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.
Charles Yu Talks About ‘Interior Chinatown’
Yu discusses his National Book Award-winning novel, and David S. Brown talks about “The Last American Aristocrat,” his biography of Henry Adams.
Fareed Zakaria on Life After the Pandemic
Zakaria discusses “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World,” and Margaret MacMillan talks about “War: How Conflict Shaped Us.”
The Listeners’ Episode: Editors and Critics Answer Your Questions
We respond to questions about criticism, reading habits, favorite stories and more.
Agents of Change
Kerri Greenidge discusses two books about African-Americans in the years before the Civil War, and Neal Gabler talks about “Catching the Wind,” his biography of Edward Kennedy.
Jo Nesbo Talks About 'The Kingdom'
Nesbo discusses his latest novel, and David Michaelis talks about his new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
David Sedaris on a Career-Spanning Collection
Sedaris talks about “The Best of Me” and his life as an essayist.