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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:00
Jo Nesbo’s “Blood on Snow,” which is No. 9 on the hardcover fiction list, was inspired by Nesbo’s desire to do for Oslo what Jim Carroll did for New York in “The Basketball Diaries.”
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‘The Triumph of Seeds,’ by Thor Hanson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:51
Seeds go to thrilling lengths to assure their species’ survival.
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‘Rust: The Longest War,’ by Jonathan Waldman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:39
The scourge of rust — a mighty, and most unlikely, enemy.
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‘Infested,’ About Bedbugs, by Brooke Borel

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:33
A look at the biological and cultural history of bedbugs.
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‘Shame and the Captives’ and ‘The Evening Chorus’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:15
Against a backdrop of World War II and far-flung prison camps, two novels explore the strain imposed on ordinary lives.
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‘Rain: A Natural and Cultural History,’ by Cynthia Barnett

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:15
Floods, drought, prediction, cloud-seeding, Seattle grunge.
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‘Galileo’s Middle Finger,’ by Alice Dreger

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:30
An academic and activist looks at the conflicts that arise when science challenges popular beliefs.
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Jon Ronson’s ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:15
In Jon Ronson’s accounts, misconduct is exposed and subjected to widespread scorn.






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The Shortlist: Fareed Zakaria’s ‘In Defense of a Liberal Education,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:00
New books by Lani Guinier, Greg Toppo, Fareed Zakaria and Jonathan Zimmerman.
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‘American Warlord,’ by Johnny Dwyer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:00
An American teenager killed for sport during Liberia’s civil war.
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Crime: Arnaldur Indridason’s ‘Reykjavik Nights,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:30
Indridason’s latest novel illustrates the qualities that make his books so deeply pleasurable.
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Dee Davis on 'Scandal': Here's to wearing a white hat ... or not

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 05:02

Romance author Dee Davis reacts to last night's episode of Scandal.

        
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You'll find True Love in these romance e-book deals

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 23:04

BookBub's editors highlight romance e-books that are on sale.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'The Marrying Kind' by Jay Northcote

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 23:04

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs m/m romance by Jay Northcote.

        
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Excerpt: 'In High Cotton' by Kelsey Browning and Nancy Naigle

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 23:04

HEA shares an excerpt from In High Cotton (out this week!), book three in The Granny Series by Kelsey Browning and Nancy Naigle.

        
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Anna Kendrick gets a book deal

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 15:25

The actress, who's active on Twitter, will write a book of humorous essays.

       
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Until Friday Night' by Abbi Glines

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:25

HEA is thrilled to be the first to show you the cover of Abbi Glines' Aug. 25 release, Until Friday Night, first in a new series.

        
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Authors' keeper books: 'Pleasure for Pleasure,' 'Blue-Eyed Devil'

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:25

Joanna Shupe and Sarah Hegger share some books on their keeper shelves.

        
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ArtsBeat: PEN Announces Finalists for 2015 Awards

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:02
Phil Klay, Sheri Fink and Naomi Klein are among the finalists.






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Freeman Dyson: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:00
The physicist, mathematician and author, most recently, of “Dreams of Earth and Sky” says the best books he knows about mathematics and physics are nearly a hundred years old.






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