Pamela Paul, the editor of the New York Times Book Review since 2013, has received credit from many former critics of that section for adding diverse genres (she started out as the children’s book editor, it should be noted) and voices to its pages. Now she’s going to be in charge of all the paper’s […]
Ed Yong talks about “I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life”; and Meghan Daum discusses Egos, her new column about memoirs.
New York Times Book Review editor will now additionally oversee paper's daily books coverage.
I always liked the fact that The New York Times Book Review was editorially (at least nominally) independent, with book coverage in the (week-)daily edition of The New York Times under another purview; no longer, alas: Dean Baquet has...Show More Summary
A New York Times book review said:(backslash), "There isn't a line the most mischievous critic could single out for ridicule." The book tells the author's story of the year she spent training a hawk after her father's death. "Seveneves" is a science fiction thriller that tells the story of efforts to preserve human society in the wake of apocalyptic events on Earth.
Colson Whitehead talks about his new novel, “The Underground Railroad,” and Jeffrey Toobin discusses his new book about the fascinating case of Patty Hearst.
Recommended reading by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
A Fox News employee bragged about planting a negative review of a biography about the network’s former kingpin Roger Ailes with a friend at the New York Times, according to new reporting from the book’s author. Gabriel Sherman’s 2014...Show More Summary
Claudia Rankine reviews Teju Coles’s new book of essays, Known and Strange Things (Random House), for the New York Times. “Cole shares [Harold] Bloom’s interest in the fraught and burdened relationship writers and artists have to our ancestors,” writes Rankine, “and he seeks to answer yet another question: How does the imagination cross and recross […]
Heather Havrilesky discusses her new collection of advice columns, and Jessica Winter talks about her debut novel, “Break in Case of Emergency.”
Alive (Generation Trilogy Volume 1)Written by: Scott Sigler Paperback: 384 pagesPublisher: Del Rey Language: EnglishFebruary 2016Genre: Young Adult/ Science Fiction/ Trilogy From New York Times bestselling author Scott Sigler comes something...Show More Summary
New books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
Book Description: A magical tale from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Iron Kissed. Riding into a war that’s heating up on the border, Ward, the new lord of Hurog, is sure he’s on the fast track to glory. But soon his mission takes a deadly turn. Show More Summary
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.