New York Times Book Reviews
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Bryan Stevenson, whose “Just Mercy” is No. 10 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says that “if we’re really committed to justice, we’ve got to do better for the poor than we’re doing.”
How did America become a postwar haven for Nazis?
A recounting of Martin Luther King Jr.’s difficult final year.
Recovering Aristotle as a scientist who explored and cataloged the Mediterranean’s natural world.
New books by Julie Schumacher, Cathie Pelletier, Stuart Rojstaczer and Jonathan Coe.
In Michael Connelly’s “The Burning Room,” Harry Bosch tries to impart wisdom to his new partner.
Resistance in a provincial French town helped save thousands.
The stories in “Wallflowers,” Eliza Robertson’s debut collection, portray people surviving loss and heartbreak in a world full of uncanny moments.
In 1787, George Washington again rode to the nation’s rescue.
Brian Morton’s heroine is a feisty aging feminist.
Matt Bai sees the implosion of Gary Hart’s second presidential campaign as a watershed in American politics.
Deserted by their enigmatic father, three brothers struggle to find themselves in Daniel Kehlmann’s tragicomedy.
New York’s library book sorter has proven itself superior to one in Washington state is a friendly competition this year.
Lincoln dealt shrewdly with the publishers and editors of politically powerful 19th-century newspapers.
From the mid-19th century through the 1930s, gay people were at home in Berlin.
Two books about Berlin, past and present, explore its dualities of sex and violence, freedom and fascism.
In Michel Faber’s novel, a pastor heads off to take up a new ministry on another planet.