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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

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The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.

    Andrea Bernstein on 'American Oligarchs'

    Andrea Bernstein on 'American Oligarchs'

    Bernstein discusses her new book about the Trumps and Kushners, and David Zucchino talks about “Wilmington’s Lie.”

    • 1 hr
    Americans on a Financial 'Tightrope'

    Americans on a Financial 'Tightrope'

    Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn talk about their new book, and Daniel Susskind discusses “A World Without Work.”

    • 56 min
    Life in Tech’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

    Life in Tech’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

    Anna Wiener discusses her new memoir, and Elisabeth Egan talks about Group Text, a new monthly feature from the Book Review.

    • 54 min
    Medicine in the Middle Ages

    Medicine in the Middle Ages

    Jack Hartnell talks about “Medieval Bodies,” and Matt Dorfman talks about his work as the Book Review’s art director.

    • 53 min
    Ralph Ellison’s Life in Letters

    Ralph Ellison’s Life in Letters

    Saidiya Hartman talks about Ellison’s correspondence, and Olaf Olafsson discusses his new novel, “The Sacrament.”

    • 49 min
    Times Critics Talk About Their Year-End Lists

    Times Critics Talk About Their Year-End Lists

    Dwight Garner, Parul Sehgal and Jennifer Szalai on the top books of 2019.

    • 41 min

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Very edifying and intellectually gratifying

I am not an avid reader, yet! But as I slowly plough through books, the shows diverse casts, wide range of book genres and the hosts perspicacity cannot go unnoticed. Everyone should be listening to this!

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The best

I’ve never missed a single episode. Deeply relaxing. Long may it continue. Thank you, Pamala Paul 💕

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