By Courtney Vinopal, Tayari Jones
Author Tayari Jones wrote the introduction to a new edition of Ann Petry's 1946 novel "The Street," our May pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This. Jones joins Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about the…
In Ann Petry’s 1946 novel “The Street,” which chronicles an African American woman’s pursuit of the American dream, the main character’s predicament is not unlike that of many workers today.
By Courtney Vinopal
Our May 2020 pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club is Ann Petry’s “The Street.”…
“The Street” by Ann Petry is the May pick for Now Read This, the PBS NewsHour's book club with The New York Times.
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,…
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