Category : Week

NYT / Week - 5 days ago

Front Burner: Sketches of New York Restaurants

John Donohue, a former editor at The New Yorker, has a talent for the visual image, not just the written word. He has been sketching New York restaurants for several years, and selling the drawings. Now he has assembled more than 100 of them in a boo...

NYT / Week - 6 days ago

Newsbook: Read 3 Books About Doris Day and Her Legacy

Doris Day, who was the top box-office star of the early 1960s, died this week at 97. Read these books to learn more about her life and career, and gain insight into who she was.ImageDORIS DAYHer Own StoryBy A. E. Hotchner305 pp. William Morrow and Co...

NYT / Week - 6 days ago

Nonfiction: Rick Atkinson’s Savage American Revolution

THE BRITISH ARE COMING The Struggle for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777By Rick AtkinsonMy previous mentor, Edmund Morgan, used to say that the whole lot after 1800 is present occasions. In response to Morgan’s Regulation, Rick Atkinson has...

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

Vegas as a Literary Hub? You Bet

LAS VEGAS — On a current very heat Saturday afternoon, just some blocks northeast of a string of ramshackle chapels providing Elvis-themed weddings on Las Vegas Boulevard, the novelist Tommy Orange was discussing the crucial reception given to “There...

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

Simon Armitage Is U.K.’s New Poet Laureate

Sarah Lyall wrote in The New York Times earlier than Mr. Movement’s appointment: “Though the job has been crammed through the years by a few of Britain’s poetic heavyweights, together with Ben Jonson, who held the publish unofficially, in addition to...