Category : Week

NYT / Week - 2 days ago

Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed, by Lori Gottlieb. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28.) A psychotherapist analyzes her patients’ stories — and her own. Our reviewer, Alex Kuczynski, calls it “an irres...

NYT / Week - 2 days ago

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby

“It was terrifying,” Ginsberg said. “He’s the one historian we all hold in awe. You want to get it right. You want to make sure the quality of the conversation is up to his level of writing and investigation.” Caro stayed for three hours and was, Gin...

NYT / Week - 3 days ago

Children’s Books: Bringing Favorite Fairy Tales Up to Date

Jessie Burton’s THE RESTLESS GIRLS (Bloomsbury, 160 pp., $19.99; ages 8 to 12), illustrated by Angela Barrett, takes another favorite story of mine, “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” and weaves a story of female empowerment, agency and sisterhood. In...

NYT / Week - 3 days ago

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate

As several states, including Alabama and Georgia, move to restrict abortion, here are three novels that explore the wide range of perspectives on the issue — from evangelicals, abortion providers, women with unwanted pregnancies and more.ImageRED CLO...

NYT / Week - 3 days ago

Nonfiction: David McCullough’s Idealistic Settlers

And whatever praise Manasseh Cutler and his supporters might deserve, their designated Eden had an original sin: dispossession of the region’s native inhabitants — paradise lost, indeed. McCullough plays down the violence that displaced the Indians,...