>NEW IN NONFICTION
by David Remnick
A well-researched account of Obama’s “political, racial and sentimental education” en route to the White House.
JENNIEMAE & JAMES
by Brooke Newman
A mathematician’s daughter recalls the sustaining bond between her dad and the family’s numbers-savvy maid.
DEAD END GENE POOL
by Wendy Burden
Raised by “Gaga and Popsie” while her mom jet-setted, this Vanderbilt heir has tales aplenty.