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By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
The author of our December pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club answered questions submitted by readers about her novel.
By Courtney Vinopal
It's the most vexing phase of an epidemic -- once an illness peters out, healthy people begin to place it in the past.
By Dr. Howard Markel
In the new novel "A Terrible Country," young, Soviet-born Andrei Kaplan is struggling in his academic career and getting over a breakup, when he returns to Russia to care for his aging grandmother. Jeffrey Brown talks with author Keith Gessen…
A foreign country attempts to influence the outcome of an American election -- before the 2016 election, it was the plot of a new novel by Ohio's Democratic Party chairman. Now David Pepper returns with a second book,"The Wingman," which…
By PBS NewsHour
“An American Marriage” explores the bonds of love in extreme circumstances, against a larger background of race and mass incarceration. Author Tayari Jones joins Jeffrey Brown to talk about her new novel, set in Atlanta and written in letter form,…
By Brit Bennett
When you write a novel about abortion, says author Brit Bennett, you will have a lot of conversations with strangers about abortion. It’s made her realize how rarely we talk about it as a human experience. What if we approached…
In "Transit," a new novel by Rachel Cusk, a woman and her two sons prepare to begin a new life. The second book in a planned trilogy, her novel is gaining acclaim for the writing and form. Cusk joins Jeffrey…
Marlon James, author of "A Brief History of Seven Killings," is the first Jamaican writer to win the Man Booker Prize. James sat down with Jeffrey Brown at the Miami Book Fair to discuss his story, set in the 1970s…
What were the must-read books of 2015? Jeffrey Brown gets favorite picks from Daniel Pink, business writer and author of "Drive," and novelist Jennifer Close, author of "The Smart One."…
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