It's 'Truluv' when a widower and lonely teen connect in Elizabeth Berg's charming novel It's 'Truluv' when a widower and lonely teen connect in Elizabeth Berg's charming novel

In Elizabeth Berg's new novel, connections are made at the unlikeliest of places. A 3.5-star review of 'The Story of Arthur Truluv.'        

yesterday, 17:16
Books of The Times: Marguerite Duras’s ‘The Lover,’ and Notebooks That Enrich It Books of The Times: Marguerite Duras’s ‘The Lover,’ and Notebooks That Enrich It

Duras’s best-known novel has been reissued in an Everyman’s Library edition, alongside her “Wartime Notebooks” and “Practicalities,” a collection of essays.

yesterday, 20:35
Edward Herman, 92, Critic of U.S. Media and Foreign Policy, Dies Edward Herman, 92, Critic of U.S. Media and Foreign Policy, Dies

An economist, he described a “propaganda model” of newspaper and TV network complicity with a government whose foreign policy was hypocritical.

yesterday, 20:25
The Book Review Podcast: O Pioneers! The Book Review Podcast: O Pioneers!

Caroline Fraser talks about “Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,” and Tiya Miles discusses “The Dawn of Detroit.”

today, 0:21
Editors’ Choice: 7 New Books We Recommend This Week Editors’ Choice: 7 New Books We Recommend This Week

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

today, 0:19
Nonfiction: Detroit’s Untold Stories of Slavery Nonfiction: Detroit’s Untold Stories of Slavery

In “The Dawn of Detroit,” Tiya Miles reconstructs the history and experience of the city’s African-American and Native American slaves.

today, 0:15
Pat Hutchins, 75, Dies; Wrote and Illustrated Children’s Books Pat Hutchins, 75, Dies; Wrote and Illustrated Children’s Books

Ms. Hutchins, whose best-known book was “Rosie’s Walk,” also wrote stories about a boy named Titch that were adapted for British television.

yesterday, 23:30
Nonfiction: Women Write of Home, and a Woman’s Place in It Nonfiction: Women Write of Home, and a Woman’s Place in It

Female authors take on the subject of the home from a variety of perspectives in “This Is the Place,” a collection of essays edited by Margot Kahn and Kelly McMasters.

today, 11:00
Fiction: Garth Risk Hallberg’s Mix-and-Match Story of Suburban Ennui Fiction: Garth Risk Hallberg’s Mix-and-Match Story of Suburban Ennui

In his novella “A Field Guide to the North American Family,” Hallberg takes an experimental approach to a traditional subject.

today, 11:00
How Neil Patrick Harris' kids and hobbies influenced his new book How Neil Patrick Harris' kids and hobbies influenced his new book

Actor Neil Patrick Harris has penned a spell binding new children's book that combines his passion for magic with his experience as a dad to 7-year old twins.        

today, 11:11
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