Laurie R. King wanted the 16th novel in her Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series to be a distraction from the last few years of turbulence, but she has long used the Holmes pastiche to make social and political churn feel like a great adventure.
Joel Courtney talks to The Times about making "The Kissing Booth 2" and relating to his character. P.S.: He'd be "totally down" for a "Kissing Booth 3."
Netflix's "Love on the Spectrum" centers on people on the autism spectrum as they date and build romantic relationships. The creators explain how they made it.
Movies on TV this week: July 26: : "The Godfather" and "The Godfather Part II" and 'GoodFellas'
Critics are mostly raving about 'Folklore,' Taylor Swift's surprise new album written and recorded in quarantine.
Directed and co-written by Dave Franco, "The Rental" features Dan Stevens and Alison Brie in a disappointing horror-drama hybrid about a getaway weekend.
The novelist and essayist's slim new collection, "Intimations," probes our COVID-19 reality as well as her own gifts, blind spots and vulnerabilities.
Quetzal singer Martha Gonzalez's "Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Activism in East Los Angeles" is both a manifesto and a heartfelt memoir.
A Republican congressman insulted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a slur most women have heard all too often. Her response was a welcome challenge.
Should we drop "The Star Spangled Banner" for Bill Withers' "Lean on Me"? Plus readers on a New York writer stirring the Eastside/Westside debate, Nick Cannon's apology and Kurt Andersen's review of the Mary Trump book.