New York Times Book Reviews

Nonfiction: ‘The End of American Childhood,’ by Paula S. Fass

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:53
Current practices mark a break with 200 years of child rearing, a historian writes.
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Nonfiction: ‘Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years,’ by John Guy

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:53
A new biography of Elizabeth I focuses on the underexamined later decades of her life.
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Nonfiction: ‘Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?’ by Katrine Marçal

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:53
Women are often left out of economics, a new book argues.
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Nonfiction: ‘In Praise of Forgetting,’ by David Rieff

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:52
David Rieff argues that the way we remember our shared past can be fraudulent, even dangerous.
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Nonfiction: ‘The New Arab Wars,’ by Marc Lynch

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:52
A study of conflicts in the Middle East shows how local battles became global ones.
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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:52
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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Paperback Row

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:51
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Inside the List

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:51
Noah Hawley, whose thriller “Before the Fall” is No. 2 on the hardcover fiction list, says “Our news now comes prefiltered for ‘meaning.’ ”
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Letters to the Editor

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:39
Readers respond to a recent review of Sebastian Junger’s “Tribe” and more.
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By the Book: Mary Roach: By the Book

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:54
The author of “Stiff,” “Spook,” “Bonk,” “Gulp” and, most recently, “Grunt” says the last book to make her laugh was “Norwood,” by Charles Portis: “In particular, the wonder chicken section.”
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Bookends: Is It Harder to Be Transported By a Book As You Get Older?

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:35
Francine Prose and Benjamin Moser discuss the difficulties of getting lost in reading after a certain age.
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Nonfiction: ‘Witness to the Revolution,’ by Clara Bingham

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 04:30
An oral history of the 1960s gives voice to unfamiliar figures as well as the usual suspects.
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Nonfiction: Virginia Heffernan’s ‘Magic and Loss’

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 04:30
How the internet has transformed our aesthetic experiences.
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Fiction: Isabel Wilkerson Reviews Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Homegoing’

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 04:30
This hypnotic debut novel contemplates the consequences of human trafficking on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Roundup: Cooking: Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘It’s All Easy,’ and More

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 14:22
Interest in vegetable cookery continues strong, with foreign flavors from Norway, Korea and Italy adding spice.
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How to Send Us a Voice Memo About Your Favorite Summer Book

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:27
Here’s a quick step-by-step guide to sending us your story. We may use it in a future episode of our podcast, Inside the New York Times Book Review.
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Inside the List

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 11:19
Stephanie Danler, whose foodie novel, “Sweetbitter,” is No. 14 on the hardcover fiction list, prefers restaurants “where I can feel the staff a little bit, they have a little bit of a personality.”
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Before the Fall’

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 11:19
Noah Hawley talks about “Before the Fall”; Andrew Solomon discusses “Far and Away”; and Marjorie Ingall on the season’s new Y.A. novels.
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Paperback Row

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 14:03
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Editors’ Choice

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 14:03
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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