New York Times Book Reviews

Egos: All in the Family

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 05:00
What to do if your father is the Super Mario Brothers bandit, or a narcissistic biologist who collects scorpions? Or if your blind black parents join a white-supremacist church?
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Critic’s Take: Why There’s No ‘Millennial’ Novel

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 05:00
As the oldest of us millennials begin to flee screaming from our 20s, where’s our “voice of a generation” novel?
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Nonfiction: From Michael Lewis, the Story of Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About the Way We Think

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 05:00
In “The Undoing Project,” Michael Lewis tells the story of the friendship and work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, and how they changed our understanding of human rationality.
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Nonfiction: Two New Books Shed Light on the Kennedy Mystique

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 13:53
“Twenty-Six Seconds,” by Alexandra Zapruder, and “JFK and the Masculine Mystique,” by Steven Watts are more instructive about our own era than Kennedy’s.
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