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Books News: Richard Robinson of Scholastic Honored for Lifetime of Work in Children’s Publishing

New York Times Bestsellers - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:51
Mr. Robinson brought Harry Potter to American readers, among many other highlights in a career also defined by efforts to increase literacy and improve education.

Newsbook: For Hispanic Heritage Month, 3 Books on Latinos in the U.S.

New York Times Bestsellers - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:45
From conquistadores to modern cultural enclaves, these books trace the centuries-long Latino experience in the United States.

Books of The Times: ‘The Far Away Brothers’ Breathes Vivid Life Into Immigration Issues

New York Times Bestsellers - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:13
Lauren Markham’s impeccably timed and intimately reported book follows twin teenage brothers on their journey from El Salvador to California.

Essay: After the Hurricane Winds Die Down, Larry McMurtry’s Houston Trilogy Lives On

New York Times Bestsellers - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:53
Douglas Brinkley on the writer whose fiction has captured the boom city’s relentless appetite for growth.

Phys Ed: Tom Brady’s ‘The TB12 Method’ Is Hefty but Short on Science

New York Times Bestsellers - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:00
Should you buy this book? The answer probably depends on how you feel about science, celebrity and tomatoes.

Nonfiction: A Wild and Exacting Food Writer Gets Her Due

New York Times Bestsellers - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:00
Patience Gray exerted an outsize influence on the culinary world, as Adam Federman’s biography “Fasting and Feasting” makes clear.

Nonfiction: Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse

New York Times Bestsellers - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:00
According to a new autobiography, “Coming to My Senses,” it all began with a year in Paris and a taste for the food she discovered there.

Books of The Times: On the Road With the Casualties of the Great Recession

New York Times Bestsellers - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:02
To write “Nomadland,” Jessica Bruder spent three years traveling and working alongside grandparents and others living in school buses and vans seeking seasonal work.

Books News: Whiting Foundation Announces New Grants for Magazines

New York Times Bestsellers - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:40
The three grants for print and digital publications, designed to “ignite growth,” will total up to $120,000.

Book News: YouTube Star Hank Green Will Publish His First Novel Next Year

New York Times Bestsellers - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:34
Following in the footsteps of his older brother, the best-selling novelist John Green, Hank Green will publish his first novel with Dutton.

Nonfiction: When Corruption and Venality Were the Lifeblood of America

New York Times Bestsellers - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:00
“The Republic for Which It Stands,” Richard White’s broad-ranging history, describes a country lashed by greed and brutality.

Nonfiction: The Education of Ellen Pao

New York Times Bestsellers - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:00
In “Reset,” the Silicon Valley executive and former venture capitalist explains how she came to question the culture of the tech industry.

Match Book: Books That Show the Heights of Human Strength, the Limits of Endurance

New York Times Bestsellers - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:00
From natural disaster to wild beasts and warfare, tragedies factual and fictional so vivid that they’ll strike terror in the heart of any reader.

Book News: Will Bill O’Reilly’s Latest ‘Killing’ Book Climb the Charts?

New York Times Bestsellers - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:32
The disgraced TV host is still churning out history books, but without his perch at Fox, can he sell them?

Books of The Times: A Father and Son Sail Through Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ Together

New York Times Bestsellers - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:26
In “An Odyssey,” Daniel Mendelsohn recounts what happened when his 81-year-old father enrolled in one of his classes at Bard College.

Nonfiction: Survival of the Prettiest

New York Times Bestsellers - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 03:00
Darwin’s theory of aesthetics may be the sexiest, most dangerous idea in evolution.

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Ways We Inherit Historical Traumas

New York Times Bestsellers - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 15:00
In “Survivor Café,” Elizabeth Rosner writes about how we recognize and cope with the traumas that directly affected previous generations.

Table for Three: Hillary Clinton and America Ferrera on Pain and Progress (and Hiking)

New York Times Bestsellers - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 04:00
The former presidential candidate and the politically active actress discuss the hurt of the 2016 election and how they are both moving on.

The Book Review Podcast: Notes From a Crazy Campaign Trail

New York Times Bestsellers - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:00
Jill Abramson discusses Katy Tur’s new memoir, “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History.”

Book News: A Green Light Is Given, It’s True, for a Grown-Up Cindy Lou Who

New York Times Bestsellers - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:58
A federal judge has ruled that “Who’s Holiday!” doesn’t violate the copyright of the Dr. Seuss classic, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”
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