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.

December 10, 2018, 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).

December 11, 2018, 5:37
Encounters: Wait Wait … for NPR Host Peter Sagal Encounters: Wait Wait … for NPR Host Peter Sagal

Classic midlife crisis leads to obsessive running, a new book and a new marriage.

yesterday, 20:43
Overlooked No More: Elizabeth Keckly, Dressmaker and Confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln Overlooked No More: Elizabeth Keckly, Dressmaker and Confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln

Keckly was born a slave but bought her freedom and began working for the first lady. Her memoir offered a rare look inside the Lincoln White House.

yesterday, 23:34
Denisa Fulmeková: Doktor Mráz Denisa Fulmeková: Doktor Mráz

Píše sa rok 1939 a právnik Albert Mráz nájde v prorežimnom Gardistovi článok, v ktorom je hlavnou postavou on sám.

yesterday, 5:37
James Mace Ward: Jozef Tiso. Kňaz, politik, kolaborant James Mace Ward: Jozef Tiso. Kňaz, politik, kolaborant

Americký historik podáva komplexný obraz Jozefa Tisa, jednej z narozporuplnejších postáv európskych dejín 20. storočia.

yesterday, 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.

December 10, 2018, 5:37
My one day in the life of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn My one day in the life of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Long after he was freed from the gulag, the Russian novelist lived in wilful austerity. As a centenary tribute, could I follow his routines for 24 hours?With the publication of his short novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich in 1962, Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn became the first to chronicle the crushing brutality of daily life in the Soviet Union’s prison camps. Sentenced...

December 11, 2018, 11:45
Brazilian booksellers face wave of closures that leave sector in crisis Brazilian booksellers face wave of closures that leave sector in crisis

Recession and rising prices have left the book trade fighting for its life, with one publisher appealing to readers for help by buying books at Christmas“These are dark days for the book in Brazil”, one of the country’s leading publishers has warned, after crises at the country’s two largest bookstore chains have left many worried that many towns may be left without a single...

December 11, 2018, 15:05
Watership Down should be about death and destruction, not fluffy rabbits | Stephanie Merritt Watership Down should be about death and destruction, not fluffy rabbits | Stephanie Merritt

I loved the 1978 film as a child, even though it terrified me. The remake should have kept the wild darkness, not toned it downWe don’t like to think about death too much at Christmas these days, especially when it comes to children’s stories. This is a shame, because dwelling on the proximity of darkness has been a significant part of our collective storytelling tradition at this time of...

December 11, 2018, 9:00