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35 Children's Books That Teach Empathy And Kindness 2019-08-20 05:45:10These stories feature messages of compassion, acceptance and inclusion.

Here's How To Stop Losing Your S**t With 2019-08-15 15:23:36A new book unlocks the secrets to keeping your cool when they're pushing alllll of your buttons.

With ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette,’ A Beloved Novel 2019-08-15 05:45:06Cate Blanchett and director Richard Linklater on their big-screen approach to Maria Semple's delightful bestseller.

How Nearly Losing His Life Made This Author 2019-08-14 20:30:17TED speaker and triple amputee Dr. BJ Miller talks about his new book, "A Beginner's Guide to the End," and why millennials are the “sandwich

The Top Books On Barack Obama's 2019 Summer 2019-08-14 16:30:45The former president said on Facebook that "you can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison."

Tributes Pour In For Toni Morrison, 'A Brilliant 2019-08-06 12:22:09"I grew up wanting to be only her," Shonda Rhimes said about the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist on Twitter.

Former President Barack Obama Remembers Toni Morrison 2019-08-06 11:52:38Obama awarded the trailblazing author of "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "The Bluest Eye" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.

Toni Morrison, Trailblazing Author Of 'Beloved,' Dead At 2019-08-06 09:36:57Morrison, who dedicated her career to centering the lives and histories of African Americans, won both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer

Megan Rapinoe Nets Book Deal After World Cup 2019-07-25 13:42:59The U.S. Women’s National Team co-captain reportedly signed with Penguin Press for a book about her life AND with Razorbill for a book for


Courage 2019-08-22 05:00:00Daniel Smith writes a flash-fiction short story, “Courage,” about bravery and shame.

Françoise Sagan, the Great Interrogator of Morality 2019-08-21 05:00:00Rachel Cusk on Françoise Sagan’s first two novels, “Bonjour Tristesse” and “A Certain Smile,” and the writer&rsqu

Taxidermy Is a Metaphor for Our Time 2019-08-21 05:00:00Katy Waldman writes about taxidermy as a symbol of sex, loss, and self-invention in ”Mostly Dead Things,“ by Kristin Arnett; ”On Ear

J. Robert Lennon Reads “The Loop” 2019-08-20 05:00:00Deborah Treisman hosts the author J. Robert Lennon, who reads his short story “The Loop,” from the August 26, 2019, issue of The New Yorke

Sex and Power in “The Catholic School” 2019-08-19 05:00:00Paul Elie on how Edoardo Albinati’s gratuitously long novel about religion, gender, and violence becomes a test of its own unruly philosophy.

J. Robert Lennon on Order, Chaos, and the 2019-08-19 05:00:00Cressida Leyshon interviews J. Robert Lennon about “The Loop,” his short story from the August 26, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.

When W. E. B. Du Bois Made a 2019-08-19 05:00:00Ian Frazier on why the Jim Crow-era debate between the African-American leader and a ridiculous, Nazi-loving racist isn’t as famous as Lincoln-D

State of the Unions 2019-08-19 05:00:00Caleb Crain on what happened to America’s labor movement.

How Cultural Anthropologists Redefined Humanity 2019-08-19 05:00:00Louis Menand on the brave band of scholars who set out to save us from racism and sexism.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2019-08-19 05:00:00“Travelers,” “Screen Tests,” “Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us,” and “And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?”

Sunday Reading: The Art of Learning a New 2019-08-18 05:00:00From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Jhumpa Lahiri, Lauren Collins, Calvin Trillin, Judith Thurman, Peter Hessler, and Keith Gessen on the s

The Ancestral Blessings of Toni Morrison and Paule 2019-08-17 13:18:20Edwidge Danticat writes about the mentorship she received from the writers Toni Morrison and Paule Marshall.

