NY Times Books

Former Navy SEAL Team Member Investigated for Bin Laden Disclosures

October 30, 2014 - 7:34pm
A former Navy SEAL who wrote a best seller about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under criminal investigation for disclosing classified material.






Michel Faber’s ‘Book of Strange New Things’

October 30, 2014 - 5:14pm
In Michel Faber’s novel, a pastor heads off to take up a new ministry on another planet.

Open Book: Born to Read

October 30, 2014 - 5:07pm
Bruce Springsteen has increasingly become the subject of popular and scholarly literature.

Books of The Times: Emily St. John Mandel’s ‘Station Eleven,’ a Flu Apocalypse

October 30, 2014 - 2:54pm
Emily St. John Mandel’s novel “Station Eleven” envisions a world in which a strain of flu wipes out most of civilization.






Horror From Cemetery Dance, EC Archives, Centipede Press

October 30, 2014 - 2:23pm
On Halloween, a look at three small publishers of horror novels and comics.






Children's Books: 'Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree' by Naoko Stoop

October 30, 2014 - 9:05am
In the third offering in the Red Knit Cap Girl picture-book series, the heroine and her animal friends create a library in an inviting tree.






Bruce Springsteen: By the Book

October 30, 2014 - 7:00am
The musician and author of the new picture book “Outlaw Pete” likes reading about cosmology: “I find men and women struggling to answer the deepest questions we can ask freeing.”






Best Illustrated Books

October 30, 2014 - 4:50am
The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2014, with sample artwork from each.

ArtsBeat: Have You Got Questions for Gillian Flynn or Cheryl Strayed?

October 29, 2014 - 3:48pm
Let us know what you would ask these best-selling authors.






Books of The Times: ‘Respect’ Tells Aretha Franklin’s Life Story

October 29, 2014 - 3:02pm
“Respect” is David Ritz’s latest biography, this one about the life of Aretha Franklin.






Newly Released: Books by David Nicholls and Edward St. Aubyn

October 29, 2014 - 2:29pm
Recent releases include fiction by David Nicholls, Edward St. Aubyn, Yannick Grannec and Ludmilla Petrushevskaya.






Emmanuel Carrère’s New Book Profiles Edward Limonov

October 29, 2014 - 8:32am
Emmanuel Carrère’s new book profiles Edward Limonov, the bad boy of Soviet dissident writers.






Galway Kinnell, Plain-Spoken Poet, Is Dead at 87

October 29, 2014 - 8:02am
Mr. Kinnell’s works could encompass celebrations of Manhattan street life and meditations on mortality. In 1983, he won a Pulitzer and a National Book Award.