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If Liberalism Is Dead, What Comes Next? Deneen argues that mere tinkering will not address profound discontent with the political establishment. Keep up with the latest and greatest in books. The New York Times Book Review has curated a calendar of must-know literary events in 2018, including new books, festivals, film adaptations, and more.
Robert Menasse writes a polyphonic novel of satire and sympathy about Brussels, Europe’s symbolic capital — its bureaucrats, nationalisms and police. Michael Wolff has everyone talking about a possibly dysfunctional president. The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam. All the lists: print, e-books, fiction, nonfiction, children’s books and more. Will Democracy Survive President Trump? Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, reads at times like a sly subtweet of the Republican Party. In the second novel of Smith’s projected quartet, four characters in a big rambling house in England have at each other.
Finn’s psychological thriller is about a woman who believes she’s witnessed a crime in a neighboring building. Yazidi woman’s kidnapping by Islamist militants. Scandinavian focus on darkness, snow, quiet, emptiness and depression. A new collection of essays by people linked to the student protests at Columbia University offers a fresh view of the uprising, nearly 50 years later. Endeavor Content has acquired the rights to Michael Wolff’s No. But no TV network or film studio is attached to the project. Drawing on her experience as a child who felt self-conscious about her dark skin, the actress hopes to help other kids reimagine what is beautiful.