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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTFrancine Prose’s new novel, “Mister Monkey,” is about a group of characters involved in an off-off-off-off Broadway production.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTIn “The Voices Within,” Charles Fernyhough explores the chatter in your head.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:00:04 GMTGretchen RubinThe author of “The Happiness Project” says she “can’t bear any book with the theme of unjust accusation — no ‘Atonement,’ ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ or ‘Othello’ for me.”
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:26:12 GMTThe novelist and critic Albert Murray at his Harlem home in 1998.“Collected Essays & Memoirs” gathers writing from this great cultural critic, who was as fluent with literature as he was with jazz and the blues.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTRenée Zellweger as Bridget with Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in “Bridget Jones’s Baby.”In Helen Fielding’s “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” Jones is pregnant but isn’t sure of the father.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTAll children lie. But when they do so in the service of a good story, aren’t they just budding writers?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTNew books by David Arnold, Laure Eve, Lauren Oliver and Kenneth Oppel.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:51:58 GMTSuggested reading by editors at The New York Times.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:32:52 GMTBeth Macy talks about “Truevine”; Calvin Trillin and Roz Chast discuss “No Fair! No Fair! And Other Jolly Poems of Childhood”; and Molly Young on “Bridget Jones’s Baby.”
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:01:13 GMTBrendan Kiely outside the Jefferson Market Library in Manhattan. He is a co-author of “All American Boys,” about the beating of an innocent black child by a white officer.Issue-driven fiction is having a renaissance. Several new books are an outgrowth of the financial crisis, the rise of racial tensions and the increased animosity toward immigrants.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:14 GMTMarcy DermanskyMarcy Dermansky’s “The Red Car” is a propulsive novel that still makes you stop and think.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:05 GMTOvidIn Jane Alison’s “Nine Island,” a woman faces her romantic future.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:22:50 GMTA May-December romance begins between a drama student and a London actor in Eimear McBride’s “The Lesser Bohemians.”
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:22:37 GMTMarie PonsotMarie Ponsot’s “Collected Poems” is the model for every poet who worships procrastination.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:22:29 GMTNapoleon at St. Helena, painted by Benjamin Robert Haydon.Thomas Keneally’s new novel imagines Napoleon’s final exile through the eyes of a young girl.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:21:32 GMTWillie and George Muse, 1926.Beth Macy’s “Truevine” tells the story of African-American brothers who found exploitation then a measure of success as circus attractions.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:21:10 GMTRichard Greenberg, left, and the director Joe Mantello at the Public Theater, 2002.“Rules for Others to Live By” is Richard Greenberg’s first book of original essays.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:21:03 GMTRon Robin’s “The Cold World They Made” is a provocative examination of Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter, whose views influenced policy makers in the 1950s.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:20:41 GMTShrinking abundance: Moths swarm around flood lights at a stadium in Newcastle, Australia, 2005.Michael McCarthy’s “The Moth Snowstorm” is a plea to support conservation lest we endanger our own primordial pleasure.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:20:29 GMTLev Kerbel works on a clay model for a monument to Karl Marx.Gareth Stedman Jones’s “Karl Marx” focuses on Marx the man, not the ideologue.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:18:54 GMTIs it a good thing for a novel to stimulate our emotions? Montaigne, Brecht and others thought not.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:18:12 GMTSeven new paperbacks to check out this week.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:17:59 GMTBryan CranstonBryan Cranston, whose memoir is No. 9 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has a sense of humor about his fame: “It’s a little . . . odd to have your face tattooed on someone’s backside.”
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:16:43 GMTNew York Review Books Classics is hoping to restore the English novelist’s visibility for good.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:16:33 GMTReaders respond to recent reviews of “Power at Ground Zero,” books about black Republicans and more.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:18:46 GMTEwan McGregor and Dakota Fanning in “American Pastoral,” adapted from Philip Roth’s 1997 novel and directed by Mr. McGregor.Ewan McGregor’s directorial debut is a shallow but watchable gloss on this Roth novel, conjuring a searing image of the disintegrating American dream.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:39:12 GMTThe cartoonist Riad Sattouf; the second volume of his graphic memoir has just been published.This second volume of the cartoonist Riad Sattouf’s graphic memoir returns to the small village where he and his family lived when he was a boy.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:08:35 GMTCarlos Campos, in “Nuevo New York.”A group will honor “Nuevo New York,” which features interviews with dozens of creative professionals of Latin American descent.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:16:52 GMTThe updated “Selfish” includes “new selfies 2015-2016.”An expanded version of the selfie-filled book “Selfish” follows the robbery in Paris.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTUlysses S. GrantIn “American Ulysses,” Ronald C. White focuses on Grant’s virtues instead of his flaws.