NY Times Books

The Shortlist: Val Wang's 'Beijing Bastard,' and More

November 21, 2014 - 9:20am
New books by Val Wang, Xiaolu Guo, Tim Clissold and Liu Zhenyun.

Open Book: A ‘No Wing’ Author

November 21, 2014 - 8:08am
Carolyn Chute is as unclassifiable and unruly in her books as she is in person.

Carolyn Chute’s ‘Treat Us Like Dogs and We Will Become Wolves’

November 21, 2014 - 8:06am
Some residents of Egypt, Maine, fear a communal settlement and its enigmatic leader; others are irresistibly attracted.

Paperback Row

November 21, 2014 - 8:02am
Paperback books of particular interest.

Editors’ Choice

November 21, 2014 - 7:57am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Inside the List

November 21, 2014 - 7:52am
Richard Ford, whose latest Frank Bascombe book is on the extended hardcover fiction list, had originally named his character Frank Slocum.

ArtsBeat: The New Republic’s Party Includes Bill Clinton, Toasts and Whispers of Unease

November 21, 2014 - 7:50am
Chris Hughes, the owner, gives a speech about looking toward the future and embracing experimentation. The editors talk about protecting the past.