Book Reviews

Comedian Martin Short has his 'say' in memoir

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 10:52

Remembering the days of 'SCTV' and 'SNL,' and his late wife.

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ArtsBeat: Season of Big Book Advances Includes a Reporter

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 15:51
Stephanie Clifford, a New York Times reporter who covers the Brooklyn courts, sold her debut novel to St. Martin’s Press for a low seven-figure sum.

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Book Buzz: New bio coming on Prince Charles

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 13:49

Planet Windsor? Much scrutinized Prince of Wales will be in new bio with intriguing title.

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Book Buzz: Amy Poehler lands at No. 5

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 13:01

'Yes Please' is latest book by a female comedian to be a best seller.

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ArtsBeat: A Celebration of E. B. White at Symphony Space

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:40
Naomi Watts, David Hyde Pierce and Liev Schreiber are among those who will gather to read stories and poems by White on Nov. 16.

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New in paper: 'Still Life With Bread Crumbs'

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:26

'Double Down' and 'Bark' are also newly out in paperback.

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Book Buzz: Music writer penning Paul Simon biography

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 15:41

Music writer Robert Hilburn will write the book.

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Bookends: As a Writer, What Influences You Other Than Books?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:00
Thomas Mallon and James Parker discuss what influences their work — aside from other books.

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Excerpt: 'Rogue Spy' by Joanna Bourne

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 23:13

HEA shares an excerpt from Rogue Spy by Joanna Bourne.

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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Shades of Doon' by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 23:06

HEA gives readers the very first look at the cover of Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon's Shades of Doon (book three in the Doon series).

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Illustrator draws on the Boss for 'Outlaw Pete' book

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:04

Frank Caruso's drawings illustrate Springsteen's song.

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New Harry Bosch cold case is a hot read

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:22

'The Burning Room' is Michael Connelly's 19th Bosch mystery.

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ArtsBeat: Type(writer) Casting: A Book of Short Stories From Tom Hanks

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:23
Tom Hanks, who loves typewriters, has sold a short story collection inspired by them.

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Book Buzz: Tom Hanks to publish book of stories

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:02

Movie star Tom Hanks to write his first book of short stories.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 04:04

New memoirs from Jennifer Lopez, Martin Short and Sophia Loren.

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Robinson returns to Gilead in the fine 'Lila'

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:00

The novel is a National Book Award finalist.

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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Michel Faber’s ‘Book of Strange New Things’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:28
Marcel Theroux discusses Michel Faber’s “Book of Strange New Things.”

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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
Bryan Stevenson, whose “Just Mercy” is No. 10 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says that “if we’re really committed to justice, we’ve got to do better for the poor than we’re doing.”
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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‘The Nazis Next Door,’ by Eric Lichtblau

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
How did America become a postwar haven for Nazis?
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