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The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: Nonfiction 2020-09-17 15:00:00The New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Nonfiction, including Michelle Bowdler’s “Is Rape a Crime?,” Karla Co

Roger Angell Turns One Hundred 2020-09-17 12:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive: a selection of pieces by Roger Angell, who celebrates his hundredth birthday this week.

The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: Poetry 2020-09-17 10:00:00The New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Poetry, including Honorée Fanonne Jeffers’s “The Age of Phillis,&rdq

The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: Translated Literature 2020-09-16 15:00:00The New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Translated Literature, including Perumal Murugan’s “The Story of a Goat,&rd

The 2020 National Book Awards Longlist: Young People’s 2020-09-16 10:00:00The New Yorker announces the National Book Awards longlist for Young People’s Literature, including Kacen Callender’s “King and the

Joy Harjo Reads Sandra Cisneros 2020-09-16 06:00:00On The New Yorker’s Poetry Podcast, the poet Joy Harjo joins Kevin Young to discuss “Still-Life with Potatoes, Pearls, Raw Meat, Rhineston

Bob Woodward’s Bad Characters 2020-09-15 19:52:34Isaac Chotiner reviews “Rage,” Bob Woodward’s second book about the Trump Presidency, for which Woodward interviewed James Mattis, R

Goya and the Art of Survival 2020-09-14 06:00:00In the turbulent Spain of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Goya skimmed waves of change that swamped others, Peter Schjeldahl write

The Virus That Became a Muse for Hervé 2020-09-14 06:00:00The young writer, who died at thirty-five, in 1991, wrote about the ravaging of AIDS in controversial, self-exposing, always defiant fiction. A reviva

An American Writer for an Age of Division 2020-09-14 06:00:00The playwright and novelist Ayad Akhtar has never been afraid of provoking audiences. His new autofiction novel, “Homeland Elegies,”&

Nicole Krauss on the Drama of Desire 2020-09-14 06:00:00Deborah Treisman interviews the author Nicole Krauss about “Switzerland,” her story from the September 21, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2020-09-14 06:00:00“Wandering in Strange Lands,” “The Pink Line,” “The Discomfort of Evening,” and “High as the Waters Rise.&rd

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Mo Willems On Parenting And Inspiring Kids In 2020-09-18 10:44:19The children's book author and illustrator opened up about creativity, kindness and more.

'Forrest Gump' Author Winston Groom Dead At 77 2020-09-18 05:47:25The film, based on his book, dominated the 1995 Academy Awards, winning six Oscars including best picture, best director and best actor.

J.K. Rowling And The Necessity Of Critiquing Transphobic 2020-09-17 17:52:07A controversial character in the author's new book may be minor, but what the character represents deserves to be called out, challenged and unpacked

Barack Obama's Memoir Is Finally Here — At 2020-09-17 08:30:43"A Promised Land," to be released Nov. 17, weighs in at a whopping 768 pages. Obama said it's "a fun and informative read."

‘That’s A Cult’: Bestselling Author Hits Trump-Supporting Coronavirus 2020-09-16 05:43:06Don Winslow calls out Trump for his botched coronavirus response, and his supporters for living in denial.

J.K. Rowling’s New Book Is Reportedly About A 2020-09-14 19:01:41The author has faced backlash after a reviewer said the moral of her book “Troubled Blood” is to “never trust a man in a dress.&rdqu

17 Children's Books To Help Kids Navigate Life 2020-09-14 18:29:54These stories cover handwashing, germs, anxiety, separation and more.

Jared Kushner Has A Wild Viewpoint Of How 2020-09-11 00:10:36In Bob Woodward's "Rage," the president's senior adviser claims the Cheshire Cat in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is key to understanding

Woodward: Americans Had 'Little Idea' Of How 'Dangerous' 2020-09-10 23:42:54In "Rage," the journalist describes how Trump's erratic tweeting ramped up tensions inside the White House, prompting one top official to sleep in

George R.R. Martin Can’t Build Castle Library In 2020-09-10 17:39:45The Santa Fe Historic Districts Review Board has denied a request from the "Game Of Thrones" author for a seven-sided, castle-style library at his c

Melania Trump’s Ex-Friend Shuts Down Meghan McCain's 'Gotcha' 2020-09-09 14:55:36Stephanie Winston Wolkoff told "The View" that she only started recording the first lady after being "accused of a crime" and "thrown under the b

Bestselling Author Don Winslow Reveals ‘The Greatest Lie 2020-09-09 04:34:11Winslow has a blunt reminder for Trump's supporters ahead of Election Day.

