Books, Beach, & Beyond

Gilbert Cruz

September 26, 2023 Elin Hilderbrand, Tim Talks Books, N Magazine Season 1 Episode 9
Books, Beach, & Beyond
Gilbert Cruz
Show Notes

In this episode of Books, Beach, & Beyond, we welcome Gilbert Cruz, Editor of the New York Times Book Review. Cruz discusses his childhood, schooling, and career that led to one of the most elite jobs in the book business. He gives listeners a behind-the-scenes look into the process of choosing books to review in the New York Times,  who reviews them, and how the "Top Ten Books of the Year" are chosen. Tim and Gilbert bond over their love and obsession with Stephen King, while Elin and Gilbert dish on some of their favorite TV shows. This episode is filled with the joy of reading and recommending literature!

A special thank you to our Episode Sponsors:
Triple Eight Distillery

What else are we reading in this episode:
The Blue Bistro by Elin Hilderbrand
It by Stephen King
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Alice & Oliver by Charles Bock
The Shining by Stephen King
11/22/63 by Stephen King
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Still Life by Louise Penny
King: A Life by Jonathan Eig
Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Other authors mentioned:
Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Dickens.

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