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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 • 19 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.

    Michael Lewis on 'The Premonition'

    Michael Lewis on 'The Premonition'

    Lewis discusses his new book about the pandemic, and Annette Gordon-Reed talks about “On Juneteenth.”

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Amy Klobuchar on 'Antitrust'

    Amy Klobuchar on 'Antitrust'

    The senator discusses her new book about fighting monopoly power, and Andrew Solomon talks about Katie Booth’s “The Invention of Miracles.”

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Patrick Radden Keefe on ‘Empire of Pain’

    Patrick Radden Keefe on ‘Empire of Pain’

    Keefe discusses his new book about the Sackler family and OxyContin, and Elisabeth Egan talks about JoAnne Tompkins’s debut novel, “What Comes After.”

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

    Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

    Pamela Paul, Sam Tanenhaus, Dwight Garner, and the producers Jocelyn Gonzales and Pedro Rosado discuss what's happened behind the scenes during 15 years of the podcast.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Blake Bailey on Writing His Life of Philip Roth

    Blake Bailey on Writing His Life of Philip Roth

    Bailey talks about his new biography, and Julia Sweig discusses “Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight.”

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Carl Zimmer on Defining Life

    Carl Zimmer on Defining Life

    Zimmer talks about "Life's Edge," and Paulina Bren discusses "The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free."

    • 57 min

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