"There are men that will make you books, and turn them loose into the world, with as much dispatch as they would do a dish of fritters."
—Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish writer
- Editors’ Choice Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:08:42 GMT
- Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
- Paperback Row Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:49:33 GMT
- Paperback books of particular interest.
- The Shortlist: Jessie Burton's 'The Miniaturist' and More Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:35:21 GMT
- New books by Jessie Burton, Alix Christie, Rosie Thomas and Katy Simpson Smith.
- Louise Glück's 'Faithful and Virtuous Night' Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:26:31 GMT
- Many of the poems in Louise Glück’s collection feature an aging painter confronting his own mortality.
- Crime: John Harvey's 'Darkness, Darkness' and More Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:03:49 GMT
- “Darkness, Darkness,” John Harvey’s final novel in his series featuring Inspector Charlie Resnick, strikes an elegiac tone.
- Damon Galgut's 'Arctic Summer' Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:56:35 GMT
- Based on the life of E. M. Forster, this novel traces a struggle for liberation both on and off the page.
- 'The Undertaking,' by Audrey Magee Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:51:55 GMT
- A first novel set in World War II Germany.
- 'Consumed,' by David Cronenberg Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:48:26 GMT
- David Cronenberg’s debut novel centers on two journalists and their fascination with scandal and social media.
- Open Book: Disquiet on the Set Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:43:23 GMT
- In “Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed,” the filmmaker talks about his notoriously volatile relationship with the actor Klaus Kinski, among many other subjects.
- Inside the List Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:42:53 GMT
- Caitlin Doughty, whose “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” is No. 14 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is a young undertaker who has made it her mission to demystify death and promote a D.I.Y. approach to funerals.
- 'My Two Italies,' by Joseph Luzzi Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:42:00 GMT
- A son of Italian immigrants on his relationship with the ancestral homeland.
- 'Island of a Thousand Mirrors,' by Nayomi Munaweera Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:41:35 GMT
- Two families find themselves on opposite sides of Sri Lanka’s civil war in this debut novel.
- 'The Scatter Here Is Too Great,' by Bilal Tanweer Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:41:19 GMT
- An attack in Karachi reveals a web of lives connected by violence in this novel-in-stories.
- Alastair Reid, a Restless Poet and Essayist, Is Dead at 88 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:57:00 GMT
- The Scottish-born Mr. Reid wrote of far-flung places for The New Yorker over more than half a century.
- J. California Cooper, Award-Winning Writer, Dies at 82 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:47:40 GMT
- Ms. Cooper was forthright in using novels, plays and short stories to explore the African-American woman.
- ‘Here,’ Richard McGuire’s Book, an Exhibition at the Morgan Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:26:23 GMT
- Richard McGuire’s comic “Here” becomes a full-length book, previewed at an exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum.