Book Reviews

Kozol writes of his dad's Alzheimer's

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 13:02

Jonathan Kozol's new book is called 'The Theft of Memory.'

        
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Book on Tokyo raid is right on target

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 11:56

Author James Scott describes heroics of Jimmy Doolittle's World War II raid.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 09:42

Jimmy Fallon, Bill O'Reilly and Ali Wentworth have new books.

        
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Shakir Rashaan recaps season 2 premiere of 'Power'

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 20:00

HEA contributor Shakir Rashaan recaps the season two premiere of 'Power' on Starz.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/06/2015 - 05:00

Spend your weekend with the latest great read from Stephen King.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Reagan: The Life’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:13
Jeff Shesol talks about H. W. Brands’s new biography of Ronald Reagan, and Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs talks about her new biography of Jonas Salk.







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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 10:29
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.







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10Best: Summer's best beach reads

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 10:22

Pick up one of these new page-turners for a much-needed summer escape.

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 10:21
Paperback books of particular interest.







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The Shortlist: Families in Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 10:12
New books by Jane Smiley, Mary Morris, Karel Schoeman and Polly Samson.







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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:57
Chuck Palahniuk, whose “Make Something Up” is No. 8 on the hardcover fiction list, is also promoting his first graphic novel, a sequel to his 1996 novel “Fight Club.”







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Crime: Robert Goddard’s ‘The Ways of the World,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:54
The dashing protagonist of Goddard’s historical espionage thriller is a refreshing throwback to an earlier romantic tradition of heroes.







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‘Orhan’s Inheritance,’ by Aline Ohanesian

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:53
A Turkish photographer must confront the past when his grandfather leaves the family home to an Armenian woman.







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‘Coup de Foudre,’ by Ken Kalfus

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:53
This novella is a thinly — or not so thinly — veiled account of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair.







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‘The Given World,’ by Marian Palaia

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:51
Lives in the U.S. are turned upside down by the Vietnam War in this debut novel.







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‘The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage,’ by Sydney Padua

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:49
The real-life scientific career of Lord Byron’s daughter provided the inspiration for this graphic novel.







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‘How I Shed My Skin,’ by Jim Grimsley

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:48
A novelist’s coming-of-age in 1960s and ’70s North Carolina.







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‘The Edge of the World,’ by Michael Pye

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:45
Michael Pye sees the North Sea and its periphery as crucial to the development of Europe.







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‘Jonas Salk: A Life,’ by Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:45
A biography of Jonas Salk, the first man to develop a vaccine against polio and a popular hero.







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‘Billy Martin: Baseball’s Flawed Genius,’ by Bill Pennington

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 09:43
Few in baseball have been as fiery, and as misunderstood, as Billy Martin.







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