NY Times Books
Updated: 3 hours 4 min ago
Bryan Stevenson, whose “Just Mercy” is No. 10 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says that “if we’re really committed to justice, we’ve got to do better for the poor than we’re doing.”
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
How did America become a postwar haven for Nazis?
A recounting of Martin Luther King Jr.’s difficult final year.
Recovering Aristotle as a scientist who explored and cataloged the Mediterranean’s natural world.
New books by Julie Schumacher, Cathie Pelletier, Stuart Rojstaczer and Jonathan Coe.
In Michael Connelly’s “The Burning Room,” Harry Bosch tries to impart wisdom to his new partner.
Paperback books of particular interest.
Resistance in a provincial French town helped save thousands.
The stories in “Wallflowers,” Eliza Robertson’s debut collection, portray people surviving loss and heartbreak in a world full of uncanny moments.
In 1787, George Washington again rode to the nation’s rescue.
Brian Morton’s heroine is a feisty aging feminist.
Matt Bai sees the implosion of Gary Hart’s second presidential campaign as a watershed in American politics.
Deserted by their enigmatic father, three brothers struggle to find themselves in Daniel Kehlmann’s tragicomedy.
Lincoln dealt shrewdly with the publishers and editors of politically powerful 19th-century newspapers.