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 Heartbreaking Novel About Mothers, Daughters and Secrets
Elisabeth Egan talks about Esther Freud’s “I Couldn’t Love You More,” and Philip D’Anieri discusses “The Appalachian Trail.”
S.A. Cosby on 'Razorblade Tears'
Cosby discusses his new novel, and Dean Jobb talks about “The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream.”
The Lives of Flies
Jonathan Balcombe talks about "Super Fly," and Marjorie Ingall discusses Holocaust literature for children.
An Outsider Finds Suspense in Hollywood
Clint Smith on ‘How the Word Is Passed’
Smith discusses his new book about reckoning with the history of slavery, and Julian Rubinstein discusses “The Holly.”
George Packer on Our Divided America
Packer talks about "Last Best Hope," and Suzanne Simard discusses "Finding the Mother Tree."