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Editors at The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year.
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review
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The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year.
The Book Review Podcast
On a special episode of the podcast, taped live, editors from The New York Times Book Review discuss this year’s outstanding fiction and nonfiction.
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
Pamela Paul, the editor of the Book Review, highlights memorable episodes from her eight years hosting the show, including conversations with Robert Caro, Isabel Wilkerson, James McBride and others.
“Confidence Man,” Maggie Haberman’s biography of the former president, argues that it’s essential to grasp New York’s steamy, histrionic folkways.
Igiaba Scego, an author born in Rome to Somali parents, recommends books that draw readers through the rich layers that make up her hometown.
Set on an imaginary island at the twilight of the Ottoman Empire, “Nights of Plague,” by the Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, is a chronicle of an epidemic, a murder mystery and a winking literary game.
Finding wonderful books that bring to mind old favorites is one of the genre’s greatest pleasures.
In “Bully Market,” Jamie Fiore Higgins describes being seduced, and ultimately repelled, by nearly two high-flying decades at Goldman Sachs.
Joanna Quinn’s “The Whalebone Theatre” breathlessly follows a trio of British youngsters from frolics on the beach to service and spycraft.
In “Stay True,” Hua Hsu, a staff writer for The New Yorker, recounts his relationship with an Asian American college friend, whose search for identity quietly shaped the author’s own.
“By Hands Now Known,” by Margaret A. Burnham, examines the chronic, quotidian violence faced by Black citizens in the American South — and the law’s failure to address it.
“Getting Lost,” a diary by the French writer Annie Ernaux, recounts an all-consuming Paris romance.