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Sunday Reading: On the Precipice 2020-01-12 06:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Richard Rhodes, Eric Schlosser, Louis Menand, Robin Wright, Isaac Chotiner, and Dexter Filkins that con

“The Crying Book” Reveals How Tears Can Help 2020-01-08 16:01:55Katy Waldman reviews “The Crying Book,” by the poet Heather Christle, which examines the science, sociology, and history of weeping.

Douglas Stuart Reads “Found Wanting” 2020-01-07 06:00:00On the Writer’s Voice podcast, Deborah Treisman hosts the author Douglas Stuart, who reads his short story “Found Wanting,” from the

Douglas Stuart on Growing Up Queer Before the 2020-01-06 06:00:00The author Douglas Stuart discusses “Found Wanting,” his story from the January 13, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2020-01-06 06:00:00“Zed,” “Return to the Enchanted Island,” “Music: A Subversive History,” and “Supreme Ambition.”

“Found Wanting,” by Douglas Stuart 2020-01-06 06:00:00Fiction by Douglas Stuart: “He reached behind my left ear and caressed my earlobe, as though he were tucking my hair behind it. I was rigid with

Tommy Pico Filibusters Mortality with Poetry 2020-01-06 06:00:00“Feed” is personal history, literary history, American history, and breakup art, Dan Chiasson writes.

Sunday Reading: Writers’ Journals 2020-01-05 06:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive, excerpts from the diaries and journals of the writers Mavis Gallant, Flannery O’Connor, John Cheever, and R

An Instant Classic About Learning Ancient Greek 2020-01-02 06:00:00Mary Norris writes about “La Lingua Geniale,” a book on classical Greek by the Italian journalist Andrea Marcolongo, which was recently tr

Andrea Lee Reads “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami 2020-01-01 06:00:00Andrea Lee joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami, from a 1992 issue of the magazine.

Jamil Jan Kochai Reads “Playing Metal Gear Solid 2019-12-31 06:00:00On the Writer’s Voice podcast, Deborah Treisman hosts the author Jamil Jan Kochai, who reads his short story “Playing Metal Gear Solid V:

Jamil Jan Kochai on the Intimate Alienation of 2019-12-30 06:00:00The author Jamil Jan Kochai discusses “Playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain,” his story from the January 6, 2020, issue of The New

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Jessica Simpson Erased John Mayer's Number After He 2020-01-22 15:23:43The singer said she was “was floored and embarrassed" after Mayer's 2010 comments to Playboy: "He made it easy for me to walk away."

This Is The Controversy Behind Oprah's Latest Book 2020-01-21 18:31:13Jeanine Cummins' book has been lauded by Stephen King and Lauren Groff, but also lambasted as "problematic," "harmful" and "brownfacing."

Trump Turns MLK Day Tweet Into Tribute To 2020-01-20 16:03:00The president cared more that Jan. 20 marked the third anniversary of his inauguration than the commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

Explosive Book Alleging Underage Sexual Relationship With French 2020-01-12 10:18:06Vanessa Springora's “Consent” is also being hailed by child-protection activists as a possible watershed moment for France.

'Art Of The Deal' Co-Author Spells Out How 2020-01-11 05:27:41Tony Schwartz said it will be dominating the president's “consciousness for the vast majority of every waking day.”

Elizabeth Wurtzel, 'Prozac Nation' Author And Memoirist, Dead 2020-01-07 16:47:12Wurtzel, who had breast cancer, gave new breath to the memoir and was a new voice for those struggling with clinical depression and addiction.

A Broadway Fan's Diva Muses Take Center Stage 2020-01-07 10:21:52John Robert Allman's "A Is for Audra" celebrates Patti LuPone, Idina Menzel, Barbra Streisand and more.

Bill Konigsberg Aims To Spark Dialogue About Mental 2020-01-02 14:11:30HuffPost has a first look at the cover for "The Bridge," due out in September.

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Alfred Mason, Jules Verne, C. F. Ramuz : la chronique « poches » New! 2020-01-25 06:00:10Le journal de bord des lectures en poche de Mathias Enard.

« Le Ciel à bout portant », de Jorge Franco : New! 2020-01-25 03:00:14Le fils d’un proche du célèbre « narco » Pablo Escobar revient en Colombie, au milieu des années 2000

Angie Thomas, romancière : « Je veux être une combinaison 2020-01-24 10:01:05Rencontre avec Angie Thomas, figure de la littérature adolescente, qui a fait du mouvement Black Lives Matter le carburant de sa fiction.

