New York Times Book Reviews
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Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.
Jessica Knoll’s novel “Luckiest Girl Alive,” which is No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list, is the latest best seller with a mean girl for a protagonist.
Angela Carter died in 1992, and many of the elements of her stories have become commonplace in fiction and popular culture.
Mark Z. Danielewski’s experimental novel — the first in a planned 27-part series — unfolds on the same rainy day in May.
Mark Z. Danielewski’s visually stylized novel “The Familiar” is the first in a planned series of 27 books.
Readers respond to recent reviews of Kate Atkinson’s “A God in Ruins,” David K. Shipler’s “Freedom of Speech” and more.
The author, most recently, of “The Love Object” says Joyce staked his claim on Dublin, and it was left to Yeats, J. M. Synge and Beckett “to give us the landscape of the country in all its beauty, savagery, ghostliness and loneliness.”
A neurosurgeon’s account combines biography, descriptions of operations and considerations of policy.