Tag: Books and Literature

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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Era and Extinction of Rock Stars

Social media has put the final nail in the coffin of the rock stars. They existed outside the...

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Newsbook: Can’t Follow the Tax Debate? Read This.

As the Republican-proposed tax plan makes its way through Congress, here are three books to help you understand...

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Now You Can Read the Book From ‘Jane the Virgin’

Photo Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva on the Nov. 17 episode of “Jane the Virgin.” Credit www.cwtvpr.com One...

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Profile: A Chinese Novelist Is Found in Translation

The line between unfettered self-expression and maintaining a readership in China is one Mr. Xue has been walking...

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Book News: Jeffrey Toobin to Publish Book on Russia Probe

Photo Jeffrey Toobin in the summer of 2016. Credit Robert Ascroft. With books in the works (or already...

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Books of The Times: Shades of Atwood and Vonnegut in Louise Erdrich’s Dystopian Novel

We witness this societal meltdown through the journal entries of Cedar Hawk Songmaker (née Mary Potts), who is...

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Books of The Times: In Joe Biden’s Memoir, Private Grief and Its Effect on a Public Life

Over Thanksgiving in 2014, Biden explains, Beau made it unambiguously clear that he wanted his father to run...

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Books of The Times: Tina Brown’s ‘Vanity Fair Diaries’ Recall a Glossier Time

Most unexpected may be Brown’s many entries about the hazards and psychological challenges of editing while female. Media...

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Profile: Krysten Ritter Spins Her Own Mystery in Her Debut Novel, ‘Bonfire’

And she has embraced the flawed but powerful title character she currently plays on the Netflix superhero drama...

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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Capturing the Elusive Robert Frank

Photo Credit Patricia Wall/The New York Times The subject of R J Smith’s 2012 biography “The One: The...