Book Reviews

‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour,’ by Joshua Ferris

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:27
A dentist reconsiders his beliefs when an online impersonator promotes an obscure religion in his name.






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‘American Innovations,’ by Rivka Galchen

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:26
A collection that reinterprets classic stories from the perspective of women who are emotionally adrift.






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Audiobooks: Audiobooks About World War I

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:26
Thousands of miles to go? A World War I history (or two) can be an ideal companion.






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Audiobooks: Rob Lowe’s ‘Love Life,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:26
Celebrities, from Rob Lowe to Diane Keaton, narrate the audiobooks of their memoirs.






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‘The Possibilities,’ by Kaui Hart Hemmings

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:25
In Kaui Hart Hemmings’s new novel, a woman struggles with grief over her son’s death in an avalanche.






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‘The Man Who Walked Away,’ by Maud Casey

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:24
In this novel, a man who can’t stop walking seeks psychiatric help in 19th-century Bordeaux.






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Open Book: Cell Lit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:24
A look at some memorable literary evocations of imprisonment.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:24
Charlaine Harris, whose “Midnight Crossroad” is No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list, says her character Sookie Stackhouse is not coming back despite protests from fans: “I had death threats, and people putting curses on me. All the usual stuff.”






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:23
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:20
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Cover reveal: 'Twelve Shades of Midnight'

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:05
HEA unveils the cover for the upcoming Twelve Shades of Midnight boxed set, coming in October, of 12 never-been-seen novellas by a dozen awe...
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Erotic horror: A screaming wild ride

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:05
'Claimed by Sin' co-authors Regina Puckett and Charity Parkerson, who write erotic horror for Ellora's Cave Publishing, explore the appeal o...
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Spend the weekend with a hot new romance hero

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 21:57
Check out some of this week's new romance releases.
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'50 Children' remembers forgotten Holocaust rescue mission

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 21:03
Author Steven Pressman talks the real life mission that inspired his book.
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‘An Idea Whose Time Has Come’ and ‘The Bill of the Century’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:11
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed through the efforts of political operatives, liberal activists — and Lyndon Johnson.






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‘No End Save Victory’ and ‘Japan 1941’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:10
Two books explore the run-up to World War II in the United States and Japan.






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Letters: Considering James Madison

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:01
Readers respond to a recent review of Lynne Cheney’s “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered” and more.






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ArtsBeat: Philip Roth Receives Yaddo Artist Medal — In Person

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:35
Mr. Roth was honored Wednesday night at the Edison Hotel in Manhattan.






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ArtsBeat: Retro-Hugo Prize to Honor Science Fiction of 1938

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:15
The World Science Fiction Society will honor works published before its Hugo Awards began.






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Colson Whitehead: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 09:00
The author of “The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death” would like to host Flannery O’Connor, “because I don’t think she knew a lot of black people, or got out of the house that much.”






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