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What to Cook, Watch, Listen To and More This Weekend
By JOSHUA ROSENBLAT jul 22, 2017

Tips to make the most of your weekend.

Steve Bannon’s Road to the White House
jul 22, 2017

Joshua Green talks about “Devil’s Bargain”; Laura Dassow Walls discusses her new biography of Thoreau; and Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich on “The Fact of a Body.”

A Crime Writer Finds the ‘Perfect Setting’ in Amish Country
By GREGORY COWLES jul 21, 2017

“Down a Dark Road” is the ninth book in Linda Castillo’s series. “I love the juxtaposition of such a bucolic setting and the introduction of evil,” she says.

Paperback Row
By JOUMANA KHATIB jul 21, 2017

Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

At a Law Firm that Defended a Child Murderer, an Intern Recalls Her Own Childhood Abuse
By JUSTINE van der LEUN jul 21, 2017

In “The Fact of a Body,” Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich recounts how her memories resurfaced when her law firm took on the case of a pedophile.

Alexandra Fuller’s Novel of Lakota Culture May Stir the Appropriation Debate
By EMILY EAKIN jul 21, 2017

“Quiet Until the Thaw” follows two reservation boys whose lives become fatefully intertwined.

New in Memoir: Lessons in Falling in Love, and 2 Accounts of Its Horrors
By MEGHAN DAUM jul 21, 2017

Three books trace the highs and the (very) lows of love and marriage, says our memoir columnist, Meghan Daum.

Letters to the Editor
jul 21, 2017

A reader responds to a misstated metaphor, an author defends his work and more.

Inside the World of Brad Thor
By NICHOLAS KULISH jul 21, 2017

To build a lasting fan base in the relentless world of espionage thrillers, Brad Thor has cranked out 17 books in 16 years, selling nearly 15 million copies.

10 New Books We Recommend This Week
jul 21, 2017

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.