How long have you been at the New York Times Book Review? What’s a typical day like for you in the office? How do you and the rest of the editors choose what authors to review? Bribery? Level of attractiveness?
Lettering and illustration for the back page essay in the New York Times Book Review by that talks about the overly popular political phrase “City upon a Hill.”
The New York Times Book Review, May 23, 2010
Every Sunday, readers of The New York Times Book Review turn with anticipation to see which novelist, historian, short story writer, or artist will be the subject of the popular By the Book feature. These wide-ranging interviews are conducted by Pamela Paul, the editor of the Book Review, and here she brings together sixty-five of the most intriguing and fascinating exchanges, featuring personalities as varied as David Sedaris, Hilary Mantel, Michael Chabon, Khaled Hosseini, Anne Lamott, and James Patterson. The questions and answers admit us into the private worlds of these authors, as they reflect on their work habits, reading preferences, inspirations, pet peeves, and recommendations.
The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s books editor of The New York Times Book Review.Since 1952, the Book Review has convened an independent panel of three judges from the world of children’s literature to select picture books on the basis of artistic merit. Each year, judges choose from among thousands of books for what is the only annual award of its kind. This year’s judges were Caldecott medalist Brian Selznick, who has twice won The New York Times Best Illustrated award for Walt Whitman: Words for America, by Barbara Kerley, and The Invention of Hugo Cabret; Elizabeth R. Bird, a children’s librarian at the New York Public Library who is the author of the picture book Giant Dance Party; and Steve Heller, longtime art director at The Times who is co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author Department and Special Consultant to the President of SVA for New Programs as well as Visuals columnist for The New York Times Book Review.In our latest Algonquin Talks feature, we interview Greg Cowles, one of the esteemed preview editors at the New York Times Book Review. Previously, we featured , producer at Fresh Air; , books editor at O: The Oprah Magazine; and , book review editor at the Washington Post.This is one of the best known book review websites (and papers). It’s a popular site and here you’ll find many great book reviews. Find both hardcover and paperback books reviewed here – fiction, nonfiction, trade fiction, mass-market fiction and nonfiction. The New York Times Book Review is very well respected and many find their book reviews to be very useful in finding that great new book to read – whether keeping up with your profession or looking for a new book for the beach.