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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Texting While Driving

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 2:13pm
Matt Richtel discusses “A Deadly Wandering,” and Mark Edmundson talks about “Why Football Matters.”






Editors’ Choice

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:08am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:49am
Paperback books of particular interest.

The Shortlist: Jessie Burton's 'The Miniaturist' and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:35am
New books by Jessie Burton, Alix Christie, Rosie Thomas and Katy Simpson Smith.

Louise Glück's 'Faithful and Virtuous Night'

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:26am
Many of the poems in Louise Glück’s collection feature an aging painter confronting his own mortality.

Crime: John Harvey's 'Darkness, Darkness' and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:03am
“Darkness, Darkness,” John Harvey’s final novel in his series featuring Inspector Charlie Resnick, strikes an elegiac tone.

Damon Galgut's 'Arctic Summer'

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:56am
Based on the life of E. M. Forster, this novel traces a struggle for liberation both on and off the page.

'The Undertaking,' by Audrey Magee

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:51am
A first novel set in World War II Germany.

'Consumed,' by David Cronenberg

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:48am
David Cronenberg’s debut novel centers on two journalists and their fascination with scandal and social media.

Open Book: Disquiet on the Set

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:43am
In “Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed,” the filmmaker talks about his notoriously volatile relationship with the actor Klaus Kinski, among many other subjects.

Letters: ‘World Order’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:43am
Readers respond to a recent review of Henry Kissinger’s “World Order” and more.

Inside the List

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:42am
Caitlin Doughty, whose “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” is No. 14 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is a young undertaker who has made it her mission to demystify death and promote a D.I.Y. approach to funerals.

'My Two Italies,' by Joseph Luzzi

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:42am
A son of Italian immigrants on his relationship with the ancestral homeland.

'Island of a Thousand Mirrors,' by Nayomi Munaweera

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:41am
Two families find themselves on opposite sides of Sri Lanka’s civil war in this debut novel.

'The Scatter Here Is Too Great,' by Bilal Tanweer

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:41am
An attack in Karachi reveals a web of lives connected by violence in this novel-in-stories.

'Against Football' and 'Why Football Matters'

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:59pm
Has our passion for football made us blind to the sport’s dark side?

'A Deadly Wandering,' by Matt Richtel

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:46pm
A journalist examines a deadly accident and the risks of texting and driving.

'The Shifts and the Shocks,' by Martin Wolf

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:44pm
In “The Shifts and the Shocks,” Martin Wolf proposes drastic measures to try to prevent another financial crisis.

'Seven Bad Ideas,' by Jeff Madrick

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:43pm
In “Seven Bad Ideas,” Jeff Madrick argues that the failure of economists to address the 2008 financial crisis is rooted in decades of intellectual misconduct.

Steven Pinker: By the Book

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:00am
The author of “The Language Instinct,” “The Blank Slate” and, most recently, “The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century” has never gotten in trouble for reading a book. “Just for writing them.”






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