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12 Books For Adults About Anti-Racism And Activism 2020-06-26 16:48:23Academics share the books on anti-racism and activism that everyone should read.

Media Brutally Calls Out John Bolton For Putting 2020-06-25 17:37:36The former national security adviser was humiliated on CNN, Fox News and "The View" for not testifying during Trump's impeachment trial.

In 'Death In Her Hands,' The Cure For 2020-06-24 05:45:25Ottessa Moshfegh's third novel follows an aging widow's amateur investigation into a killing that may never have taken place.

Exasperated Colbert Hits ‘Naive’ Bolton In Blunt Interview: 2020-06-24 00:53:52The "Late Show" host didn't pull any punches in his interview with Trump's former national security adviser.

Homeland Security Secretary: Trump's Threats To 'Bomb' Bolton 2020-06-21 13:34:34Chad Wolf said Trump's tweet that John Bolton "will have bombs dropped on him" was likely meant "from a humor standpoint.”

Judge Doubts White House Can Keep Bolton Book 2020-06-19 16:03:08“The horse, as we used to say in Texas, seems to be out of the barn,” U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth in Washington said at a hearing.

Republicans Dismiss Bombshell John Bolton Allegations Against Trump 2020-06-18 16:08:04“This looks like book sales more than anything else,” Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) told reporters on Capitol Hill.

ACLU Drags John Bolton's Record After He Retweets 2020-06-17 15:18:17The civil rights organization argued for the former national security adviser's right to publish a book about working with Trump while pointing out h

To Survive This Era, Writers Must Rejoin The 2020-06-17 05:45:00Jason Boog, author of "The Deep End," sees a template for writers and publishing workers today in the political activism of Great Depression writers

Book By Trump’s Niece To Reveal He ‘Derided’ 2020-06-17 03:51:59A new tell-all by Mary Trump promises to expose the president's “appalling” treatment of his father.

16 Books By Black Authors Everyone Should Read 2020-06-15 15:33:37Literary experts share the old and modern classics by Black authors to add to your reading list.

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Willa Cather’s Quietly Shattering War Novel 2020-07-07 13:28:27Alex Ross on Willa Cather’s war novel “One of Ours,” from 1922, which merged the flu pandemic of 1918 and the First World War into a

The Study That Debunks Most Anti-Abortion Arguments 2020-07-07 12:28:16Margaret Talbot writes about “The Turnaway Study: Ten Years, a Thousand Women, and the Consequences of Having—or Being Denied—an Abo

Sunday Reading: The State of American Democracy 2020-07-05 06:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive: pieces by Jill Lepore, Caleb Crain, Jelani Cobb, and Roger Angell about American democracy and people who have tr

Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty 2020-07-01 06:00:00Allegra Goodman joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “No Place for You, My Love,” by Eudora Welty, from a 1952 issue of the magazine

Hari Kunzru Reads “A Transparent Woman” 2020-06-30 06:00:00On the “Writer’s Voice” podcast, Deborah Treisman hosts the author Hari Kunzru, who reads his story “A Transparent Woman,&rdq

Hari Kunzru on Privacy, Surveillance, and Paranoia 2020-06-29 06:00:00Deborah Treisman interviews the author Hari Kunzru about his short story “A Transparent Woman,” from the July 6, 2020, issue of The New Yo

What Happens When David Mitchell Writes a Rock 2020-06-29 06:00:00A conventional story of a band’s rise turns into a book on another plane entirely, Jonathan Dee writes.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2020-06-29 06:00:00“Humankind,” “Scandinavian Noir,” “Blue Ticket,” and “Seeing the Body.”

Sunday Reading: Cocktail Hour 2020-06-28 06:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive: pieces by Chang-rae Lee, Dana Goodyear, Anthony Lane, and Joan Acocella about alcohol and the cultural influence

In “Wendy, Master of Art,” Walter Scott’s Antihero 2020-06-27 12:00:00Naomi Fry reviews Walter Scott’s new book, “Wendy: Master of Art,” which follows the titular character on her third adventure throug

Clarence Major Reads Billy Collins 2020-06-24 06:00:00On The New Yorker’s Poetry Podcast, the poet Clarence Major joins Kevin Young to discuss “Downpour,” by Billy Collins, and his own p

Ottessa Moshfegh’s “Death in Her Hands” Is a 2020-06-23 17:12:02Kevin Power reviews “Death in Her Hands,” a new novel by Ottessa Moshfegh, the author of “My Year of Rest and Relaxation,” &ld

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Plunge into summer with the 10 best books 2020-07-07 12:43:54Whether you’re hitting the road or staying put, a bumper crop of summer reads offers a welcome distraction. Dig right in.

Senator Joe McCarthy: The original polarizing political figure 2020-07-07 05:00:04Biographer Larry Tye draws on copious resources for “Demagogue,” but McCarthy’s career remains a cautionary tale of power and unfoun

His name was chosen to bring good fortune. 2020-07-06 18:36:57Lysley Tenorio’s novel “The Son of Good Fortune” explores the sorely tested bonds of a Filipino mother and her son living in the sha

On a peace mission to the Congo, his 2020-07-06 16:29:56Dag Hammarskjöld was an idealistic diplomat who sought to do the right thing. Author Ravi Somaiya argues that people in high places wanted him go

Fifty years of legal skirmishes have deepened the 2020-06-29 17:05:42Law professor Mary Ziegler chronicles the tactics used by abortion foes and abortion rights activists in the years since the 1973 decision.

Sports books that reveal character and grit 2020-06-29 17:00:00The story of the first all-black high school rowing team, a history of swimming, and Lou Gehrig’s “lost” columns offer compelling re

‘How is your novel going?’ A young woman 2020-06-29 16:17:08Lily King’s novel plumbs the depths of the creative life, and of being true to one’s calling.

