The 74-year-old Giovanni has been candidly sharing her views on the state of the world and the state of her life for 50 years, but sees her new work, “A Good Cry,” as her closest to “confessional.” She has written before with intimate passion about race and revolution, love and sex, food and childhood and the heroes and villains she has encountered

In her new book, “The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity” (Harper), Belgian-born couples therapist Esther Perel takes an unconventional look at infidelity. Contrary to conventional wisdom, which holds that cheating is a symptom of problems in a relationship, Perel argues that affairs can occur in happy marriages. What’s more, Perel believes, infidelity will not always destroy a relationship but sometimes give it new life.

STOCKHOLM ¬†| ¬†Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for “The Remains of the Day,” won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday. The selection of the 62-year-old Ishiguro marked a return to traditional literature following two years of unconventional choices by the Swedish Academy for the 9-million-kronor ($1.1 million) prize. “He’s a very interesting […]

“This is not OK, I thought,” Clinton says in her audio narration of “What Happened,” set for release Sept. 12. “It was the second presidential debate, and Donald Trump was looming behind me. Two days before, the world heard him brag about groping women. Now we were on a small stage and no matter where I walked, he followed me closely, staring at me, making faces. It was incredibly uncomfortable he was literally breathing down my neck. My skin crawled.”