Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Dashiell Hammett Papers Go to University of South Carolina

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 14:50
The Dashiell Hammett archives include hundreds of letters and a replica of the Maltese Falcon.







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Aniston hops aboard the 'Train' express

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 14:40

'The Girl on the Train' has sold 2 million copies since January.

        
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25 hot books for summer

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 13:46

Seasonal titles from Stephen King, Harper Lee, Dr. Seuss, Sue Grafton and James Patterson.

        
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ArtsBeat: Margaret Atwood Delivers Work to Be Published in 2114

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:57
Ms. Atwood provided the first work in the “Future Library” project taking place in Oslo.







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Gloria Steinem to write 'Road' book

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:38

It's the first book in two decades from the famous feminist.

        
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Children’s Books: Winged Wonders

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 08:00
With poetic words and stunning photographs, “Sweep Up the Sun” salutes birds in flight.







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Horror

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 04:30
The season’s horror books include Clive Barker’s “The Scarlet Gospels” and Andrew Pyper’s “The Damned.”







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‘Seveneves,’ by Neal Stephenson

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 04:30
In Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, Earth’s moon suddenly and spontaneously breaks apart into seven large pieces.







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Stephen King’s ‘Finders Keepers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 04:30
Laura Lippman reviews Stephen King’s “Finders Keepers,” the second entry in a planned trilogy that began with “Mr. Mercedes.”







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‘Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty,’ by Charles Leerhsen

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:43
Charles Leerhsen’s biography of Ty Cobb reassesses the toxic reputation of one of baseball’s greatest players.







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Bookends: Does an Award Like the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Help or Hurt the Cause of Women Writers?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:14
Zoë Heller and Dana Stevens debate the merit of literary prizes for which only women compete.







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‘Palace of Treason,’ by Jason Matthews

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 04:30
“Palace of Treason,” the sequel to Jason Matthews’s debut thriller, “Red Sparrow,” does not disappoint.







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Hollywood

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 04:30
Lisa Schwarzbaum reviews new books about Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Orson Welles and more.







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Humor

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 04:30
Michael Ian Black reviews new books by Dave Barry, Brad Garrett, Mamrie Hart and more.







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Judy Blume’s ‘In the Unlikely Event’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 04:30
Judy Blume’s first novel for adults in 17 years is about a ninth-grade Jewish girl and her New Jersey community in the aftermath of three plane crashes in the town.







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Photographer pens vivid self-portrait

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 13:00

Controversial photographer Sally Mann has written a memoir.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Shakespeare in Love

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:58
Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.







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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 05:02

Nick Offerman's new book, 'Gumption,' is on sale May 26.

        
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Rich lives shimmer in 'Moonlight'

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 13:00

'Girl in the Moonlight' is a love story set amid the very rich.

        
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Jon Pessah’s ‘The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball’s Power Brokers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:29
Jon Pessah’s “The Game” takes the first real crack at determining how Major League Baseball got through the tumultuous time between 1992 and 2010.







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