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The New York Times Book Review: Back Issues

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:32pm
Complete contents of the Book Review since 1997.






‘Modernity Britain: 1957-1962,’ by David Kynaston

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:06am
David Kynaston’s multivolume history of postwar Britain continues in this tapestry of political, socioeconomic and cultural change.






Open Book: Immersive History

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:06am
David Kynaston’s method of recapturing Britain’s past includes quoting from the diaries and letters of average citizens.






The Shortlist: ‘The Greatest Knight,’ by Thomas Asbridge, and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:05am
New books about the Plantagenets and the Tudors, Thomas Cromwell and more.






Esther Freud’s ‘Mr. Mac and Me’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:05am
In Esther Freud’s novel, an artistic boy befriends the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1914.






Ben Metcalf’s ‘Against the Country’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:04am
Ben Metcalf’s novel, set in Virginia, takes issue with the American idealization of the back-to-the-land life.






‘The Season of Migration,’ by Nellie Hermann

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:39am
A novel of van Gogh’s anguished time in Belgium.






‘Van Gogh,’ by Julian Bell

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:39am
Julian Bell looks at van Gogh’s brief, explosively creative life.






‘Offcomer,’ by Jo Baker

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:38am
The protagonist of Jo Baker’s first novel is an Oxford graduate working at a Belfast pub.






Casey Walker’s ‘Last Days in Shanghai’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:37am
In this first novel, a young congressional aide navigates a minefield of graft and corruption in present-day China.






Critic's Take: Somebody’s Watching Us

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:37am
Today, Richard Hofstadter, who wrote “The Paranoid Style in American Politics,” might target not just right-wing radio hosts but also the aggrieved left.






‘When Books Went to War,’ by Molly Guptill Manning

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:33am
In World War II, books helped lift the spirits of the troops.






‘The Match Girl and the Heiress,’ by Seth Koven

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:33am
A story of activists and unlikely soulmates in Victorian London.






‘Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary,’ by Anita Anand

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:33am
The life of a suffragist daughter of an exiled maharajah.






‘There Was and There Was Not,’ by Meline Toumani

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:32am
An Armenian-American moves to Turkey to investigate a history of tense relations.






‘Once Upon a Time,’ by Marina Warner

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:32am
Marina Warner explores the history and enduring power of fairy tales.






‘Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye,’ by Marie Mutsuki Mockett

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:31am
Mourning her father’s death, the author undertakes a pilgrimage to Japan’s great Buddhist temples.






ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Jill Leovy’s ‘Ghettoside’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:18am
Ms. Leovy discusses “Ghettoside,” Patton Oswalt talks about his new memoir and Anita Shapira discusses “Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel.”






‘Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!,’ by Nicholas Carlson

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:13am
In 2012, Marissa Mayer was tasked with reversing the fortunes of a struggling Internet pioneer.

‘The Forgotten Depression,’ by James Grant

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:03am
Looking at the depression of 1921.
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