Category : Week

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

22 Movies? This Marvel Universe Has 1,000 Chapters

Marvel Comics turns 80 in August. To rejoice, the corporate is releasing Marvel Comics No. 1000, which follows its heroes from Day 1 in 1939, lengthy earlier than they turned the worldwide leisure phenomenon they're at present.Every web page of the c...

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

New & Noteworthy

Current releases of observe:THE DAMASCUS ROAD, by Jay Parini. (Doubleday, $27.95.) Parini, a poet, novelist and biographer whose earlier books embrace a historic account of Jesus, right here makes use of fiction to think about the life and occasions...

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

Letters to the Editor

Second MetropolisTo the Editor:In her assessment of my novel, “Make Me a Metropolis” (April 21), Kathleen Rooney argues that the contributions to early Chicago made by ladies, immigrants and other people of shade would have been the work of an “terri...

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

Essay: The Truth About Pinocchio’s Nose

Ask individuals the ethical of the Pinocchio fable and probably most will say it's a cautionary story about mendacity. But the puppet’s famously extending nostril doesn't function as a lie detector at any level within the unique collection, which led...

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

The Shortlist: The Benevolent Power of Other People

GENESIS The Deep Origin of SocietiesBy Edward O. WilsonPictureWilson’s newest e-book, “Genesis,” is framed as an exploration of humanity’s social origins, a topic extra historically the area of philosophy and faith than of organic science.Although it...

NYT / Week - 1 week ago

Chris Albertson, Biographer of Bessie Smith, Is Dead at 87

“Columbia, with Chris Albertson heading up the undertaking, has executed a herculean job on the Bessie Smith reissues,” he wrote, noting that the robust gross sales for the primary 4 units had proven that “what began out as kind of a basis altruistic...

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Editors’ Choice: 9 New Books We Recommend This Week

THE FLIGHT PORTFOLIO, by Julie Orringer. (Knopf, $28.95.) Orringer dramatizes the story of Varian Fry, the real-life journalist who in World Struggle II rescued greater than 2,000 European dissidents and artists. Along with recounting his daring work...