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“Peony,” by C. L. O’Dell 2019-06-17 05:00:00Poetry by C. L. O’Dell: “I am ready for the next / thing.”

Where Are All the Books About Menopause?  2019-06-17 05:00:00For women, aging is framed as a series of losses—of fertility, of sexuality, of beauty. But it can also be a liberation, Sarah Manguso writes.&n

“Because,” by Ellen Bass 2019-06-17 05:00:00Poetry by Ellen Bass: “Because there’d been too many people / and then there was no one.”

Mary Grimm on the Rituals and Stories of 2019-06-17 05:00:00Deborah Treisman interviews Mary Grimm about “Back Then,” her short story from the June 24, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.

Liu Cixin’s War of the Worlds 2019-06-17 05:00:00A leading sci-fi writer takes stock of China’s global rise, Jiayang Fan writes.

“Back Then,” by Mary Grimm 2019-06-17 05:00:00Fiction by Mary Grimm: “I was thirteen, as I said, and something was going on with me, in my head or outside it.”

My Father’s Things, and My Own 2019-06-16 05:00:00Jane Brox writes on her father’s death, and the significance of the material things we leave behind.

The Strange Story of a Secret Literary Fellowship 2019-06-16 05:00:00Daniel A. Gross writes about what happened after he was offered ten thousand dollars as part of a new—and secretive—award for young writer

Sunday Reading: The Electrifying Critical Mind of Pauline 2019-06-16 05:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Pauline Kael on cinematic masterpieces: Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" and "GoodFellas," Arthur P

The Invention of the “Beach Read” 2019-06-14 11:08:00Katy Waldman reviews “Books for Idle Hours,” a new history by the academic Donna Harrington-Lueker, which unpacks both the constructedness

“The Westing Game,” a Tribute to Labor That 2019-06-13 12:15:43Jia Tolentino writes about the children’s book “The Westing Game,” by Ellen Raskin.

What Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse-Five” Tells Us Now 2019-06-13 05:00:00Salman Rushdie on what the books “Slaughterhouse-Five,” by Kurt Vonnegut, “Catch-22,” by Joseph Heller, and others tell us abo

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Penguin Classics adds four books by Asian Americans 2019-06-10 07:31:01Penguin Classics adds four books by Asian Americans to the canon

‘Pride and Prejudice,’ eh? What if Jane Austen 2019-06-10 07:31:01‘Pride and Prejudice,’ eh? What if Jane Austen were Muslim Canadian?

It’s information overload with ‘The Ministry of Truth’ 2019-06-10 07:31:01It’s information overload with ‘The Ministry of Truth’

Telling stories that all can enjoy 2019-06-10 07:31:01Children’s books with Muslim characters can help open minds, and provide kids with role models that have stories like theirs.

Fancy a stroll? Great writers extol the pleasures 2019-06-10 07:31:01Classic and contemporary authors wax philosophic on the inspiration they find during a ramble.

Journeys: four audiobooks for summer road trips 2019-06-10 07:31:01Step into one-of-a-kind life journeys in Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ and ‘In the Land of Invisible Women’ by&n

Looking for ‘cozy’ mysteries, without graphic violence? We 2019-06-10 07:31:01 A reader writes: I’m looking for mystery books that do not include graphic violence. I’m a big fan of Louise Penny and Sue Grafton and wo

Unspoken but not forgotten 2019-06-10 07:31:01Unspoken but not forgotten

‘Stony the Road’ lays bare the failure of 2019-06-10 07:31:01Historian and television host Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the brief flowering of African American leadership after the Civil War.

Stories of D-Day heroism shape history 2019-06-10 07:31:01On the 75th anniversary of World War II’s great amphibious assault, a trio of books provides both broad context and individual voices.

