NY Times Books

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ Focuses on Another Apple Era

March 30, 2015 - 6:25pm
“Becoming Steve Jobs,” a new biography by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, focuses on the period between Mr. Jobs’s first and second stints as Apple’s leader.






Books of The Times: Review: ‘The Brothers’ and the Boston Marathon Bombing

March 30, 2015 - 1:40pm
The Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen explains how the American dream went so wrong for Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the brothers linked to the Boston Marathon bombing.






Arts, Briefly: Globally Minded Books Win Bancroft Prize

March 30, 2015 - 10:32am
Books on the international cotton trade and on the shipboard slave revolt that inspired Herman Melville’s short story “Benito Cereno” have won this year’s prize.






ArtsBeat: Ready Thyself for an All-Night Philosophy Jam

March 30, 2015 - 9:47am
At “A Night of Philosophy,” more than 60 philosophers will hold forth on knotty problems in logic, ethics, metaphysics and religion






T Magazine: Alex Garland’s Sci-Fi Faves

March 30, 2015 - 8:32am
Here, the screenwriter of “28 Days Later,” “Never Let Me Go” and “Dredd” on his five favorite genre offerings.






Books of The Times: Review: ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’ Delves Into Infamy in the Age of Social Media

March 29, 2015 - 1:46pm
Jon Ronson examines public missteps and the revenge they attracted, trying to grasp some sense of proportion between the two, or at least figure out the rules of the game.