“Ongoingness: The End of a Diary,” Sarah Manguso’s third book of nonfiction, is a piece of work about 800,000 words of introspection.
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Mr. Beatty’s novel is told from the view of a young isolated black man born on outskirts of Los Angeles who lands before the Supreme Court in a race trial appeal.
A memoir by an authority on popular music who spent three decades with The Village Voice celebrates the women he knew but is less forthcoming about major figures in the early years of rock.
Ethel Payne, an African-American journalist, is the subject of an important and often absorbing biography by James McGrath Morris.
The Los Angeles Times reporter Jill Leovy’s “Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America” follows the case of a gang-related killing.