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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:02 GMTIn “Born to Run,” Bruce Springsteen writes with a Jersey plainspeak that’s deftly detailed and intimate with its readers.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:00:01 GMTA Tea Party rally on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge, April 2010.In “Strangers in Their Own Land,” Arlie Russell Hochschild tries to understand the worldview of Louisiana Tea Party supporters.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:24:02 GMTRobert Gottlieb in his Midtown Manhattan townhouse. He has mainly spent his career as an editor but has just published a memoir about his life in the world of books.Mr. Gottlieb has been the editorial midwife to works by writers like Toni Morrison, Joseph Heller and Robert Caro. In his new memoir, he writes about the editing life.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:00:01 GMTBritney SpearsIn “Trainwreck,” Sady Doyle writes about the women “we love to hate, mock and fear.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:32:25 GMTSuggested reading by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:47:05 GMTThe notion that life, including intelligent life, exists beyond Earth seems more persuasive than ever. Four new books take a look at the search, and the searchers.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:02 GMTSir Francis DrakeSchama views his nation’s history through portraits in “The Face of Britain.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:46:44 GMTRobert Gottlieb with Toni Morrison and her son Slade, photographed by Jill Krementz on Jan. 19, 1978, at the National Book Awards; all rights reserved.In “Avid Reader,” the editor Robert Gottlieb chronicles a lifelong affair with books.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:56:02 GMTProfessor Bracher, who was born in 1922, refused to absolve his own generation of complicity in the horrors of Nazism.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:23:24 GMTRead the The author of ‘Rules of Civility’ and ‘A Gentleman in Moscow,’ lives in a gracious townhouse near Gramercy Park.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:03:07 GMTSimon Schama talks about “The Face of Britain,” and Robert Gottlieb discusses “Avid Reader.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:46:55 GMTNew books about a powerful hurricane, disaster preparedness, water management and the eruption of Mount St. Helens.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:45:26 GMTAnuradha RoyAn orphan heads to a temple town to confront her history of abuse in Anuradha Roy’s Booker-longlisted novel “Sleeping on Jupiter.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:45:17 GMTAn aristocrat under house arrest witnesses the rise of the Soviet empire in Amor Towles’s “A Gentleman in Moscow.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:44:51 GMTKea Wilson“We Eat Our Own,” Kea Wilson’s debut novel about a jungle film shoot, draws inspiration from the notorious “Cannibal Holocaust.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:44:44 GMTAlexandra KleemanKleeman’s stories in “Intimations” span styles and moods.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:44:36 GMTMichelle TeaTea’s “Black Wave” combines a run-up to apocalypse with dark humor.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:44:11 GMTThe stories in Christine Sneed’s “The Virginity of Famous Men” inhabit the lives of the indecisive.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:43:55 GMTA middle-class boy becomes obsessed with a rich girl, and increasingly unstable, in Teddy Wayne’s “Loner.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:43:48 GMTRobert Olen ButlerIn “Perfume River,” Butler traces the lasting effects of the Vietnam conflict on a New Orleans family.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:43:21 GMTCliburn’s prize-winning concerto, 1958.Nigel Cliff’s “Moscow Nights” tells the story of how Van Cliburn added a human face to the Cold War with a gold-medal performance.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:39:36 GMTPeter Wohlleben“The Hidden Life of Trees,” No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, describes the way trees protect their young, communicate and develop communities.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:29:55 GMTReaders respond to recent reviews of Julia Leigh’s “Avalanche,” Belle Boggs’s “The Art of Waiting” and more.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:26:02 GMTCharles McGrath on a new Library of America collection of John O’Hara’s stories.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:36:17 GMTSeven new paperbacks to check out this week.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:30:22 GMTIt’s unclear if publishers will bounce back by year’s end, but there are encouraging signs. There have been some prominent best sellers, including “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”Publishers saw their revenue dip early this year compared with 2015, in part because they lacked a runaway hit and the sales of e-books fell sharply.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:01:22 GMTThe playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is one of this year’s 23 fellows.The 23 winners of this year’s fellowships, awarded for “originality, insight and potential,” include writers, visual artists, scientists and lawyers.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:00:02 GMTNot only would no one buy my book, but libraries in various countries were disposing of them because people wouldn’t take them for free.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:56:09 GMTA Batwoman pinup by Rafael Albuquerque, from the “Love Is Love” comic.The comic book’s creators include Damon Lindelof and Patton Oswalt, and proceeds will benefit Equality Florida.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:04 GMTA Howard Johnson’s in Queens in 1940. The restaurant chain pioneered franchising as an expansion plan, strategically opening along highways and ushering in the era of big fast food.From HoJo’s to the Four Seasons, a Yale professor picks the groundbreakers in America’s culinary past.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:00:01 GMTFranklin Roosevelt on March 29, 1945, his final day at the White House.Joseph Lelyveld’s “His Final Battle” explores the challenges of Franklin Roosevelt’s final months in office, including his declining health.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:15:07 GMTD. Keith Mano in 1971.Mr. Mano wrote a stack of books, a National Review column and numerous articles in Playboy, Esquire and other magazines.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:51:10 GMTThe paper plane, a cocktail at the Attaboy bar, made with equal parts bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino and lemon juice.A new collection of recipes calls for equal measures of each ingredient.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:43:49 GMTRichard PleplerThe chief executive of HBO treasures his volume of John Cheever’s collected stories: “There’s a lot in there about what Kant called ‘the crooked timber of humanity.’ It’s a masterpiece.”