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Books of The Times: A Personal, Breezy Tour of Classic Children’s Books In “Wild Things,” Bruce Handy curates passages from his favorite books for kids, allowing readers both literary pleasure and a kind of time travel.
Books of The Times: ‘New People’ Riffs on Race and Love, With a Twist Danzy Senna’s new novel follows a woman’s love triangle (of sorts) with two men.
Nonfiction: The Curious Conundrum of Freud’s Persistent Influence “Freud,” a critical biography by Frederick Crews, asks why the creator of a scientifically delegitimized blueprint of the mind still carries so much sway.
Books of The Times: An Artist’s Childhood, Etched in Trauma and Abandonment In her epistolary memoir, “The Book of Emma Reyes,” the Colombian painter recounts her childhood in Bogotá, made vivid by the horrors of the workhouse.
Nonfiction: A Family Memoir Makes the Case That Autism Is Different, Not Less Judith Newman’s “To Siri With Love,” about life with an autistic son, is both riotous and moving.
Nonfiction: An Intellectual Historian Argues His Case Against Identity Politics In his slim polemic “The Once and Future Liberal,” Mark Lilla urges the left to overcome its differences.
Nonfiction: How the Radical Right Played the Long Game and Won In “Democracy in Chains,” Nancy MacLean digs into the work of the economist James McGill Buchanan, who paved the way for our current political moment.
The Book Review Podcast: New Books About Parenting Judith Newman discusses a recent crop of books about parenting, and Bill Goldstein talks about “The World Broke in Two.”
Sketchbook / Graphic Review: Jillian Tamaki on ‘The Sky Is Falling’ Jillian Tamaki revisits “The Sky Is Falling,” the children’s classic about British children evacuated to Canada during World War II.
Fiction: A Postmodern Buddy-Cop Novel Sends Up the World of Semiotics Laurent Binet’s “The Seventh Function of Language” turns the story of the death of Roland Barthes into a romp through the days when literary theory reigned.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House Is for Sale Online The Litchfield, Conn., home where Stowe grew up has been listed on eBay for $400,000.
Fiction: An Art World Mystery Wrapped in the Story of a Young Woman Coming Unglued Lucy Ives’s “Impossible Views of the World” is a fictional work about a disappearance in the art community.

New York Times Sunday book review

Nonfiction: A Family Memoir Makes the Case That Autism Is Different, Not Less Judith Newman’s “To Siri With Love,” about life with an autistic son, is both riotous and moving.
Fiction: A Postmodern Buddy-Cop Novel Sends Up the World of Semiotics Laurent Binet’s “The Seventh Function of Language” turns the story of the death of Roland Barthes into a romp through the days when literary theory reigned.
Nonfiction: An Intellectual Historian Argues His Case Against Identity Politics In his slim polemic “The Once and Future Liberal,” Mark Lilla urges the left to overcome its differences.
Match Book: Desperately Seeking Love Stories With a Temporal Twist A reader desires romance — dazzling, literary, unsettled by time. Our columnist responds with titles by John Fowles, Italo Calvino, A. S. Byatt and others.
Nonfiction: How the Radical Right Played the Long Game and Won In “Democracy in Chains,” Nancy MacLean digs into the work of the economist James McGill Buchanan, who paved the way for our current political moment.
Fiction: An Art World Mystery Wrapped in the Story of a Young Woman Coming Unglued Lucy Ives’s “Impossible Views of the World” is a fictional work about a disappearance in the art community.
The Book Review Podcast: New Books About Parenting Judith Newman discusses a recent crop of books about parenting, and Bill Goldstein talks about “The World Broke in Two.”
Editors' Choice: 9 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from editors at The New York Times.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Charlottesville In light of the deadly violence during a white supremacist rally in Virginia this weekend, here are books to help you discuss racism and anti-Semitism at home.
Fiction: In Delhi or America, the Men in These Stories Behave Badly Akhil Sharma’s story collection, “A Life of Adventure and Delight,” is a cultural exposé and a lacerating critique of a certain type of male ego.
Nonfiction: The Curious Conundrum of Freud’s Persistent Influence “Freud,” a critical biography by Frederick Crews, asks why the creator of a scientifically delegitimized blueprint of the mind still carries so much sway.
Nonfiction: How the Lincoln-Douglas Rivalry Defined a Nation In “Wrestling With His Angel,” the second volume of his biography of Abraham Lincoln, Sidney Blumenthal tells of Lincoln’s circuitous journey to Republican embrace.
Help Desk: How to Ignore Your Kids’ Bad Behavior and Yet Be Fully Present for Them New books on how to mete out gentle discipline, ignore tantrums and still pay maximum attention to your kids (as well as talk to them about Trump).
Sketchbook / Graphic Review: Jillian Tamaki on ‘The Sky Is Falling’ Jillian Tamaki revisits “The Sky Is Falling,” the children’s classic about British children evacuated to Canada during World War II.
Open Book: Desperate Times Call for Old Measures In his new book, Jeff Flake says he was inspired by Barry Goldwater’s “The Conscience of a Conservative.” But are Goldwater’s truths all that timeless — or even useful?
Paperback Row Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
Inside the List: Attacked on All Sides, an Anti-Trump Manifesto Prevails on the Best-Seller List Jeff Flake’s “Conscience of a Conservative” pays homage to Barry Goldwater, whose 1960 book of the same title was a best seller for 31 weeks.
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