Book Reviews

Matt Ridley: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/15/2015 - 06:00
The author, most recently, of “The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge” mostly reads nonfiction. “Fiction, unless it is truly great, feels too much like playing tennis without the net.”

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ArtsBeat: Ai Weiwei to Publish a Memoir in 2017

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 13:21
The book will cover the artist’s life as well as China’s cultural history.

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Baptist leader: Christians should boycott gay weddings

USAToday Books - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 10:30

Attending a same-sex marriage ceremony signals "moral approval" of the union, he said.

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Meyer, Riordan back on best-seller list

USAToday Books - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 09:49

A 'Twilight' anniversary edition and 'Magnus Chase' are hits.

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ArtsBeat: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Hanya Yanagihara Among National Book Award Finalists

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 07:01
Mr. Coates’s “Between the World and Me” and Ms. Yanagihara’s novel “A Little Life” are among the shortlisted nominees.

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Yes, people DID buy 'Playboy' for the articles

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/13/2015 - 18:44

'Playboy' has long been a haven for talented and serious writers.

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Whoopi's not waiting for Prince Charming

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/13/2015 - 17:07

The single star of 'The View' writes an advice book about relationships.

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Marlon James wins Man Booker prize

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/13/2015 - 15:00

The prize is Britain's most prestigious.

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ArtsBeat: Rushdie Condemns Censorship as Iranians Boycott Frankfurt Book Fair

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/13/2015 - 11:32
Iran said it would not take part in the book fair if Salman Rushdie’s opening speech was allowed to proceed.

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Bobby Brown: Writing 'unvarnished' memoir was cathartic

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/13/2015 - 10:21

Bobby Brown says writing about his 'crazy' world helped him deal with trauma.

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Bookends: Should Art Be Timeless or Should It Speak to Something More Current?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/13/2015 - 06:00
Adam Kirsch and James Parker discuss whether art should aspire to timelessness.

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‘The Arab of the Future,’ by Riad Sattouf

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/13/2015 - 03:30
Riad Sattouf, born in France, recreates his difficult childhood in Libya and Syria.

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'Sunday Dinner' author shares deep regrets

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 20:05

Ann Walling's memoir details her conflicts with the mores of the segregated South.

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Another George R.R. Martin book could get a TV show

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 11:51

His werewolf novella 'The Skin Trade' will be getting the small screen treatment.

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Richard McGuire’s ‘Here’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 03:30
An artist conjures the changes that occur over billions of years in his childhood living room.

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‘SuperBetter’ and ‘The State of Play’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 03:30
A program uses the principles of play for self-improvement, and essays trace the evolution of video-game intellectual culture.

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'Razzle Dazzle' offers Broadway drama

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/11/2015 - 12:02

'Razzle Dazzle' follows the intrigue behind the scenes on Broadway.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/11/2015 - 04:02

New books by Nicholas Sparks, Whoopi Goldberg and Elvis Costello.

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'PT 109' recalls JFK's wartime heroics

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/10/2015 - 12:00

How a Naval disaster helped pave the way to the White House.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/10/2015 - 04:01

Spend your weekend with Joyce Carol Oates' new memoir of her youth.

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