The New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism A collection of the best writing on books by New Yorker writers and critics.http://salpaus-kv.com/tag/books© Condé Nast 2020enSat, 25 Apr 2020 01:44:38 +0000The New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/magazine/2020/04/27/what-a-white-supremacist-coup-looks-like5e9738844f2e7c0008d9f051Mon, 20 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000In Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1898, the victory of racial prejudice over democratic principle and the rule of law was unnervingly complete, Caleb Crain writes.Magazine / BooksCivil Rights, American History, Racism, Race, African-Americans, Wilmington, North Carolina, Coups, White Supremacists, Books, HistoriesCaleb CrainMon, 20 Apr 2020 19:53:36 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/second-read/chronicle-of-a-plague-revisited-and-the-inner-life-of-catastrophe5e737268e02ce1000881f896Wed, 15 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Garth Greenwell, the author of “Cleanness,” writes about Andrew Holleran’s “Chronicles of a Plague, Revisited,” and its reflections on the art and the AIDS crisis. Books / Second ReadNews / CoronavirusAIDS, LGBTQ, Review, Coronavirus, Epidemics, PandemicsGarth GreenwellWed, 15 Apr 2020 14:16:25 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/second-read/joyce-carol-oatess-blonde-is-the-definitive-study-of-american-celebrity5e60303315a1ec00087eaf34Mon, 13 Apr 2020 19:38:47 +0000Elaine Showalter revisits Joyce Carol Oates’s novel “Blonde,” from 2000, which offers a fictional exploration of the life and meaning of Marilyn Monroe.Books / Second ReadJoyce Carol Oates, Marilyn Monroe, Books, #MeToo, HollywoodElaine ShowalterTue, 14 Apr 2020 18:01:55 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/news/california-chronicles/mike-davis-in-the-age-of-catastrophe5e1d00a0d37fec0008767fafFri, 24 Apr 2020 19:38:59 +0000Dana Goodyear writes about the prognostic abilities of the radical-left historian Mike Davis, the author of “City of Quartz,” “Ecology of Fear,” and the new book “Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties.”News / California ChroniclesLos Angeles, Civil Rights, Civil-Rights Movement, Protests, Books, Socialism, Coronavirus, The Coronavirus's Economic ImpactDana GoodyearFri, 24 Apr 2020 21:34:16 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/podcast/the-authors-voice/sarah-shun-lien-bynum-reads-bedtime-story5e99ffa9fe3260000878c2cfTue, 21 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Deborah Treisman hosts the author Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, who reads her story “Bedtime Story,” from the April 27, 2020, issue of The New Yorker, on the Writer’s Voice podcast.Podcast / The Writer’s Voice: Fiction from the MagazineFiction, Short Stories, AuthorsTue, 21 Apr 2020 15:18:16 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/this-week-in-fiction/sarah-shun-lien-bynum-04-27-205e9a0b0993de770008b05839Mon, 20 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Willing Davidson interviews the author Sarah Shun-lien Bynum about her short fiction “Bedtime Story,” from the April 27, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.Books / This Week in FictionFiction, Interviews, Literature, Short Stories, Mavis GallantWilling DavidsonSun, 19 Apr 2020 22:16:44 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/magazine/2020/04/27/the-war-on-coffee5e9738748704120008b74fe2Mon, 20 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000The history of caffeine and capitalism can get surprisingly heated, Adam Gopnik writes. Magazine / BooksCapitalism, Coffee, Caffeine, Books, HistoriesAdam GopnikMon, 20 Apr 2020 16:20:20 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/magazine/2020/04/27/redhead-by-the-side-of-the-road-saltwater-lurking-and-miss-aluminum5e97387d8704120008b74fe3Mon, 20 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000“Redhead by the Side of the Road,” “Saltwater,” “Lurking,” and “Miss Aluminum.”Magazine / BooksThu, 23 Apr 2020 18:17:14 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/double-take/sunday-reading-annals-of-infamy5e99328f93de770008b05835Sun, 19 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000From The New Yorker’s archive: nine classic stories of criminals, villains, and foul play, including pieces by