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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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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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Kissinger evokes respect and vitriol in equal measure 2020-09-16 17:06:59Some Americans see him as a canny statesman while others think he should be tried for war crimes. Is there a middle ground?

‘Money’ tells the history of currency – with 2020-09-16 16:23:20What exactly is money? How have humans developed this concept over centuries? NPR’s Jacob Goldstein tackles these questions.

Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices 2020-09-16 15:52:14U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent.

A grandmother and granddaughter swap lives in the 2020-09-15 14:52:17A Yorkshire widow trades village life for a London flat and online dating in Beth O’Leary’s gently humorous and kindhearted story.

False smiles and lush locations pervade ‘The Glass 2020-09-10 14:44:12A confidence woman’s plans are derailed as she lands in Bangkok and meets a cast of mysterious characters who inhabit a crumbling apartment comp

John Lewis believed in nonviolence. His faith led 2020-09-09 16:04:16Jon Meacham’s biography of the late Georgia congressman shows how his deeply held religious beliefs animated his fight for civil rights.

They persisted: Tales of endurance lead the 10 2020-09-09 15:18:58Novels set the pace for September's list of outstanding books, with protagonists going on deeply personal journeys or untangling knotty mysteries.

Storm warning: The impact of hurricanes is on 2020-09-08 18:20:34Two new books, “A Furious Sky” and “Katrina,” offer insights into these storms and the challenges that they pose for planning

Hurricanes sweep through American history: A Q&A with 2020-09-08 17:58:00“A Furious Sky” explores the evolution of meteorology, communications, satellite technology, and computer modeling driven by these storm s

Tolstoy suffered writer’s block as he worked on 2020-09-03 16:23:08“Anna Karenina” has consistently been ranked as one of the best books in history, but writing it was no easy feat, says biographer Bob Bla

The reasons why democracy is in decline around 2020-08-31 16:40:00From Poland to Britain to the U.S., antidemocratic political movements have enjoyed the support of the conservative elite, says Anne Applebaum.

‘Natural History’ is a beautiful, challenging puzzle 2020-08-31 16:13:25A collaboration between a curator and a fashion designer evolves into a mind-bending exploration of perception and truth in this enigmatic novel.

The New York Review of Books

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’