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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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Always interesting

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Great source for finding new books to read!

50 Best Memoirs in the last 50 years

By Father of Four Wild Ones - Jul 09 2019
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Fast talking, Interesting, Insightful, Respectful, and a great list by which to choose. Thanks.

iTunes Ratings

1554 Ratings
Average Ratings
977
249
145
80
103

Always interesting

By sahalarn - Aug 16 2019
Read more
Great source for finding new books to read!

50 Best Memoirs in the last 50 years

By Father of Four Wild Ones - Jul 09 2019
Read more
Fast talking, Interesting, Insightful, Respectful, and a great list by which to choose. Thanks.
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The Book Review

Updated 1 day ago

Rank #10 in Arts category

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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.

Rank #1: Barry Jenkins and Meg Wolitzer on Two of This Season's Novels on Screen

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Jenkins talks about his adaptation of James Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk," and Wolitzer discusses the adaptation of her novel "The Wife."

Oct 16 2018
51 mins
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Rank #2: 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
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #3: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Colson Whitehead and Jeffrey Toobin

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This week, Colson Whitehead discusses his new novel, “The Underground Railroad,” and Jeffrey Toobin talks about “American Heiress,” his new book about Patty Hearst. Pamela Paul is the host.
Aug 12 2016
52 mins
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Rank #4: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide’

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This week, Michael Kinsley discusses “Old Age”; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Eric Fair talks about “Consequence”; Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel; and Gregory Cowles and Parul Sehgal talk about what people are reading. Pamela Paul is the host.
Apr 22 2016
40 mins
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Rank #5: 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
55 mins
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Rank #6: The 10 Best Books of 2016

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Stefan Hertmans talks about "War and Turpentine"; editors at the Book Review talk about the year's best books; and Ian McGuire discusses "The North Water."
Dec 09 2016
50 mins
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Rank #7: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Listen, Liberal’

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Thomas Frank talks about “Listen, Liberal”; Lydia Millet discusses her new novel, “Sweet Lamb of Heaven”; and Parul Sehgal and Gregory Cowles talk about what people are reading. Pamela Paul is the host.
Apr 29 2016
32 mins
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Rank #8: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The 10 Best Books of 2015

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This week, editors at the Book Review discuss the year’s best books; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Matthew Schneier discusses facial hair and a treatise on men’s style; Bee Wilson talks about “First Bite”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.
Dec 04 2015
58 mins
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Rank #9: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘ADHD Nation’

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This week, Alan Schwarz talks about “ADHD Nation”; Raina Telgemeier discusses “Ghosts”; Nicholson Baker talks about “Substitute”; and Gregory Cowles, Jennifer Schuessler and John Williams on what people are reading. Pamela Paul is the host.
Aug 26 2016
53 mins
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Rank #10: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘How to Be a Person in the World’

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Heather Havrilesky discusses her new collection of advice columns, and Jessica Winter talks about her debut novel, “Break in Case of Emergency.”
Aug 05 2016
44 mins
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Rank #11: Jia Tolentino on Life With the Internet

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Tolentino talks about “Trick Mirror,” and John Taliaferro discusses “Grinnell,” his biography of a pioneering conservationist.

Aug 16 2019
54 mins
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Rank #12: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘The Life of Saul Bellow’

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This week, Sam Tanenhaus talks about Zachary Leader’s new biography of Saul Bellow; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Emily Bazelon discusses Jon Krakauer’s “Missoula”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.
May 01 2015
46 mins
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Rank #13: The Rise of Hitler

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Adam Kirsch discusses Volker Ullrich's new biography of Hitler; Billy Collins talks about his latest collection of poems; and iO Tillett Wright on his new memoir, "Darling Days."
Oct 14 2016
57 mins
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Rank #14: Gabourey Sidibe and Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Gabourey Sidibe talks about her memoir, "This Is Just My Face," and Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry."
May 05 2017
49 mins
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Rank #15: Ron Chernow on 'Grant'

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Chernow talks about his new biography of Ulysses S. Grant, and Mike Wallace discusses “Greater Gotham: A History of New York City From 1898 to 1919.”

Oct 13 2017
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #16: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Shakespeare in Love

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This week, Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare’s women characters and his personal life; Parul Sehgal and John Williams have news from the literary world; Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.
May 22 2015
36 mins
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Rank #17: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The Art Issue

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This week, Holland Cotter discusses four new books and the contemporary art scene; Alexandra Alter has notes from the publishing world; Jonathon Keats talks about art theft and forgeries; questions from readers; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.
Jun 26 2015
39 mins
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Rank #18: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘A God in Ruins’

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This week, Tom Perrotta discusses Kate Atkinson’s “A God in Ruins”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Ruth Franklin talks about Shirley Jackson; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.
May 08 2015
34 mins
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Rank #19: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Patrick Modiano’s ‘Suspended Sentences’

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This week, Alan Riding discusses Patrick Modiano’s “Suspended Sentences”; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Judith Newman talks about Ruth Goodman’s “How to Be a Victorian”; and best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.
Dec 26 2014
31 mins
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Rank #20: David Sedaris on ‘Calypso’

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Sedaris talks about his latest book, and Alisa Roth discusses “Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness.”

May 25 2018
1 hour 19 mins
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