Editors at the Book Review discuss this year’s 100 Notable Books; Ronald H. Fritze talks about “Egyptomania”; and Matthew Schneier discusses “Vanity Fair’s Writers on Writers.”
The editors of the New York Times Book Review are out with their annual list of the best reads of the year. The top 10, which aren't ranked in order: The Association of Small Bombs, Karan Mahajan, fiction. Review here. The North Water, Ian McGuire, fiction. Review here. The Underground...
A week ago The New York Times Book Review announced their 100 Notable Books of 2016 -- and now they've announced The 10 Best Books of 2016. Like last year, two translations make the list -- Stefan Hertmans' War and Turpentine and Han Kang's Man Booker International Prize-winning The Vegetarian.
Editors of the New York Times Book Review choose their favorites of the year.
David Runciman, London Review of Books: On election night, almost as soon as it was clear that the unthinkable had become a cold reality, Paul Krugman asked in the New York Times whether the U.S. was now a failed state. Political scientists...Show More Summary
Thomas Friedman talks about his latest book, and David France discusses “How to Survive a Plague.”
Suggested reading by editors at The New York Times Book Review.
At The New York Times Book Review they've announced their 100 Notable Books of 2016. Only six of the titles -- four fiction, and two non -- are translations, a big decrease from last year's bumper crop of fourteen. And, revealing just...Show More Summary
This week's By the Book-column in The New York Times Book Review features Amos Oz -- and he was definitely my kind of childhood reader: I read everything. Anything at all. I read the user's manual of the electric heater, I read novels...Show More Summary
The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s books editor of The New York Times Book Review.
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
New York Times reporter David Sanger worked extensively with former deputy CIA director Michael Morell during the reporting of his book Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power—even arranging to provide Morell with access to an entire unpublished chapter for his review—according… Read more...
Irish author William Trevor has passed away; see, for example, obituaries in The New York Times and The Guardian. Surprisingly, none of his books are under review at the complete review, but see for example his The Art of Fiction Q & A in The Paris Review. And the fat volume of The Collected Stories isn't a bad place to start; get your copy at Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk.
[Content Note: White supremacy] Joseph Goldstein for the New York Times: "Alt-Right Exults in Donald Trump's Election with a Salute: 'Heil Victory'."David Cole in the New York Review of Books: "What James Comey Did."[CN: Misogynoir;Show More Summary
Michael Chabon talks about his new novel, and Blanche Wiesen Cook discusses the third volume of her biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
This book by David Oshinsky, subtitled “Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital,” traces a New York institution’s resilience.
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly’s upcoming memoir hasn’t even hit bookshelves yet, but already it’s igniting controversy. In a review of Kelly’s book, “Settle for More,” published Thursday in the New York Times, writer Jennifer Senior described Kelly’s recollection of the lead-up to the first Republican...
Thomas Ricks discusses “Thundersticks” and several other new military history books, and Maria Russo talks about the season’s best new children’s books.
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly is in a beef with The New York Times over the paper’s review of her new book, “Settle for More.” The clash appears to be focused on two key issues: a possible poisoning incident and a...
My survey of new military history books is in this Sunday’s New York Times Book Review.