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Nonfiction: A New View of Evolution That Can?t Be Represented by a Tree
David Quammen has written a sprawling history of evolutionary genetics, ?The Tangled Tree,? that complicates familiar notions of how species evolved.
Nonfiction: What Role Do Teachers Play in Education?
Andrea Gabor?s ?After the Education Wars? looks at efforts to reform the classroom through technology and standardized testing.
By the Book: Rebecca Solnit: By the Book
The author, most recently, of the essay collection ?Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises? keeps an eye on the ?daily eruptions of the internet?: ?Like a lot of us, I?m hypervigilant about the crazy stuff going on.?
The Enthusiast: In Praise of Karel Capek
?This is the power of ?War With the Newts?: It leaves us staring with bewilderment at the ways that we ? with our tiny acts of greed and insensitivity and willful blindness ? did all this.?
Crime: From a Marsh to a Mountain, Crime Fiction Heads Outdoors
Marilyn Stasio?s selections take readers to a North Carolina swamp, a peak in Minnesota and a jungle in Laos, with a pit stop at a California beach.
Fiction: Two New Novels Expose the Fracturing of the American Nuclear Family,...
Cherise Wolas?s ?The Family Tabor? and Rick Gekoski?s ?A Long Island Story? both witness the unraveling of prominent Jewish families.
Editors? Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
The Book Review: Rethinking the ?Tangled Tree? of Life
?We are composites of various creatures,? David Quammen says. ?We are mosaics.?
Sketchbook | Graphic Review: A Graphic Tribute to a Classic Work of Paleontol...
The children?s book author and illustrator David Nytra draws a review of William E. Scheele?s ?Prehistoric Animals.?
Children?s Books: Charming, Plucky Picture Books That Ease Back-to-Class Jitters
The very best kids? books ? like these ? help the under-10 set work through their fears.
Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives
In which we consult the Book Review?s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Charles Darwin?s ?The Origin of Species.?
Inside the List: ?It?s So Hard for Parents to Imagine Their Children Shooting...
Back in 2012, Macy, a journalist, wrote articles about suburban heroin addiction. In a new book she?s widened her lens, exploring the roots of the national opioid crisis.
New in Paperback: ?Democracy in Chains,? ?Black Mad Wheel?
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
Nonfiction: A Writer?s Trip Into the Amazon Reveals Brazil and Himself
Chris Feliciano Arnold?s ?The Third Bank of the River? is a reported and personal look at the problems plaguing the Amazon and its people.
Nonfiction: Searching for Language to Capture How Climate Change Has Altered ...
In ?Rising,? Elizabeth Rush surveys the new contours of an America already changed by rising waters.



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