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What Unites Buddhism and Psychotherapy? One Therapist Has the Answer.

THE ZEN OF THERAPYUncovering a Hidden Kindness in LifeBy Mark Epstein Despite often being lumped together these days in what gratingly gets ...

‘How Civil Wars Start,’ a Warning About the State of the Union

In the year since the rampage at the Capitol, chatter about a 21st-century American civil war has seeped from the fringes into the mainstream ...

16 New Books Coming in January

‘All Day Is a Long Time,’ by David Sanchez (Mariner, Jan. 18) This coming-of-age debut follows David, a teenager on Florida’s Gulf Coast, as he ...

An Intimate Look at the Dangerous, Boom-and-Bust Lives of Oil Workers

Why is it so hard to capture a flattering picture of one’s breasts? Here are a few reasons posited by Tabitha Lasley, the author of “Sea State ...

Penguin Random House Defends Effort to Buy Simon & Schuster

Penguin Random House, the largest book publisher in the United States, said in a court filing on Monday that its plan to buy a competitor, Simon ...

These Books Stand the (Silly, Messy, Topsy-Turvy) Test of Time

In the world of Mr. Men and Little Miss, things are exactly what they seem. Mr. Late is never on time. Mr. Nosey is minding everyone else’s ...

An Expansive New Book From Amanda Gorman, Celebrity Poet and Inaugural Star

To recite at the inauguration of a U.S. president is to occupy what must be the biggest poetry platform on earth. When Amanda Gorman took the ...

The Best Mystery Novels of 2021

Here is a secret worth sharing: Every year is a good year for crime fiction. I’ve known this for as long as I’ve been a serious reader of the ...

‘The Fortune Men,’ a Novel That Remembers a Man Wrongly Sentenced to Death

The Somali-British novelist Nadifa Mohamed’s third novel, “The Fortune Men,” is based on a true story, that of one of the last men in Britain to ...

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