Tags: arts, literature
Medicine in the Middle Ages Jan. 3, 2020
Jack Hartnell talks about “Medieval Bodies,” and Matt Dorfman talks about his work as the Book Review’s art director.
Ralph Ellison’s Life in Letters Dec. 27, 2019
Saidiya Hartman talks about Ellison’s correspondence, and Olaf Olafsson discusses his new novel, “The Sacrament.”
Times Critics Talk About Their Year-End Lists Dec. 20, 2019
Dwight Garner, Parul Sehgal and Jennifer Szalai on the top books of 2019.
Poems About the Challenges of Life After Prison Dec. 13, 2019
Reginald Dwayne Betts talks about “Felon,” and Jung Chang discusses “Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister.”
The Life of Mike Nichols Dec. 6, 2019
Ash Carter and Sam Kashner discuss their new oral history of the director, and Alexandra Jacobs talks about her biography of Elaine Stritch.
10 10 Best Books of 2019 Nov. 26, 2019
On a special episode of the podcast, taped live, editors from The New York Times Book Review discuss this year’s outstanding fiction and nonfiction. Read more details about the [books discussed on this episode here](https://nyti.ms/2OkeFq9).
The Authorized Life of the Iron Lady Nov. 22, 2019
Charles Moore discusses the final volume of his biography of Margaret Thatcher, and Adrienne Brodeur talks about her memoir, “Wild Game.”
Revisiting Baldwin vs. Buckley Nov. 15, 2019
Nicholas Buccola talks about “The Fire Is Upon Us,” and Saeed Jones discusses “How We Fight for Our Lives.”
Among the Trolls Nov. 8, 2019
Andrew Marantz talks about “Antisocial,” and Gail Collins discusses “No Stopping Us Now.”
The Life of Thomas Edison Nov. 1, 2019
David Oshinsky talks about Edmund Morris’s “Edison,” and Tina Jordan discusses new memoirs by Demi Moore, Julie Andrews and Carly Simon.
John Lithgow on His Satirical Poems Oct. 25, 2019
The actor talks about "Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse," and Leigh Bardugo discusses "Ninth House."
Thomas Chatterton Williams on ‘Unlearning Race’ Oct. 18, 2019
Williams talks about his new memoir, “Self-Portrait in Black and White,” and Stephen Kinzer discusses “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control.”
Are Cheap Clothes Ruining the Planet? Oct. 11, 2019
Dana Thomas discusses “Fashionopolis,” and Steven Greenhouse talks about “Beaten Down, Worked Up.”
Ben Lerner's New Novel and the Politics of Language Oct. 4, 2019
Garth Risk Hallberg talks about Lerner's "The Topeka School," and Bari Weiss discusses "How to Fight Anti-Semitism."
Samantha Power on What She's Learned Sept. 27, 2019
Power talks about her new memoir, "The Education of an Idealist," and Craig Johnson discusses his Longmire mysteries.
Two Times Reporters on ‘The Education of Brett Kavanaugh’ Sept. 20, 2019
Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly discuss their new book, and Tim Winton talks about his most recent novel, “The Shepherd’s Hut.”
Bringing Down Harvey Weinstein Sept. 13, 2019
Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey talk about their new book, “She Said,” and Ian Urbina discusses “The Outlaw Ocean.”
Trump, TV and America Sept. 6, 2019
James Poniewozik discusses “Audience of One,” and Bina Venkataraman talks about “The Optimist’s Telescope.”
The Ruining of the American West Aug. 30, 2019
Christopher Ketcham talks about “This Land,” and Gretchen McCulloch discusses “Because Internet.”