New York Times Books
A Staging for Vonnegut’s ‘Make Up Your Mind’
The playwright Nicky Silver has adjusted Kurt Vonnegut’s 1993 play “Make Up Your Mind” so it can be staged in Boston.
Books of The Times: ‘Americanah,’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
In Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s new book, “Americanah,” the main characters find that race matters wherever they go.
Exposés of China’s Elite a Big Lure in Hong Kong
Visitors from mainland China turn to Hong Kong bookstores for forbidden delights: shelves of scandal-packed exposés about their Communist Party masters.
CNN Top Stories
Use your money to buy happier time
Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton write that people pass up opportunities to spend their money to avoid disagreeable tasks
What happened to Obama's promise?
Julian Zelizer says that Obama, like many before him, chose to work within the system to get things done rather than lead transformative change.
What Jolie forgot to mention
I first saw the headline early Tuesday on Real Clear Politics, a political news site where I generally start my morning. It's not where I expect to see a story on breast cancer.