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Joined on March 18, 2007


We looked inside some of the tweets by @nytimesbooks and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
an hour
Average replies
Average retweets
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Tweets with photos
5 / 100
Tweets with videos
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

15. in country United States and category Magazines & Journals

19. in category Magazines & Journals

29. in country United States and category Media

108. in category Media

269. in country United States

Last Seen Profiles


“Only in literature can we fully express the injustices of society, the extremes of human nature and our hopes for a beautiful future,” said @majian53

‘His brain was found to be abnormally large’: Delightful ⁦@TinaJordanNYT⁩ on how the NYT flooded the zone on the (slow) death of Walt Whitman, who contained multitudes indeed

"Because American democracy is again under threat, coming apart with chaos and bloodshed, I urge you to read what Robert Bly said the night he won the National Book Award."

John B. Judis tries to understand the current resurgence of nationalism by getting into the minds of those who support Trump, Brexit and xenophobic politicians across Europe

For Walt Whitman, it all started with a cold on Dec. 18, 1892. The @nytimes took note.

The Times's art critics Holland Cotter, @robertasmithnyt and @jsf reveal their favorite art books of 2018

"Come With Me" is a "smart, timely and highly entertaining novel" about characters who "all have their own troubles with, for lack of a more specific term, technology," says Sarah Lyall

From our archives, 12/18/1897: What happens to books that don't sell? The paper investigates 

From our archives, 12/18/1897: What happens to books that don't sell? The paper investigates 


Flora Drew, @majian53's partner and longtime translator, said that when she dropped him off for his flight to Hong Kong, she worried that she might not see him again.

Helen Schulman "has wrapped her distress in such an attractive package that the book slides down almost without your noticing its seriousness of purpose"

In his poems, J. Michael Martinez’s approach is as brainy as it is entertaining, as political as it is personal

In these four blazingly original collections, poets grapple with hot-button issues of the day

A marvelous, argumentative and curiosity-provoking book of poetry that is itself best thought of as a kind of corrective cabinet of wonders

The translators of a new collection of Bertolt Brecht's poetry argue that despite his Communist ideology, Brecht was one of the three or four best poets in the German language


“The autonomy of Hong Kong literature and language is vanishing,” said Ma Jian, an exiled Chinese novelist who lives in London

Pardon my heart if it ruins your party./It’s a large, American heart and has had/a good deal to drink.

In 1973, Margaret Atwood reviewed Rich’s collection “Diving Into the Wreck” for the Book Review

"It was like this liminal space between what was and what is, and it felt useful to bring that document forward — even just the stuff about what it was like to participate in music culture before everyone was documenting it on Instagram."

In a new column, Prescribed Reading, Dr. Abigail Zuger looks at past books that dealt with opioid abuse in order to understand better how we got here

Samuel French, the venerable publisher of American and British play scripts, has been acquired by Concord Music

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