Book Reviews

‘On the Move,’ by Oliver Sacks

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 09:00
In this memoir, Oliver Sacks abandons the restraint that characterized his earlier accounts and reveals his vulnerabilities.







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Brooks travels 'The Road to Character'

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 20:36

The New York Times columnist writes about "eulogy virtues" in his new book.

        
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Happy Mother's Day! Let's bond over books

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 07:00

Melanie Dickerson, author of The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest, joins HEA to share some romance recs for mothers and daughters to enjoy together.

        
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Children's lit is full of hidden gems

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 07:00

If your kids loved classics from Sendak and Mo Willems, try these books, too.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 05:02

Tom Brokaw writes a memoir about having cancer.

        
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Wright Brothers soar again in new bio

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 13:03

David McCullough puts the wind beneath the Wright Brothers' wings.

       
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 09:29

Spend your weekend hanging out with Willie Nelson and his memoir.

        
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May showers bring hot new romance books

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 14:02

Check out what books HEA's contributors recommended this week.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Kate Atkinson’s ‘A God in Ruins’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 13:35
This week, Tom Perrotta discusses “A God in Ruins,” and Ruth Franklin talks about Shirley Jackson.







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Twitterature is back, with Atwood and Snicket

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:59

Lemony Snicket and Margaret Atwood headline the festival.

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:51
Paperback books of particular interest.







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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:29
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.







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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:11
Jane Smiley, whose novel “Early Warning” is No. 10 on the hardcover fiction list, said of the creative life: “What we do as writers is voluntary, so don’t complain.”







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‘An Ember in the Ashes,’ by Sabaa Tahir

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:11
When a cruel regime imprisons her brother, a young woman goes undercover in a bid to free him.







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‘Ms. Rapscott’s Girls’ and ‘The Girl With the Glass Bird’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:11
Children learn much more than the three R’s at the unconventional institutions in these novels.







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‘Listen, Slowly,’ by Thanhha Lai

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:11
A trip to Vietnam brings a girl in touch with her family history in this middle-grade novel.







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‘Bone Gap,’ by Laura Ruby

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:10
The myth of Demeter and Persephone colors a young adult novel of abduction and captivity in small-town America.







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Gordon Korman’s ‘Masterminds,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:10
Four new series of speculative fiction, filled with perilous journeys, long-held secrets and bands of tenacious children and teenagers.







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‘Lost in the Sun,’ by Lisa Graff

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:10
In this middle-grade novel, a boy must break free from a cycle of guilt and recrimination after an accidental death.







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‘Black Dove White Raven,’ by Elizabeth Wein

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:09
Faced with discrimination, a pilot and her children move to Ethiopia on the eve of Mussolini’s invasion.







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