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Movie Review: Money Monster

I guess we are finally in a place to process the financial collapse through art. In the past six months, we’ve had three movies looking at different aspects of it – 99 Homes, The Big Short, and this one, Money Monster. Two of those have been waaaaaaay more successful at it than the other. Show More Summary

196. Finding Community in Small Town and Big City Romance: An Interview with Sarah Morgan

Sarah chats with Sarah Morgan about American weather, the Berlin Love Letter Convention, and the importance and delight of meeting romance readers. They also discuss finding community in small towns and in big cities, and explore Sarah Morgan’s new series, From Manhattan With Love.

Yang Jiang, Chinese Author and Translator, Dies at 104

Ms. Yang is most well known for her translation of “Don Quixote” and her memoir, “Six Chapters From My Life ‘Downunder.’’’

A 10th Anniversary Diamond for Ageless Books

A diamond list of magnificent literary works celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is a mesmerizing and moving 1930s historical that will sweep you away to the hard life of circus workers. AShow More Summary

This Summer, Girls in Titles and Girls in Peril

In this year’s beach reading, girls in the titles join cults, obsess over friendships and, carrying on a proud literary tradition, go missing.

12 New Books We’re Reading This Summer (and 6 Not So New)

The Times’s book critics and others on books that feature a Charles Manson-like cult, a modern-day America in which slavery still exists, the observations of Amy Schumer’s head writer and more.

We’re Buying Paperbacks, Audiobooks and Coloring Books — but Not E-Books

After years of growth, digital book sales fell nearly 10 percent last year, while paperback sales grew 16 percent, a survey shows.

‘Being a Beast’: He Lived (and Ate) With Badgers and Foxes

In this new book, the British bioethicist Charles Foster describes his experiences in the world of animals, and what it taught him about being human.

Amy Schumer’s Head Writer on Comedy and Her New Book

Jessi Klein discusses her coming essay collection, “You’ll Grow Out of It,” and her writing process, which included cake and wine.

As a Straub, She Was Born to Be an Author

Emma Straub, daughter of the best-selling horror and suspense writer Peter Straub, discusses her new book, “Modern Lovers,” about two couples in crisis.

Forbidden Love, and a View of Jamaica Beyond the Beaches

Nicole Dennis-Benn discusses her novel about working-class life in a Jamaican village and a young woman’s coming to terms with her sexuality.

It's Not Okay for the Green Party to Call Hillary a Bad Mom

Election 2016, HIllary Rodham Clinton Everett Maroon It’s been hard to find many feminist victories in this election. We’ve seen a   “hit list” of Hillary Clinton’s superdelegates, hecklers booing Barbara Boxer, and Donald Trump’s comments about Megyn Kelly’s menstrual cycle. Show More Summary

Talking Books and Living the Dream with Terry Dougas of Stan Lee's Kids Universe

The Man Excitement abounds when Stan Lee's around! Few know that excitement (and the man himself) as well as Terry Dougas: he of humble Greek small-town origins, who followed his dreams to Los Angeles, in 2005 partnered with producer...Show More Summary

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to a recent review of Julian Barnes’s “The Noise of Time” and more.

The Queens Bookshop Initiative

What can make the world a better place? Books. Check out this Kickstarter to bring a bookstore to Queens. The post The Queens Bookshop Initiative appeared first on The Millions.

Children’s Books: ‘The Thank You Book,’ by Mo Willems

The author and illustrator Mo Willems wraps up his long-running, beloved Elephant & Piggie series.

Crossing Over: How I Joined the BeyHive

Beyonce Kari Mugo Beyoncé at the Super Bowl. Via @beyonce on Instagram. It’s not that I was ever a Beyonc é hater. It’s just that I hold a grudge. And for a long time, I couldn’t forgive Bey for what is arguably one of her shadiest and savviest moves as an artist: ditching Destiny’s Child. Show More Summary

Too Male

Do you ever watch TV and think, “Hm, there are a lot of men here”? McSweeney’s offers executive notes on TV shows that are skewed “too male.” Our own Jacob Lambert writes on TV that’s a little too real. The post Too Male appeared first on The Millions.

Literary pick of the week: Martin Pousson unveils 'Black Sheep Boy'

On Thursday evening, Martin Pousson launches his new book, "Black Sheep Boy," at Skylight Books. Pousson was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellowship to work on the book, which blends Southern Gothic literary heritage, his Cajun upbringing and his distinctive voice...

The Future Pathway for British Publishers in Chinese Market

It is a year since The Literary Platform launched its research ‘The Publishing Landscape in China: New and Emerging Opportunities more »

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