Book Reviews

Newsbook: 3 Books That Help Explain American-Cuban Relations

New York Times Book Reviews - 10 hours 17 min ago
Here are three books that help explain the United States’ fraught historical relationship with Cuba.
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By the Book: Emma Straub: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - 16 hours 34 min ago
The author of “Modern Lovers” keeps her youth on a shelf: “There are books I loved in my teens and 20s that I would not love now, but it’s still nice to see them there, as a reminder of a person I used to be.”
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'The Identicals' makes a splash on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:02

Elin Hilderbrand's latest marks the start of beach-reading season.

        
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'Star Wars': Read an exclusive excerpt from 'Inferno Squad' novel

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:18

Christie Golden's book explores the heroes of the Empire after the events of 'Rogue One.'

        
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Nonfiction: Two New Books Offer Advice for the Socially Awkward

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:00
Ty Tashiro (in “Awkward”) and Alan Alda (in “If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?”) say people can learn to interact more effectively.
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Fiction: Skaters, Beaches and a Drug-Smuggling Stewardess in a Novel of the ’70s

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:00
In Daniel Riley’s debut novel, “Fly Me,” a young Vassar grad with a need for speed lights up a laid-back California town.
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You'll fall for Adriana Trigiani's 'Kiss Carlo'

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 06:02

Adriana Trigiani's screwball romance, set after World War II, is retro fun.

        
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Nonfiction: A Powerful, Disturbing History of Residential Segregation in America

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 04:00
In “The Color of Law,” Richard Rothstein argues that government at all levels and in all branches abetted residential segregation, and the effects endure.
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Match Book: Dear Match Book: What Audiobooks Will Liven Up My Summer Road Trips?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 04:00
For long trips with adult passengers and shorter trips with kids, our columnist recommends great audiobooks to hold drivers’ attention.
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Chat highlights: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on facing grief and finding joy

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 14:00

The Facebook COO chats about her USA TODAY bestseller 'Option B.'

        
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Corrupt NYPD cop is 'hero' of Winslow's riveting 'The Force'

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:00

The movies already have come calling for Don Winslow's new crime novel, 'The Force.'

        
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'The One Device': How the iPhone changed our lives

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:04

As the 10th anniversary of the iPhone approaches, a new book looks at its impact.

        
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Nonfiction: The iPhone Is 10 Years Old. Here’s the Story of Its Birth.

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:07
Apple’s culture of reverence and secrecy is no match for Brian Merchant in “The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone.”
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Nonfiction: The iPhone Is 10 Years Old. Here’s the Story of Its Birth.

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:07
Apple’s culture of reverence and secrecy is no match for Brian Merchant in “The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone.”
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Harry Potter gets a book club

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:02

Pottermore's Wizarding World Book Club kicks off with 'Sorcerer's Stone.'

        
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Nonfiction: How Uber and Airbnb Became Poster Children for the Disruption Economy

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:00
Three books reckon with pioneers of the sharing economy; a fourth considers their dark side.
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Nonfiction: How Uber and Airbnb Became Poster Children for the Disruption Economy

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:00
Three books reckon with pioneers of the sharing economy; a fourth considers their dark side.
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Fiction: In Mexico’s Violent Drug World, a Priest’s Dilemma Over the Seal of Confession

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:00
Philip Caputo’s novel tells of an American priest who must decide whether to break the sanctity of confession to inform on narcos.
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Q. and A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘The End of Advertising’

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:14
Andrew Essex discusses his new book about the fate of traditional advertising and what might replace it.
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Q. and A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘The End of Advertising’

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:14
Andrew Essex discusses his new book about the fate of traditional advertising and what might replace it.
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