‘The Parisian’ is a slow-burning treat to be 2019-06-10 07:31:01‘The Parisian’ is a slow-burning treat to be savored

How the (North)west was won 2019-06-10 07:31:01How the (North)west was won

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Africa’s Lost Kingdoms 2019-06-09 07:00:46It may remain a little-known fact, but Africa has never lacked civilizations, nor has it ever been as cut off from world events as it has been routine

‘Souvenirs or Landmarks’: The Photographs of Susan Meiselas 2019-06-08 03:00:24Those of us who have experienced war—survivors, soldiers, reporters, aid workers—are haunted by what we cannot unsee. The images recur in

Fighting for Her Life 2019-06-07 08:30:33Andrea Dworkin did not love pornography. I don’t mean this as comic understatement of her well-publicized, steadfast opposition to it and of her

Sierra Leone, 2000: A Case History in Successful 2019-06-07 02:00:26Sierra Leone was a rare case of the “Blair Doctrine” bearing fruit: an overseas military operation not for strategic or commercial interes

Reckless in Riyadh 2019-06-06 07:45:37The recklessness of the Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman has been abetted by the Trump administration, which has boasted of its special relation

‘No Property in Man’: An Exchange 2019-06-06 07:30:41To the Editors: Nicholas Guyatt’s review of my No Property in Man charges that the book isn’t really a work of history at all but, at bott

Another Forgotten Atrocity 2019-06-06 07:30:41To the Editors: In his review of Enrico Deaglio’s A True and Terrible Affair Between Sicily and America, Frank Viviano writes that the 1890 lync

Percy’s Debt to Pepys 2019-06-06 07:30:33To the Editors: Jenny Uglow’s “Big Talkers” describes Thomas Percy as the “first collector of English Ballads.” However,

Query 2019-06-06 07:30:30To the Editors: For a biography of the late American poet Amy Clampitt (1920–1994), I would be grateful to receive reminiscences, anecdotes, or

The Value of a Cell 2019-06-06 07:30:17To the Editors: I am not sure how your reviewer Gavin Francis took away from my book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics and the Human Costs of Defea

One Man’s Quest for a Memorial to Sugar 2019-06-04 12:03:57Life in Sugar Land is sweet, particularly for the immigrants who flock to it in search of a fresh start and prosperity. Like much of the Houston metro

How Proslavery Was the Constitution? 2019-06-02 08:00:13Were the Founding Fathers responsible for American slavery? William Lloyd Garrison, the celebrated abolitionist, certainly thought so. In an uncomprom

Books

Robert Menasse Looks At The People Who Make 2019-06-19 16:39:33NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Austrian novelist Robert Menasse about his new book, an absurdist comic tragedy called The Capital, for which he embed

'Reviving Ophelia,' Cultural Touchstone On Teen Girls, Updates 2019-06-19 11:35:00The new edition is in some ways like the retelling of a familiar tale for a new generation; but parts of the discussion that the book first inspired h

Finding Equal Footing On And Off The Soccer 2019-06-19 11:05:35The U.S. Women's National Team's fight for equal pay and treatment is just the latest chapter in a long history of women footballers.

Regular Old Sci-Fi Not Weird Enough For You? 2019-06-19 10:00:22The pseudonymous Reed King's new novel is a loopy, violent, funny Technicolor road trip across a post-apocalyptic America. There are robots, talking

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. 2019-06-19 08:00:00A member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors" and aim

'The Porpoise' Is A Rich — But Wandering 2019-06-19 07:00:17Mark Haddon's new novel uses Shakespeare's Pericles and its founding myth of the villainous king Antiochus to explore aberrant family relationships,

Uncovering The Story Of Cyclist Major Taylor, America's 2019-06-18 14:34:45At the height of America's Jim Crow era, Taylor broke barriers by becoming the country's fastest and most famous cyclist. Michael Kranish tells his

New Noir By James Ellroy And Denise Mina 2019-06-18 14:34:45From Nazis and narcos to mistresses and mysterious ship wrecks, Ellroy's This Storm and Mina's Conviction offer plot twists and zig-zags that take r

'The Accident Of Color' Looks At The Failure 2019-06-18 12:06:00Daniel Brook has written a book that goes a long way toward injecting thoughtfulness into popular notions of the history of race and racism in America

Elaine Welteroth On Transforming Teen Vogue And Knowing 2019-06-18 11:06:30We talk to the magazine phenom about Project Runway, leaving journalism and beyond.

'Fleishman Is In Trouble' Flips Expectations Upside Down 2019-06-18 07:00:26Taffy Brodesser-Akner's debut novel seems like a Portnoy-esque tale of a lovable lout, but halfway through, the story shakes itself up and reorients

A Clearer Map For Aging: 'Elderhood' Shows How 2019-06-17 13:50:00Physician Louise Aronson treats patients who are in their 60s — as well as those who are older than 100. She writes about changing approaches to


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