Book Reviews

‘Let Me Tell You,’ by Shirley Jackson

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 04:00
A new collection of work by Shirley Jackson includes short stories, humorous bits of family memoir, and essays and talks, many of them in print for the first time.









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Interview: Soman Chainani, author of School for Good and Evil series

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 23:06

HEA contributor chats with Soman Chainani and his popular School for Good and Evil series and shares an excerpt.

        
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Fighting fires with brains and brawn

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:02

'Smokejumper' is a memoir by an elite airborne firefighter.

        
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Thrilling 'Luckiest Girl' asks: Is she?

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:17

In Jessica Knoll's novel, a young woman tries to reinvent her troubling past.

        
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RWA day 4: Jessie Potts checks in from NYC conference

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:12

HEA contributor Jessie Potts reports from the final day of RWA's national conference.

        
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New mysteries: 'Eeny Meeny,' 'Badlands'

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:03

New mysteries from C.J. Box, M.J. Alridge, Holly Brown and Michael Harvey.

        
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Novel based on El Chapo is a real rush

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 13:00

Art imitates real life in Don Winslow's fast-paced novel 'The Cartel.'

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Luckiest Girl Alive.'

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Dr. Seuss’ ‘What Pet Should I Get?’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:48
Maria Russo and Alexandra Alter discuss Dr. Seuss, and Jill Ciment talks about “The Hand That Feeds You.”









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ArtsBeat: Rediscovered Pablo Neruda Poems to Be Published

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:07
Copper Canyon Press will publish a collection of 20 poems that were found by archivists last year.









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‘The Loved Ones,’ by Mary-Beth Hughes

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
After an inescapable loss, a cosmetics executive moves his family to London.









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Christian Kracht’s ‘Imperium’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
In this Swiss novel, a German vegetarian in the early 1900s tries to found a colony in the South Seas.









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‘The Hand That Feeds You,’ by A.J. Rich

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
A heroine learns her dead fiancé was an impostor.









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‘A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me,’ by David Gates

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
The characters in David Gates’s stories engage in festivals of bad decisions.









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‘The End of Plenty,’ by Joel K. Bourne Jr.

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
A journalist looks at the challenges involved in keeping the world from going hungry.









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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Open Book: An Unfinished Library

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
“The Greatest Books You’ll Never Read” is a new survey of books that are “unfinished, unbegun or lost, and today exist as only suggestive fragments or not at all.”









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The Shortlist: Summer Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
New books by Candace Bushnell, Caroline Zancan, Jules Moulin, and Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus.









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‘A Cure for Suicide,’ by Jesse Ball

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
After a life-threatening illness, a man known as the claimant is reintroduced to human behavior.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
Paperback books of particular interest.









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