Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘H Is for Hawk’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:37
Vicki Constantine Croke discusses Helen Macdonald’s “H Is for Hawk,” and John Williams talks about Nick Hornby’s “Funny Girl.”






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New Voices: Amelia Morris of 'Bon Appetempt'

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:38

The food blogger tells her often amusing life story.

        
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Must-read romances: 'Between the Sheets,' 'Don't Stop Till You Get Enough'

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:20

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Cairo and Chicki Brown.

        
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Excerpt: 'The Tempting of Thomas Carrick' by Stephanie Laurens

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:07

Nicole Brebner, executive editor at Mira, introduces an excerpt from Stephanie Laurens' latest, The Tempting of Thomas Carrick.

        
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Exclusive excerpt: 'The Immortal Who Loved Me' by Lynsay Sands

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:07

Avon Books editor Erika Tsang shares an excerpt with us from Lynsay Sands' The Immortal Who Loved Me.

        
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Ahoy! 'Pirates' is compelling, if bumpy, voyage

USAToday Books - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 14:02

Daniel Handler's latest is mostly smooth sailing, with mature themes in a kids' adventure.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 06:00

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon writes a memoir.

        
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2 romance authors find 'so many rewards!' in latest 'Arrow'

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 15:15

Romance authors Allison Brennan and Lavinia Kent react to the latest episode of Arrow.

        
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Why 'The Sound of Music' sings on and on

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 14:00

New book tells the back story of the beloved film.

       
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'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' season one: Swoon or snooze?

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 07:02

HEA asks Avery Flynn to binge-watch season one of 'Buffy' and then report back.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 06:02

Spend your weekend with Anne Tyler's 'A Spool of Blue Thread.'

        
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 13:21
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 13:16
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 13:09
The protagonist of David Duchovny’s debut novel is a talking cow who sets out for India.
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Dee Davis on 'Scandal': It's a blast from the past

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:47

HEA contributor Dee Davis reflects on last night's Scandal.

        
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‘Lies, First Person,’ by Gail Hareven

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:43
For Gail Hareven’s heroine, an abusive relative’s return to Jerusalem stokes a desire for retribution.
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Essay: The Case of Georges Simenon

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:43
In Simenon’s non-Maigret “thrillers,” the central character is lured from the cocoon of himself into a wider world of sexual and philosophical peril.
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Jonathan Lethem’s ‘Lucky Alan’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:42
In the stories in Jonathan Lethem’s third collection, the everyday conceals the absurd.
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Tom McCarthy’s ‘Satin Island’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:41
In Tom McCarthy’s novel, a ‘corporate anthropologist’ takes on the habits of homogenized global consumers.
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‘Street of Thieves,’ by Mathias Énard

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:41
Mathias Énard’s novel follows an anguished young Moroccan coming of age during the Arab uprisings of 2011.
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