NY Times Books

Paperback Row

October 24, 2014 - 7:57am
Paperback books of particular interest.

In Reversal, Barnes & Noble Executives Say Store Will Remain in the Bronx

October 23, 2014 - 4:45pm
Executives said the bookstore in the Bay Plaza in Co-op City will remain open for at least two more years.






ArtsBeat: Lily King, Roz Chast and Kate Samworth Win Kirkus Prizes

October 23, 2014 - 4:31pm
The prizes, which each come with a $50,000 award, were handed out for the first time.






‘A Brief History of Seven Killings,’ by Marlon James

October 23, 2014 - 12:47pm
Marlon James’s novel examines complicated politics and the growth of gang violence in Jamaica.

Books of The Times: ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman,’ by Jill Lepore

October 23, 2014 - 11:20am
“The Secret History of Wonder Woman,” by Jill Lepore, is fundamentally a biography of Wonder Woman’s larger-than-life creator, William Moulton Marston.






ArtsBeat: Filling In an ’80s Comic With Real Graffiti Tags

October 23, 2014 - 8:05am
The creators of the first issue of DMC, a new series of comics, are using tags belonging to real graffiti artists.






Atul Gawande: By the Book

October 23, 2014 - 7:00am
The author, most recently, of “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” is a great fan of Dr. Watson: “He is intelligent, observant and faithful, the way we want all doctors to be.”






John Lanchester’s ‘How to Speak Money’

October 22, 2014 - 2:44pm
The British writer John Lanchester demystifies the financial world in “How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say — And What It Really Means.”






Books of The Times: ‘Ebola,’ a History by David Quammen

October 22, 2014 - 12:40pm
David Quammen’s “Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus” sets aside the hyperbole yet still unnerves.






Barnes & Noble to Leave the Bronx After 15 Years

October 22, 2014 - 12:04pm
The bookstore in Co-op City, which opened in 1999 after a three-year community effort to bring it to the borough, plans to close in late December.






Children’s Books: 'Hansel & Gretel,' by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti

October 22, 2014 - 9:24am
Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti reinvent “Hansel and Gretel.”