We looked inside some of the tweets by @nytimesbooks and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Rankings (sorted by number of followers)
19. in category Magazines & Journals
108. in category Media
269. in country United States
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“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.
"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 https://nyti.ms/2DlkL5B
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