Sarah Perry’s “The Essex Serpent” is part ghost story and part natural history lesson, part romance and part feminist parable.
Finn Murphy opines about the transcendent pointlessness of material possessions, among other topics, in this memoir.
Édouard Louis’s deeply autobiographical novel recounts growing up gay among the white underclass in rural France.
The four stories in Russo’s new book, “Trajectory,” take on themes that include the follies of academia and the disappointment of midlife.
In “Women Who Work,” Ivanka Trump offers advice to inspire you and “your team.”