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.
Kazuo Ishiguro and Friendship With Machines
Radhika Jones discusses Ishiguro’s “Klara and the Sun,” and Mark Harris talks about “Mike Nichols: A Life.”
Lauren Oyler Talks About Deception Online
Oyler discusses her debut novel, “Fake Accounts,” and Stephen Kearse talks about the work of Octavia Butler.
Writing About Illness Without Platitudes
Suleika Jaouad talks about “Between Two Kingdoms,” and Jason Zinoman discusses great memoirs by comedians.
This Land Is Whose Land?
Simon Winchester talks about “Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World,” and Amelia Pang discusses “Made in China.”
Chang-rae Lee on His New Novel: ‘It’s Kind of a Crazy Book.’
Lee discusses “My Year Abroad,” and Maurice Chammah talks about “Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty.”
Navigating the Maze of Paying for College
Ron Lieber talks about “The Price You Pay for College,” and Michael J. Stephen discusses “Breath Taking: The Power, Fragility, and Future of Our Extraordinary Lungs.”