Jennifer Latson talks about “The Boy Who Loved Too Much”; Daniel Menaker discusses two new books about how to understand others and make ourselves understood.
Howard W. French talks about “Everything Under the Heavens,” and Judith Newman discusses new books about how to grieve and how to die.
Franken discusses his new political memoir; Thomas E. Ricks talks about “Churchill and Orwell”; and Dav Pilkey on the movie adaptation of “Captain Underpants” and more.
Sedaris discusses “Theft by Finding,” and Christopher Knowlton talks about “Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History of the Cowboy West.”
Mike Rapport discusses “The Unruly City,” and Dan Egan talks about “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes.”
Ferris talks about his new collection of stories, and Jonathan Taplin discusses “Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy.”
Elizabeth Warren talks about “This Fight Is Our Fight,” and Doree Shafrir discusses her debut novel, “Startup.”
Gabourey Sidibe talks about her memoir, “This Is Just My Face,” and Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.”
Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant talk about “Option B,” and Annie Jacobsen discusses “Phenomena.”
Dominic Dromgoole talks about “Hamlet Globe to Globe”; and Judith Newman discusses new books about sex and relationships.
Chris Hayes discusses “A Colony in a Nation,” and Jason Zinoman talks about “Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night.”
Elisabeth Rosenthal talks about “An American Sickness”; and Jill Filipovic discusses “Unwanted Advances,” by Laura Kipnis, and “The Campus Rape Frenzy,” by KC Johnson and Stuart Taylor Jr.
Elif Batuman talks about her first novel, “The Idiot,” and David Bellos discusses “The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of ‘Les Misérables.’ ”
Domenico Starnone and Jhumpa Lahiri talk about “Ties”; Mary Otto discusses “Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.”
Jami Attenberg talks about her new novel, “All Grown Up,” and Bonnie Rochman discusses “The Gene Machine.”
Mohsin Hamid talks about his new novel, “Exit West,” and Gillian Thomas discusses Marjorie J. Spruill’s “Divided We Stand.”
Florence Williams discusses “The Nature Fix,” and Jennifer Szalai talks about new Argentine fiction.
Ibram X. Kendi discusses the history of books about race and racism in America; Bill Schutt talks about “Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History.”
Neil Gaiman discusses “Norse Mythology”; Sarah Lyall talks about Ali Smith’s “Autumn”; and Nick Bilton on two new books about Silicon Valley.
George Saunders talks about “Lincoln in the Bardo”; Alan Burdick on “Why Times Flies”; and Maria Russo discusses Laura Ingalls Wilder and the “Little House” books.
Daphne Merkin talks about “This Close to Happy,” and Min Jin Lee discusses her new novel, “Pachinko.”
Sana Krasikov talks about her debut novel, “The Patriots”; and Michael Sims discusses “Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes.”
Jonathan Chait talks about “Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail,” and Randall Fuller discusses “The Book That Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation.”
Nicholas Lemann talks about Edward Jay Epstein’s “How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft,” and James Ryerson discusses new books about how to be civil in an uncivil world.
Gary Taubes discusses “The Case Against Sugar,” and Anthony Gottlieb talks about a new biography of Casanova.