New York Times book reviews

Children’s Books: ‘Alpha, Bravo, Charlie’ and ‘Daytime Visions’

June 29, 2016 - 4:00am
Two new alphabet books are examples of a thriving and increasingly sophisticated genre.
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Nonfiction: The Good, the True, the Beautiful and Chuck Klosterman

June 29, 2016 - 1:30am
Klosterman wonders whether our cherished certainties will look foolish to later generations.
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Fiction: A. B. Yehoshua’s ‘The Extra’ Pits the Secular Against the Ultra-Orthodox

June 29, 2016 - 1:30am
A woman puts her music career on hold and confronts clashing identities in a novel set in Jerusalem.
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Nonfiction: A Look at America’s Long and Troubled History of White Poverty

June 28, 2016 - 7:04am
The history of white poverty in America takes in race and class, stereotype and exploitation.
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Open Book: Adichie on Mrs. Trump

June 28, 2016 - 1:38am
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie says, “Fiction can remind us . . . that the players in politics are first human beings.”
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‘The Arrangements’: A Work of Fiction

June 28, 2016 - 1:00am
The New York Times Book Review asked the acclaimed novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to write a short story about the American election.
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Nonfiction: The Problem With Modern Policing, as Seen From the Right and From the Left

June 27, 2016 - 12:02pm
Two books offer opposing arguments on crime and law enforcement.
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Author’s Note: When You Write a Memoir, Readers Think They Know You Better Than They Do

June 27, 2016 - 12:02pm
After my second memoir, people stopped asking me questions. They thought they had the answers.
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