New York Times Book Reviews

Nonfiction: The Philosopher Who Believed That Art Was Key to Black Liberation

February 22, 2018 - 2:00am
In “The New Negro,” Jeffrey C. Stewart recounts the life of Alain Locke: scholar, critic and impresario of the Harlem Renaissance.
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By the Book: Brian Selznick: By the Book

February 22, 2018 - 2:00am
As a boy, the author and illustrator Brian Selznick preferred consuming stories on screen: “I usually watched the movies of books I should have read.”
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Profile: The Redemption of Chris Hughes

February 21, 2018 - 1:47pm
The Facebook co-founder’s rise was meteoric. He argues that the same forces that helped him succeed have made it harder for others. In a new book, “Fair Shot,” he proposes a bold solution.
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Nonfiction: From Justin Bieber to Martin Buber, Zadie Smith’s Essays Showcase Her Exuberance and Range

February 21, 2018 - 2:01am
The novelist’s latest collection is “Feel Free.”
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Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy

February 21, 2018 - 2:00am
Monsters, golems and doppelgängers range through these sublime new collections of short fiction.
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Front Burner: Book Highlights Queens in All of Its Deliciousness

February 20, 2018 - 11:02am
The borough is the latest subject of the “111 Places” series of guidebooks.
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New & Noteworthy

February 20, 2018 - 9:48am
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
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Nonfiction: In a New Biography of the Bouvier Women, Jealousies Rule

February 20, 2018 - 2:00am
“Jackie, Janet & Lee,” by J. Randy Taraborrelli, reveals bonds as fierce as the scandals that threatened them.
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Nonfiction: Who Owns the Elgin Marbles?

February 20, 2018 - 2:00am
In “The Real Life of the Parthenon,” Patricia Vigderman visits classic sites of the ancient world, exploring their complex, contested heritage.
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Match Book: Dear Match Book: Two Budding Bookworms — and Friends — Seeking Literary Realism

February 20, 2018 - 2:00am
Novels for young readers that tackle the complexities of the human condition.
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