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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:00:02 GMTIn “The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution” Ganesh Sitaraman examines inequality not only as an economic problem but also as a threat to American democracy.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:00:02 GMTA graphic novel, a story collection, an apocalyptic novella and New York City under water: N.K. Jemisin reviews the latest in science fiction and fantasy.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:11:26 GMTFran LebowitzThe humorist and social commentator says her ideal literary dinner party is one that nobody is invited to: “My idea of a great literary dinner party is Fran, eating alone, reading a book.”
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:39:16 GMTCamille Paglia, the author of “Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism.”This essay collection finds a firebrand author railing against modern feminism and groupthink at American universities.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:46:47 GMTSarah DunnIn “The Arrangement,” a couple devise a “six-month-long adultery program.”
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:22 GMTPercy Bysshe Shelley in Rome.“This Long Pursuit” puts us on the ground with the master biographer Richard Holmes and the elusive lives he inhabits.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:31:29 GMTDomenico Starnone’s novel is a sort of sequel to Elena Ferrante’s ‘Days of Abandonment.’
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:00:11 GMT“I’m a poet, and I know it. Hope I don’t blow it.”Months later, the response to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize remains mixed. Our poetry columnist weighs in.
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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:22 GMTDeepak UnnikrishnanDeepak Unnikrishnan’s story collection, “Temporary People,” riffs on the plight of South Asian guest workers in the Gulf states.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:01 GMTJaroslav Kalfar’s zany debut novel, “Spaceman of Bohemia,” features a Czech astronaut with a lot of baggage back on Earth. Hari Kunzru reviews.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:01 GMT“An infinitely complex organization”: Angela Carter, circa 1974.In “The Invention of Angela Carter,” Edmund Gordon showcases a British writer whose novels combined fantasy and feminism.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:49:54 GMTSuggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:00:01 GMTWhat is behind the fascination with the real-life connections between an author and her work?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:52:03 GMTPeter Kwong.Professor Kwong was a scholar, journalist, documentary filmmaker and author, charting the history of Chinese newcomers in the United States.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:00:14 GMTIn Malin Persson Giolito’s novel “Quicksand,” a privileged teenager relates her role in a mass killing at a Stockholm school.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:57:25 GMTSix new paperbacks to check out this week.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:36:00 GMTDental X-rays from a Louisville, Ky., patient who had gone most of her adult life without insurance.In “Teeth,” Mary Otto reveals how the history of dentistry is tied up with notions of beauty, privilege and class.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:44:50 GMTFull-length accounts of how Senate hearings for Clarence Thomas, Robert H. Bork and others were turned into spectator sport.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:37:15 GMTA journalist sets her sights on becoming a sommelier, and learns that the training can be grueling for these “masochistic hedonists.”
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:38:06 GMTKory Stamper, a Merriam-Webster lexicographer, in a basement storage area at the company’s Springfield, Mass., headquarters.Kory Stamper reveals the secret life of dictionaries in her book “Word by Word,” and in a visit to headquarters (oddities in the basement included).
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:22:57 GMTKory Stamper of Merriam-Webster talks about whether “irregardless” is a word, the origins of “posh” and the dozens of recorded pronunciations of “lingerie.”
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:25 GMTPortrait of Jane Austen by her sister Cassandra.When the alt-right adopts Jane Austen.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:37:56 GMTThe author Colin Dexter in 2007.The British mystery writer indulged in the art for fun and never expected his character to attain such fame.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:20:36 GMTTom Nichols examines how the information age has helped fuel a resistance to authoritative knowledge and a disdain for experts.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:14:04 GMTThe veteran war correspondent discusses her new look at why so much of the world’s conflict takes place in mountainous regions.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:19:07 GMTThe 8-year-old protagonist of “Edgar and Lucy,” by Victor Lodato, is so peculiar, vivid and appealing that he becomes the book’s enduring reward.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:48:08 GMTRichard Wagamese, the Ojibwe author and journalist.Mr. Wagamese said the forced assimilation of his parents in Canada caused their negligence with their children.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:34:45 GMTJason Reynolds, left, and Brendan Kiely.A look at several recent and pending young adult novels that explore racial profiling and police violence against young African-Americans.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:07:43 GMTRobert B. Silvers in his office at The New York Review of Books in 2012.Mr. Silvers brought to The Review’s pages a self-effacing sense of devotion that made him indistinguishable from the publication, and it from him.