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“By Women Possessed,” Arthur and Barbara Gelb’s third biographical volume about Eugene O’Neill, suggests that next to the horrors of his actual life, the plays are charming diversions.
Ronald H. Fritze’s wide-ranging “Egyptomania” is about the peculiar charm Egypt has exerted since ancient times.
Dörte Hansen’s “This House Is Mine” is a shrewd, timely, completely absorbing debut novel.
Helen Sedgwick’s unusual debut novel, “The Comet Seekers,” lends a different spin to the idea of a love that’s meant to be.
Ali Smith’s “Public Library: And Other Stories” is both playful and serious.
In his book, the photographer Ahmed Mater documented Mecca in all its splendor — and squalor — hoping to help steer it away from the rampant commercialism of recent years.