Katy Waldman’s 10 Favorite Books of 2017
A New Biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder Untangles the American Myths She Helped Create
The Return of the Cartoonist Studio Prize
Daniel Ellsberg’s Memoir About Life as a Nuclear War Planner Would Be Terrifying Even if Trump Weren’t President
150 Years of BS, From Barnum to Trump
A New Translation Sheds Light on the Hidden Complexity in Federico García Lorca’s Handling of Race
A Beautiful Novel About Masculinity, Repression, and a Gay Footballer
2017: The Year in Best-Sellers
The Coterie of Americans Who Taught Us About French Cuisine Had an Intriguing Mix of Motivations
Why You Should Read a British Playwright’s 700-Page Collection of Diaries
Two New Books About Trump’s Mental Health Highlight the Total Futility of Assessing Trump’s Mental Health
Matthew Weiner’s First Novel Is a Mystery, but Not in a Good Way
Alec Baldwin’s Satirical Trump Memoir Captures What Is Tiring About His Trump Impression
Essays Don’t Always Have to Be Personal. In Fact, They’re Better If They Aren’t.
The First Volume of The Book of Dust Is a Masterpiece
This Stunning Debut Collection Is Full of Fairy Tales That Feel Eerily Apt for 2017
The Most Shocking Thing About Ivana Trump’s New Parenting Memoir: It’s Good
John Green’s New Novel Is a Sophisticated Story of Teen Love and Mental Illness
How Did Bernie Sanders’ Latest Political Manifesto Become a YA Best-seller?
Sure, Jennifer Egan’s New Novel Gets a Little Hokey. But You Won’t Be Able to Put It Down.