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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Shakespeare in Love

6 hours 17 min ago
Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.

Table for Three: A Family Drama in Three Acts

May 22, 2015 - 1:55pm
Tatum O’Neal and her son Kevin McEnroe, both sober and healthy, are celebrating the publication of his debut novel.

Inside the List

May 22, 2015 - 8:38am
Jessica Knoll’s novel “Luckiest Girl Alive,” which is No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list, is the latest best seller with a mean girl for a protagonist.


May 22, 2015 - 7:52am
Reviews of new books by Harlan Coben, Heidi Pitlor, Benjamin Percy and more.

The Bookstore Built by Jeff Kinney, the ‘Wimpy Kid’

May 22, 2015 - 2:00am
Jeff Kinney has sold more than 150 million copies of his “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” books. Now he is opening a bookstore in his hometown.

‘Medicine Walk,’ by Richard Wagamese

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
In Richard Wagamese’s novel, a young Indian and his ailing, estranged father venture into the wild.

The Shortlist: Essays

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
New books by Sarah Manguso, Edward Mendelson, Donald Hall, Mohsin Hamid and Ander Monson.

‘The Book of Aron,’ by Jim Shepard

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
A poor family seeks opportunity in Warsaw, only to be swept up in the Nazi invasion.

‘The Millionaire and the Bard,’ by Andrea E. Mays

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Henry Folger set out to purchase as many First Folios as he could — and succeeded.

Editors’ Choice

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Critic’s Take: Subversive Pleasure

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Angela Carter died in 1992, and many of the elements of her stories have become commonplace in fiction and popular culture.

‘The Familiar,’ by Mark Z. Danielewski

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Mark Z. Danielewski’s experimental novel — the first in a planned 27-part series — unfolds on the same rainy day in May.

Paperback Row

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Paperback books of particular interest.

‘The Distant Marvels,’ by Chantel Acevedo

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Waiting out a hurricane, an old woman recounts her family’s history in Cuba.

‘Gutshot,’ Stories by Amelia Gray

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
These stories test the reader’s ability to accept dark desires.

Open Book: Start of a Long Trip

May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Mark Z. Danielewski’s visually stylized novel “The Familiar” is the first in a planned series of 27 books.

Letters: The Undead Novel

May 21, 2015 - 2:59pm
Readers respond to recent reviews of Kate Atkinson’s “A God in Ruins,” David K. Shipler’s “Freedom of Speech” and more.

Books of The Times: Cool Books for Hot Summer Days

May 21, 2015 - 2:01pm
Janet Maslin surveys summer reading, including Stephen King’s “Finders Keepers” and Renée Knight’s “Disclaimer,” the “Gone Girl” of the season.