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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:00:53 GMTThis new novel by the author of the 2015 monster hit “The Girl on the Train” features many ways for women to die in a rural British town.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:45:53 GMTThe poet Derek Walcott in France in 1993.How one reader came under the spell of Walcott’s poetry. And a suggested starter kit to his poems.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:27:34 GMTAmanda Palmer at a poetry reading at Lincoln Center in Manhattan on Wednesday, where the stage banter was often political.Like virtually everything else in the Trump era, poetry has gotten sharply political these days.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:24:27 GMTWith new perspective after her husband’s unexpected death, the author of “Lean In” addresses issues that some readers found troubling about that book.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:28 GMTIn this love letter to the Bard’s “swag-bellied omnivorous cornucopia of appetites,” Harold Bloom argues for Falstaff as one of literature’s vital forces.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:25 GMTNaeem Hayat and Tom Lawrence as Hamlet and Laertes at the Odeon Amphitheatre in Amman, Jordan.To celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, London’s Globe Theater performed “Hamlet” in 190 countries. Dominic Dromgoole looks back on the run in “Hamlet Globe to Globe.”
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:33:43 GMTIn “Gone,” the violinist Min Kym writes about dealing with expectations as a child prodigy, and about the theft of her rare Stradivarius.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:23:46 GMTE.B. Sledge, right, with Hao Ching Foo, a houseman for Sledge’s platoon, in Beijing in 1945.E.B. Sledge recorded his wartime experiences as they happened on slips of paper he tucked into a Bible. They became the basis for a timeless memoir.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:30:02 GMTRobert M. Pirsig in 1975.The novel became an unlikely publishing phenomenon in the mid-1970s and a touchstone in the waning days of the counterculture.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:26:32 GMTThe white sweet lip of the Darwin’s slipper flower. When the lips are eaten by least seedsnipes, pollen is deposited on their heads.In “Pollination Power,” Heather Angel, a wildlife photographer, exposes the pollination process in macrophotography, showing the clear transfer of pollen onto creatures.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:39:17 GMT“Chiltern Firehouse: The Cookbook” has recipes and the inside story of a famed London hotel and restaurant.‘Chiltern Firehouse’ explains how André Balazs transformed a rundown building into a successful hotel and restaurant.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:35:16 GMTA protest in Washington, D.C., in 1995 outside the offices of the General Accounting Office.An unlikely new reference guide breaks down U.F.O. sightings county by county, shape by shape, month by month.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:18 GMT“Unrivaled opportunity”: Harvard Business School commencement, May 2014.Duff McDonald’s “The Golden Passport” questions whether Harvard Business School is responsible for the global financial crash.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:51:16 GMTThe author and environmentalist Kuki Gallmann in 2006.Kuki Gallmann was wounded in an attack that may be part of a wider problem in which farmers have been terrorized by herders who want more land to graze their animals.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:58:49 GMTBecause they’re blank.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:30:38 GMTThese five poems exemplify how American poets are using their art to rage against the right.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:38:56 GMTThe opening pages of Shakespeare’s First Folio. The American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., is holding a contest to create a “modern canon” of companion pieces to his plays.The American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., is holding a contest to create a “modern canon” of 38 companion pieces to Shakespeare’s plays.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:35:17 GMTDominic Dromgoole talks about “Hamlet Globe to Globe”; and Judith Newman discusses new books about sex and relationships.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:20:57 GMTElizabeth Warren, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, has written a new book full of behind-the-scenes anecdotes showing why our system works so well for the rich and powerful.In a new book, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts takes Wells Fargo to task, along with the system that let it get away with account fraud.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:46:24 GMTAnne HillermanSince Tony Hillerman’s death in 2008, his daughter Anne has written three new novels starring his characters. “Song of the Lion” is the latest.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:28:49 GMTA cat is rescued.Hilda Kean’s “The Great Cat and Dog Massacre” looks at the fate of hundreds of thousands of England’s pets during World War II.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:51:45 GMTIn “Letters to a Young Writer,” Colum McCann hopes to inspire people, and to “save them a little time and heartbreak.”
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:42:38 GMTChristopher KnightMichael Finkel’s “The Stranger in the Woods” introduces readers to an unlikely young hermit who lived in the Maine woods for 27 years.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMTReaders respond to the criticism of authors, perpetuated myths and more.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:00:21 GMTBanner of the Secession Convention.Paul Starobin’s “Madness Rules the Hour” explains how secessionists in Charleston sought to dismantle the Union years before the Civil War.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:00:21 GMTJane BowlesA new collection introduces Jane Bowles’s crooked, sui generis prose to a new generation.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:00:22 GMTLouis Kahn in the Yale University Art Gallery.Wendy Lesser’s “You Say to Brick” details how Louis Kahn’s designs helped lift the architectural profession out of its functionalist, modernist rut.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:00:22 GMTSarah MossThe pioneering female doctor in Sarah Moss’s novel “Signs for Lost Children” attends to the women in an asylum, not her long-distance marriage.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:32 GMTLaurie Anderson, 69, this month at her home in New York. Ms. Anderson recalled that when she moved to the city in the 1960s, “I was going to go to a dark and dangerous place that was going to be really unpredictable.”From performances for “six people in a loft” to “O Superman,” MTV fame, and her time with Lou Reed, the artist reflects on her many years in New York.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:52:53 GMTSpeculators gather on Wall Street on Oct. 24, 1929.Charles R. Morris’s “A Rabble of Dead Money” looks beyond Wall Street to the global roots of the Great Depression.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:27 GMTDaniel MagarielAfter a divorce, two sons are happy to live with their father in Daniel Magariel’s “One of the Boys.” Then they learn about his crack addiction.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:27 GMTPajtim StatovciIn “My Cat Yugoslavia,” a strange and haunting debut by Pajtim Statovci, an exiled mother and son refuse to surrender their dreams.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:38:19 GMTSuggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:00:16 GMTOmar El Akkad’s “American War” is a disturbingly plausible tale of a future America torn asunder by its own political and tribal affiliations.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:00:13 GMTSix new paperbacks to check out this week.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:40:01 GMTThe Israeli author Amos Oz is one of six writers on the shortlist for this year’s Man Booker International Prize.Six books, including “Judas” by Amos Oz and “Compass” by Mathias Énard, were shortlisted for the prize, which honors works translated into English.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:00:27 GMTDr. Steven Hatch carries a patient to the high-risk ward at Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit, Liberia, October 2014.Steven Hatch recounts his experience as an American doctor at an Ebola treatment unit in rural Liberia in the new memoir “Inferno.”