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Bookends: Do We Mistake Inaccessibility for Brilliance?

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 6:00am
Zoë Heller and Leslie Jamison discuss whether we overvalue difficulty in literature.









Eli Gottlieb’s ‘Best Boy’

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:00am
An autistic man hatches a plan to escape his confinement in a care facility.









‘Give Us the Ballot,’ by Ari Berman

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:00am
A narrative history of the continuing efforts to weaken the Voting Rights Act of 1965.









ArtsBeat: ‘Puppies’ Unrewarded at Sci-Fi Book Awards

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 5:21pm
This year’s Hugo Awards had turned into a test of the genre’s politics.









Letters: New Orleans, 10 Years Later

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:51pm
Readers respond to a recent essay by Walter Isaacson and more.









‘We Believe the Children,’ by Richard Beck

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:42pm
The fantasy of Satanic abuse at preschools in the 1980s.









‘Speak,’ by Louisa Hall

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:00am
A poet’s novel is a meditation on robots, artificial intelligence, fairy tales and the human spirit.









‘The Incarnations,’ by Susan Barker

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:00am
A hard-luck Beijing driver comes across a series of letters describing his past lives.









Mario Vargas Llosa’s ‘Notes on the Death of Culture’

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 1:43pm
A Nobel laureate weighs in on the diffusion of culture and the loss of common referents.









ArtsBeat: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The History of Autism

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 9:03am
Steve Silberman talks about “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity,” and Elisabeth Egan discusses her debut novel, “A Window Opens.”