Book Reviews

The Mothership: Brad Meltzer returns to spill 'Secrets'

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:01

Author joins USA TODAY's geek culture crew for a wide-ranging discussion.

        
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Recommended romance reads for hot summer days

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:00

Here are some of the romances Happy Ever After’s contributors have recommended recently.

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘In the Darkroom’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:51
Susan Faludi discusses her new memoir, and James Lee McDonough talks about his new biography of William Tecumseh Sherman.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:33
The work of 23-year-old Rupi Kaur, whose debut poetry collection is No. 8 on the paperback trade fiction list, is like a cross between Charles Bukowski and Cat Power.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:32
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:25
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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The Shortlist: Writers’ Lives Reimagined

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:20
New novels inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, Anton Chekhov, Shakespeare and George Eliot.
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Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 11:58
A teenage thief’s erasable identity; the post-cyberpunk politics of global information networks; a world under water; and another invasion of the living dead.
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Nonfiction: ‘The Money Cult,’ by Chris Lehmann

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 11:04
Looking at religion’s effect on American capitalism.
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Nonfiction: Elisha Cooper’s ‘Falling: A Daughter, a Father, and a Journey Back’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:58
A father and his young daughter’s bout with cancer.
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Fiction: ‘A Million Windows,’ by Gerald Murnane

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:46
An Australian novelist’s new work moves between fiction, philosophy and literary theory.
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Children’s Books: ‘Draw the Line,’ by Laurent Linn

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:40
After a hate crime, a closeted teenage artist summons his superhero alter ego.
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Children’s Books: ‘When Friendship Followed Me Home,’ by Paul Griffin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:30
A canine companion, a new friend and a writing project help heal a boy’s traumatic past in a novel for middle graders.
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Children’s Books: ‘Summerlost,’ by Ally Condie

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:17
A novel about loss and friendship follows a girl who tries to solve the enigma of an actress’s death.
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Children’s Books: Giselle Potter’s ‘This Is My Dollhouse,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:14
New books show how everyday materials and a bit of imagination transport children to fantastic realms.
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Fiction: ‘Barkskins,’ by Annie Proulx

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:04
Annie Proulx’s latest novel traces two families and their part in the destruction of the world’s forests.
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Open Book: Together at Last

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:02
Michael Pietsch has published a new edition of David James Duncan’s “The River Why” more than three decades after he failed to acquire the book as a young editor.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:00
Readers respond to a recent review of Philippe Sands’s “East West Street” and more.
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Chat live with author Emily Giffin

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:15

Live chat with best-selling author Emily Giffin on Wednesday, June 29 at 1 p.m. EST

        
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Book clubs will swoon over Emma Straub's 'Modern Lovers'

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 16:03

Brooklyn hipsters miss their youthful band days in the new novel by Emma Straub.

        
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