The Magic of Reality
How We Know What's Really True
Free Press, $29.99
The world's leading evolutionary biologist explains a wide range of natural phenomena.
The Man Who Couldn't Eat
Gallery Books, $25
The author explores our complex and often-contradictory relationship with food as he tells the story of his agonizing battle with Crohn's disease.
A Novelist Imagines a Life
The novelist wonders what it was like to be married to a hugely ambitious and flawed man.
Harry Belafonte with Michael Shnayerson
Alfred A. Knopf, $30.50
A forthright memoir that traces the singer's career and his larger concerns with racial justice.
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