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The world's top authors and critics join host Gilbert Cruz 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 Book Review The New York Times

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    • 4.3 • 18 Ratings

The world's top authors and critics join host Gilbert Cruz 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.

Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at nytimes.com/audioapp

    10 Best Books of 2023

    10 Best Books of 2023

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Talking Barbra Streisand and Rebecca Yarros

    Talking Barbra Streisand and Rebecca Yarros

    Book Review editor Gilbert Cruz talks to reporter Alexandra Alter about Rebecca Yarros, author of the smash "romantasy" hit "Fourth Wing," and critic Alexandra Jacobs, who reviewed Barbra Streisand's sprawling new memoir.

    • 33 min
    Why is Shakespeare's First Folio So Important?

    Why is Shakespeare's First Folio So Important?

    The Book Review's Sarah Lyall talks with Adrian Edwards, head of the Printed Heritage Collections at the British Library, about a new edition of Shakespeare’s First Folio.

    • 28 min
    Happy Halloween: Scary Book Recommendations

    Happy Halloween: Scary Book Recommendations

    It's scary story season. The Book Review's Gilbert Cruz talks to fellow editors Tina Jordan and Sadie Stein about their favorites.

    • 33 min
    How Did Marvel Become the Biggest Name in Movies?

    How Did Marvel Become the Biggest Name in Movies?

    Host Gilbert Cruz is joined by writers and podcasters Joanna Robinson and Dave Gonzales to talk about their new book “MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studios."

    • 33 min
    What Big Books Have Yet to Come Out in 2023?

    What Big Books Have Yet to Come Out in 2023?

    Book Review editor Gilbert Cruz is joined by Joumana Khatib to talk about the biggest titles yet to arrive in 2023.

    • 24 min

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