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A work by Jeff Koons in his retrospective in Paris could set off a legal battle.
François Villon travels to Jerusalem in this literary mystery.
Cynthia Ozick and others recommend novels with religious themes.
Charting the many ways we walk, and what they say about us.
A study of Billy Graham’s ministry examines how American culture shaped him — and he shaped it.
Kathryn Harrison’s biography interweaves Joan of Arc’s story with both fictional and historical interpretations.
A biography of Jorge Mario Bergoglio traces his Argentine origins and his path to the Vatican.
In these middle-grade novels, a young detective solves a lunar murder, and twins reunite to save their threatened worlds.
Roberto Calasso delves into the enigmatic web of ritual and myth that defined the ancient Vedic world.
Five alphabet books feature rhyme and alliteration, exuberant animals and found photos of children from the past.
The first volume of Norton’s two-part anthology includes texts of Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism.
Anthony Horowitz’s “Moriarty” is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche that opens five days after the great detective and his nemesis plunged to their doom.
Merging neuroscience and philosophy, Evan Thompson casts new light on the relationship between the self and the brain.
Gerard Russell chronicles the long survival of religious minorities in the Middle East, and the extreme peril they face today..
As more Americans eschew religious affiliation, a sociologist examines the secular lifestyle.
The second volume of Norton’s two-part anthology compiles texts and commentaries on Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
New picture books include “Naptime,” “A Bed for Kitty” and “Goodnight Already!”
A high school senior grappling with her mother’s suicide is suddenly able to envision people’s pasts and futures.