13 New Books Coming in February

As she records the sessions of a sexologist, Greta, the book’s unlikely heroine, is aware of all kinds of revelations about to happen. He falls for another, a married woman whom he considers Big Swiss (because of his lineage and isolation from his emotional scars). Things get even more complicated when Greta notices the woman at the dog park – and they fall in love.

Scribner, February 7

The Harvard professor continues this study of humanity and human creativity, looking at moments that stand out and what they can tell us about our past and future. As he guides readers to follow Nefertiti on TikTok, he shows how cultural exchange and creativity help society answer some of life’s most pressing questions.

Norton, Feb. 7

In this autobiography, the author grapples with his difficult and often painful upbringing in 1970s New York. Her mother is the famous literary agent Lynn Nesbit, but here the focus is on her late father, Richard Gilman, a drama critic and professor at the Yale School of Drama. After the marriage broke down, Nesbit shared revelations about her husband’s behavior with her teenage daughter, who was left to understand her behavior and her legacy.

Norton, Feb. 7

The best-selling historian turns to fiction in this tale of the Hundred Years’ War, which follows a group of soldiers hired to help England invade France in the mid-1300s. There’s plenty of action and bloodshed in this book, the first in a promised trilogy.

Viking, February 14

Infidelity, jealousy, neediness – there are all the disgusting patterns in this study of unhappy relationships. Roald Dahl became angry with Patricia Neal, a famous actress, after her star power surpassed his own. Elsa Morante and Alberto Moravia were terribly inept, as they published some of the most enduring literature in postwar Italy. “Life” includes a lesbian couple, Una Troubridge and Radclyffe Hall, who do the same thing seen in the book – one partner insisting on suppressing the other’s desire.

Harper, February 7

Enriquez’s short horror stories have made him one of the most popular Latin American authors writing today. This new book follows a grieving father, Juan – a psychic who can connect with dark, supernatural forces – who tries to protect his son from his dead wife’s family.

Hogarth, February 7

Schulman, a staff writer at The New Yorker, provides a lively, sometimes embarrassing history of the festival, touching on the prominent controversies and questions at hand.

Harper, February 21

Harris’s earlier book “Kids These Days” was a sweeping cultural history of the millennium, based on the economic injustices that plagued the generation. Now, he’s telling the story of Silicon Valley’s passion, showing how its culture and history have allowed it to become a place of extraordinary technological progress and capitalist exploitation.

Little, Brown, February 14

In his first book, Thomas describes a difficult childhood in Philadelphia. The family struggled with slavery and poverty, and Thomas was abused, part of a culture where “physical ability was the only acceptable form of knowledge,” as he said in an interview. another later. But video games and all kinds of geek culture gave him an escape, and the author, who is now a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Pennsylvania, presents a fascinating story for years to come.

Grand Central, February 21

In his second book, Adébáyò looks at two young Nigerians from very different economic backgrounds whose lives collide during a political and cultural conflict. Eniolá aspires to get a better education after his family’s descent into poverty, while Wúràolá works as a hospital resident and comes from a wealthy family.

Knopf, February 7

Two New York Times reporters create a blockbuster report as they become embroiled in a power struggle for control of Sumner Redstone’s entertainment empire, Paramount Global.

Penguin Press, February 14

In his first book since he was fatally injured in a stabbing in August, Rushdie tells the story of a kingdom in southern India. Pampa is 9 years old when a meeting with the goddess brings her amazing powers: She speaks of a mythical city as it exists, tying its destiny to its fate in the next 250 years.

Random House, February 7

In this first novel, a Jain girl from London named Gopi copes with her mother’s death by devoting herself to squash. He has always enjoyed the sport, but his new, energetic approach provides a barrier to grief, even as he encounters cultural and economic obstacles.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, February 7

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