Book Reviews

Jenny Offill’s ‘Dept. of Speculation’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:47
Jenny Offill’s novel charts the course of a marriage, building the story from fragments, observations and meditations.
    





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‘Love Illuminated,’ by Daniel Jones

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:45
The editor of The Times’s Modern Love column teases apart “life’s most mystifying subject.”
    





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‘The Queen’s Bed,’ by Anna Whitelock

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:44
Throughout her 45-year reign, Elizabeth I’s private life was an urgent public concern.
    





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Open Book: In the Eye of the Beholder

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:44
In 1988, Thomas Pynchon reviewed “Love in the Time of Cholera,” calling it “shining and heartbreaking.”
    





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Chris Christie is getting the biography treatment

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 07:52
Plus, 'Red Rising' is becoming a movie.
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These newer eroticas can melt ice … perfect timing!

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 07:30
Check out newer erotic romances, such as Melting the Ice by Jaci Burton and Letting Go by Maya Banks.
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Sign up now: Comics celebs participate in online course

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 04:03
The six-month online course will include live interviews with some popular writers.
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Daniel Jones knows a thing or two about 'Modern Love'

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:17
The editor of The New York Times' 'Modern Love' column offers his thoughts on the topic.
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Daniel Jones knows a thing or two about 'Modern Love'

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:17
The editor of The New York Times' 'Modern Love' column offers his thoughts on the topic.
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Interview: 'Vampire Academy' author Richelle Mead

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 22:07
Vampire Academy, the movie adaptation of Richelle Mead's awesome book of the same name, opens in theaters today. And HEA got to check in wit...
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Novel by Charlie Chaplin to be published for the first time

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:07
Plus, erotica author Zane is in hot water.
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John Green reigns over USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:37
Plus, La La Anthony scores a big hit with her first book, 'The Love Playbook.'
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Anna Quindlen’s ‘Still Life With Bread Crumbs’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 17:13
An aging photographer rents a rural cottage and reignites sparks of creativity and desire.
    





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Roundup: A Sentimental Education

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:58
Writers in a variety of genres share the books that taught them about love — and a few that led them memorably astray.
    





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Letters: ‘My Life in Middlemarch’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:12
Readers respond to a recent review of Rebecca Mead’s book about George Eliot’s masterpiece.
    





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ArtsBeat: Book Covers: Before and After

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 15:25
Designers discuss their work on recent covers, including one for a new edition of Kafka’s “Metamorphosis.”
    





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Rachel Kushner: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 10:15
The author of “The Flamethrowers” and “Telex From Cuba” steers clear of books with ugly covers. And those that are touted as “sweeping,” “tender” or “universal.”
    





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Read the first excerpt from 'Half Bad' by Sally Green

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 03:48
The book is about a kid torn between two worlds of witches.
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Washington ranked as the USA's most literate city

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 03:17
The study looks at number of bookstores, library resources, Internet use and education.
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Read a preview of 'Glee' star Chris Colfer's new book

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 03:16
The 'Glee' star reveals the cover and a passage from his newest book
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