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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 10:00
Toni Morrison, whose “God Help the Child” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, used to receive phone calls from Marlon Brando, who would recite her work.







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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:59
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.







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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:35
Paperback books of particular interest.







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Crime: Jeffery Deaver’s ‘Solitude Creek,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:28
In “Solitude Creek,” a killer likes to scare people into causing their own deaths.







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‘The Thunder of Giants,’ by Joel Fishbane

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:28
Fact and fiction merge in this tale of two extraordinary women.







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‘Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy,’ by Phyllis Birnbaum

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:27
A Qing royal led resistance forces, often dressed as a man.







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‘The Battle of Versailles,’ by Robin Givhan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:27
American design faced off with French fashion in a 1973 show.







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‘The Fair Fight,’ by Anna Freeman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:27
Anna Freeman sets her novel in the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late-18th-century England.







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‘Academy Street,’ by Mary Costello

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:26
Mary Costello’s debut novel is an intimate portrait of one Irish immigrant’s life.
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The Shortlist: Topical Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:26
New books by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés, Amanda Eyre Ward, Andrew Roe and Margaret Vandenburg.
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Asne Seierstad’s ‘One of Us,’ About Rampage in Norway

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:27
“One of Us” explores a dark side of contemporary Scandinavia through the life and crimes of Anders Behring Breivik, a mass murderer who killed 77 people, most of them teenagers.






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6 romance e-book deals to warm your spring

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 23:04

BookBub's editors highlight some awesome romance e-book deals.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'Day and Knight' by Dirk Greyson

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 23:04

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs m/m romance and chats with author Dirk Greyson.

        
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Leta Gail Doerr on National Foster Care Awareness Month

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 23:04

Leta Gail Doerr shares the role the foster care system plays in her Bluegrass Country Series.

        
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Open Book: Grandeur to Spare

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 16:31
Chris Impey, the author of “Beyond: Our Future in Space,” says: “I grew up in a small, damp, cloudy country. The stars and space were not prominent in my childhood.”
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ArtsBeat: Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist to Stop Drawing Muhammed

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:11
Muhammad “no longer interests me,” Rénald Luzier, who works under the name Luz, said in an interview.






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ArtsBeat: New ‘Avengers’ Movie Not Enough? Take a Free Comic Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:57
Saturday is Free Comic Book Day.
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Letters: ‘Spinster’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:54
Readers respond to a recent review of Kate Bolick’s “Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own.”
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Philip Glass: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 09:39
The composer and author of “Words Without Music” says his favorite books about music “are not serious books about the philosophy of music or music awareness or whatever you want to call it.”
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ArtsBeat: War Stories Both Quiet and Loud

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 06:19
“A Sailor’s Story” by Sam Glanzman and “Joe Kubert: Enemy Ace” are reminders of the power of war comics.






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