Exhausted by trying to keep up with new culture? Why not give it up altogether? Our critics’ handbook to all the wonderful stuff lurking right behind your screen.
Once it stops being bad, how good is it?
America’s awkward dance around race, through the eyes of a Nigerian novelist and her characters.
It is the only book I have read five times despite failing to derive almost any pleasure at all from the experience.
This sequel, of sorts, to Autobiography of Red is sadder than its predecessor, and stranger, too.
"It’s a mark of how good Schroder is that, upon finishing it, I immediately went out and read the rest of her work."
And four other equally pertinent questions.
Including Alice Munro's newest short stories and Christopher Hitchens's last meditations.
The author explores raising kids—and consciousness.
David Edelstein vs. Kathryn Schulz ... GO!
Our movie, TV, music, and book critics each choose five.
Our book critic remembers how Donald J. Sobol's young private eye introduced her to intellectual pleasure.
A look at The Art of Robert Frost by Tim Kendall.