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If you go down to the woods … dark discoveries in Nothing Can Hurt You. Photograph: Dominic Burke/Alamy

13 books to watch for in June

Juicy new novels from Kevin Kwan, J. Courtney Sullivan, Max Brooks and Ottessa Moshfegh. An important gay civil rights history, the story of human migration and summery,

Headless bodies, faceless corpses

By Marilyn Stasio Guido Brunetti, the compassionate police commissario in Donna Leon’s new Venetian mystery, TRACE ELEMENTS (Atlantic Monthly Press, 278 pp., $27), always turns to the classics to help him with his tangled thoughts […]

The best books of 2019

Bestselling authors and celebrities share their favourite books of the year, including fiction, poetry, cookbooks and more.

12 new books we recommend this week

Brilliant, iconoclastic women are all over this week’s list. There’s Janis Joplin, the subject of Holly George-Warren’s new biography; Carmen Maria Machado, whose memoir traces the path of an abusive relationship;