New York Times Book Reviews

Books News: Lupita Nyong’o to Publish a Children’s Book

10 hours 17 min ago
Drawing on her experience as a child who felt self-conscious about her dark skin, the actress hopes to help other kids reimagine what is beautiful.
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Nonfiction: Gifted and Talented and Complicated

18 hours 11 min ago
In “Off the Charts,” Ann Hulbert examines the lives of child prodigies, who often fail to sustain their accomplishments into adulthood.
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Fiction: A Novel of 1918 New Orleans, With Murder and All That Jazz

18 hours 11 min ago
In Nathaniel Rich’s “King Zeno,” a great American city and a new kind of music take shape as the Spanish flu and a serial killer both run rampant.
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Fiction: An Unusual Jewish Novel, Full of Blood and Incense

January 16, 2018 - 11:51am
Ruby Namdar’s “The Ruined House,” the winner of Israel’s prestigious Sapir Prize, now appears in English.
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Interview: No Longer Writing, Philip Roth Still Has Plenty to Say

January 16, 2018 - 2:00am
In an exclusive interview, the (former) novelist shares his thoughts on Trump, #MeToo and retirement.
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Match Book: Around the World in Books

January 16, 2018 - 2:00am
Authors from across the globe unearth their national roots in both fiction and nonfiction.
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Books of The Times: Catching Up With Denis Johnson’s Star-Crossed Drifters

January 15, 2018 - 2:11pm
“The Largesse of the Sea Maiden,” a posthumous story collection, is a sequel of sorts to Johnson’s influential and beloved “Jesus’ Son.”
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Front Burner: Cooking, the Benjamin Franklin Way

January 15, 2018 - 9:24am
A new book explores the food passions and larder of a founding father.
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Fiction: Bridging the Racial Divide in a Middle School Friendship

January 15, 2018 - 2:00am
In Sam Graham-Felsen’s debut novel, “Green,” the colors that really matter are black and white.
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