New York Times Book Reviews
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Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican whose first book, “The Way Forward,” is No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has opened up about his father’s alcoholism and early death.
Robert Timberg traces his personal journey from disfigured Vietnam veteran to author and journalist.
A celebrated British author embarks on a strange new career in these linked novellas by Alessandro Baricco.
A frail humanity survives the unspeakable in Richard Flanagan’s novel of the Burma-Thailand Railway.
Letters between Christopher Isherwood and his partner, Don Bachardy, mock the world’s ridiculous spectacle.
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Nixon Tapes, 1971-1972,” Elizabeth Pisani’s “Indonesia Etc.” and more.
In David Mitchell’s “The Bone Clocks,” a 15-year-old girl runs away from home in 1984 and becomes entrapped in an otherworldly battle between good and evil that will follow her for 60 years.