The cable channel will broadcast a new drama series based on the author’s “My Brilliant Friend,” HBO announced on Thursday.
The show is the first big project from El Jefe, a production company that Mr. Meyer founded with the writers Brian McGreevy and Lee Shipman.
The author was an angry teenager when he began research on the book, which outlined weapon use, bomb-building techniques and drug manufacturing.
The singer and songwriter, who did not attend the Nobel ceremony in December, is to meet with Academy members with no media present this weekend.
The young music producers in Hari Kunzru’s “White Tears” invent a lost blues legend who may turn out to have been real all along.
According to Tiffany Dufu’s “Drop the Ball” and Stephen Marche’s “The Unmade Bed,” there’s a solution to those impossible household to-do lists: Quit.
This 2002 essay by the playwright Arthur Miller was meant to assist a campaign to abolish the death penalty in Illinois.
The writer recounted the story of the Baroness de Pontalba, a New Orleans-born heiress shot by her French father-in-law in a dowry dispute.
“Rum: The Manual” covers the history of the world’s most diverse spirit.
Ann Shoket, a former editor at Seventeen and at CosmoGirl, has just published the book focusing on her readers’ next challenges.
Jerome Charyn’s novel “Jerzy” is based on the very slippery life of Jerzy Kosinski.
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
This elegant and sympathetic biography by John A. Farrell arrives as a current president makes comparisons unavoidable.
Nearly 100 letters from Susan B. Anthony and others have come to light, in a collection that shows the complex networks that drove the movement.
“Sunshine State,” Sarah Gerard’s essay collection, and “Gulf: The Making of an American Sea,” Jack E. Davis’s environmental history, each explore the terrain of an unmoored state.
The prize, awarded for her book “Citizen: An American Lyric,” comes with $10,000.
Mr. Storey’s plays often reflected Britain’s class tensions but resonated with audiences around the world and with people of all backgrounds.
The details of “American War,” Omar El Akkad’s dystopian novel about an unraveling United States, makes his fictional future feel alarmingly real.
Elif Batuman’s new novel, “The Idiot,” is a rejoinder to the pressure on literature to serve as self-help.
America Chavez, a gay, Latina Marvel superhero written by a gay Latina writer, joins a growing list of diverse comic characters.
Marilyn Stasio’s crime column takes us to three watery venues — Venice, the English Fenland and the French Riviera. And for a break, how about chilly Norway?
The Pulitzer Prize winner wrote for The Washington Post and was the author of the acclaimed novel “Testing the Current.”
The book, published by William Powell in 1971, styled itself as a guide for would-be revolutionaries and had information on explosives, guns and drugs.
Denis Johnson’s “Jesus’ Son” was recently celebrated at an event in New York by a few of its many prominent writer-fans.
The “Glee” actor and best-selling author, whose latest young adult novel is “Stranger Than Fanfiction,” talks about a rite of passage.
Frances Fitzgerald’s “The Evangelicals” is an examination of how politics and conservative Protestantism became intertwined.
“The Inheritance” is about five siblings (out of six) who inherited a genetic mutation that leads to early-onset Alzheimer’s.
The photographer Richard Renaldi, who loves the night life, stationed himself outside of Roseland, Pacha and other New York City clubs, and captured patrons as they left at dawn.
Norman Ohler’s “Blitzed” shows that the Nazis were drug-fueled, with methamphetamines for the public and opiates for The Fuhrer.
In “The Rules Do Not Apply,” a writer for The New Yorker interrogates the hoary conceit of “having it all” after a harrowing miscarriage and divorce.