A list of bestsellers based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. 1:13 p.m.
A weekly calendar of literary events. 12:58 p.m.
The slimness of Gaitskill's nuanced novella about a #MeToo incident in the publishing world belies its incendiary content. 12:00 p.m.
Amy Sutherland talks books with Jhumpa Lahiri, editor of “The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories," who will discuss the anthology on Nov. 21 at Mount Holyoke College. 12:00 p.m.
Penguin Random House has announced that its Penguin Young Readers division is buying Eric Carle LLC. 4:45 p.m.
Pufahl explores the hazards of desire in her bold debut novel. 3:27 p.m.
Zeruya Shalev will discuss her new book with novelist Lauren Groff at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Boston Public Library. 12:31 p.m.
MSNBC television host Rachel Maddow delivers an account of international intrigue, high finance, low characters, and outrageous legal and illegal acts that put the global economy and Western democracy at grave risk. 12:14 p.m.