For almost 40 years, in the extreme suburbs and the diminishing countryside, Baker has worked to see and describe things as though for the first time.
In her new essay collection, “Nanaville,” the novelist and former Times columnist writes about what she’s learned since becoming a grandmother.
In “The Thirty-Year Genocide,” the Israeli historians Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi detail the slaughter of Turkey’s Christian minorities.
The new book by the historian Kristin L. Hoganson explodes conventional ideas about the Midwest as America’s “insulated core” — the wellspring of its values and identity.
In “The Last Job,” Dan Bilefsky explores a famous London robbery that was masterminded by a 76-year-old pensioner.
Read about the country’s decades long civil war and its toll on the Sri Lankan people.
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
In “The Problem of Democracy,” Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein show that John and John Quincy Adams were skeptical of popular democracy.
In “Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells,” the noted journalist finds wisdom in the rituals and routines he shares with his Japanese wife.