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The Book Review

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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

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By GiorgosTheodorakis - Nov 30 2019
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A balme for the spirit. And the music is fine. Keep on. I love you!

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Listen while walking my dogs. Love the interviews and banter. Thank you!!

iTunes Ratings

1692 Ratings
Average Ratings
1066
272
153
83
118

Thank you!

By GiorgosTheodorakis - Nov 30 2019
Read more
A balme for the spirit. And the music is fine. Keep on. I love you!

Love it!

By rubyandollie - Nov 24 2019
Read more
Listen while walking my dogs. Love the interviews and banter. Thank you!!

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The Book Review

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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

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Tara Westover on 'Educated'

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Westover discusses her best-selling memoir, and Mark Weinberg talks about "Movie Nights With the Reagans."

Apr 06 2018

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Talking About the 10 Best Books of 2018

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On a special episode of the podcast, taped live, editors from The New York Times discuss the Book Review’s list of the year’s outstanding fiction and nonfiction.

Nov 30 2018

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The 10 Best Books of 2016

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Dec 09 2016

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The Life of Thomas Edison

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Nov 01 2019

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Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘You’ll Grow Out of It’

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Jul 10 2016

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Inside The New York Times Book Review: Colson Whitehead and Jeffrey Toobin

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Aug 12 2016

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Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘The Conservative Heart’

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Jul 31 2015

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Jul 24 2015

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Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Fates and Furies’

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Sep 11 2015

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Oct 25 2019

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Apr 15 2016

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David Sedaris on ‘Calypso’

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May 25 2018

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Gabourey Sidibe and Neil deGrasse Tyson

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May 05 2017

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Oct 13 2017

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Mar 25 2016

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Oct 02 2015

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Jul 22 2016

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Aug 07 2015

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Nov 22 2019

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Nov 15 2019

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Nov 08 2019

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Oct 25 2019

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Oct 18 2019

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Oct 04 2019

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