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.
Thomas Mallon on the Career of Jonathan Franzen
Mallon talks about Franzen’s “Crossroads,” and Joshua Ferris discusses “A Calling for Charlie Barnes.”
Andrea Elliott on ‘Invisible Child’
Elliott talks about her new book, and Phoebe Robinson discusses “Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes.”
Richard Powers on ‘Bewilderment’
Powers talks about his new novel, and Honorée Fanonne Jeffers discusses “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”
Randall Kennedy on 'Say It Loud!'
Kennedy discusses his new essay collection, and Mary Roach talks about “Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law.”
Colson Whitehead on 'Harlem Shuffle'
Whitehead talks about his new novel, and Colm Toibin discusses “The Magician.”
Brandon Taylor on the Sally Rooney Phenomenon
Taylor talks about Rooney’s “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” and David Rooney discusses “About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks.”