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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:22:02 GMTPresident Nixon during a televised news conference in April 1969.This elegant and sympathetic biography by John A. Farrell arrives as a current president makes comparisons unavoidable.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:00:05 GMTBeachgoers on the Gulf of Mexico in the 1890s, from “Gulf,” by Jack E. Davis.“Sunshine State,” Sarah Gerard’s essay collection, and “Gulf: The Making of an American Sea,” Jack E. Davis’s environmental history, each explore the terrain of an unmoored state.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:13:19 GMTThe details of “American War,” Omar El Akkad’s dystopian novel about an unraveling United States, makes his fictional future feel alarmingly real.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:13 GMTThe young music producers in Hari Kunzru’s “White Tears” invent a lost blues legend who may turn out to have been real all along.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:30 GMTBilly Graham preaching at Madison Square Garden, 1957.Frances FitzGerald’s “The Evangelicals” is an examination of how politics and conservative Protestantism became intertwined.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:00:02 GMT“The Inheritance” is about five siblings (out of six) who inherited a genetic mutation that leads to early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:14:14 GMTAccording to Tiffany Dufu’s “Drop the Ball” and Stephen Marche’s “The Unmade Bed,” there’s a solution to those impossible household to-do lists: Quit.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:00:17 GMTElif BatumanElif Batuman’s new novel, “The Idiot,” is a rejoinder to the pressure on literature to serve as self-help.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:29:53 GMTThe book, published by William Powell in 1971, styled itself as a guide for would-be revolutionaries and had information on explosives, guns and drugs.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:58:04 GMTWilliam Powell, as seen in the documentary “American Anarchist.”The author was an angry teenager when he began research on the book, which outlined weapon use, bomb-building techniques and drug manufacturing.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:05:28 GMTWilliam McPherson in a photograph from 1977.The Pulitzer Prize winner wrote for The Washington Post and was the author of the acclaimed novel “Testing the Current.”
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:26:48 GMTSuggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:41:18 GMTThe novelist Philipp Meyer, whose book “The Son” is being made into a series, at his home in Austin, Tex. The show is the first big project from El Jefe, a production company that Mr. Meyer founded with the writers Brian McGreevy and Lee Shipman.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:33:30 GMTJerzy Kosinski in 1982.Jerome Charyn’s novel “Jerzy” is based on the very slippery life of Jerzy Kosinski.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:30:45 GMTDenis Johnson’s “Jesus’ Son” was recently celebrated at an event in New York by a few of its many prominent writer-fans.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:22:32 GMTIsabella Beecher Hooker, left, and Susan B. Anthony. A cache of letters to Hooker from Anthony and other women’s suffragists has been discovered.Nearly 100 letters from Susan B. Anthony and others have come to light, in a collection that shows the complex networks that drove the movement.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:53:20 GMTBob Dylan performing in western France in 2012. Mr. Dylan will — finally — accept his Nobel Prize award this weekend.The singer and songwriter, who did not attend the Nobel ceremony in December, is to meet with Academy members with no media present this weekend.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:15:16 GMTThe actor and author Chris Colfer. His latest young adult novel is “Stranger Than Fanfiction.”The “Glee” actor and best-selling author, whose latest young adult novel is “Stranger Than Fanfiction,” talks about a rite of passage.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:48:09 GMTClaudia Rankine, whose “Citizen: An American Lyric” explores race and violence in the United States.The prize, awarded for her book “Citizen: An American Lyric,” comes with $10,000.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:00:01 GMTThis 2002 essay by the playwright Arthur Miller was meant to assist a campaign to abolish the death penalty in Illinois.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:19:17 GMTDavid Storey, author of “The Changing Room,” outside the Morosco Theater in 1973.Mr. Storey’s plays often reflected Britain’s class tensions but resonated with audiences around the world and with people of all backgrounds.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:11:04 GMTThe book describes scores of rums and provides cocktail recipes.“Rum: The Manual” covers the history of the world’s most diverse spirit.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:00:17 GMTBy the late 1930s, millions of Pervitin pills were shipped each week.Norman Ohler’s “Blitzed” shows that the Nazis were drug-fueled, with methamphetamines for the public and opiates for The Fuhrer.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:00:02 GMTAnn Shoket, the author of “The Big Life,” in her apartment in New York.Ann Shoket, a former editor at Seventeen and at CosmoGirl, has just published the book focusing on her readers’ next challenges.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:00:02 GMTRichard Renaldi now lives in the West Village. When he was 11, his parents took him to Zorine’s, a popular Chicago dance club.The photographer Richard Renaldi, who loves the night life, stationed himself outside of Roseland, Pacha and other New York City clubs, and captured patrons as they left at dawn.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:11:09 GMTAmerica Chavez, a Latina and lesbian superhero, stars in a new series. The cover of America No. 1 was drawn by Joe Quinones.America Chavez, a gay, Latina Marvel superhero written by a gay Latina writer, joins a growing list of diverse comic characters.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:00:03 GMTAriel Levy at home in Manhattan, a one-bedroom walk up that she bought when she was married.In “The Rules Do Not Apply,” a writer for The New Yorker interrogates the hoary conceit of “having it all” after a harrowing miscarriage and divorce.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:46:47 GMTSarah DunnIn “The Arrangement,” a couple devise a “six-month-long adultery program.”
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:19:21 GMTDomenico Starnone, husband of the woman who has been identified as Elena Ferrante.Domenico Starnone and Jhumpa Lahiri talk about “Ties,” and Mary Otto discusses “Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.”
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:13:22 GMTNicholas ReynoldsIn a new Hemingway biography, “Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy,” the historian Nicholas Reynolds details his subject’s work for a precursor to the K.G.B.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:56:41 GMTGerald Ford and Dick Cheney in 1975.“The Gatekeepers” is a look at how chiefs of staff have advised, cautioned and encouraged presidents.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:12 GMTDan Chaon’s haunting, strikingly original new novel, “Ill Will,” is a foray into recovered memories and serial killing.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:24 GMTIn “The Barrowfields,” a debut novel by Philip Lewis, a son tries to come to terms with the weight of his family’s past.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:01 GMTIt went for $9.5 million at Sotheby’s in 2014.James Barron unveils the history of the most expensive stamp ever printed in “The One-Cent Magenta.”
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:00:15 GMTThree new works of Irish fiction by Jess Kidd, Caitriona Lally and John Toomey.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:00:01 GMTReaders respond to “The Gestapo,” reading Proust and more.