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Sam Tanenhaus, editor of The New York Times Book Review, discusses best-seller lists and both established and upcoming authors.

Sam Tanenhaus, editor of The New York Times Book Review, discusses best-seller lists and both established and upcoming authors.
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New York, NY

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Sam Tanenhaus, editor of The New York Times Book Review, discusses best-seller lists and both established and upcoming authors.

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English


Episodes

Some Assembly Required

1/12/2018
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Alexander Langlands discusses “Craeft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts,” and Max Boot talks about “The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.”

Duration: 00:54:02


What to Read About North Korea

1/5/2018
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Nicholas Kristof discusses the best books about the secretive country, and Tui Sutherland talks about the graphic novel edition of “Wings of Fire.”

Duration: 00:58:37


The Fire Next Time

12/29/2017
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Brendan I. Koerner talks about “Megafire” and “Firestorm,” and Henry Fountain discusses “The Great Quake.”

Duration: 00:47:33


'The Story of the Jews' Continues

12/22/2017
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Simon Schama talks about “Belonging: 1492-1900,” and Christopher de Hamel discusses “Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts.”

Duration: 00:51:35


Mary Beard on 'Women & Power'

12/15/2017
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Beard talks about her new manifesto, and Hillary Chute discusses “Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere.”

Duration: 00:55:16


'The Second Coming of the KKK'

12/8/2017
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Linda Gordon talks about “The Second Coming of the KKK”; Scott Kelly discusses “Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery”; and editors from the Book Review talk about our 10 Best Books of 2017.

Duration: 01:10:23


The History of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone

12/1/2017
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Joe Hagan discusses "Sticky Fingers," and Simon Winchester talks about "The Taste of Empire" and "A Thirst for Empire."

Duration: 00:48:08


O Pioneers!

11/21/2017
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Caroline Fraser talks about “Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,” and Tiya Miles discusses “The Dawn of Detroit.”

Duration: 00:54:14


Mother Knows Best?

11/17/2017
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James Wolcott talks about “Raising Trump” and “The Kardashians,” and Tina Brown discusses “The Vanity Fair Diaries.”

Duration: 01:05:49


Kurt Andersen on Channeling President Trump

11/10/2017
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Andersen talks about "You Can't Spell America Without Me"; Liza Mundy discusses “Code Girls”; and Maria Russo on the season's children’s books.

Duration: 01:01:24


The American Revolution in Six Lives

11/3/2017
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Russell Shorto talks about “Revolution Song,” and Richard Aldous discusses his new biography of Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

Duration: 00:54:57


Marilyn Stasio on True Crime

10/27/2017
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Stasio discusses new books about real crimes, and Dave Eggers talks about his two new illustrated books.

Duration: 00:44:50


The Godfather of Post-Truth Politics

10/20/2017
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Victor Sebestyen talks about his new biography of Lenin, and Marc Maron discusses “Waiting for the Punch.”

Duration: 01:12:21


Ron Chernow on 'Grant'

10/13/2017
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Chernow talks about his new biography of Ulysses S. Grant, and Mike Wallace discusses “Greater Gotham: A History of New York City From 1898 to 1919.”

Duration: 01:08:44


Jennifer Egan Talks About 'Manhattan Beach'

10/6/2017
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Egan discusses her new novel, and Franklin Foer talks about “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”

Duration: 00:55:56


Recent Romances

9/29/2017
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Robert Gottlieb talks about new romance novels, and Celeste Ng discusses her new novel, “Little Fires Everywhere.”

Duration: 00:47:52


Jesmyn Ward on 'Sing, Unburied, Sing'

9/22/2017
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Ward discusses her new novel; David Dobbs on five new books about Darwin; and Kristin Cashore talks about “Jane, Unlimited.”

Duration: 01:03:47


Jill Abramson on the 2016 Presidential Campaign

9/15/2017
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Abramson discusses Katy Tur's "Unbelievable" and Hillary Clinton's "What Happened."

Duration: 01:18:20


'Gorbachev: His Life and Times'

9/8/2017
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William Taubman discusses his biography of Mikhail Gorbachev, and N. K. Jemisin talks about reading, writing and reviewing science fiction and fantasy.

Duration: 00:50:42


An American Abroad

9/1/2017
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Suzy Hansen discusses “Notes on a Foreign Country,” and David Thomson talks about “Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio.”

Duration: 00:45:05

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