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Books of The Times: Review: ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ Focuses on Another Apple Era 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:25:41 GMT 
    “Becoming Steve Jobs,” a new biography by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, focuses on the period between Mr. Jobs’s first and second stints as Apple’s leader.








Books of The Times: Review: ‘The Brothers’ and the Boston Marathon Bombing 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:40:28 GMT 
    The Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen explains how the American dream went so wrong for Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the brothers linked to the Boston Marathon bombing.








Arts, Briefly: Globally Minded Books Win Bancroft Prize 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:32:49 GMT 
    Books on the international cotton trade and on the shipboard slave revolt that inspired Herman Melville’s short story “Benito Cereno” have won this year’s prize.








ArtsBeat: Ready Thyself for an All-Night Philosophy Jam 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:47:08 GMT 
    At “A Night of Philosophy,” more than 60 philosophers will hold forth on knotty problems in logic, ethics, metaphysics and religion








‘All the Old Knives,’ by Olen Steinhauer 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:46:08 GMT 
    Olen Steinhauer’s thriller takes place, almost entirely, across a restaurant table.


Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’ 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:33:11 GMT 
    In Hanya Yanagihara’s novel, four friends from college grapple with adulthood in New York.


T Magazine: Alex Garland’s Sci-Fi Faves 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:32:10 GMT 
    Here, the screenwriter of “28 Days Later,” “Never Let Me Go” and “Dredd” on his five favorite genre offerings.








Books of The Times: Review: ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’ Delves Into Infamy in the Age of Social Media 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:46:01 GMT 
    Jon Ronson examines public missteps and the revenge they attracted, trying to grasp some sense of proportion between the two, or at least figure out the rules of the game.








Books of The Times: Review: ‘The American People, Volume 1’ by Larry Kramer Retells History With Passion 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:34:38 GMT 
    Many histories of gay men in America begin with the Stonewall riots, but Mr. Kramer’s novel rewinds to prehistoric monkeys swapping viruses in the jungle.








Tomas Transtromer, Swedish Poet Who Won Nobel, Dies at 83 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:58:39 GMT 
    Mr. Transtromer was known for his spare yet evocative imagery and his explorations of identity.


T Magazine: The Writer’s Room 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:18:49 GMT 
    Surrounded by photographs, family mementos and the clamor of everyday life, seven authors offer a glimpse into the spaces where they create.








ArtsBeat: Fancy Nancy Lands a TV Deal With Disney 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:18:03 GMT 
    Disney Junior will make an animated television movie and weekly show from the best-selling “Fancy Nancy” book series.








ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Folded Clock’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:51:47 GMT 
    Heidi Julavits discusses “The Folded Clock”; Alexandra Alter has news from the literary world; Jeffrey Lieberman talks about “Shrinks”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news.








‘Washington’s Revolution,’ by Robert Middlekauff 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:42 GMT 
    Despite a ragtag army, Washington plotted the way to victory.








Kent Russell’s ‘I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:14 GMT 
    Essays consider a range of American masculinities, especially at home.






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