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Two books that will make you see cities 2019-08-06 12:07:50Two books that will make you see cities in a whole new light

Kate Atkinson on writing: A good day is 2019-08-06 12:07:50Kate Atkinson’s new mystery is “Big Sky,” the fifth featuring Jackson Brodie. She talks about WWII, her life before she was a writer

President Franklin Roosevelt’s final task: ending World War 2019-08-06 12:07:50President Franklin Roosevelt’s final task: ending World War II

Henry Ford and Thomas Edison steered Americans toward 2019-08-06 12:07:50Henry Ford and Thomas Edison steered Americans toward a love of road trips

A girl and boy meet at a bookstore 2019-08-06 12:07:50A girl and boy meet at a bookstore in Iran. Sixty years go by.

A naturalist figured out climate change in 1799. 2019-08-06 12:07:50Andrea Wulf and Lillian Melcher’s “The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt” follows a prescient naturalist’s voyages in South

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’ memoir serves 2019-08-06 12:07:50Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’ memoir serves up calm wisdom

‘The Nickel Boys’ reckons with a legacy of 2019-08-06 12:07:50‘The Nickel Boys’ reckons with a legacy of racism and abuse

This July, sip some lemonade and read the 2019-08-06 12:07:50A bumper crop of titles includes Colson Whitehead’s wrenching new novel along with a reexamination of Rudyard Kipling, author of “The Jung

Rudyard Kipling loved Vermont. Then he had to 2019-08-06 12:07:50Rudyard Kipling loved Vermont. Then he had to leave it.

Gain a bird’s-eye view of America with these 2019-08-06 12:07:50Audiobook selections for July cover a swath of the American landscape, from a western river to Louisiana’s gumbo belt. Relax and take it al

The Apollo 11 moon landing and the men 2019-08-06 12:07:50The Apollo 11 moon landing and the men who made it happen

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Riding in Cars with Jacques Lacan 2019-08-21 03:00:36Read anything about Lacan’s life and you will find it punctuated by stories about cars and driving. Both Lacan’s son-in-law, Jacques-Alain

The Streets of New York 2019-08-20 03:00:15The life of a “celebrity photographer”—otherwise known as paparazzi—entails little glamour. More often than not, I was standin

Singapore’s ‘Fake News’ Law: An Exchange 2019-08-19 09:00:32Ambassador Mirpuri: Singapore’s deep concern about online falsehoods is shared with many countries around the world. Some have taken measures th

Once Upon a Time in Tarantino’s Hollywood 2019-08-19 03:00:36In the Hollywood world of wish-fulfillment, Tarantino’s 2007 Inglourious Basterds, a movie that began with the title “Once Upon a Time in

Delighting in Ross Gay, One Essay at a Time 2019-08-17 03:00:21I put off beginning the poet Ross Gay’s The Book of Delights, which was published earlier this year, because I was afraid it would end too quick

Data Leviathan: China’s Burgeoning Surveillance State 2019-08-16 03:00:49Today, in Xinjiang, a region in China’s northwest, a new totalitarianism is emerging—one built not on state ownership of enterprises or pr

El Lago 2019-08-15 03:00:19We called it El Lago. The Lake. As kids, growing up in the Guatemala of the 1970s, we spent most weekends and holidays of my childhood there, jumping

The Fight Against Trump’s Other Family Separation Policy 2019-08-14 03:00:04This week, on August 14, a federal appeals court will hear oral argument from attorneys for the Department of Homeland Security, on one hand, and Temp

Kashmir on the Edge of the Abyss 2019-08-13 03:00:27Narendra Modi, once disallowed a visa to the US as a punishment for the massacre of Muslims that took place in 2002 under his watch as chief minister

‘So Huge a Phallic Triumph’: Why Apollo Had 2019-08-12 03:00:21When I asked W.H. Auden what he would like to hear Armstrong say, he replied at first with a mischievous chuckle: “I’ve never done th

‘A People’s Cry of Indignation’: A Dispatch from Puerto Rico 2019-08-09 02:00:12Puerto Rico is a colony, and as such, its government has only those powers the US Congress grants it. Puerto Rican legislators might protest the closi

Keeping Up Appearances 2019-08-08 09:00:32The Supreme Court today has five conservative justices and four liberal ones. Since 2010, for the first time in US history, all the conservatives have