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Book Review: ‘LOOKING FOR THE HIDDEN FOLK,’ by Nancy Marie Brown

Brown asks those who snicker at this national predilection to examine their own assumptions: “Are gravity and dark matter real? What do we...

Book Review: ‘Down and Out in Paradise,’ by Charles Leerhsen

DOWN AND OUT IN PARADISE: The Life of Anthony Bourdain, by Charles LeerhsenAnthony Bourdain would have hated that autocorrect turns his name into...

Book Review: ‘Bully Market: My Story of Money and Misogyny at Goldman Sachs’ by Jamie Fiore Higgins

BULLY MARKET: My Story of Money and Misogyny at Goldman Sachs, by Jamie Fiore Higgins“Do What You Love, the Money Will Follow” is...

7 Terrifying Horror Novels Perfect for Young Adult Readers

Life as a teenager is like walking around with your skin peeled away: Every experience is magnified against exposed nerve endings and desperate...

The Secret Lives of Sperm Whales

Melville and bath toys aside, “for centuries, the only thing humans cared to understand about whales was how to kill them,” Carl Safina...

12 New Books We Recommend This Week

I recently got around to a book I’d been meaning to read since March, when colleagues first recommended it: Claire-Louise Bennett’s remarkable novel...

Newly Published, From Stanley Crouch to the Indigenous Americas

VICTORY IS ASSURED: Uncollected Writings of Stanley Crouch, edited by Glenn Mott. (Liveright, $32.50.) Crouch, the jazz writer and cultural critic who died...

A New Book Traces the Last, Painful Days of Anthony Bourdain

After Anthony Bourdain took his own life in a French hotel room in 2018, his close friends, family and the people who for...

7 Audiobooks to Listen to Now

Nick Cave, religious cults and a dead mother-in-law who may or may not have come back to life: immersive narratives to download this...

New Historical Fiction – The New York Times

Historical fiction thrives in the empty spaces scholars have yet to fill. And thanks to poetic license, sometimes magic realism can also lurk...

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