Books

Joe Pagetta January 21, 2021
Aaron J. Leonard’s new book draws from almost 10,000 pages of F.B.I. files on an array of folk artists. It aims to illustrate the considerable impact that the U.S. government’s campaign against Communism had on folk artists in the 1940s and early ’50s.
Christiana Zenner January 21, 2021
Eric Holthaus experiences climate change as a wound, a rending in the fabric of society and ecology.
Tom Deignan January 21, 2021
Emma Donoghue's new novel unfolds over the course of All Hallows’ Eve, All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day—with a chatty cast of priests, nuns and philosophizing orderlies running about—adding to the sanctified air.
Diane Scharper January 21, 2021
This debut novel by 29-year-old Marieke Lucas Rijneveld won the 2020 International Booker Prize.
Molly Cahill January 21, 2021
in Barack Obama's new memoir, readers get to know a host of colorful characters who played a role in the campaign for the presidency and Obama’s first term in office.
James T. Keane December 28, 2020
John le Carré, who died earlier in December, was a wildly popular spy novelist—and one of the English world’s finest fiction writers of the last half-century.