Book Reviews

The Shortlist: Memoirs

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 03:00
New books by Betsy Lerner, Isabel Vincent and Lee Smith.
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Fiction: A Novel Tracks a Friendship Through Breakdowns, Infidelity and Psychic Visions of the Future

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 03:00
Jean Thompson’s latest considers an old friendship, a failing marriage and a woman having visions of the future.
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Fiction: Stories Exploring the Misguided, the Unrequited and the Mortified

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 03:00
All of the stories in this stark and cutting collection grapple with our failure to communicate.
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Fiction: A Novel Follows Gen-Xers Through Their Boom-or-Bust Post-College Lives

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 03:00
Gen X friends face success and regret in the decades after college.
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Nonfiction: Jack Shafer Reviews Gay Talese’s Controversial New Book About Voyeurism

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 13:50
Gay Talese’s “The Voyeur’s Motel” seems to be full of inaccuracies.
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Nonfiction: What It Is Actually Like to Be in the Engine Room of the Start-Up Economy

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:51
An account of success and failure — and the relationship between them — in the tech industry.
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Nonfiction: Libya’s Prisons Were Emptying. But Hisham Matar’s Father Was Nowhere to Be Found.

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:45
Hisham Matar’s account of trying to learn the fate of his father, an imprisoned Libyan dissident.
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How Brownie Wise got the Tupperware party started

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:12

Sandra Bullock is poised to star in a movie version of 'Life of the Party.'

        
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Jonah Lehrer's new book is a labor of 'Love'

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 13:02

The author investigates theories about everybody's favorite subject.

        
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Fiction roundup: Fellowes' 'Belgravia,' Weisberger's 'Game'

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 07:01

Four new novels will keep you turning the pages this summer.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 05:04

Look for new books by Daniel Silva and Delia Ephron.

        
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 23:00
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America” and more.
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In 'Underground Airlines,' America is a modern slave state

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 05:06

Author Ben H. Winters imagines a disturbing alternative reality.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading 'Jonathan Unleashed' by Meg Rosoff.

        
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Maz Kanata returns in excerpt from new 'Star Wars' novel

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 14:27

The old lady makes an appearance in sequel 'Aftermath: Life Debt.'

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:09
The nature writer Terry Tempest Williams enters the monthly travel list with her look at America’s national parks, “The Hour of Land,” new at No.3.
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Emma Watson says 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is 'AMAZING'

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 08:08

Hermione, meet Hermione!

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 06:40
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 06:40
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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Open Book: Fall in Fear, Rise in Interest

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 06:00
A list of recommended reading about criminal justice.
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