« La Reconstruction de la pensée religieuse en Islam », 2020-01-24 02:00:14Un classique du modernisme islamique, paru en 1934, œuvre d’un juriste, penseur, poète, musulman indien, est aujourd’hui

« 18.3. Une année à la PJ », de Pauline 2020-01-23 18:37:34Histoire d’un livre. En 2015-2016, l’écrivaine a pu suivre de près des agents de la police judiciaire de Versailles dan

« Azur noir », d’Alain Blottière : le démon de Rimbaud 2020-01-23 14:00:12De nos jours dans un Paris caniculaire, le jeune Léo se trouve possédé par le poète. Un roman d’un charme profond et

« Elmet », de Fiona Mozley : un petit royaume édénique 2020-01-23 10:00:08Danny, Cathy et leur père vivent en marge, dans la nature anglaise. Cela pouvait-il durer ? Un premier roman en vert et noir.

La mort en ce jardin 2020-01-23 00:30:15Dans un traité de botanique singulier, une toxicologue et un pharmocologue évoquent les plantes les plus dangereuses de la planèt

Un robot androïde, un fils de narco ou 2020-01-22 22:56:52Chaque jeudi, la rédaction du « Monde des livres » propose une sélection de ses coups de cœur littéra

Découvrez un extrait du nouveau roman « Hunger Games » : 2020-01-22 14:32:06Le héros de ce préquel n’est autre que le président tyrannique Snow, ennemi de Katniss Everdeen, dont la jeunesse sera d&ea

« La Soustraction des possibles », de Joseph Incardona : âpre 2020-01-22 14:00:10Avec son nouveau roman, Joseph Incardona livre une tragédie aux airs de thriller dans le milieu des « golden boys » suiss

L’urgence de se hâter lentement : « Les Hommes lents », 2020-01-22 10:00:08Trois livres, l’un d’un historien, les autres de philosophes, invitent à faire une pause pour réfléchir à la r


Twenty books you need to know about in 2020-01-10 08:00:00Women writing thrillers have been dominating the bestsellers lists for a few years now, and that trend shows no sign of slowing down.

Works from Canadian poets feature odes to everything 2020-01-10 00:00:00This is what is coming from Moez Surani, Tammy Armstrong, Nathan Dueck and Julie Hartley

‘Princesses are never disabled:’ Hamilton author Amanda Leduc 2020-01-09 10:00:00In her memoir “Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space.” Leduc talks about how and why she at first resisted thinking of

Fascinating story of a bricklaying robot 2020-01-08 17:29:23

Toronto Star bestsellers for the week ending Jan. 2020-01-08 12:08:14The books Canadians bought this week

Final RBC Taylor non-fiction prize shortlist revealed 2020-01-08 10:30:00The shortlist was whittled down from a record 155 submissions from publishers big and small across the country.

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, ‘Prozac Nation’ author known for candour 2020-01-07 13:52:50‘Elizabeth’s message was: Never sweep anything under the carpet,’ a Yale writing instructor said. ‘Good, bad, whatever —

Over 50? This groundbreaking millennial writer wants to 2020-01-06 10:35:14Vivek Shraya says an encounter at a Brampton literary festival changed her attitude about putting an age limit on those she mentors.

Karma Brown’s new novel questions how far women’s 2020-01-03 07:30:00“Recipe for a Perfect Wife” is a time-hopping, dark domestic mystery, sprinkled with a dash of female empowerment and a few vintage baking

Not One of These Poems Is About You 2020-01-03 00:00:00Teva Harrison’s final book, published posthumously, continues to share her journey living with metastatic breast cancer.

Poet who edited work of convicted killer should 2020-01-02 14:51:33Neither George Elliott Clarke nor the university condone Stephen Brown’s “heinous crime,” says dean of arts.

