The Passion According to G.H. By Clarice Lispector Translated By Idra Novey
(New Directions, $15.95)
New translations of four novels by the late Brazilian writer include this spare, shocking novel.
Cronkite By Douglas Brinkley (Harper, $34.99)
An impressive new biography of the most trusted man in America.
A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,00 Miles through Islamic Africa
By Steve Kemper (Norton, $28.95)
An elegant biography of the largely forgotten explorer, Heinrich Barth.