When Covid struck the Wolitzers, Meg and Hilma bonded by creating a book. Let them tell you about it.

Meg Wolitzer and her mother, Hilma, at Carl Schurz Park in Manhattan in August. (Calla Kessler/For The Washington Post)
Meg Wolitzer and her mother, Hilma, at Carl Schurz Park in Manhattan in August. (Calla Kessler/For The Washington Post)
Meg Wolitzer talks to her mom, Hilma, about her new collection, “Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket,” parenthood, writing and how humor carries them through.
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Gabrielle Union wants to talk about the tough stuff. You ready?

The star who made her name in “Bring It On” talks about her new book “You Got Anything Stronger?”
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In Liane Moriarty’s ‘Apples Never Fall,’ a mother disappears and a family falls to pieces

Moriarty tells a fresh, juicy tale about four siblings and their tennis-obsessed parents.
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Now that you’ve read ‘The Midnight Library,’ let’s talk about the ending

Matt Haig’s “The Midnight Library” is the perfect novel for our current moment.
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Virginia Woolf’s novels once left me cold. A new book about ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ changed my mind.

Merve Emre’s “The Annotated Mrs. Dalloway” highlights the many reasons Woolf’s book is a masterpiece.
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A dual portrait of Herman and Joe Mankiewicz offers an intimate look at the Hollywood brothers

Nick Davis, Herman Mankiewicz’s grandson, spent years doing research for “Competing with Idiots.”
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Michaela Coel takes the television industry to task in ‘Misfits’

“Misfits” revisits a powerful speech the “I May Destroy You” creator gave at the 2018 Edinburgh TV festival.

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A novel by Jai Chakrabarti follows two productions of a play staged decades apart as acts of resistance.
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With ‘Harlem Shuffle,’ Colson Whitehead proves once again that he’s a master of reinvention

Perhaps it was only a matter of time before he drove down 125th Street in his native New York City to deliver a wry crime novel.
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Colm Toibin’s ‘The Magician’ imagines the adventurous life of a literary great

Thomas Mann may have written some very heavy books, but this biographical novel offers a more lighthearted portrait of the German writer.
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