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Bookends: Is Everyone Qualified to Be a Critic?

New York Times Book Reviews - 6 hours 38 min ago
Adam Kirsch and Charles McGrath discuss what it takes to pass judgment on the arts.

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ArtsBeat: Carrie Brownstein’s Book Tour to Kick Off in Brooklyn

New York Times Book Reviews - 6 hours 52 min ago
Carrie Brownstein will be traveling to 11 cities across the United States this fall to promote her memoir, “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl,” due in October.

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Self-help guru Wayne W. Dyer dies at 75

USAToday Books - 7 hours 37 min ago

Post on Dyer's Facebook page: "Wayne has left his body, passing away through the night."

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‘The End of Tsarist Russia,’ by Dominic Lieven

New York Times Book Reviews - 8 hours 3 min ago
A scholar approaches World War I from the standpoint of Russian foreign policy.

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‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ by David Lagercrantz

New York Times Book Reviews - 14 hours 49 min ago
The novel features artificial intelligence and code breaking and suitably icy bad guys.

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‘Did You Ever Have a Family’ by Bill Clegg

New York Times Book Reviews - 15 hours 19 min ago
In the wake of a tragedy, the affected reckon with complicated pasts.

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Salander's film future remains uncertain

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 17:13

Will there ever be more U.S. movie versions of the best-selling Millennium series?

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Salander returns in riveting 'Spider's Web'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 10:05

'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' series picks up with a new author and twisty whodunit.

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Christopher Moore back with zany 'Souls'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 13:02

Wacky comic novel ''Secondhand Souls' takes place in San Francisco.

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10 cool books to read this fall

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:03

Look for titles from Jonathan Franzen, Bill O'Reilly, Mindy Kaling and Robert Galbraith.

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A new life for Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' series

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:02

Hacker Lisbeth Salander returns in David Lagercrantz's authorized sequel.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:00

Clive Cussler's new Fargo adventure publishes on Sept. 1.

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Beverly Johnson struts stuff in memoir

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 13:01

The 'Vogue' cover girl tells her life story, including an encounter with Bill Cosby.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 09:10

Spend your weekend reading Gary Rivlin's excellent account of Hurricane Katrina.

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Kids back in school? Time to relax with a romance read

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 14:08

Things settled with back to school? Time to relax with a new romance read.

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Rowling's latest Potter revelation is pretty sad

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:04

Usually when J.K. Rowling answers fan questions about Harry Potter we either get a fun new tid-bit to add to our vault of knowledge or fodder to argue with our friends about (RON AND HERMIONE FOREVER).

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ArtsBeat: Among Friends: Linda Rosenkrantz on ‘Talk’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:51
Ms. Rosenkrantz discusses her recently reissued 1968 book, which is made up of candid conversations about psychoanalysis, sex and art.

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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:15
Almost 100 years after his death, Marcel Proust has finally cracked the best-seller list. Sort of.

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ArtsBeat: Biography of Jimmy Carter Is in the Works

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:13
Kai Bird, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will write a biography of former President Jimmy Carter for Crown Publishing Group.

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Ann Beattie: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 14:46
The author, most recently, of “The State We’re In” reads more novels and stories than anything else — “except, maybe, cookbooks. I avoid mysteries, since I never understand what happens.”

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