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Accused Sexual Harasser Mark Halperin's New Book Sells 2019-11-07 07:53:49In 2017, multiple women said the veteran political journalist sexually harassed them while serving as political director at ABC News.

Exclusive: Book Claims Senior Officials Believed Pence Would 2019-11-06 21:40:02The anonymous author of "A Warning," reportedly a current or former White House official, said talk of removing Trump escalated after Comey was fire

Samantha Bee Expertly Triggers The Trolls Over Donald 2019-11-06 04:54:57"Full Frontal" is fighting back against the presidential son's "Trigger A Lib" campaign.

Donald Trump Hawked Donald Trump Jr.’s New Book 2019-11-05 03:28:31"Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover," one person fired back in response.

E. Jean Carroll, Who Says Trump Raped Her, 2019-11-04 12:34:01The advice columnist says his attempts to denigrate her have caused emotional stress and career consequences.

Witch Hunts Are Back — And This Time 2019-11-01 17:12:43Silvia Federici, author of "Caliban and the Witch," speaks to HuffPost Brazil about a new kind of witch hunt and how it aims to control outspoken wo

Ronan Farrow Reports National Enquirer Shredded Trump-Related Documents 2019-10-15 05:34:54The journalist claims in his new book that the Enquirer's top editor ordered staffers to destroy sensitive Trump-linked documents before the 2016 ele

Stephen King Hits Trump's Foreign Policy Doctrine With 2019-10-15 04:45:53The bestselling horror author thinks this is how historians will look back on the era.

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An Overlooked Novel from 1935 by the Godmother 2019-11-13 11:30:00Nora Caplan Bricker writes about Dorothy L. Sayers’s “Gaudy Night,” which was a forerunner of works by Gillian Flynn and Tana French

“Mobituaries,” Mo Rocca’s Curious, Offbeat Collection of Lives 2019-11-12 11:05:15Michael Schulman writes about “Mobituaries,” by Mo Rocca, a new book that memorializes overlooked lives.

Amos Oz and the Politics of the Hebrew 2019-11-12 06:00:00Gal Koplewitz writes about the writer Amos Oz’s love of the Hebrew language and his reflections on how language can evolve but also be abused.

Weike Wang Reads “The Trip” 2019-11-12 06:00:00Deborah Treisman hosts the author Weike Wang, who reads her short story “The Trip,” from the November 18, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.

Weike Wang on Culture Clashes and Claiming Your 2019-11-11 05:00:00The author Weike Wang discusses “The Trip,” her story from the November 18, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2019-11-11 05:00:00“The Lost Art of Scripture,” “Shadow Network,” “The Revisioners,” and “The Book of Daniel.”

“The Trip,” by Weike Wang 2019-11-11 05:00:00Fiction by Weike Wang: “He didn’t think it was fear. He told her what he thought it was. Ignorance leads to fear, she said.”

From Little Englanders to Brexiteers 2019-11-11 05:00:00Isaac Chotiner writes about how Britain’s imperial decline led to today’s populist eruption, and to a crisis that may never fully be resol

Bruce Gilden’s Gritty Vision of a Lost New 2019-11-10 06:00:00Chris Wiley on the street photographer Bruce Gilden’s new book, “Lost and Found,” which includes recently discovered pictures from t

Sunday Reading: Veterans’ Stories 2019-11-10 06:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Ian Frazier, Peter C. Baker, Robin Wright, David Finkel, Sue Halpern, and Ben McGrath on veterans and t

Man and Things 2019-11-08 06:00:00In a speech drawn from the book “Think, Write, Speak,” Vladimir Nabokov discusses the relationship between humans and things.

How Dreams Change Under Authoritarianism: Charlotte Beradt’s “The 2019-11-07 06:00:00Mireille Juchau on Charlotte Beradt’s “The Third Reich of Dreams,” which uncovers the effects of authoritarian regimes on the collec

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‘Winterlust’ renders the ‘meanest season’ in benign and 2019-11-12 17:40:59Bernd Brunner shapes a cultural history of the season, showing that even at its bleakest, winter can be redemptive.

Flannery O’Connor’s letters offer sharp insights into her 2019-11-12 15:12:14“Good Things Out of Nazareth” collects the thoughts of the Georgia-born author as she confided in mentors, colleagues, and friends.

