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Inside the List

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:57am
John Cleese, whose memoir “So, Anyway. . .” is No. 9 on the hardcover nonfiction list, once wrote to a fan: “I am very very very very very very important.”

Editors’ Choice

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:55am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:47am
Paperback books of particular interest.

Open Book: His Own Man

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:28pm
Richard Ford has said it was “never my intention” to make the character Frank Bascombe an Everyman.

Richard Ford’s ‘Let Me Be Frank With You’

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:28pm
Richard Ford’s aging Everyman surveys his life, and the battered New Jersey landscape, after Hurricane Sandy.

‘Napoleon: A Life,’ by Andrew Roberts

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:52am
The French emperor as soldier, statesman, intellectual and flawed visionary.

‘The Invisible Front,’ by Yochi Dreazen

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:51am
Through the story of one family, Yochi Dreazen examines the military’s response to rising numbers of post-Iraq and -Afghanistan suicides.

‘Knife Fights,’ by John A. Nagl

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:48am
John A. Nagl writes about his 20-year struggle to prod the Army into adapting to the modern reality of guerrilla war.

Nuruddin Farah: By the Book

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:00am
The author of “Hiding in Plain Sight” wasn’t much of a reader as a child: “Books were hard to come by . . . where I grew up, but also because there were no books for children in those days.”