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“Excuse me, what happens if he wins?” Ibrahim Aldabaan asks on Nov. 8, 2016, the first night in America for a group of Syrian refugees. Their lives unfold in the graphic novel "Welcome to the New World."

Daniel Menaker, who incubated literary celebrities as executive editor in chief of Random House and as a senior fiction editor of The New Yorker, died on Monday. He was 79.

In her memoir, "I'll Be Seeing You," the veteran novelist Elizabeth Berg tells the true story of her aging parents

Read our 2019 review of “A Warning,” the White House account by Anonymous, who has revealed himself as the ex-Homeland Security official Miles Taylor

"This is history read with a sense of vertigo, suffused with the present." @parul_sehgal  reviews "The Kidnapping Club."

Whether you want to be scared, shocked or stumped, we will help you pick your poison. Here's our essential Agatha Christie reading list.

By Page 16 of "The Sentinel," Jack Reacher has "busted a larynx, a windpipe and a nose, not all belonging to the same person," @JanetMaslin  writes in her review

"Witt constructs his argument carefully, rarely allowing himself a rhetorical flourish, but the conclusion he arrives at is devastating." @jenszalai  reviews "American Contagions."

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From our archives, 12/7/1938: Bette Davis's husband files for divorce, saying she reads too much

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Ibram X. Kendi's antiracist reading list. As he writes: "Think of it as a stepladder to antiracism, each step addressing a different stage of the journey toward destroying racism’s insidious hold on all of us."

Internet Archive is ending its program of offering free, unrestricted copies of e-books because of a lawsuit from publishers, which said lending out books without compensation for authors or publishing houses was “willful mass copyright infringement”

Breaking: Barnes and Noble has been acquired by the hedge fund Elliott Advisors for $638 million. It caps months of speculation over the future of the bookstore, which has been struggling to make a profit. Our story:

The singular "they" is older than the singular "you." Only in the 1600s did singular "you" start pushing out "thou" and "thee."

It's here! 57 of the latest thrillers, romance novels, cookbooks and more. We promise they'll entertain you, offer escape and stretch your horizons this season, no matter if you're on the beach or in your bedroom.

George Steiner, the essayist, fiction writer, teacher, scholar and literary critic, has died at 90: 

Ibram X. Kendi's antiracist reading list. As he puts it: "Think of it as a stepladder to antiracism, each step addressing a different stage of the journey toward destroying racism’s insidious hold on all of us."

A new biography of Hitler places him at the center of the genocide against the Jews but also says that without the support of thousands, the Holocaust could never have been carried out

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