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New Crime column includes John Sandford's "Deadline" and Alex Marwood's "The Killer Next Door." nyti.ms/1rQBQ5l
Two novels featuring adoption and foster care show how bonds are formed despite less than ideal circumstances. nyti.ms/1wd3dvD
Bookends asks: Do we read differently at different ages? Share your thoughts here: nyti.ms/1vuUJ3U
Readers will be "richly rewarded" and "richly terrified" by Emily Carroll's "Through the Woods." nyti.ms/1rQAKX3
Christine Kenneally's "Invisible History of the Human Race" is the "freshest, most fun book on genetics in some time" nyti.ms/108HcmS
Steven Pinker is "calm, judicious, reassuring" in "The Sense of Style," his new guide to writing. nyti.ms/1rQAwiK
David Bezmozgis's new book "achieves a seamlessness that marks it as the most persuasive 'political' novel in years." nyti.ms/1vuSZrc
In Open Book, a look at the annual crop of Best American anthologies: nyti.ms/1wVwbzg
Marilynne Robinson finds success agreeable. "A Pulitzer Prize is very reassuring, and that's a fact." Inside the List nyti.ms/108GNRo
The latest New York Times best-seller lists: nyti.ms/1wd3FKf
New Crime column includes John Sandford's "Deadline," in which dogs are being resold as lab animals. nyti.ms/1FhFBen
Jonathan Darman's "Landslide" weaves together accounts of the activities of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan. nyti.ms/1woanOA
In her first novel, "The Wallcreeper," Nell Zink "is at her maddest and most hilarious on the subject of sex." nyti.ms/1vsscMi
The latest New York Times best-seller lists: nyti.ms/1wckJjx
David Bezmozgis's new book "achieves a seamlessness that marks it as the most persuasive 'political' novel in years." nyti.ms/1vsrsH0
Bookends asks: Do we read differently at different ages? Share your thoughts here: nyti.ms/1FhG2Wd
New Shortlist about dogs includes "A Wolf Called Romeo," by the "exceptional storyteller" Nick Jans. nyti.ms/107edQq
Steven Pinker is "calm, judicious, reassuring" in "The Sense of Style," his new guide to writing. nyti.ms/1Dm8IeE
In Open Book, a look at the annual crop of Best American anthologies: nyti.ms/1FhJ0dc
Middle-grade debuts by George Hagen and Edward Carey seem likely to be the first books in series: nyti.ms/1FhK54G
In "A Path Appears," Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn show how to make a difference in the lives of the disadvantaged nyti.ms/1rNYjzK
Marilynne Robinson finds success agreeable. "A Pulitzer Prize is very reassuring, and that's a fact." Inside the List nyti.ms/1wTL2KB
Readers will be "richly rewarded" and "richly terrified" by Emily Carroll's "Through the Woods." nyti.ms/1sURdi5
Two novels featuring adoption and foster care show how bonds are formed despite less than ideal circumstances. nyti.ms/1sUQq0F
Men follow their compulsions, and sometimes receive their comeuppance, in the stories in Paul Theroux's "Mr. Bones." nyti.ms/1079IoU
New picture books include Lizi Boyd's "Flashlight" and Madeline Valentine's "George in the Dark." Slide show: nyti.ms/1vsuxXs
Bryan Stevenson's "Just Mercy" "personalizes the struggle against injustice in the story of one activist lawyer." nyti.ms/1rNWUct
Marla Frazee's "The Farmer and the Clown" and other new picture books celebrate creativity and imagination. nyti.ms/1Dm6nAm
.@pattonoswalt says Simon Rich's "Spoiled Brats" has "as solid a piece of comic writing as I've read in a long time." nyti.ms/1rNWe6T
In Zephyr Teachout's "Corruption in America," the main target is the current money-in-politics doctrine. nyti.ms/1wRaWhS
Neil Patrick Harris is "dying to direct a really dark, moody version" of Ellen Raskin's "Westing Game." By the Book: nyti.ms/1uiBqX0
Christine Kenneally's "Invisible History of the Human Race" is the "freshest, most fun book on genetics in some time" nyti.ms/1yLhbIp
Richard Norton Smith spent 15 years researching Nelson A. Rockefeller for his new book, "On His Own Terms." nyti.ms/1yLhFyr
Janet Maslin calls Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal" a "clear, illuminating" book about the last phase of life. nyti.ms/1sS3xQn
Joshua Ferris, James Patterson, Zadie Smith and 12 other writers take turns contributing to an original short story. nyti.ms/1yLhu68
Joshua Ferris, James Patterson, Zadie Smith and 12 other writers take turns contributing to an original short story. nyti.ms/1rA6WxH
Neil Patrick Harris says "A Confederacy of Dunces" is "perfectly designed" to be turned into a musical. By the Book: nyti.ms/1qCvSpk
A slide show of new Halloween picture books, including "Not Very Scary" and "Bob's Hungry Ghost." nyti.ms/ZDYaZu
James Risen's "fast-paced" "Pay Any Price," about the cost of the war on terror, reads "like an implausible thriller" nyti.ms/ZDYKGN
Follow The Times's chief book critic, Michiko Kakutani, here: @michikokakutani
Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize for "The Narrow Road to the Deep North." nyti.ms/1sM8qf5
Dwight Garner reviews books by and about the poet John Berryman, who would have been 100 this year: nyti.ms/1qpq2r0
Richard Flanagan wins Booker Prize. Michiko Kakutani's review: nyti.ms/1sDV1nP Michael Gorra in Book Review: nyti.ms/1qpgxs4
In Bookends, Daniel Mendelsohn & Pankaj Mishra answer: Do we read differently at different ages? Share your thoughts. nyti.ms/1qokWvh
Janet Maslin says the last parts of Colm Toibin's new novel, "Nora Webster," are "heart-rendingly transcendent." nyti.ms/1z5rlF4
Michael A. Ross on his book about an 1870 case in New Orleans: "I thought to myself, 'This can't possibly be true.' " nyti.ms/1sCImCS
Michael A. Ross on his book about an 1870 case in New Orleans: "I thought to myself, 'This can't possibly be true.' " nyti.ms/1qWdhnp
In "Pay Any Price," James Risen makes the case that "America has lost much in its lashing out against terrorism." nyti.ms/1tW2FGI
Janet Maslin says the last parts of Colm Toibin's new novel, "Nora Webster," are "heart-rendingly transcendent." nyti.ms/1qkVUwV
In Book Review's Women & Power issue: Caitlin Moran, Katha Pollitt, Lena Dunham, Jodi Picoult, Gail Sheehy & more: nyti.ms/1sB3g5l