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Hillary Clinton Takes A Not-So-Subtle Jab At Donald 2021-10-12 09:39:33There’s a very familiar character in “State of Terror.”

Republicans Freak Out Over New Bisexual Superman 2021-10-12 01:14:12Conservatives were ridiculed for objecting to the sexual orientation of a comic book character.

Stephanie Grisham Admits She Did Not Vote For 2021-10-05 19:42:31The former White House press secretary declined to tell CNN's Jake Tapper whom she voted for instead.

Prosecutors In Wyoming Considering Charging Librarians For Stocking 2021-10-01 18:48:35Some librarians in Campbell County are accused of putting books some say are obscene in sections for children and teenagers.

Bridge From 'Winnie The Pooh' Series To Be 2021-10-01 13:26:51The author of the hugely popular series of books often played with his son, Christopher Robin, at the bridge in the 1920s.

Trump Bonded With Boris Johnson Over Kangaroos, Gallbladders: 2021-09-30 14:29:06Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham says conversations between the two world leaders "redefined the word random.”

'Disengaged' Melania Trump Was Asleep On Election Night, 2021-09-28 20:59:37Stephanie Grisham, a former White House press secretary, also said the first lady was at a "photo shoot of a rug on Jan. 6."

Stephanie Grisham Reveals Trump Called To Tell Her 2021-09-28 12:29:09The former president phoned his press secretary from Air Force One to assure her his penis was neither small nor toadstool-shaped, Grisham wrote in he

How To Celebrate Latinx Heritage With Your Kids 2021-09-27 18:25:43Take the conversation beyond Latinx Heritage Month and beyond the classroom.

Will Smith: 'Black Lives Matter' Is A Better 2021-09-27 14:04:34The actor told GQ: “I’m not saying we shouldn’t defund the police. I’m saying, just don’t say that, because then people

What A 1921 Texas Flood Tells Us About 2021-09-27 05:45:07A new book, "West Side Rising," tells the story of the storm that ravaged San Antonio's Latino community and gave rise to a political movement stil


Edith Wharton’s Bewitching, Long-Lost Ghost Stories 2021-10-24 06:00:00A reissued collection, long out of print, revives the author’s masterly stories of horror and unease.

Fleur Jaeggy Thinks Nothing of Herself 2021-10-24 06:00:00A conversation with the reclusive author of “Sweet Days of Discipline” and “The Water Statues” about writing, silence, and the

Sunday Reading: Strange Tales 2021-10-24 06:00:00From the magazine’s archive: a collection of eerie seasonal stories.

Mourning What You Were Never Fond Of 2021-10-21 18:09:21R. Kikuo Johnson portrays a family coping with grief and loss on the lush island of Maui.

Searching for Coherence in Asian America 2021-10-20 14:17:00In “The Loneliest Americans,” Jay Caspian Kang asks whether Asian American identity can be rescued from people like him.

Forrest Gander Reads Ada Limón 2021-10-20 12:00:00Forrest Gander joins Kevin Young to discuss “Privacy,” by Ada Limón, and his own poem “Post-Fire Forest.”

The Miracle of Stephen Crane 2021-10-18 06:00:00Born after the Civil War, he turned himself into its most powerful witness—and modernized the American novel.

On Translating Tove Ditlevsen 2021-10-18 06:00:00A conversation with Michael Favala Goldman, who translated Ditlevsen’s short story “The Umbrella,” in this week’s issue.

The Many Wars of Pat Barker 2021-10-18 06:00:00Celebrated for her First World War trilogy, Barker has been reimagining the Trojan War through the eyes of its female victims. But what happens when g

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2021-10-18 06:00:00“I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness,” “Happy Hour,” “Walk with Me,” and “Man Ray.”

Sunday Reading: Critics on Classic Literature 2021-10-17 06:00:00From the magazine’s archive: a selection of contemporaneous appraisals of writers and reviews of classic novels.

Karl Ove Knausgaard’s Haunting New Novel 2021-10-16 06:00:00In “The Morning Star,” the Norwegian novelist gives voice to the feeling that something terrible is coming for us all.

