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Book Review: ‘Dear Senthuran,’ by Akwaeke Emezi

“Dear Senthuran” is an epistolary memoir of gender identity, diaspora and the solitude of success. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 11:08:44 UTC ]
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A History of the Book Review Through Its Fonts

On the 125th anniversary of the Book Review, we look back at some of our earliest flourishes, curlicues, flowers and scrolls. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-28 16:20:05 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events Mariah Rust and Xin Xu recently were named the recipients of the fourth annual translation prize for students sponsored by World Literature Today at the University of Oklahoma. Consistent with World Literature Today’s commitment to... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-20 16:07:11 UTC ]
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A Very Bad Poem From the Book Review Archives

As we scour the past issues of the Book Review on its 125th anniversary, we have come across a lot of commissioned poetry — including this interesting specimen. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-23 15:47:00 UTC ]
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The Books That Made Me: 8 Writers on Their Literary Inspirations

In decades past, the Book Review occasionally asked young authors about their biggest influences. For our 125th anniversary, we put the question to a new generation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-15 18:35:31 UTC ]
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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-15 13:38:51 UTC ]
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15 Favorite Episodes as the Book Review Podcast Turns 15

Pamela Paul, the editor of the Book Review, highlights memorable episodes from her eight years hosting the show, including conversations with Robert Caro, Isabel Wilkerson, James McBride and others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-14 13:30:36 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘On the House,’ by John Boehner

“On the House” is an anecdote-rich memoir by the former speaker of the House that fails to give readers the whole picture. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-09 13:05:40 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Model Citizen,’ by Joshua Mohr

In the memoir “Model Citizen,” Joshua Mohr recounts a life of substance abuse, real love and “cheery nihilism.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-09 10:00:09 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Burnt Sugar,’ by Avni Doshi

“Burnt Sugar,” a debut novel by Avni Doshi, depicts a particularly intense mother-daughter relationship — from the tormented daughter’s point of view. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-02 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Under a White Sky,’ by Elizabeth Kolbert

In “Under a White Sky,” the Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert meets people who are trying to reverse the course of man-made environmental disaster. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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25 Great Book Reviews From the Past 125 Years

To celebrate the Book Review’s 125th anniversary, we’re dipping into the archives to revisit our most thrilling, memorable and thought-provoking coverage. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-25 16:00:20 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Saving Justice,’ by James Comey

Comey’s “Saving Justice” is a revealing memoir that describes his feelings about Trump and his worries about the nation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-10 23:00:02 UTC ]
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Considering Malcolm X and the Perfect Black Man

Michael P. Jeffries reviews Les Payne and Tamara Payne’s book, “The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X,” in this week’s issue. In 1992, Michael Eric Dyson wrote for the Book Review about a select group of books that examine Malcolm X’s life. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-13 10:00:01 UTC ]
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Revisiting Katherine Paterson on Happy Endings in Children’s Books

In 1988, Katherine Paterson wrote in the Book Review that children need not only the happily-ever-after of fairy tales, but also “proper endings” in which “hope is a yearning, rooted in reality.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-06 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘War,’ by Margaret MacMillan

In “War: How Conflict Shaped Us,” Margaret MacMillan examines the impact of war, both bad and good. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-06 09:00:08 UTC ]
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How Was ‘Mein Kampf’ Handled in The Book Review in 1943?

In a recent issue dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, The Book Review resurfaced its 1943 critique of Hitler’s political manifesto. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 20:17:48 UTC ]
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Revisiting Carol Shields and the Everywoman

In 1994, Jay Parini wrote for the Book Review about Carol Shields’s novel “The Stone Diaries,” the fictional autobiography of Daisy Goodwill Flett as she navigates marriage and motherhood. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-04 21:07:40 UTC ]
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Considering the American Voice

Irving Howe wrote for the Book Review about American literature — “moving from visions to problems, from ecstasy to trouble, from self to society” — on July 4, 1976. “Land of the free? Yes, but also home of the exploited.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-02 21:18:57 UTC ]
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When James Baldwin and Langston Hughes Reviewed Each Other

Authors aren’t allowed mutual reviews in the Book Review anymore, but in the 1950s there was a moment of kismet. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-26 09:44:07 UTC ]
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