Book Reviews

Maeve Binchy bio delivers just part of the story

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:36

Author shines analyzing Binchy's novels, but only skims the surface on her life story.

        
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Haruki Murakami book excerpted in Slate

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:09

'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage' hits U.S. bookshelves Aug. 12.

        
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The New York Times Book Review: Back Issues

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:48
Complete contents of the Book Review since 1997.






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Bookends: Highbrow, Lowbrow, Middlebrow — Do These Kinds of Cultural Categories Mean Anything Anymore?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:00
Thomas Mallon and Pankaj Mishra discuss whether there is any use in retaining old labels of cultural prestige.






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'Ulysses' to become virtual reality game

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:10

An Irish filmmaker is bringing a particularly daunting passage of the novel to life.

        
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New Nixon book mines White House tapes

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:56

New Nixon transcripts show the highs and lows of his White House.

        
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The truth hurts in page-turning 'Big Little Lies'

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:26

The moms in the followup to 'The Husband's Secret' have their own little secrets.

        
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'Lucky Us,' for getting a new Amy Bloom novel

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 05:03

The adventures of two sisters in the 1940s.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 05:02

Liane Moriarty's new novel 'Big Little Lies' is on sale July 29.

        
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'Up the Down Staircase' writer Bel Kaufman dead at 103

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 14:15

She died Friday at her home in Manhattan.

        
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Philby case a tale of old-school ties, betrayal

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 13:12

British case is the template for classic intelligence moles.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 05:04

Spend your weekend rocking out to Bob Stanley's brilliant pop history.

        
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Colbert gives another Hachette author a lift

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:11

The comedian continues his own personal battle against Amazon.

        
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‘Falling Out of Time,’ by David Grossman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:27
David Grossman’s book in verse is an intimate study of grief and mourning.






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Dr. Seuss is on the loose again in new collection

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:09

Four 'largely forgotten' magazine stories from the 1950s.

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:09
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:57
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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‘The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:35
Elia Kazan’s letters underscore his central importance in the maturing of American film and theater at midcentury.
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Tim Winton’s ‘Eyrie’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:34
Tim Winton’s hero, a disgraced and despairing activist in Western Australia, is called to help a childhood friend.
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‘Lucian Freud,’ by Phoebe Hoban

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:33
A biography of the painter who crossed paths with everyone from Kate Moss to the Kray brothers.
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