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3 Book Critics Dissect the 100 Best Books List

Date
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 3:38 PM
Description
The good news: Our “Best Books of the 21st Century” list showed surprising affection for works in translation. But where are Sally Rooney, Ayad Akhtar and others “explaining how we live now”?

9 Picture Books About Moving

Date
Friday, July 12, 2024 - 3:02 AM
Description
Sometimes we forget that moving is not just about goodbyes. It’s also about hellos.

A Family Tour of Crete and Athens

Date
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 3:00 AM
Description
On a family tour of Greece, the writer followed the small footsteps of some of ancient mythology’s biggest fans.

A Poet Goes to War

Date
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - 8:30 AM
Description
“Revolution is the job of poets and artists,” says Ko Maung Saungkha, leader of a rebel militia fighting the Myanmar dictatorship. He is not the only poet commander in a country with a strong tradition of political verse.

A Silence Is Shattered, and So Are Many Fans of Alice Munro

Date
Tuesday, July 09, 2024 - 10:56 AM
Description
Admirers said they were “blindsided” by revelations that Munro’s youngest daughter had been abused by her stepfather — and that Munro stayed with him even after she learned of it years later.