Dolly Parton donates money, books to 2017 hurricane victims Dolly Parton donates money, books to 2017 hurricane victims

Dolly Parton has donated funds to help those in need after the devastation from 2017 hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.        

yesterday, 3:53
Nonfiction: A Portrait of Stalin in All His Murderous Contradictions Nonfiction: A Portrait of Stalin in All His Murderous Contradictions

The second volume of Stephen Kotkin’s biography “Stalin” reveals the ideologue and the opportunist.

yesterday, 11:00
Nonfiction: The First Totalitarian Nonfiction: The First Totalitarian

Victor Sebestyen’s “Lenin” describes the inventor of a secular religion.

yesterday, 11:00
By the Book: Simon Schama: By the Book By the Book: Simon Schama: By the Book

The author of the two-volume “Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900” didn’t finish reading Elena Ferrante’s “Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay”: “I left.”

yesterday, 11:00
Book News: Australia’s Amazon Book Battle Book News: Australia’s Amazon Book Battle

The online retailer is moving in. Booksellers are nervous. But disrupting Australians’ reading habits might not be so easy to do.

yesterday, 21:03
Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Male Mona Lisa' can be yours for just $100M (or more) Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Male Mona Lisa' can be yours for just $100M (or more)

The painting vanished for centuries, then turned up in England in 1958 where it sold for £45 as a work from another artist.        

yesterday, 21:16
Midnight parties held for Philip Pullman's latest book Midnight parties held for Philip Pullman's latest book

After a gap of 17 years, Philip Pullman's follow-up to his globally-acclaimed 'His Dark Materials' trilogy is released in the UK. Video provided by Reuters        

yesterday, 11:35
Books of The Times: In ‘Righteous,’ a Stand-Up Sleuth Investigates His Brother’s Murder Books of The Times: In ‘Righteous,’ a Stand-Up Sleuth Investigates His Brother’s Murder

Joe Ide’s follow-up to his award-winning debut novel, “IQ,” begins in the exact spot that story left off: in a junkyard with a car full of evidence.

yesterday, 21:18
Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

yesterday, 22:48
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