Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Toni Morrison Papers Will Go To Princeton

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 14:20
The Nobel Laureate taught at the university from 1989 to 2006.






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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Deep Dark Down.'

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 05:00

John Grisham's new legal thriller goes on sale Oct. 21.

        
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'Ruth's Journey': No 'Gone With the Wind'

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:53

Imagined story of 'Gone With the Wind's Mammy finds slave's repressed dreams, little fury

        
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Princeton will house the papers of author Toni Morrison

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:47

Princeton made the announcement Friday, shortly before the 83-year-old Morrison took part in a forum at the school.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: The Story of Us

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:14
Christine Kenneally discusses “The Invisible History of the Human Race,” and Zephyr Teachout talks about “Corruption in America.”






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ArtsBeat: Elmore Leonard’s Papers (and Hawaiian Shirts) Go to University

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:24
The University of South Carolina has acquired more than 150 boxes of materials for Elmore Leonard’s archive.






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Bookshelf: The Dark

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:40
New picture books include Lizi Boyd’s “Flashlight” and Madeline Valentine’s “George in the Dark.”
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:25
Paperback books of particular interest.
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The Shortlist: 'A Wolf Called Romeo,' by Nick Jans, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:19
New books by Nick Jans, Rebecca Frankel and Benoit Denizet-Lewis.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:03
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Crime: John Sandford's 'Deadline,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:58
In John Sandford’s “Deadline,” dogs are being stolen and auctioned off for resale as laboratory animals.
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‘Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America,’ by Jonathan Darman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:57
Jonathan Darman’s history of the 1960s weaves together accounts of the activities of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan.
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Steven Pinker’s ‘The Sense of Style’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:57
In his writing guide, the Harvard polymath Steven Pinker favors looser, more easygoing grammatical usage.
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‘The Betrayers,’ by David Bezmozgis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:56
Two Soviet Jews — an Israeli politician and a disgraced K.G.B. informer — are reunited decades after a devastating betrayal.
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Paul Theroux’s ‘Mr. Bones’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:56
Men follow their compulsions, and sometimes receive their comeuppance, in Paul Theroux’s stories.
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‘Just Mercy,’ by Bryan Stevenson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:55
A lawyer personalizes the struggle against injustice with the story of a man wrongfully convicted of murder.
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Simon Rich’s ‘Spoiled Brats’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:55
Simon Rich’s humorous stories take on the millennial generation.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:54
Marilynne Robinson, whose novel “Lila” is No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list, has found success agreeable. “A Pulitzer Prize is very reassuring, and that’s a fact.”
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