NY Times Books

‘Operation Nemesis,’ by Eric Bogosian

April 16, 2015 - 2:30am
Eric Bogosian uncovers an organization that aimed to assassinate the perpetrators of the Armenian genocide.

‘The Fall of the Ottomans,’ by Eugene Rogan

April 16, 2015 - 2:30am
Taking on Britain and Russia led to the collapse of Ottoman rule, and its consequences.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘The Children’s Crusade,’ by Ann Packer

April 15, 2015 - 2:35pm
In this novel, largely set in Northern California, four children grow up with a loving father and a mother preoccupied with her own needs.

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April 15, 2015 - 12:41pm

ArtsBeat: Short Stories for E-Readers, 99 Cents Each

April 15, 2015 - 12:34pm
Vintage/Anchor Books will release single stories for digital readers throughout the month of May, including classics and some original works.

ArtsBeat: Dictionary of American Regional English Faces Shutdown

April 15, 2015 - 10:21am
The 52-year-old project tracking regional language variations across the country is searching for a new source of funding.

ArtsBeat: A Writer Watches His Life Unspool on Film

April 15, 2015 - 9:50am
“True Story” recounts the author’s Michael Finkel’s Times transgressions and his uncomfortable relationship with the murderer Christian Longo.

Children’s Books: Frank Viva’s ‘Outstanding in the Rain’

April 15, 2015 - 6:00am
Frank Viva’s ingenious new picture book fashions a charming story out of sound-alike phrases.

‘The Shadow of the Crescent Moon,’ by Fatima Bhutto

April 15, 2015 - 2:30am
Pakistani siblings in the border region near Afghanistan confront unending violence.

‘Michelle Obama: A Life,’ by Peter Slevin

April 15, 2015 - 2:30am
Michelle Robinson Obama, an Ivy League-educated lawyer, has deep roots in the city of her birth.

Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan Voice of Anti-Capitalism, Is Dead at 74

April 14, 2015 - 6:17pm
Mr. Galeano was a Uruguayan writer who blended literature, journalism and political satire in reflecting on the vagaries, injustices and small victories of history.