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The film director and author lives in a 1927 Italianate-style house. A second-floor writing space has lots of pop-culture ephemera.
In “Killers of the Flower Moon,” David Grann uncovers a shattering history of oil greed, racism and serial murder targeting the Osage Indians.
David Callahan’s “The Givers” examines a new wave of philanthropists: how they operate, what makes them tick.
In his new collection, “Living in the Weather of the World,” Richard Bausch proves yet again that he’s a master of the short story.
In “Tell Me How It Ends,” Valeria Luiselli describes her encounters with undocumented migrant children and the circumstances that produced them.
Readers Respond to the presumed loneliness of Hill Country, the absence of bibliography and more.
Margot Singer’s novel “Underground Fugue” follows the intermingled fortunes of four Londoners in the summer of the terrorist bombings.
The down-and-out moments in Deb Unferth’s story collection, “Wait Till You See Me Dance,” manage to be both witty and emotional intimate.
“This Fight Is Our Fight,” new on the hardcover nonfiction list, is nominally about the economy. But the index reveals a more personal target.
In “The Outrun,” Amy Liptrot recalls her decade as a London party girl, followed by the spectacular solitude of Scotland.
Wayne Flynt, a friend of Ms. Lee, has written a book, “Mockingbird Songs,” in which he shares thoughts and correspondence regarding the literary enigma.
Do you believe in ghosts? Our writer spends an hour on her own in the poet’s room at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Five decades ago, Simone de Beauvoir wrote “Les Belles Images.” The 1967 novel explains modern womanhood in a nutshell.
The author of “The Lost City of Z” and “Killers of the Flower Moon” thinks the president should read “The Road,” by Cormac McCarthy, because “it gives a sense of the fragility of the world.”
Two new books — “Mercies in Disguise” by Gina Kolata and “The Family Gene” by Joselin Linder — look at how individuals cope with devastating genetic diseases.
Demos Parneros, 55, who has acted as chief operating officer of Barnes & Noble for the last five months, will take the top post, the company was to announce.
“A Grace Paley Reader” contains some of her acclaimed stories, a selection of poems and several essays that show a different side of the writer.
In “Anything Is Possible,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Olive Kitteridge” writes with a frank, unapologetic emphasis on forbidden desire.
Pete Souza, who has over one million Instagram followers, has drawn attention for applying his Obama-era photographic commentary to life in President Trump’s White House.
The amateur researcher behind Quote Investigator has dedicated years to tracing the origins of well-known sayings.
His name was Walter Winchell, and he presided over Table 50 of the Stork Club, temple of a new cult of celebrity, in mid-20th-century Manhattan.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Sympathizer” explains how creative writing seminars can work against people who don’t come from the mainstream.
Mr. Barber’s 1995 book presciently analyzed the forces leading to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the rise in tribalism around the world.
Sara Baume’s second novel follows a 25-year-old Irishwoman (one who cries all day) down the rabbit hole of elegiac distress.
The author’s next novel hinges on a different outcome in the presidential race, as well as 22nd-century time travelers.
A reader (and writer) of memoirs notes that dysfunction and disease haunt the genre. What can he read that’s trauma-free?
In “Phenomena,” Annie Jacobsen explores the government’s research into things that go bump in the night.
In Lidia Yuknavitch’s novel “The Book of Joan,” a space colony of survivors orbits a post-apocalyptic Earth.
With new perspective after her husband’s unexpected death, the author of “Lean In” addresses issues that some readers found troubling about that book.