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New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:51
Helen Macdonald, whose memoir “H Is for Hawk” is No. 8 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has become something of a sensation in her native England.






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‘Hell and Good Company,’ by Richard Rhodes

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:51
Richard Rhodes offers an anecdotal — and technological — history of the Spanish Civil War.






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‘After Birth,’ by Elisa Albert

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:50
A novel traces the changes brought by a baby’s arrival.






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Crime: Lene Kaaberbol’s ‘Doctor Death,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:49
New novels by Lene Kaaberbol, Bryan Reardon, William Shaw and S. D. Sykes.






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Daniel Handler’s ‘We Are Pirates’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:46
A father and daughter pursue riches in the music world and on the open water in Daniel Handler’s comic novel.






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Jorie Graham’s ‘From the New World’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:46
Jorie Graham’s career-spanning selected poems show how she moved the art form forward.






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‘The Italians,’ by John Hooper

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:45
The Economist’s Italy correspondent explains the confounding inner workings of the Bel Paese.






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‘The Big Seven,’ by Jim Harrison

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:44
An outlaw clan terrorizes a town in the Upper Peninsula, and Jim Harrison’s hapless detective is caught in the crossfire.






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The Shortlist: Alice Fulton’s ‘Barely Composed,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:43
New books by Alice Fulton, Jynne Dilling Martin, Katie Ford and Erin Belieu.






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Elliot Ackerman’s ‘Green on Blue’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:42
A young soldier from Afghanistan narrates this first novel by an American who served several tours of duty there.






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Open Book: Transcending War

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:41
Elliot Ackerman’s debut novel, “Green on Blue,” was partly inspired by his experience training Afghan soldiers.






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‘The American Lover,’ by Rose Tremain

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:41
Rose Tremain’s stories of transgressive love, unfulfilled desires and souls laid bare.






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Novel tackles Catholic sex-abuse scandal

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 07:32

John Boyne's 'A History of Loneliness' is set in Ireland.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Second Chance Summer' by Jill Shalvis

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:16

HEA shares the cover of Jill Shalvis' June 30 release, Second Chance Summer, and an excerpt.

        
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Must-see book trailers: 'Fashionably Dead in Diapers,' 'Covert'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:07

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by Robyn Peterman and G.K. Moore.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'The Boy Most Likely To' by Huntley Fitzpatrick

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:07

HEA reveals the cover of Huntley Fitzpatrick's August release, The Boy Most Likely To.

        
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Kelly Moran questions the real men of romance

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:06

Kelly Moran interviewed the husbands of five romance authors to get the dish on the real men of romance.

        
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ArtsBeat: Shakespeare’s First Folio to Get 50-State Tour

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:43
A book tour of sorts for Shakespeare to mark the 400th anniversary of his death.






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Ex-'NYT's Abramson to explain media mess

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 14:55

Ex-editor shoved out of 'NYT' last year will explain 'creative disruption' in new book.

        
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Drew Barrymore gets memoir deal

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:36

Drew Barrymore will pen book of autobiographical essays.

        
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