Two Hitler biographies draw eerie parallels to contemporary 2019-11-12 14:59:02Peter Longerich and Brendan Simms each shed light on the dictator’s role in not only Germany but also on the world stage.

Q&A with Darryl Pinckney: The paradox of black 2019-11-12 14:09:33Darryl Pinckney, author of “Busted in New York and Other Essays,” discusses the mainstreaming of black culture with Monitor writer Candace

Q&A with Erin Morgenstern, author of ‘The Starless 2019-11-05 06:00:00Erin Morgenstern, bestselling author of "The Night Circus," answers questions about her latest novel, including where she finds inspiration.

Q&A with revised ‘Joy of Cooking’ authors 2019-11-01 18:20:46John Becker and Megan Scott, authors of the ninth edition of “Joy of Cooking,” answer questions about family legacy, cooking technique, an

A cornucopia of cookbooks to savor and share 2019-11-01 18:17:48Whether you use them as a guidebooks or as inspiration, or both, the best cookbooks of 2019 offer delectable recipes and a sense of place.

Janis Joplin gave a little piece of her 2019-10-31 11:59:00A biography follows the singer from her upbringing in a conservative Texas town to her (too brief) career as a raw-voiced blues and rock superstar.

A decorated Marine recalls lessons of a 19-year 2019-10-28 12:05:05Award-winning writer and decorated Marine Elliot Ackerman discusses his book, "Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning" during an hour-l

‘The Peanuts Papers’: How a comic strip shaped 2019-10-25 16:40:42“Peanuts” was one of the most influential American comics. A new collection of meditative, charming essays explores the strip’s cult

Fears about robot overlords are (perhaps) premature 2019-10-25 16:19:47Computer science professor Melanie Mitchell clears up misconceptions about machine learning in “Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Hu

Yes, your dog really does understand you 2019-10-25 16:00:59Alexandra Horowitz’s “Our Dogs, Ourselves” and Clive Wynne’s “Dog is Love” explore the scientific particulars behi

The New York Review of Books

Man’s Biggest Friend 2019-11-03 06:00:22The Asian elephant is the second-largest land mammal on earth. Highly intelligent, immensely powerful, and with life spans as long as humans’, t

Jesus, Mary, and Mary 2019-11-03 05:00:14It is curious to note that, compared with our oft-maligned medieval predecessors, we might be somewhat puritanical. Their more durable faith may be on

Sketching an Uncertain Future 2019-11-02 03:00:16Eleanor Davis is one of the very best cartoonists working today. She has (among many other things) an amazing way of drawing people: they are both emo

‘Closing Time’: My Lost Literary World 2019-11-01 10:11:38Although all of us sustain losses—of loved ones, friends and acquaintances—at some point in our lives, it is around this time that they be

The Deeply Dedicated State 2019-10-31 11:33:45The State Department does not have a reputation for producing heroes. On the contrary, the department is commonly maligned in both elite and popular s

The Muse at Her Easel 2019-10-31 05:30:11The word museography properly refers to the systematic description of objects in museums, but it might also do for the culture and ideology surroundin

Elephant in the Room 2019-10-31 03:00:58To the Editors: Glen Bowersock’s identification of the event depicted in the Huqoq Elephant Mosaic overlooks other possible interpretations, som

Speaking for Sayyid 2019-10-31 03:00:56To the Editors: Ursula Lindsey refers to a controversy that erupted among some English-reading Egyptians and expats over my New Yorker profile of Sayy

Lessons in Survival 2019-10-31 03:00:27My grandmother Mabel Raboteau fled the coastal town of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and the terror of Jim Crow along the northern pathway of the Great

In Defense of Russian Rocketry 2019-10-31 03:00:25To the Editors: I enjoyed James Gleick’s entertaining and informative panoramic summary of humanity’s relationship to Earth’s natura

Why Gay Reparation’s Time Has Come 2019-10-30 11:56:29Compared to its democratic peers in Western Europe, the United States is a gay reparation laggard. Despite the overwhelmingly positive press the Unite

Saving ‘New Sounds’ 2019-10-29 09:13:00So many times, over the years, friends have called me up, and then, in more recent years, emailed or texted, to say they had heard my music on the rad