Tags: arts, literature
The Yearning for the Unexplained July 24, 2020
Colin Dickey talks about “The Unidentified,” and Miles Harvey discusses “The King of Confidence.”
Newt Gingrich and the Start of an Era July 17, 2020
Julian E. Zelizer talks about "Burning Down the House," and Lacy Crawford talks about "Notes on a Silencing."
David Mitchell's Vast and Tangled Universe July 10, 2020
Daniel Mendelsohn discusses Mitchell's career and new novel, "Utopia Avenue," and Maria Konnikova talks about "The Biggest Bluff."
Jules Feiffer on His Long, Varied Career July 2, 2020
Feiffer talks about his new picture book and more, and Steve Inskeep discusses "Imperfect Union."
A Short Guide to 'The World' June 26, 2020
Richard Haass talks about his new primer on global affairs, and Abhrajyoti Chakraborty on new novels in translation.
André Leon Talley on 'The Chiffon Trenches' June 18, 2020
Talley talks about his new memoir; Claudia Rankine and Jericho Brown read new poems; and Megha Majumdar discusses her debut novel, "A Burning."
Stephen Fry on Reimagining the Greek Myths June 12, 2020
A.O. Scott on the Work of Wallace Stegner June 5, 2020
Scott discusses his first in a series of essays about American writers, and David Kamp talks about "Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America."
A Manhunt on the 17th Century’s High Seas May 29, 2020
Steven Johnson talks about “Enemy of All Mankind,” and Gilbert Cruz offers a guide to Stephen King’s work.
Immigration Reform, Past and Present May 22, 2020
Jia Lynn Yang talks about “One Mighty and Irresistible Tide,” and Judith Newman talks about books that help simplify life.
One Young Mother and the Homelessness Crisis May 15, 2020
Lauren Sandler talks about “This Is All I Got,” and Sarah Weinman discusses classic mysteries.
The Angry Children Are Our Future May 8, 2020
Lydia Millet talks about “A Children’s Bible,” and Barry Gewen discusses “The Inevitability of Tragedy.”
Wright talks about “The End of October,” and Dalia Sofer discusses “Man of My Time.”
The Great Alaska Quake of 1964 April 24, 2020
Jon Mooallem talks about “This Is Chance!” and Elisabeth Egan discusses Charlie Mackesy’s “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.”
Samantha Irby Talks About ‘Wow, No Thank You’ April 17, 2020
Irby on her new essay collection, and Jon Meacham discusses three books about leadership during times of crisis.
Robert Kolker Discusses 'Hidden Valley Road' April 10, 2020
Kolker talks about a large family beset by schizophrenia, and Elisabeth Egan discusses Lily King's "Writers & Lovers."
Parenting When the Family Is Locked Inside April 3, 2020
The clinical psychologist Lisa Damour discusses the specific challenges of raising children during the pandemic, and Dwight Garner asks Pamela Paul about putting together the Book Review.
From the Archives: Colson Whitehead and Jeffrey Toobin March 27, 2020
Whitehead discusses “The Underground Railroad,” and Toobin talks about “American Heiress.”
From the Archives: Robert Caro on How He Does It March 20, 2020
The acclaimed biographer of Lyndon Johnson and Robert Moses talks about his book “Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing.”