João Fazenda

100 Notable Books of 2015

The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

THE UNRAVELING: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq. By Emma Sky. (­PublicAffairs, $28.99.) The Briton who was the political adviser to American Gen. Ray Odierno from 2007 to 2010 offers an important and disturbing memoir.