Book Reviews

‘Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:03
A biography of the great border-crossing sculptor.









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‘Vanishing,’ by Gerard Woodward

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:02
The narrator of Gerard Woodward’s novel is an enigmatic and eccentric artist employed by the British Army to help with camouflage during World War II.









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‘Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:47
Yiadom-Boakye’s paintings, which feature invented characters, summon the triumphs and its omissions of the genre of portraiture.









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‘Trompe L’Oeil,’ by Nancy Reisman

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:46
In Nancy Reisman’s new novel, a family is irrevocably changed when a child dies in a tragic accident.









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Montmartre/Montparnasse

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:46
Deborah Solomon on two new books that offer group portraits of the Paris art scene in its heyday.







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‘Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:45
Marilyn Minter’s body of work is playful, nasty and full of surprise, and interested in confusing our networks of disgust and desire.







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‘Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel,’ by Annie Cohen-Solal

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:45
Annie Cohen-Solal argues that Rothko’s Jewishness is at the core of his life and art.







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In Bed With a Romance Author: Rachel Blaufeld recs 'Manwhore,' 'Traveling Man'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 23:23

Rachel Blaufeld recs romances reads by Katy Evans and Jane Harvey-Berrick.

        
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USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 23:20

USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list

        
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Julia London on the romantic appeal of the Scottish Highlands

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 23:08

Julia London joins us here to get all gushy about The Perfect Bargain's setting, the Scottish Highlands (and who wouldn't?).

        
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Kathryn Le Veque on the father of all heroes: The medieval knight

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 23:07

Kathryn Le Veque, whose latest releases are Scorpion and the With Dreams Only of You collection, gives us a history lesson on how medieval knights found their way into our hearts as romance heroes.

        
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Authors love their Chile, Florida Keys and Stephen King

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 23:06

Today's featured authors — S.A. McAuley and Sarah Masters — share their favorite vacation destinations and books on their keeper shelves.

        
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‘Being Nixon’ and ‘One Man Against the World’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 15:38
Two new books try to make sense of the life and presidency of Richard Nixon.







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Readers fall for Aziz Ansari's 'Modern Romance'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 13:14

Readers fall for Aziz Ansari's 'Modern Romance'

       
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ArtsBeat: Reading About the Confederacy

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:57
Five books offer a start in wading through volumes of history on the South and the Civil War.







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'Grey' tops USA TODAY best-selling books list

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 09:34

'Grey' tops USA TODAY Best-Selling Books List

        
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MaryJanice Davidson: My fridge tried to kill me; how was your weekend?

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:20

MaryJanice Davidson wrestles her fridge after a power outage and wins, sort of.

        
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Romance Unlaced: Not 'romances' but still romantic

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:07

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter chats with fellow authors about the differences between historical romance and historical fiction.

        
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Tessa Bailey: Ohhh, that TV show would make a great book

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:07

Tessa Bailey, author of the new Up in Smoke, book two in her Crossing the Line series, asks readers to weigh in on what TV shows or movies would make good books — and gets suggestions for the authors to write them.

        
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