Book news

Americans on a Financial ‘Tightrope’
jan 17, 2020

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

Review: Competing in the Digital Age
By Jonathan A. Knee jan 17, 2020

Two new books examine how digital technologies are transforming businesses and the economy, and look at the resulting ethical and regulatory concerns.

A Mother and Son, Fleeing for Their Lives Over Treacherous Terrain
By Parul Sehgal jan 17, 2020

Jeanine Cummins’s much-anticipated novel “American Dirt,” about Mexican migrants crossing to America, is well intentioned. Is that enough?

Are You Overlooking Something That Could Make You Richer?
By Paul B. Brown jan 17, 2020

You probably aren’t paying enough attention to your debt, an accountant argues in a new book, and that could be costing you.

Their Story Wrote Itself
By Tammy La Gorce jan 17, 2020

From the beginning, T Kira Madden and Hannah Beresford found an easy cadence, first through horses, then writing.

We Loved the Book and the Movie
By Ali Fitzgerald jan 17, 2020

Here are a few possible directions “Little Women” might go next.

Why Do Trump Supporters Support Trump?
By Anand Giridharadas jan 17, 2020

Michael Lind’s “The New Class War” sees class divisions at the heart of America’s current political divide.

In Magda Szabo’s Magical Novel, a Statue Protects Students From the Nazis
By Becca Rothfeld jan 17, 2020

Published in Hungary in 1970 and now translated into English for the first time, “Abigail” is a fable-like story set at a girls’ boarding school during wartime.

Three Books on the Enigma That Is Modern Russia
By Gregory Feifer jan 17, 2020

The lawlessness and corruption that characterize Vladimir Putin’s regime are examined by three authors from many angles, and from top to bottom.

In a Dying Country, Garth Greenwell’s Narrator Comes Alive
By Colm Toibin jan 17, 2020

For the American hero of “Cleanness,” part of the allure of Bulgaria is that it is disintegrating around him.