Times Critics Discuss the Year in Books, From Triumphs to Disappointments Times Critics Discuss the Year in Books, From Triumphs to Disappointments

The Times’s staff critics talk with each other about the wide variety of reading they did in 2018.

yesterday, 23:22
Ilja Zeljenka: Rozhovory a texty Ilja Zeljenka: Rozhovory a texty

Dvojzväzkový titul je prvou publikáciou, ktorá je venovaná tvorbe a názorom Ilju Zeljenku (1932-2007).

today, 5:37
Ivan Krastev: Čo príde po Európe? Ivan Krastev: Čo príde po Európe?

Európa a jej hodnoty sa otriasajú v základoch a zdá sa, že každým dňom sa ponárame do väčšej a väčšej neistoty.

yesterday, 5:37
Blink and you'll miss it: can you really digest a whole book in 15 minutes? Blink and you'll miss it: can you really digest a whole book in 15 minutes?

Blinkist promises to condense the ‘key takeaways’ of popular nonfiction into short summaries. But does it work? And what is the point?There is a moment in The Matrix when Keanu Reeves is lying in a chair, before having a cable plugged into his head to upload some information directly into his brain. He then announces, rather joylessly: “I know kung fu.” Here in the present, website is...

December 9, 2018, 15:00
Anton Vydra, Peter Zajac: Pokušenia Dominika Tatarku Anton Vydra, Peter Zajac: Pokušenia Dominika Tatarku

Prečo Dominik Tatarka prepisoval svoje vlastné knihy? Aký bol jeho vzťah k otcovi, ktorého nikdy nepoznal? Ako je možné, že ho obdivovalo tak veľa žien, s ktorými si vymieňal milostné listy?

today, 5:37
Jonas Jonasson - Stojedenročný starček... Putin, Trump aj Merkelová v jednom vreci Jonas Jonasson - Stojedenročný starček... Putin, Trump aj Merkelová v jednom vreci

Storočný starček, ktorý vyliezol z okna a zmizol sa stal fenoménom. Práve vychádza pokračovanie jedného z najväčších bestsellerov Jonasa Jonassona.

today, 5:37
Essay: ‘Change Your Life,’ the Poet Says, and a Rural Idyll Offers a Tantalizing Choice Essay: ‘Change Your Life,’ the Poet Says, and a Rural Idyll Offers a Tantalizing Choice

A Brooklyn novelist’s annual trip to the Chilean countryside fuels daydreams of permanently moving. But peace and quiet can be so, well, exasperating.

December 9, 2018, 11:00
5 new books you won't want to miss this week: Thrillers from W.E.B. Griffin, Robin Cook 5 new books you won't want to miss this week: Thrillers from W.E.B. Griffin, Robin Cook

Look for new thrillers from W.E.B. Griffin and Robin Cook, plus an inside account of life in Cuba. All on sale Dec. 11.        

December 9, 2018, 12:00
Best books of 2018 Best books of 2018

Observer critics pick their must reads of 2018, from life in 50s Harlem to a tale about the Troubles via Michael Wolff’s lurid profile of Donald Trump

December 9, 2018, 10:00
Why French Women Feel Young at 50 by Mylène Desclaux – digested read Why French Women Feel Young at 50 by Mylène Desclaux – digested read

Like any true Parisienne, the first thing on my mind was ‘Will I jamais get my jambe over again?’ But if you jouer vos cartes right you can still get beaucoup d’actionC’est impossible. Un moment je was a young woman with un gorgeous lover, then I left him and met another gorgeous lover and had a child, puis I left that gorgeous lover and met yet another gorgeous lover and had another...

December 9, 2018, 16:00