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« Le Dernier Dragon sur Terre » : Eoin Colfer ne New! 2020-09-24 17:51:48L’écrivain irlandais, déjà père du célèbre Artemis Fowl, vient d’enfanter Vern, un dragon du bay

« Le Clivage droite gauche », de Janine Mossuz-Lavau : des New! 2020-09-24 11:00:08Dans un essai limpide, la politiste retrace l’histoire et montre la persistance, chez les Français, de l’axe droite-gauche.

« Permafrost », d’Eva Baltasar : la femme dégelée New! 2020-09-24 09:00:13Monologue d’une lesbienne quadragénaire et mal dans sa peau. Un vif premier roman de la Catalane Eva Baltasar.

« Vladivostok Circus », d’Elisa Shua Dusapin : le feuilleton littéraire 2020-09-24 06:00:15L’autrice entre dans l’univers circassien par les sensations tactiles, auditives et visuelles, notées en courtes phrases nominales,

« La Femme-écrevisse », d’Oriane Jeancourt Galignani : la malédiction de 2020-09-24 04:00:17La gravure d’une étrange chimère fascine et brise entre ses pinces ceux qui la croisent. Un roman qui donne de l’él&e

Claude Hagège, Sylvia Hansel, Benoît Heimermann… Les brèves 2020-09-24 04:00:14Romans, récits, beau livre, histoire, essai, jeunesse… 2020, trente-neuvième semaine.

« Le Livre des 9 000… », pour ne jamais oublier 2020-09-24 01:00:15« Le Livre des 9 000 déportés de France à Mittelbau-Dora », un important travail de mémoire, a

Le Mississippi, une femme-écrevisse, une île et un 2020-09-23 18:04:18Chaque jeudi, la rédaction du « Monde des livres » propose dans « La Matinale » une sélectio

Prix littéraire « Le Monde » 2020 : dialoguez en direct 2020-09-23 11:15:32Jeudi 24 septembre à 16 heures, posez vos questions à Francesca Serra, autrice d’« Elle a menti pour les ailes &ra

« Impossible » : Erri De Luca passe aux aveux 2020-09-23 10:00:10Un accident en montagne, peut-être un meurtre. Un juge interroge le suspect, deux conceptions de la justice se font jour. L’écrivai

Une collection « Le Monde ». « Les Contemplations », tome I, de 2020-09-23 06:00:15Les œuvres complètes de Victor Hugo, en kiosque, dans une édition reproduisant les gravures d’origine et les cartonnages au

Mort du juriste et philosophe Bernard Edelman 2020-09-21 07:07:02Avocat, spécialiste international du droit d’auteur et des questions soulevées par la propriété intellectuelle, il e

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Netflix’s success is built on a ‘culture of 2020-09-23 13:10:35Deconstructing Netflix’s unique culture of “radical transparency” is a central theme of a new book by Hastings and business professo

Toronto Star bestsellers for the week ending Sept. 2020-09-23 12:32:02The books Canadians bought this week

Birdwatching soars close to home: the bonding, the 2020-09-20 06:00:00Julia Zarankin, author of “Field Notes From an Unintentional Birder” talks the joy of seeing a bird you’ve been searching for and ge

Steven Heighton: On hope and embracing the smallest 2020-09-19 06:00:00“Realizing I had no control over the outcome, I — veteran worrier and would-be controller — found myself shrugging serenely”

Barbara Amiel’s unreleased memoir ‘Friends and Enemies’ includes 2020-09-18 12:00:00Canada has the longest “Enemies List” in Barbara Amiels’s soon-to-be released “Friends and Enemies” memoir with 27 names

8 kids’ books to learn from, escape into 2020-09-18 09:46:35Reads for all age groups — from picture books to YA — including tales from different countries, cultures and traditions

Six kids’ books to help them understand these 2020-09-18 09:44:00“They allow us to centre conversations around identity, belonging, community, inclusion, allyship and anti-racism,” says Rabia Khokhar

New and notable books out this week: thriller 2020-09-17 06:00:00Also this week: a Canadian sees the Greek refugee crisis firsthand, and a wartime female spy is revealed.

