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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.

    Parenting When the Family Is Locked Inside

    Parenting When the Family Is Locked Inside

    The clinical psychologist Lisa Damour discusses the specific challenges of raising children during the pandemic, and Dwight Garner asks Pamela Paul about putting together the Book Review.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    From the Archives: Colson Whitehead and Jeffrey Toobin

    From the Archives: Colson Whitehead and Jeffrey Toobin

    Whitehead discusses “The Underground Railroad,” and Toobin talks about “American Heiress.”

    • 54 min
    From the Archives: Robert Caro on How He Does It

    From the Archives: Robert Caro on How He Does It

    The acclaimed biographer of Lyndon Johnson and Robert Moses talks about his book “Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing.”

    • 1 hr 3 min
    From the Archive: Michael Lewis and Tana French

    From the Archive: Michael Lewis and Tana French

    Lewis discusses "The Fifth Risk," and French talks about "The Witch Elm."

    • 55 min
    James McBride Talks About ‘Deacon King Kong’

    James McBride Talks About ‘Deacon King Kong’

    McBride discuss his latest novel, and Rebecca Solnit talks about “Recollections of My Nonexistence.”

    • 57 min
    The Ties That Bind Deutsche Bank and Donald Trump

    The Ties That Bind Deutsche Bank and Donald Trump

    David Enrich discusses "Dark Towers," and Kiran Millwood Hargrave talks about "The Mercies."

    • 1 hr 8 min

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