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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

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New York, NY

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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

Language:

English


Episodes

A.O. Scott on the Work of Wallace Stegner

6/5/2020
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."

Duration:00:58:58

A Manhunt on the 17th Century’s High Seas

5/29/2020
Steven Johnson talks about “Enemy of All Mankind,” and Gilbert Cruz offers a guide to Stephen King’s work.

Duration:01:07:25

Immigration Reform, Past and Present

5/22/2020
Jia Lynn Yang talks about “One Mighty and Irresistible Tide,” and Judith Newman talks about books that help simplify life.

Duration:00:59:28

One Young Mother and the Homelessness Crisis

5/15/2020
Lauren Sandler talks about “This Is All I Got,” and Sarah Weinman discusses classic mysteries.

Duration:01:15:19

The Angry Children Are Our Future

5/8/2020
Lydia Millet talks about “A Children’s Bible,” and Barry Gewen discusses “The Inevitability of Tragedy.”

Duration:00:57:32

Lawrence Wright on Researching a (Fictional) Pandemic

5/1/2020
Wright talks about “The End of October,” and Dalia Sofer discusses “Man of My Time.”

Duration:01:01:06

The Great Alaska Quake of 1964

4/24/2020
Jon Mooallem talks about “This Is Chance!” and Elisabeth Egan discusses Charlie Mackesy’s “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.”

Duration:00:50:29

Samantha Irby Talks About ‘Wow, No Thank You’

4/17/2020
Irby on her new essay collection, and Jon Meacham discusses three books about leadership during times of crisis.

Duration:00:56:52

Robert Kolker Discusses 'Hidden Valley Road'

4/10/2020
Kolker talks about a large family beset by schizophrenia, and Elisabeth Egan discusses Lily King's "Writers & Lovers."

Duration:00:54:11

Parenting When the Family Is Locked Inside

4/3/2020
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.

Duration:01:12:02

From the Archives: Colson Whitehead and Jeffrey Toobin

3/27/2020
Whitehead discusses “The Underground Railroad,” and Toobin talks about “American Heiress.”

Duration:00:54:49

From the Archives: Robert Caro on How He Does It

3/20/2020
The acclaimed biographer of Lyndon Johnson and Robert Moses talks about his book “Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing.”

Duration:01:03:26

From the Archive: Michael Lewis and Tana French

3/13/2020
Lewis discusses "The Fifth Risk," and French talks about "The Witch Elm."

Duration:00:56:23

James McBride Talks About ‘Deacon King Kong’

3/6/2020
McBride discuss his latest novel, and Rebecca Solnit talks about “Recollections of My Nonexistence.”

Duration:00:58:06

The Ties That Bind Deutsche Bank and Donald Trump

2/28/2020
David Enrich discusses "Dark Towers," and Kiran Millwood Hargrave talks about "The Mercies."

Duration:01:08:51

Unjust America

2/21/2020
Adam Cohen talks about “Supreme Inequality,” and Madeline Levine discusses “Ready or Not.”

Duration:01:02:12

A History of Seduction

2/14/2020
Clement Knox talks about “Seduction,” and Elisabeth Egan discusses Amina Cain’s “Indelicacy.”

Duration:00:42:46

Leslie Jamison on Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather’

2/7/2020
Jamison talks about Offill’s new novel, and Courtney Maum talks about “Before and After the Book Deal.”

Duration:01:09:34

The Paradoxes of Nuclear War

1/31/2020
Fred Kaplan discusses “The Bomb,” and Sarah Lyall talks about new thrillers.

Duration:01:02:40

Andrea Bernstein on 'American Oligarchs'

1/24/2020
Bernstein discusses her new book about the Trumps and Kushners, and David Zucchino talks about “Wilmington’s Lie.”

Duration:01:00:39