Pamela Paul is the editor of The New York Times Book Review and oversees books coverage at The New York Times. She is also a journalist, host of the Book Review Podcast and an author of an array of books on subjects ranging from pornography and starter marriages, to parenting. Her latest book, My Life With Bob, is about the life of an obsessive reader.
In this week’s episode of Just the Right Book Podcast, Pamela gives us a rare look at the inner workings of The New York Times and her meteoric rise to becoming the editor of The New York Times Book Review. Paul also chats with Roxanne about the newspaper’s prestigious list, The 10 Best Books of 2017.
And stay tuned after Roxanne’s conversation with Pamela Paul to hear what patrons of RJ Julia have on their New Years Reading Resolutions List.
Books in this episode:
Autumn by Ali Smith
Exit West by Moshin Hamid
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
The Power by Naomi Alderman
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Grant by Ron Chernow
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr.
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser
Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
To The Bright Edge of The World by Eowyn Ivey
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Middlemarch by George Eliot
The House of Niccolo by Dorothy Dunnett
Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machada
Such Small Hands by Andres Barba
The Saboteur by Andrew Gross
Belgravia by Julian Fellowes
Read BookTrib’s review of My Life with Bob, here.
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