Book Reviews

Nonfiction: Pondering Our Mad Futures With the British Columnist Caitlin Moran

New York Times Book Reviews - 7 hours 59 min ago
“Moranifesto” is a collection of columns by Caitlin Moran, one of Britain’s most recognizable print and broadcast personalities.
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Friendly robots rule in four new kids' books

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 07:03

Four illustrated tales about adventurous robots.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 05:02

A new Jack Ryan thriller is on the way.

        
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'Lucky 666' tells story of daring aerial mission in Pacific

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 13:02

Authors' history takes flight thanks to good storytelling.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers: 'Daily Show' edition

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:45

Two new books for fans of 'The Daily Show.'

        
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'Conclave,' thriller about electing a pope, gets our vote

USAToday Books - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:14

Robert Harris' new novel goes inside the Sistine Chapel after a pope dies.

        
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Roundup: The Season’s Best New Graphic Novels

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:37
New graphic novels include the Norwegian artist Hariton Pushwagner’s astonishing cartoon treatise “Soft City,” which has finally arrived in the United States.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: 100 Notable Books of 2016

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:31
Editors at the Book Review discuss this year’s 100 Notable Books; Ronald H. Fritze talks about “Egyptomania”; and Matthew Schneier discusses “Vanity Fair’s Writers on Writers.”
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Nonfiction: Women of Thrones

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:10
Sarah Gristwood’s group portrait of the 16th century’s ruling women, “Game of Queens.”
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Crime: The 10 Best Crime Novels of 2016

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:01
The Book Review’s Crime columnist chooses her favorite books from the past year.
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Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:59
Two space colonies fall into confrontation amid a refugee crisis; in an alternate steampunk history, King Leopold’s minions are driven from the Congo; and a vampire gang war rages in Mexico City.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:56
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Nonfiction: 400 Years of Jerusalem Culture

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:45
“Jerusalem, 1000-1400,” edited by Barbara Drake Boehm and Melanie Holcomb, accompanies a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Nonfiction: Dada and Beyond: The Many Artistic Lives of Francis Picabia

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:45
“Francis Picabia” attempts to chart a zigzag career that made up in energy what it lacked in depth of exploration.
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Nonfiction: A New Memoir by Robbie Robertson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:45
“Testimony,” a memoir by Robbie Robertson, ends where “The Last Waltz” ends, with the Band disbanding.
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Nonfiction: Meeting the Greats in ‘Vanity Fair’s Writers on Writers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:45
This anthology, edited by Graydon Carter, collects some of the magazine’s best writing about notable authors.
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Nonfiction: An Artist’s Lesson on How to Appreciate Art

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:44
In “How to See,” David Salle aims to help the reader make sense of the sometimes perplexing world of contemporary art.
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Nonfiction: David Hockney: A Book of Paintings and ‘A History of Pictures’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:44
A catalog of Hockney’s work and “A History of Pictures,” a lavishly illustrated dialogue between the artist and the art critic Martin Gayford.
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Nonfiction: Arctic Folly: In Search of a Place That Doesn’t Exist

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:36
David Welky’s “A Wretched and Precarious Situation” tells the rather less epic story of the Crocker Land expedition.
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Nonfiction: Marina Abramovic: What’s Art Without Danger?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:27
Marina Abramovic’s engrossing “Walk Through Walls” makes us realize how partial our knowledge about the artist and her work was.
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