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The Middle East: Trump Blunders In 2020-01-17 08:30:42As the United States under Trump lurches between withdrawal of its troops from Iraq and Syria and sending more, between reasonable restraint in its us

Do the Democrats Have a Foreign Policy? 2020-01-17 04:00:58A paradox of American presidential elections—especially during the primaries—is that unless a war is looming or underway, voters pay littl

Why Macron Refuses to Retire in France’s Pensions 2020-01-17 02:00:47Macron’s overhaul of pensions is a response to what the French conservative right has wanted to accomplish for two decades, without success. De

Love in Plague Time 2020-01-16 09:00:47It is 1348. Berna has stolen a book from her father’s library, and now she is getting the gardener to cut her a rose from the grounds of their m

Australia: The Fires and Our Future 2020-01-16 05:52:17Australia is no stranger to bushfire. In 1994, in Sydney, I lost a house to one, and in 2002, just north of Sydney, I fought off another. But I’

William Barr: The Carl Schmitt of Our Time 2020-01-15 02:00:47For Carl Schmitt, laws and constitutions didn’t arise from moral principles. At their basis, there was always a sovereign authority, a decision-

How China Threatens Human Rights Worldwide 2020-01-14 10:00:08The Chinese government is not the only threat to human rights today, but it stands out for its reach and influence. The cause of human rights today fa

The Center Blows Itself Up: Care and Spite 2020-01-13 10:10:12The simultaneous embrace of markets, and of rules and regulations, represents the soul of what’s sometimes called “centrism.” It&rsq

‘A Doubtful Freedom’ 2020-01-12 17:00:47That the United States has been a “nation” since its founding—struggling through slavery, civil conflict, labor strife, economic dep

‘Three Christs,’ Schizophrenia & Us 2020-01-12 02:00:48Arguably, there is no Other, in all contemporary film and literature, that is as firmly lodged in the category of Outsider as the contemporary schizop

‘That Single Fleeting Moment’: Merce Cunningham in Images 2020-01-11 02:00:32Merce Cunningham: Redux, James Klosty’s exceptional collection of over 270 photographs of Cunningham, as well as of the dancers, composers, and

A Lark in West Indian London 2020-01-10 02:00:06That plot, roughly, involves the “lark” or quixotic idea of buying a home together. Each of the novel’s main characters has encounte


'Interior Chinatown' Puts That Guy In The Background New! 2020-01-25 07:53:32Charles Yu's new novel follows a TV actor who often gets stuck playing generic Asian men. Yu says he was inspired by shows that set episodes in China

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo On 'Children of the Land' New! 2020-01-25 07:53:00The Mexican-born poet talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his new memoir and the struggles his family faced as undocumented immigrants.

'Night Theater' Is An Intriguing But Uneven Drama New! 2020-01-25 07:00:03Vikram Paralkar's novel takes place over one eventful night at a clinic in a small Indian village, where three murdered people confront a doctor; if

How Super Sniffer Dogs Are Helping Detect Disease New! 2020-01-25 06:11:37Our canine buddies can do more than play fetch. Turns out dogs' incredible sense of smell is a secret weapon in medicine.

'American Dirt' Author Jeanine Cummins Answers Vocal Critics 2020-01-24 05:17:00NPR's Rachel Martin talks to author Jeanine Cummins, who responds to criticism from Latino writers who say her new novel — American Dirt &mdash

Latinx Critics Speak Out Against 'American Dirt'; Jeanine 2020-01-24 05:17:00Latinx writers and critics are speaking out against Jeanine Cummins' new book American Dirt, calling its depiction of the migrant experience inauthen

In 'Sexual Citizens,' Students Open Up About Sex, 2020-01-23 13:29:00Profs. Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan asked more than 150 undergrads about their sex lives — what they wanted out of sex, how troubling encount

'Stable Genius' Authors Describe Trump Presidency As A 2020-01-22 13:25:00Wash. Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker discuss presidential rages, erratic decision-making and other troubling tendencies of the Trump p

The All-Women Terrorist Plot To Bomb The Capitol 2020-01-22 11:40:35We explore what the early 1980s terrorist group May 19th tells us about domestic terror today.

A Language With Chutzpah: Yiddish And American Culture 2020-01-22 11:06:30Oy vey! Mensches have been speaking Yiddish for over a thousand years.

In True Tale 'The Third Rainbow Girl,' Townspeople 2020-01-21 12:13:00Emma Copley Eisenberg's book offers a deep-dive into rural Appalachia — and digs into questions of how misogyny and bias can take root inside a

In 'Agency,' William Gibson Builds A Bomb That 2020-01-21 07:00:28Gibson's new novel is a sequel to 2014's The Peripheral, jumping back and forth in time as investigators, military contractors and killers chase dow

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