James Atlas, who has written about the lives of Saul Bellow and Delmore Schwartz, talks about his new book, “The Shadow in the Garden.”
Mr. Aldiss wrote scores of novels, memoirs and short stories, including the inspirations for the films “A.I.” and “Frankenstein Unbound.”
Tom Sancton’s book recounts the implications and intrigue that surrounded the L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt’s relationship with a younger man.
In her new novel, Claire Messud writes about “secret sisters,” “umbilically linked and inseparable,” and about how their bond dissolves.
In her new memoir, “Rabbit,” the standup comedian tells how she overcame a young life of poverty and drug dealing to become a performer.
The author of “The Story of the Blues” and other books, he was a respected British architectural historian better known for his sideline as a student of black music.
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.
Three British siblings of Pakistani descent are at the center of Kamila Shamsie’s ingenious new novel, which builds to a stunning conclusion.
More than a dozen new books feature young displaced Muslims as protagonists as writers use the current tumult to personalize the conflicts for readers.