New York Times Book Reviews
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A Lewis Carroll letter lamenting attention from fans is bought by the University of Southern California.
“The Opposite of Loneliness,” new on the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 11, is a collection of essays and stories by Marina Keegan, the 22-year-old writer who died in a car accident two years ago.
A Catalan writer held on to his 1918-19 diary for almost half a century, revising it and creating a portrait of the times.
The world’s poor have been betrayed by the technocrats in charge of global development, William Easterly says.
In tracing ancient DNA, a paleogeneticist uncovered a relationship between Neanderthals and modern humans.
In Nevada Barr’s Destroyer Angel,” the National Park Service ranger Anna Pigeon must revert to her animal nature to survive.
This novel, set against the backdrop of 1960s London, abounds with political corruption and sexual scandal.
“Fare Forward” collects letters written by the experimental-fiction writer David Markson to a fan turned friend.
As America’s influence in the Western Pacific diminishes, China’s power rises, along with the potential for geopolitical conflict.