Christian Science Monitor |

A love of Black literature animates every page 2021-10-13 16:42:05Farah Jasmine Griffin’s "Read Until You Understand" is an exercise of mercy in a fragmented world.

Set among the stacks: Four enchanting novels for 2021-10-13 13:21:05A quartet of library novels celebrates discoveries among the stacks, as well as adventure, an antidote to loneliness, and finding one’s communit

How does this scientist approach climate conversations? She 2021-10-12 15:22:00In a Q&A, Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, talks about her book “Saving Us” and about meeting people w

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah awarded Nobel literature prize 2021-10-07 13:00:00On Thursday, Mr. Gurnah became the sixth Africa-born writer to win the literary award, a prize long dominated by Western writers. He is known as &ldqu

Mary Beth Meehan’s photos dissolve distances between people 2021-10-06 11:33:57In the book “Seeing Silicon Valley: Life Inside a Fraying America,” Mary Beth Meehan’s photographs cross divides – of haves an

Amor Towles creates an American road trip of 2021-10-05 19:17:14In “The Lincoln Highway,” Amor Towles tells an American tale with Homeric scope, but the novel ultimately fails to arrive at its destinati

Q&A with Les Standiford, author of ‘Battle for 2021-09-29 15:31:07‘Battle for the Big Top’ author Les Standiford says that the circus brought Americans together, as well as stood for infinite possibilitie

Alexander Vindman’s faith in democracy remains intact 2021-09-29 14:40:35In the memoir “Here, Right Matters,” Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman defends his decision to report President Trump’s call with Ukraine.

‘My Beautiful Black Hair’: How a little sister’s 2021-09-29 13:42:00What options are there for supporting Black women who face hair discrimination? One author’s solution: Reinforce the beauty of natural hair.

Cosmic puzzle-pieces come together in masterly ‘Cloud Cuckoo 2021-09-28 14:35:44Anthony Doerr, author of “All the Light We Cannot See,” plots a tale that soars across centuries in “Cloud Cuckoo Land.”

The New York Review of Books

Egypt: Lost Possibilities 2021-10-14 09:30:00I intended this essay, successively, to coincide with various recent events: the death of a president, the launch of a book, the anniversary of a revo

The Future Is Electric 2021-10-14 09:30:00If you’re looking for faint gray linings to a very dark cloud, there is, I suppose, one slight benefit of humanity’s three-decade delay in

‘I Work and I Remember’ 2021-10-14 09:30:00Lawrence Joseph is a lawyer-poet (since 2003 a law professor at St. John’s University), a Catholic poet, a metropolitan-and-other-hyphenates poe

Not to Be 2021-10-14 09:30:00In the middle of a gusty October three years ago, The New York Times published an obituary under the headline “Sue Hubbell, Who Wrote of Bees an

‘This Obstinate Little Man’ 2021-10-14 09:30:00“A tiny, thick-set little man with white hair—a Pickwickian cherub.” This was Richard Crossman’s first impression in 1946 of D

At the Rustic Hamlet Built in 1783 for 2021-10-14 09:30:00            No tourists.Water turning a mill wheel,      &nb

The Double Bookkeeper 2021-10-14 09:30:00“The trouble with the police force,” said Arthur Gerard, the private eye in Strangers on a Train, “is that it has a single-track min

A Halo of Nostalgia 2021-10-14 09:30:00In December 1905 Richard Strauss’s opera Salome—blasphemous and obscene in its libretto, fiercely dissonant in its music—had its sca

Rousseau & Slavery 2021-10-14 09:30:00To the Editors: In his review of Tyler Stovall’s White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea [NYR, September 23], David A. Bell wrongly states

Portrait of the Robot as a Young Woman 2021-10-14 09:30:00Kazuo Ishiguro was a social worker before he was a novelist. Between 1979 and 1982, he worked at West London Cyrenians, a charity that provided suppor

Claw & Order 2021-10-14 09:30:00Every fall in the state of Maryland, where I live, hunters bearing rifles, shotguns, handguns, longbows, crossbows, and other sanctioned culling devic

The Wages of Virtue 2021-10-14 09:30:00About two thirds of the way through Pride and Prejudice, just as Elizabeth Bennet has begun to conquer her bias against the arrogant Mr. Darcy, and ev