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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.

    A Manhunt on the 17th Century’s High Seas

    A Manhunt on the 17th Century’s High Seas

    Steven Johnson talks about “Enemy of All Mankind,” and Gilbert Cruz offers a guide to Stephen King’s work.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Immigration Reform, Past and Present

    Immigration Reform, Past and Present

    Jia Lynn Yang talks about “One Mighty and Irresistible Tide,” and Judith Newman talks about books that help simplify life.

    • 59 min
    One Young Mother and the Homelessness Crisis

    One Young Mother and the Homelessness Crisis

    Lauren Sandler talks about “This Is All I Got,” and Sarah Weinman discusses classic mysteries.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Angry Children Are Our Future

    The Angry Children Are Our Future

    Lydia Millet talks about “A Children’s Bible,” and Barry Gewen discusses “The Inevitability of Tragedy.”

    • 57 min
    Lawrence Wright on Researching a (Fictional) Pandemic

    Lawrence Wright on Researching a (Fictional) Pandemic

    Wright talks about “The End of October,” and Dalia Sofer discusses “Man of My Time.”

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Great Alaska Quake of 1964

    The Great Alaska Quake of 1964

    Jon Mooallem talks about “This Is Chance!” and Elisabeth Egan discusses Charlie Mackesy’s “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.”

    • 49 min

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