Pamela Paul is the editor of the New York Times Book Review and oversees books coverage at the New York Times. She is also the host of the weekly Book Review podcast.
She is the author of six books. The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony was named one of the best books of 2002 by the Washington Post. Her second book, Pornified, was named one of the best books of 2005 by the San Francisco Chronicle. She is also author of Parenting, Inc.; By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review; My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues; and How to Raise a Reader, co-written with Maria Russo.
Paul has been a contributor to TIME magazine and the Economist, and she has been a columnist for the New York Times Style section and Worth magazine. Her work has also appeared in the Atlantic, the Washington Post, the New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and other publications.
How to Raise a Reader (2019)
By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review (2014)
Pornified: How Pornography Is Transforming Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families (2005)
The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony (2002)
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Pamela Paul’s website
“Paul on her long path to becoming a writer and editor,” Literary Hub, August 26, 2019
“How the books editor of the New York Times decides what to read,” Vox.com, June 28, 2017
An interview with Paul in Poets & Writers, April 13, 2016
Video: Paul Talks at Google