Norman Mailer, Edmund Pearson, Elsa Walsh, Alva Johnston, Daniel Lang, Lucinda Franks, Alec Wilkinson, Truman Capote, and Alma Guillermoprieto. Books / Double TakeTrue Crime, Crimes, Murders, Assassinations, Serial Killers, CriminalsErin OverbeySat, 18 Apr 2020 22:42:11 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/podcast/the-authors-voice/ben-lerner-reads-the-media5e8e10af5749570008a1b2b3Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Deborah Treisman hosts the author Ben Lerner, who reads his story “The Media,” from the April 20, 2020, issue of The New Yorker, on the Writer’s Voice podcast.Podcast / The Writer’s Voice: Fiction from the MagazineFiction, Short Stories, AuthorsTue, 14 Apr 2020 17:02:58 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/culture/cultural-comment/reading-derek-jarman-is-strangely-consoling5e8cc6a4b1814300082a928eMon, 13 Apr 2020 20:50:43 +0000Rebecca Mead writes about the resonant experience of reading during the coronavirus pandemic the British filmmaker Derek Jarman’s “Modern Nature,” a journal about Jarman’s life at Prospect Cottage, in Kent, England.Culture / Cultural CommentArtists, Books, Gardening, Filmmakers, EnglandRebecca MeadWed, 15 Apr 2020 18:13:10 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/this-week-in-fiction/ben-lerner-04-20-205e8f427688dfe60009746cdaMon, 13 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Cressida Leyshon interviews the author Ben Lerner about his short story “The Media,” from the April 20, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.Books / This Week in FictionFiction, Interviews, Literature, PoetryCressida LeyshonSun, 12 Apr 2020 21:06:22 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/magazine/2020/04/20/a-memoirist-who-mistrusts-her-own-memories5e8e05dadbede60008949c68Mon, 13 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Madeleine Schwartz on the French writer Annie Ernaux, who, in the course of twenty books, has devoted herself to the excavation of her own life.Magazine / BooksLiterature, Books, Sex, Memory, MemoirMadeleine SchwartzSat, 11 Apr 2020 01:44:31 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/magazine/2020/04/20/do-some-surgical-implants-do-more-harm-than-good5e8e05d3369daf0009f03d60Mon, 13 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Many are clearly lifesaving, but others have proved to be life-threatening, and dangerous implants are marketed with scant oversight, Jerome Groopman writes.Magazine / BooksMedicine, Health, Doctors, Surgery, Surgeons, Devices, BooksJerome GroopmanMon, 13 Apr 2020 16:16:55 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/magazine/2020/04/20/notes-from-an-apocalypse-child-of-light-indelicacy-and-dispatch5e8e05e03c2a130008bc5bafMon, 13 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000“Notes from an Apocalypse,” “Child of Light,” “Indelicacy,” and “Dispatch.”Magazine / BooksMon, 13 Apr 2020 21:31:33 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/double-take/sunday-reading-the-crisis-in-public-health-care5e90912788dfe60009746ce5Sun, 12 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Charles Bethea, Steve Coll, Atul Gawande, Jill Lepore, and Steven Shapin on the general crisis in public health care in the United States.Books / Double TakeHealth Care, Public Health, Coronavirus, Medicine, Health-care ReformThe New YorkerSat, 11 Apr 2020 19:29:27 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/under-review/the-endurance-of-notre-dame5e7370d8a4c643000873b091Sun, 12 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0000Casey Cep writes about the one-year anniversary of the fire at Notre-Dame cathedral, and about “Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals,” a new book by Ken Follett, the author of the 1989 best-seller “The Pillars of the Earth.”Books / Under ReviewNotre Dame, Architecture, History, Paris, France, CathedralsCasey CepSat, 11 Apr 2020 15:45:26 +0000Condé NastThe New Yorker’s Books Coverage: Essays and Criticism http://salpaus-kv.com/books/page-turner/dear-diary-the-world-is-burning5e7e5e2bcbd19d0008f4013dFri, 10 Apr 2020 18:15:14 +0000Kary Waldman writes about keeping a journal during the coronavirus pandemic, and about the great diarists of literary history includeBooks / Page-TurnerCoronavirus, Culture at Home During the CoronavirusKaty WaldmanMon, 13 Apr 2020 14:04:48 +0000Condé Nast