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Stephen King Shocked How Much His New Book 2019-09-11 14:51:55The author told "The View" on Wednesday that when he found out little kids were being locked up in cages, he couldn't help but think, "This is lik

25 Books That Teach Kids To Care About 2019-09-11 10:58:42These stories feature messages about recycling, the beauty of nature, environmental activism and more.

Lawrence O'Donnell: John Bolton Could Be The Next 2019-09-11 05:07:44The MSNBC host said the president is probably wondering right now if Bolton will keep quiet.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Announces New Book And Twitter 2019-09-06 04:28:55People are chiming in with title suggestions for the former White House press secretary's upcoming memoir.

Why This 'Grace And Frankie' Star Says She'll 2019-09-04 20:30:00“Our democracy is crumbling before my very eyes. And if this motherf**ker can do it, why can't I?” June Diane Raphael told HuffPost.

14 Books To Add To Your Fall 2019 2019-09-04 14:08:50Ali Wong, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Margaret Atwood and Jojo Moyes all have books coming out this fall.

Survivor In Brock Turner Case Reveals Her Name 2019-09-04 09:19:35Chanel Miller's victim impact statement went viral when Turner was sentenced to only six months in jail.

15 Books All Couples Should Read, According To 2019-08-23 18:28:18These are the books couples therapists recommend to their married clients.

35 Children's Books That Teach Empathy And Kindness 2019-08-20 05:45:10These stories feature messages of compassion, acceptance and inclusion.


Courage 2019-08-22 05:00:00Daniel Smith writes a flash-fiction short story, “Courage,” about bravery and shame.

Françoise Sagan, the Great Interrogator of Morality 2019-08-21 05:00:00Rachel Cusk on Françoise Sagan’s first two novels, “Bonjour Tristesse” and “A Certain Smile,” and the writer&rsqu

Taxidermy Is a Metaphor for Our Time 2019-08-21 05:00:00Katy Waldman writes about taxidermy as a symbol of sex, loss, and self-invention in ”Mostly Dead Things,“ by Kristin Arnett; ”On Ear

J. Robert Lennon Reads “The Loop” 2019-08-20 05:00:00Deborah Treisman hosts the author J. Robert Lennon, who reads his short story “The Loop,” from the August 26, 2019, issue of The New Yorke

Sex and Power in “The Catholic School” 2019-08-19 05:00:00Paul Elie on how Edoardo Albinati’s gratuitously long novel about religion, gender, and violence becomes a test of its own unruly philosophy.

J. Robert Lennon on Order, Chaos, and the 2019-08-19 05:00:00Cressida Leyshon interviews J. Robert Lennon about “The Loop,” his short story from the August 26, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.

When W. E. B. Du Bois Made a 2019-08-19 05:00:00Ian Frazier on why the Jim Crow-era debate between the African-American leader and a ridiculous, Nazi-loving racist isn’t as famous as Lincoln-D

State of the Unions 2019-08-19 05:00:00Caleb Crain on what happened to America’s labor movement.

How Cultural Anthropologists Redefined Humanity 2019-08-19 05:00:00Louis Menand on the brave band of scholars who set out to save us from racism and sexism.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2019-08-19 05:00:00“Travelers,” “Screen Tests,” “Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us,” and “And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?”

Sunday Reading: The Art of Learning a New 2019-08-18 05:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Jhumpa Lahiri, Lauren Collins, Calvin Trillin, Judith Thurman, Peter Hessler, and Keith Gessen on the s

The Ancestral Blessings of Toni Morrison and Paule 2019-08-17 13:18:20Edwidge Danticat writes about the mentorship she received from the writers Toni Morrison and Paule Marshall.

Christian Science Monitor |

Malcolm Gladwell’s ‘Talking to Strangers’ is a swing 2019-09-12 22:33:57The bestselling author says that we need more trust. But the monstrous crimes in his case studies don't help his argument.

Q&A with Ryan Jacobs, author of ‘The Truffle 2019-09-12 22:20:12What exactly is a truffle crime? Author Ryan Jacobs discusses his investigation of the alluring fungus and his new book ‘The Truffle Underground

‘A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves’ is 2019-09-12 22:15:58Journalist Jason DeParle chronicles the lives and labor of three far-flung generations of a Filipino family as they forge a way out of poverty.

