New York Times Best Sellers

‘Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer,’ by Charles Marsh

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:43pm
A biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who was executed by the Nazis in 1945.






On the Record: ‘The Nixon Tapes 1971-1972’ and ‘The Nixon Defense’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:07am
Two books based on President Nixon’s taped conversations show him reveling in foreign policy success and lying about Watergate.






Bookends: Which Book Is Begging to Be Made Into a Movie?

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 8:47am
James Parker and Dana Stevens discuss books that should get the big-screen treatment.






‘Bulletproof Vest,’ by Maria Venegas

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:31am
From Mexico to Chicago, from past to present, Maria Venegas confronts her gun-toting father’s violent legacy.






‘Remember Me Like This,’ by Bret Anthony Johnston

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:25am
In Bret Anthony Johnston’s debut novel, the rescue of a missing boy is only the beginning of his family’s healing process.






‘The Novel,’ by Michael Schmidt

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:25am
Michael Schmidt surveys 700 years of the novel, from Austen to Zola.






‘Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel,’ by Anya Ulinich

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:25am
The heroine of Anya Ulinich’s graphic novel goes on a campaign to rectify her woeful romantic inexperience.






‘Soldier Girls,’ by Helen Thorpe

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:24am
Following three women to Afghanistan and back home.






‘The Rush,’ by Edward Dolnick

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:22am
For tens of thousands of Americans who journeyed west, the gold rush offered a chance for a better life.






‘Lucky Us,’ by Amy Bloom

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:22am
Two sisters from Ohio reinvent themselves in 1940s America.






Letters: ‘A Troublesome Inheritance’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:20am
Readers respond to a recent review of Nicholas Wade’s “A Troublesome Inheritance” and more.






Christopher Beha’s ‘Arts & Entertainments’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:17am
Christopher Beha’s antihero, a washed-up actor, makes a Faustian bargain with a cynical television producer.






The Shortlist: Sarah Bird’s ‘Above the East China Sea,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:17am
New books by Sarah Bird, Jennifer Vanderbes and Kate Mosse.






‘Becoming Freud,’ by Adam Phillips

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:16am
In this brief biography, Adam Phillips focuses on the discovery of the unconscious.






Inside the List

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:16am
Liane Moriarty, whose “Big Little Lies” is No. 1 on the hardcover fiction list, realized something while reading “Fifty Shades of Grey”: “I couldn’t write a sexy spanking scene to save my life.”






Editors’ Choice

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:16am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






Paperback Row

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:15am
Paperback books of particular interest.






‘The Thing With Feathers’ and ‘The Homing Instinct’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:57pm
Two scientists’ studies of migrating birds shed light on their intelligence and ability to love.






Darragh McKeon’s ‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:56pm
Darragh McKeon’s novel of the Chernobyl disaster captures the inner workings of a crumbling Soviet Union.






Open Book: Books for the Road

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:55am
Patti Smith talks about her history of reading Haruki Murakami, and shares what she’s been reading on tour.






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