Megan Abbott discusses her new murder mystery, and Marilyn Stasio talks about several new true-crime books.
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
Justine van der Leun talks about “We Are Not Such Things”; and David Goldblatt discusses “The Games: A Global History of the Olympics.”
Moira Weigel discusses two new biographies of Brown; and Juliet Nicolson talks about “A House Full of Daughters.”
Jessi Klein talks about her new book of essays, and Antonio García Martinez discusses “Chaos Monkeys.”
Ian Frazier talks about his new essay collection, “Hogs Wild”; and Barry Friedman on two new books about law enforcement.
The New York Times Book Review commissioned a work of fiction about the election from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. She chose to write about Melania Trump. If you can handle more Trump, check out Greg Chase’s portrait of a Trump supporter, based on Faulkner’s The Sound and The Fury. The post The Arrangements appeared first on The Millions.
A new short story by your fave, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is slated to run on the cover of the New York Times Book Review’s July 4th weekend issue, a press release reports. Adichie, an award-winning writer – known for her works Americanah, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun – to name a select few, was […]
The New York Times Book Review published its first-ever commissioned work of fiction on Tuesday, a psychologically astute short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie that imagined the inner life of one Melania Trump. The tale, called “The Arrangements,” riffed on Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Show More Summary
The New York Times Book Review tasked Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to write a story about the current United States presidential race.
The New York Times Book Review asked the acclaimed novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to write a short story about the American election.
Sam Tanenhaus talks about the season’s new political books; and Calvin Trillin discusses “Jackson, 1964,” a collection of his writing.
Susan Faludi discusses her new memoir, and James Lee McDonough talks about his new biography of William Tecumseh Sherman.
The New York Times Book Review's 'By the Book' Q & A this weekend features A.B.Yehoshua, who proves himself to be almost comically conservative in his reading habits -- there's nary a present-day author in sight here, at least until the very end, when he -- warily ? -- claims his next bookstore purchase will be... Show More Summary
There’s a review in the New York Times of a new book about the radical times of 1969-70 that devotes a lot of space to recollections of the Weather Underground. The usual suspects are interviewed, Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn, Mark Rudd. Show More Summary
Joshua Kendall talks about “First Dads,” and Judith Warner discusses“The End of American Childhood.”
This review first appeared in the New York Journal of Books. "The Smartest Places on Earth" by Antoine van Agtamael and Fred Bakker is a smart book. It is also smartly timed. And the smartest thing it does is land right at the intersection...Show More Summary
Here’s a quick step-by-step guide to sending us your story. We may use it in a future episode of our podcast, Inside the New York Times Book Review.
Noah Hawley talks about “Before the Fall”; Andrew Solomon discusses “Far and Away”; and Marjorie Ingall on the season’s new Y.A. novels.
Adam Hochschild talks about Svetlana Alexievich’s “Secondhand Time”; Stephanie Danler discusses her debut novel, “Sweetbitter”; and Jojo Moyes on the film adaptation of her novel “Me Before You.”