‘A Better Man’ shows Louise Penny at her 2019-09-05 19:26:22Her Three Pines mystery series, with Inspector Gamache, is a rare one that becomes more interesting the longer it goes on.

‘See Jane Win’: A riveting political deconstruction of 2019-09-03 16:56:36Caitlin Moscatello’s “See Jane Win” dives deep into the triumphs and pitfalls encountered by novice women politicians in the 2018 el

‘Quichotte’ retells ‘Don Quixote’ for chaotic modern times 2019-09-03 16:18:31Salman Rushdie’s messy novel pulls in everything from the opioid crisis and white supremacist violence to “Pinocchio” and reality TV

Q&A with Julia Flynn Siler, author of ‘The 2019-08-29 18:23:14The journalist writes on early activists who fought sex trafficking in San Francisco’s Chinatown.

‘In the Country of Women’ is a powerful 2019-08-29 17:53:46Acclaimed writer Susan Straight shares a poignant and vivid reflection on her family’s journeys.

‘With the Fire on High’ is wise, poetic, 2019-08-27 17:51:53Elizabeth Acevedo’s latest YA novel has wide appeal, a compelling lead, and descriptions of mouthwatering food.

‘A History of the Bible’ offers scholarly insights 2019-08-27 17:37:29Theologian and Anglican priest John Barton takes a well-researched look into the context and composition of the Bible.

‘Wicked Fox’ is an engrossing – if convoluted 2019-08-22 19:52:00Kat Cho’s debut novel “Wicked Fox” is a little complicated, but the poignantly rendered family relationships and fantasy drama are w

The best audiobooks of August offer delectable reading 2019-08-20 17:03:03From a true-crime story to tales of truffles, from a soul-food mystery to a pastry chef’s romance, keep yourself entertained with our reviewer&r

The New York Review of Books

American Immigration: A Century of Racism 2019-09-12 08:00:18The last few decades have brought a resurgence of interest in the history of eugenics in America, including not only The Nazi Connection but also Alex

David Berman of Silver Jews Remembered 2019-09-12 04:38:41“All my favorite singers couldn’t sing,” David Berman crooned. Berman—along with other indie greats also gone too young: the s

A Translation for Our Time? 2019-09-11 05:33:39What is exciting about translation, then, is not the notion that it has delivered a hundred percent, or that the entire world of human feeling can be

Why Not Film What Happened? 2019-09-11 05:00:44Joanna Hogg’s first movie, Unrelated (2007), opens in darkness: its main character, Anna, a woman of around forty, wheels a suitcase along a dir

Why Bibi Fears Arab Voters 2019-09-10 07:00:00The giant yellow billboard near the Arab town of Nahef in northern Israel declares in Arabic, “This time, we are the decision-makers.” It

‘Ulysses’ on Trial 2019-09-09 08:00:43It was a setup: a stratagem worthy of wily Ulysses himself. The conspirators were Bennett Cerf, publisher and cofounder of Random House, and Morris Er

Sontag in Sarajevo 2019-09-09 03:00:04What was at stake in Sarajevo was not only the fate of a people and a country. Sarajevo was a European city—and Europe, David Rieff wrote, &ldqu

Looking for ‘Reason’ in Modi’s India 2019-09-07 03:00:03Shot across the country between 2013 and 2018, Vivek is a work of great ambition, really a report on Modi’s first term in power. It covers most

My Prison Reading 2019-09-06 03:00:30I began to stack my books in a row on the floor against the far wall of my cell. Quietly, they began to take on the familiar quality of a bookshelf&md

Australia’s Shame 2019-09-05 08:30:54Let us suppose that I am the heir of an enormous estate. Stories about my generosity abound. And let us suppose that you are a young man, ambitious bu

The Nik of Time 2019-09-05 07:30:44To the Editors: James Gleick writes, in “Moon Fever,” “If it wasn’t for Sputnik, we wouldn’t have had ‘beatniks,&r

The Missing Ordinance 2019-09-05 07:30:26To the Editors: One more element needs to be added to James Oakes’s survey of antislavery politics before the Civil War. The factor apparently m