Book Reviews

Naya Rivera "Sorry Not Sorry" book

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 05:35

Naya Rivera opens up in the newest issue of PEOPLE magazine about all of her life's previously private details

        
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Nonfiction: Maureen Dowd’s Latest Book on Everything Hillary and Donald

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 03:00
Maureen Dowd’s “The Year of Voting Dangerously” presents the characters behind this election’s dramas.
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Nonfiction: John le Carré’s Memoir About His Journey From Spy to Novelist

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 03:00
In “The Pigeon Tunnel,” John le Carré traces his fascination with spycraft to his early life with his father, a con man.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 16:05

Look for new books by Jamie Lee Curtis, William Shatner and Emma Donoghue.

        
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Patchett is in stellar form in 'Commonwealth'

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 09:44

Six kids in a blended family grow up in Ann Patchett's new novel.

        
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Nonfiction: A Nazi, a Fascist, a Communist, a Novelist, a Countrywoman, a Duchess — All Mitford Sisters

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 03:00
Laura Thompson’s “The Six” is a group biography of the notorious Mitford sisters.
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'Juniper' tells touching story of 'micro'-preemie

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/11/2016 - 12:04

Two journalists write inspirational book about their little girl, born premature.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/11/2016 - 04:03

Look for new books by Elizabeth Vargas, Mike Love, Maureen Dowd and Carol Burnett.

        
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'True Believer,' story of a Soviet spy, is riveting reading

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/10/2016 - 13:59

Kati Marton recounts the life of spy Noel Field.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/10/2016 - 09:20

Spend your weekend reading 'Behold the Dreamers.'

        
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Sunday Routine: How the Novelist Megan Abbott Spends Her Sundays

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 13:53
“You Will Know Me,” the latest book by Ms. Abbott, is set in the cutthroat world of girls’ gymnastics. Her Sundays are more relaxed than her thriller novels.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 12:00
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:51
Readers respond to recent reviews of Marjorie Ingall’s “Mamaleh Knows Best,” Ben Lerner’s “The Hatred of Poetry” and more.
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Nonfiction: Jon Ronson Reviews a New Book About Bad Digital Behavior

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:45
Why for many of us does our behavior change while in the digital world? Mary Aiken’s “The Cyber Effect” considers the possibilities.
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Nonfiction: The Depression Radically Changed the Way Americans Ate

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:40
“A Square Meal,” by Jane Ziegelman and Andrew Coe, is an engaging, moving history of how the Depression changed the way Americans thought about food.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Mark Thompson’s ‘Enough Said’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:29
Mark Thompson discusses “Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong With the Language of Politics?”; and Kati Marton talks about “True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy.”
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Open Book: A Different View of London

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:08
Jack London is best known for classics like “The Call of the Wild,” but he also took remarkable photographs during his travels around the world.
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Poetry: A Poet With an Ear for the World Around Her

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:59
Bernadette Mayer’s collection “Works and Days” offers a portrait of a poet attuned to the world and still following her own rules.
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Nonfiction: What Exactly Did We Learn During the Age of Reason?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:29
Anthony Gottlieb’s “The Dream of Enlightenment” is a look at the major figures of a key period in the development of modern thought.
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Children’s Books: Monsters, Odd and Terrifying Humans, and a Boy Out to Save His Father

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/09/2016 - 09:58
A reluctant hero sets out on a perilous quest to slay a terrifying (sea) dragon in Martin Stewart’s “Riverkeep.”
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