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January 4, 2017
80-something books to pep you up for the (first half of the) new year.
December 25, 2016
For all those readers unwrapping shiny new devices, here are some links to get you going.
December 1, 2016
This is the 13th year of the series, and it feels like the most necessary yet.
November 24, 2016
This year’s New York Times Notable Books of the Year list is out.
November 16, 2016
The big prize for fiction went to Colson Whitehead.
November 1, 2016
Here’s what we’re looking out for this month.
October 25, 2016
Novelist Paul Beatty has won this year’s Man Booker Prize for The Sellout, becoming the first American writer to win the Prize. Our own Matt Seidel reviewed the book earlier this year, calling Beatty’s voice “appealing, erudite, and entertaining”; you can trace those voice’s antecedents in this great piece by Alcy Leyva. Revisit this year’s Booker Shortlist.
October 13, 2016
Whole books have been written, whole careers launched, with discussion of the lyrics of Bob Dylan.