Tag: Books and Literature

From left Scarlett, 5 Alex, Nathaniel, 6, Rena and Iris 23-months
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Book News: A Batch of Letters by Harper Lee Come Up for Auction

In one letter from 2008, she discusses the frustrations of aging and her declining faculties, writing, “I haven’t...

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Books of The Times: John Grisham Prosecutes For-Profit Law Schools in ‘The Rooster Bar’

Gordy, a friend of the three law students, has pasted all these company names, plus pictures and connecting...

From left Scarlett, 5 Alex, Nathaniel, 6, Rena and Iris 23-months
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So Where Are the New J.D. Salinger Books We Were Promised?

But it is almost 2018 and no books have been released. So where are they? “Yeah, what came...

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Books of The Times: ‘The State of Affairs’ Examines Our Cheating Hearts

In “The State of Affairs,” Perel delves into cheating, asking the usual questions (Why did it happen? How...

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Books of The Times: ‘Sticky Fingers’ Captures Rolling Stone’s Jann Wenner and the Culture He Helped Create

Here was the egotistical fanboy who had “legitimized and mainstreamed” the counterculture in the 1960s and early ’70s....

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profile: Is Anna Faris Unqualified?

“At first, I was really nervous about the idea of the book coming out and coinciding with these...

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What to Read Before Heading to Kerala

In India, many young people are embracing the spices and signature dishes of the southern state of Kerala....

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Newsbook: 3 Books That Explore Catalonia’s Fight for Independence

On Thursday, following Catalonia’s Oct. 1 referendum on independence, Spain promised to take emergency measures to suppress secessionist...