Cover image of The Book Review
(1258)

Rank #25 in Arts category

Arts
Literature

The Book Review

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #25 in Arts category

Arts
Literature
Read more

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.

Read more

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.

iTunes Ratings

1258 Ratings
Average Ratings
791
200
122
63
82

For book lovers

By DiligentPodcaster - May 13 2019
Read more

Excellent team! Thoughtful analysis and enjoyable discussions.

Love the Book Review

By 55badger - May 05 2019
Read more

Always something surprising to learn and build a great reading list.

iTunes Ratings

1258 Ratings
Average Ratings
791
200
122
63
82

For book lovers

By DiligentPodcaster - May 13 2019
Read more

Excellent team! Thoughtful analysis and enjoyable discussions.

Love the Book Review

By 55badger - May 05 2019
Read more

Always something surprising to learn and build a great reading list.

Cover image of The Book Review

The Book Review

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #25 in Arts category

Read more

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: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The 10 Best Books of 2015

Podcast cover
Read more

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
Play

Rank #2: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Michael Pietsch and Tom Bissell talk about David Foster Wallace’s “Infinite Jest”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Chris Jennings discusses “Paradise Now”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Feb 05 2016
47 mins
Play

Rank #3: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Fates and Furies’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Lauren Groff talks about her new novel, “Fates and Furies”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Scott Shane discusses “Objective Troy”; feedback from listeners; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Sep 11 2015
41 mins
Play

Rank #4: Barry Jenkins and Meg Wolitzer on Two of This Season's Novels on Screen

Podcast cover
Read more

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
Play

Rank #5: Talking About the 10 Best Books of 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

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
Play

Rank #6: Tara Westover on 'Educated'

Podcast cover
Read more

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

Apr 06 2018
1 hour 7 mins
Play

Rank #7: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Reading ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Rosamund Pike talks about recording “Pride and Prejudice” as an audiobook; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Kaiama Glover discusses the work of Patrick Modiano; James Shapiro on “The Year of Lear”; feedback from readers; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Dec 11 2015
49 mins
Play

Rank #8: The 10 Best Books of 2016

Podcast cover
Read more

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
Play

Rank #9: The Rise of Hitler

Podcast cover
Read more

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
Play

Rank #10: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Kate Clifford Larson discusses the life of Rosemary Kennedy; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Larissa MacFarquhar talks about “Strangers Drowning”; feedback from readers; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Oct 09 2015
45 mins
Play

Rank #11: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘At the Existentialist Café'

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Sarah Bakewell discusses her new book about the existentialists; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Liesl Schillinger talks about a new biography of Blanche Knopf; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Apr 15 2016
39 mins
Play

Rank #12: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Barbarian Days’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, William Finnegan talks about “Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Peter Moore discusses “The Weather Experiment”; questions from readers; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Jul 17 2015
41 mins
Play

Rank #13: Inside The New York Times Book Review: You, New and Improved

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Heather Havrilesky talks about Amy Cuddy’s “Presence” and Shonda Rhimes’s “Year of Yes,” and Michael Ian Black discusses “Navel Gazing.” Pamela Paul is the host.

Dec 31 2015
28 mins
Play

Rank #14: Gabourey Sidibe and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Podcast cover
Read more

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
Play

Rank #15: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Give Us the Ballot’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Ari Berman and Simon Winchester.

Aug 30 2015
27 mins
Play

Rank #16: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Girls and Sex’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Peggy Orenstein talks about “Girls and Sex”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; John Williams discusses “The Throwback Special”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Mar 25 2016
32 mins
Play

Rank #17: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘The Gene’

Podcast cover
Read more

Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about “The Gene”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Jennifer Szalai discusses two books about taste; and Gregory Cowles and Parul Sehgal talk about what people are reading.

May 13 2016
45 mins
Play

Rank #18: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The Life of George H. W. Bush

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Jon Meacham discusses his biography of the 41st president; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Dan Ephron talks about “Killing a King”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Nov 13 2015
43 mins
Play

Rank #19: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Give Us the Ballot’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Ari Berman and Simon Winchester.

Aug 30 2015
27 mins
Play

Rank #20: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Vu Tran’s ‘Dragonfish’

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, Vu Tran discusses his debut novel, “Dragonfish”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Ruth Franklin talks about Lucia Berlin’s stories; listeners share what they’ve been reading; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

Aug 14 2015
35 mins
Play

Similar Podcasts