Book Reviews

'Ruth's Journey' reimagines 'Gone With the Wind's Mammy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:03

This is the third sequel authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate.

       
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After 'GWTW,' sequels arrived, with approval

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:03

'Scarlett,' 'Rhett Butler's People' and 'Ruth's Journey' all are authorized sequels.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:02

New memoirs by Neil Patrick Harris and Norman Lear are on sale Oct. 14.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 20:54

Spend your weekend reading 'Some Luck' by Jane Smiley.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

New York Times Book Reviews - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:08
Ms. Moran discusses her new novel, and Katha Pollitt talks about “Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights.”






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ArtsBeat: Rushdie Shares Award With Syrian Human Rights Advocate

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:46
Salman Rushdie will share the PEN Pinter Prize with a Syrian lawyer and human rights advocate.






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Letters: A Comedian and a Scholar

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:22
Readers respond to a recent review of Mark Whitaker’s “Cosby” and more.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:11
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:59
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Daphne Merkin's 'The Fame Lunches' and Roxane Gay's 'Bad Feminist'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:46
Essays and interrogations on personal pain and identity politics.
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Author's Note: Gender Genre

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:46
When he was 20, the author read only women for a period that lasted almost three years.
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'The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor,' by Joan Biskupic

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:41
A portrayal of Sonia Sotomayor as a justice who — for reasons of race, gender and ethnicity — disrupts the status quo.
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Laurie Penny's 'Unspeakable Things'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:41
Laurie Penny’s polemic on gender and power in the 21st century.
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'The News Sorority,' by Sheila Weller

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:38
Sheila Weller chronicles the triumphs and setbacks of three powerful women in the male-dominated realm of network news.
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Sarah Ruhl's '100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:38
A playwright on how to write and create when life — and children — constantly intervene.
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Caitlin Moran's 'How to Build a Girl'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:38
A plain, poor British teenager transforms herself into a music critic in Caitlin Moran’s “How to Build a Girl.”
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Open Book: Worthwhile Woolf

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:35
A look back at The Times’s coverage of Virginia Woolf.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:35
S. C. Gwynne, whose “Rebel Yell,” about Stonewall Jackson, is No. 10 on the hardcover nonfiction list, said he was interested in his subject’s transformation from eccentric college professor to Confederate leader.
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The Shortlist: Rebecca Makkai's 'Hundred-Year House,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:35
New books by Rebecca Makkai, Susan Coll and Margaret Bradham Thornton.
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ArtsBeat: A French Siren Returns

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:27
A new adaptation of “Barbarella” and a selection of comic book covers from Marvel.






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