Polishing America’s image in the eyes of its 2020-06-24 12:51:06In “Union,” author Colin Woodard examines how expansionist and exceptionalist rhetoric shaped the ways Americans see their country.

The four best audiobooks of June to take 2020-06-23 19:13:15Hardboiled mysteries, obscure farming communities, and tales of home and family provide ample entertainment in June’s audiobook roundup.

The 10 best books of June bring hope 2020-06-22 08:34:20Humans are fundamentally good, Longfellow deserves a reappraisal, and butterflies are marvels of aerodynamics – these topics make for sparkling

‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war 2020-06-19 18:45:42James Shapiro’s latest book examines key moments in American history in light of the themes and rhetoric of Shakespeare’s plays.

Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s 2020-06-18 17:48:36Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up.

The New York Review of Books

It is a Choice (because Kanye) 2020-07-02 06:00:23The rapper chooses his vacancies. Room does not choose the rapper. The rapper walked into rooms. or were dragged into rooms. were dragged into rooms.

Wanting Wrong 2020-07-02 05:00:45The narrator of Miranda Popkey’s first novel, Topics of Conversation, is the daughter of an old Hollywood family, now in gentle decline. Her nic

The Rose 2020-07-02 04:30:46At some point I realized the questions were the same questions. I’m studying implicit race bias in toddlers. I’m tracking the advent of th

Israel’s Annexation Plan, a New Era in Palestinian 2020-07-02 03:02:16Disenchanted with their official leadership, Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, Israel, and the diaspora are increasingly redefining their stru

A Shuttered Garage, a Devastated Trade 2020-06-29 06:30:44The taxi industry has been brutally crunched on two sides—from skyrocketing operating costs, on the one hand, and a sharp decline in business, o

He Made Stone Speak 2020-06-28 08:00:03Because all creative people start out as young people, we have a tendency to ascribe creativity to youth itself, but mature masters like Michelangelo

The Films of Women’s Liberation 2020-06-27 03:00:41An exceptional series currently streaming on the Criterion Channel, “Tell Me: Women Filmmakers, Women’s Stories,” is an occasion to

Pulling Down ‘the Wall of No’ on Police 2020-06-26 06:49:50Lena K. Gardner, a co-founder of the Black Visions Collective, found her early engagements with city politicians, including her councilman, Jacob Frey

A Legacy of Torture in Chicago 2020-06-25 09:00:19Chicago has a police torture problem. The exact size of this problem is not known and perhaps never will be. What is known for sure is that between 19

Richard Wright, Masaoka Shiki, and the Haiku of 2020-06-25 07:07:50Bedridden in his Odéon apartment, Richard Wright—author of the 1940 novel Native Son and the autobiographical Black Boy (1945), his seari

Indulging with Control in Fiction 2020-06-24 03:00:00Characters dream of solving their problems by becoming more controlled and many have delusions of “election”—the sense of oneself as

Britain’s Colonial Legacy on Trial at The Hague 2020-06-23 03:00:59This legacy—of Britain's slavery and colonialism, racism and empire—that had been delicately skipped over in my classes soon came ever mo

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'Unholy' Examines The Alliance Between White Evangelicals And 2020-07-08 13:21:13The president isn't known for his faith. Instead, author Sarah Posner says he connects with Evangelicals by voicing the legal, social, religious and

If Surprise Makes A Great Novel, 'Antkind' Is 2020-07-08 07:00:11Charlie Kaufman's doorstopper new novel could only have been written by Charlie Kaufman — which may seem vague, but we promise it fits the unap

Trump's Niece Pens Tell-All. Offers Scathing Portrait Of 2020-07-08 05:01:00Parts of an incendiary book by President Trump's niece are beginning to come to light. Excerpts surfaced publicly on Tuesday, ahead of the expected r

Dana Canedy Is First Black Person To Head 2020-07-08 05:01:00Simon & Schuster has named Dana Canedy executive vice president and publisher of its namesake imprint. She is the first Black person and the third

Black Bookstores Face Increased Demand Amid Protests Against 2020-07-07 15:57:00Some Black-owned bookstores are facing a sudden demand — new customers are seeking books to help navigate America's moment of racial reckoning.

'The Stakes Are Far Higher Than They've Ever 2020-07-07 15:51:16Mary Trump offers a scathing portrait of the president in a book that very nearly was blocked from publication. Now its publisher is bumping up the re

Coronavirus And Drinking Games: Author Of New Book 2020-07-07 12:49:21Adam Kucharski, author of the new book The Rules Of Contagion, talks about how to predict the spread (and end) of contagious events, from viruses to i

'We've Got To Learn From Our History,' 'Demagogue' 2020-07-07 11:39:00Author Larry Tye chronicles Sen. Joseph McCarthy's infamous smear campaign in a new book. He says both McCarthy and Trump are "bullies" who exploit

'Want' Captures The Precariousness Of America's Middle Class 2020-07-07 10:20:00The family at the center of Lynn Steger Strong's novel is on the brink of bankruptcy. Want is a portrait of how close to the edge people are —

In 'Members Only,' Pandya Examines Brown Space Between 2020-07-07 05:04:00NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Sameer Pandya, author of the new book: Members Only.

Journalist Kim Wall's Parents Show She Was More 2020-07-07 05:00:00Kim Wall was 30 when she was killed by a source. Her parents are working to make sure her name will not be a warning but a tag under ambitious investi

Privilege Takes Many Forms In 'Friends And Strangers' 2020-07-06 16:13:24J. Courtney Sullivan's new novel examines the relationship between a mother and her child's caregiver — both women with significant degrees of

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