Toronto Star bestsellers for the week ending Sept. 2020-09-16 14:53:51The books Canadians bought this week

Young women’s adventures in the New York party 2020-09-13 08:00:00For “Happy Hour” Marlowe Granados studied “flappers and adventuresses ... using charm as currency” for inspiration for Isa and

Ruth Ohi: Virtual silver linings and finding kindness 2020-09-12 06:00:00Her books are intricately entwined with her life — connections that she shares with young readers who now have a virtual front-row seat

John Cleese’s book ‘Creativity: A Short and Cheerful 2020-09-11 06:00:00Former Monty Python funnyman says people need to not take life so seriously. ‘Very few things matter a lot, but most things don’t matter.&

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The Big Smoke 2020-09-17 03:51:24The beach, a scintillating embodiment of the California Dream just hours earlier, now looked more like the landing pad for Charon, the ferryman of Had

A Poetry Manual 2020-09-17 03:00:54a poem

Dems Must Play Offense 2020-09-17 03:00:51To the Editors: Joseph O’Neill’s two excellent essays on contemporary American politics should be essential reading by every Democratic ca

Conquest and Agency 2020-09-17 03:00:48To the Editors: I applaud both Jeffrey Ostler’s fine book Surviving Genocide and Peter Nabokov’s insightful review of it. Framing Ostler&r

Dream 2020-09-17 03:00:43a poem

Simulating Democracy 2020-09-17 03:00:25Jill Lepore is a brilliant and prolific historian with an eye for unusual and revealing stories, and her new book If Then: How the Simulmatics Corpora

Confinement and Contagion 2020-09-17 03:00:16I have spent nearly two years corresponding with hundreds of people held in women’s facilities across the nation to understand their pathways in

An ‘Invaluable’ Source 2020-09-17 03:00:16To the Editors: Zadie Smith’s interesting review of the artwork of Kara Walker contains a large section on the life and diaries of Thomas Thistl

America’s Eviction Epidemic 2020-09-16 03:00:32Renters who enjoyed some measure of protection are now at risk of eviction since the moratoriums on eviction are coming to an end at both federal and

This Soldier’s Witness to the Iraq War Lie 2020-09-15 06:37:49There at the Baghdad hospital, I joined an FBI agent in questioning the bedridden Ahmed al-Ani about his time in the Czech Republic. A diminutive man

Sharmila, the Chaiwalla, and Me 2020-09-14 03:00:53When I first moved to America, I had been aware of the Basti, or slum, as it’s known in English, just behind my parents’ home. No more tha

Maine’s Sublime Canvas of Contradictions 2020-09-12 03:00:08Every August, the public library in my hometown of Blue Hill, Maine holds a wet paint auction. Local artists, some seasoned, some aspiring, go out in

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In 'Can't Even,' Burnout Is Seen As A 2020-09-22 08:51:42Burnout, Anne Helen Petersen argues, will end only with sweeping labor-policy changes — meaning it will only end when we "vote en masse to elec

'Conditional Citizens' Examines What It Means To Be 2020-09-22 05:03:00NPR's Noel King talks to Laila Lalami about her book, Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America. She says she is a conditional citizen: people so

In A 'Coast-To-Coast Roast,' Colin Quinn Finds Humor 2020-09-21 16:09:00As a veteran stand-up comedian, Quinn has spent decades on the road, performing in 47 out of the 50 states he now affectionately eviscerates in his ne

McMaster: Goal Of Changing Putin Is A 'Delusion' 2020-09-21 15:20:00Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster told NPR that President Trump isn't the first U.S. president to suffer under a misapprehension about w

Latest Tell-All, By Former National Security Adviser McMaster, 2020-09-21 07:56:00This book may be the master in-depth briefing H.R. McMaster always wanted to give the president. For better or worse, it seems listening to lengthy hi

Susanna Clarke Divines Magic In Long-Awaited Novel 'Piranesi' 2020-09-20 08:51:00Clarke fans waited 16 years for this follow-up to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell. Here, Clarke limns a magic that is part of the very fabric of th

Bishop Michael Curry Preaches The Power Of Love 2020-09-20 07:50:00The head of the Episcopal Church gave an impassioned sermon at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Now, Curry expands on his message of lov

'The Bodega Boys' Desus And Mero Offer Life 2020-09-20 07:50:00NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with the team of Desus and Mero about their new advice book, God-Level Knowledge Darts.

Poirot's The Star, But His Sidekick Shines In 2020-09-20 01:48:32The latest installment in the Hercule Poirot franchise — now being written by Sophie Hannah — is a masterful, multilayered puzzle in which

Anne Helen Petersen Talks Millennial Burnout 2020-09-19 08:00:00NPR's Scott Simon talks to former BuzzFeed writer Anne Helen Petersen about her new book, Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation.

'Never Look Back' Updates An Ancient Story Of 2020-09-19 07:00:27Lilliam Rivera's new young adult novel reimagines Orpheus and Eurydice as Afro-Latinx teens in New York, bringing something new to the old tale by gi

Listen, Open Up, Connect: A Mental Health Expert's 2020-09-19 05:00:26Decades of living with bipolar disorder was "training" for the coronavirus pandemic, says Terri Cheney, whose new book shares lessons for navigating

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