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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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    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

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.

    Ann Patchett on ‘These Precious Days’

    Ann Patchett on ‘These Precious Days’

    Patchett talks about her new essay collection, and Corey Brettschneider discusses a series of books about liberty.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ross Douthat on Dealing With Lyme Disease

    Ross Douthat on Dealing With Lyme Disease

    Douthat discusses his new memoir, “The Deep Places,” and Elisabeth Egan talks about Jung Yun’s novel “O Beautiful.”

    • 56 min
    Alan Cumming Talks About ‘Baggage’

    Alan Cumming Talks About ‘Baggage’

    The actor and author discusses his new memoir, and Allen C. Guelzo talks about “Robert E. Lee: A Life.”

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Huma Abedin Talks About 'Both/And'

    Huma Abedin Talks About 'Both/And'

    Abedin discusses her new memoir, and Gary Shteyngart talks about his latest novel, “Our Country Friends.”

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Katie Couric Talks About 'Going There'

    Katie Couric Talks About 'Going There'

    Couric discusses her memoir, and John McWhorter discusses his new book, “Woke Racism.”

    • 1 hr 11 min
    One Factory and the Bigger Story It Tells

    One Factory and the Bigger Story It Tells

    Farah Stockman talks about “American Made,” and Benjamín Labatut discusses “When We Cease to Understand the World.”

    • 1 hr 13 min

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