side Arts & Leisure, November 14

    At 85, Henry Diltz is one of the last great rock photographers still living (and working). His new book is a document of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, the ’60s and his own history.

  149. What It Was Like to Be a Jewish Banker Book Review, November 14

    In “The Money Kings,” Daniel Schulman tells the story of the Jewish immigrants who came to the United States and helped build America’s modern economic system.

  150. The Man Who Blazed a Trail for Dictatorship in the Middle East Book Review, November 14

    In “We Are Your Soldiers,” Alex Rowell shows how the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser inspired and fostered autocracy among his Arab neighbors in the 20th century and beyond.