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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 History of Seduction

    A History of Seduction

    Clement Knox talks about “Seduction,” and Elisabeth Egan discusses Amina Cain’s “Indelicacy.”

    • 42 min
    Leslie Jamison on Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather’

    Leslie Jamison on Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather’

    Jamison talks about Offill’s new novel, and Courtney Maum talks about “Before and After the Book Deal.”

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Paradoxes of Nuclear War

    The Paradoxes of Nuclear War

    Fred Kaplan discusses “The Bomb,” and Sarah Lyall talks about new thrillers.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Andrea Bernstein on 'American Oligarchs'

    Andrea Bernstein on 'American Oligarchs'

    Bernstein discusses her new book about the Trumps and Kushners, and David Zucchino talks about “Wilmington’s Lie.”

    • 1 hr
    Americans on a Financial 'Tightrope'

    Americans on a Financial 'Tightrope'

    Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn talk about their new book, and Daniel Susskind discusses “A World Without Work.”

    • 56 min
    Life in Tech’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

    Life in Tech’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

    Anna Wiener discusses her new memoir, and Elisabeth Egan talks about Group Text, a new monthly feature from the Book Review.

    • 54 min

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