Nora Krug

Washington, D.C.

Staff editor for Book World with a focus on children's books, memoirs, fiction, parenting, health and fitness

Education: Duke University, B.A. in History

Nora Krug is an editor and writer in Book World. She has worked for The Washington Post since 2007. She began at The Post writing a books column and later became a co-editor of the weekly Health and Science section. Her articles and columns have appeared in Health, Book World, Local Living and Parenting. Before joining The Post, she was an editor at the New York Times and Architectural Digest.
Latest from Nora Krug

The innocence of Judy Blume

A Gen X mom and Gen Z daughter read "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret?" to get ready for the movie.

April 22, 2023

Why Molly Ringwald translated an infamous story of film exploitation

Molly Ringwald, in an interview, talks about her latest project: a translation of a French book about the "Last Tango in Paris" actress Maria Schneider.

April 16, 2023

    Need a reading recommendation? The Books team answered your questions.

    Book World's critics and editors share their suggestions for holiday gift-giving.

    December 9, 2022

    The 12 best thriller and mystery novels of 2022

    Richard Osman, Brendan Slocumb and Sarah Pinborough were among the authors who kept us on the edge of our seats this year.

    November 17, 2022

    ‘Pickleball is life’? I’m not so sure.

    Two books tout the wonders of the trendy sport. Can they convince a skeptical reader?

    October 29, 2022

    Beach bag refill: 12 books to get you to the end of summer

    A list of beach reads and other books to get you through summer.

    August 13, 2022

    How do you organize your books? 9 authors share their favorite shelves.

    Shelfies by Elin Hilderbrand, Diana Gabaldon, Garrett Graff, Vanessa Riley, Emma Straub, Hernan Diaz, Jennifer Weiner, Chris Bohjalian and Christopher Buckley

    July 28, 2022

      Looking for a beach read? The Post’s book critics share their ideas.

      Four Washington Post writers and editors will share their recommendations on Friday, June 10 at noon ET.

      June 10, 2022

      Colin Kaepernick talks about his new venture: Children’s book author

      The activist-quarterback discusses the defining moment that sparked his new children’s book, ‘I Color Myself Different.'

      April 6, 2022

        ‘How do I get out of a reading slump?’ The Post’s Book critics answered your questions.

        The Washington Post’s Book World team provided their book recommendations to readers.

        March 14, 2022