The Book ReviewAuthor: The New York Times
14 Nov 2018

The Book Review

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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

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    Big New Biographies of Two Big American Lives

    David W. Blight talks about “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom,” and Bob Spitz talks about “Reagan: An American Journey.”


  • Posted on 09 Nov 2018

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    Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah on “Friday Black”

    “Black people being murdered is unfortunately a constant in this country. Murdered with impunity. It’s something that’s constantly on my mind,” Adjei-Brenyah says. “So some of these stories respond to that very specifically.” Plus, Joseph Ellis discusses his new book, “American Dialogue.”


  • Posted on 02 Nov 2018

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    Lisa Brennan-Jobs on 'Small Fry'

    In a special episode of the Book Review's podcast, taped in front of a live audience, Brennan-Jobs talks about her memoir, and Gary Shteyngart discusses "Lake Success."


  • Posted on 26 Oct 2018

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    Susan Orlean on a Great Library Fire

    Orlean discusses “The Library Book,” and Reid Hoffman talks about “Blitzscaling.” 


  • Posted on 19 Oct 2018

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    Barry Jenkins and Meg Wolitzer on Two of This Season's Novels on Screen

    Jenkins talks about his adaptation of James Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk," and Wolitzer discusses the adaptation of her novel "The Wife."


  • Posted on 16 Oct 2018

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