New York Times Books

Nonfiction: Elizabeth Warren Lays Out the Reasons Democrats Should Keep Fighting

April 18, 2017 - 9:38am
In “This Fight Is Our Fight,” Elizabeth Warren offers a manifesto for the Democratic resistance to President Trump.
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Nonfiction: People Have Limited Knowledge. What’s the Remedy? Nobody Knows

April 18, 2017 - 3:00am
In a complex world, people fail to realize just how ignorant they are. In “The Knowledge Illusion,” Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach tell them.
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Match Book: Mom Seeks Novel for Family Book Club, No Kafka or Y.A. Allowed

April 18, 2017 - 1:50am
In this installment of Match Book, a woman seeks a work of fiction that will unite her “disparate group of avid readers,” also known as her children.
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Fiction: A Debut Calls a Ferrante-Style Female Friendship to the Fore

April 18, 2017 - 1:00am
In Julie Buntin’s first novel, “Marlena,” the past and present overlap in a portrait of an electric friendship cut short.
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Nonfiction: Bush Nostalgia Is Overrated, but His Book of Paintings Is Not

April 17, 2017 - 1:00am
The work in George W. Bush’s “Portraits of Courage” reveals a surprisingly adept artist who has dramatically improved his technique while also doing penance for a great disaster of American history.
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