Book Reviews

Open Book: Early Flutters

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 09:43
In “Crush,” authors reflect on their first infatuations with celebrities.
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Jay McInerney Reviews ‘Hystopia’ by David Means

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 09:38
In this novel within a novel, a program to erase the memories of Vietnam War veterans has some unintended results.
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Maria Popova Reviews Janna Levin’s ‘Black Hole Blues’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:59
In “Black Hole Blues,” Janna Levin tells the story of science’s attempt to listen to the cosmos.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 15:18
Readers respond to a recent review of “Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble” and more.
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By the Book: Andy Cohen: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 06:00
The talk-show host, producer and author of “The Andy Cohen Diaries” is a “Fountainhead” fan: “I like to think of myself as a Howard Roark type, but then I realize I’m the ‘Housewives’ guy.”
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‘Dodgers,’ by Bill Beverly

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:30
A drug lord in training heads to the Midwest to kill a witness.
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Watch: 'The Girl on the Train' movie trailer

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:54

Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett and Luke Evans star in the adaptation, due Oct. 7.

        
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Children’s Books: ‘Bob the Artist,’ by Marion Deuchars

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:23
A beautifully produced picture book tells the story of a bird teased for his extra-long and extra-skinny legs.
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'Hamilton' the book is now a USA TODAY best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 10:36

The companion volume to the Broadway musical is a hit -- if you can find it.

        
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Lauren Groff Reviews Charles Bock’s ‘Alice & Oliver’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:30
In Charles Bock’s autobiographical novel, a man and woman deal with her leukemia.
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‘Consequence,’ by Eric Fair

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:30
A former civilian contractor in Iraq is haunted by his actions.
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‘Disraeli: The Novel Politician,’ by David Cesarani

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:30
David Cesarani offers a new interpretation, skeptical of Disraeli’s interest in Jewish issues.
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Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:30
A multicultural world of humanized monsters, trouble on the highway to hell, an epidemic of spontaneous combustion and a journey toward the self.
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Author’s Note: Chorus Lines

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 04:30
Those years in the theater’s wings taught me a great deal about where to find stories, and how to tell them.
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Broadway smash 'Hamilton' wins Pulitzer

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:52

The good news just keeps rolling in for the musical about our founding fathers.

        
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Michael Kinsley’s ‘Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:30
Michael Kinsley predicts a tsunami of memoirs about disease as the boomer generation ages.
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‘The Universe in Your Hand’ and ‘Seven Brief Lessons on Physics’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:30
Two new books about physics address the science’s competing “rule books” for reality.
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'Rocket Girls,' soaring tale of women who helped launch space race

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 13:02

Author Nathalia Holt looks at the women who "propelled us from the moon to Mars."

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 05:07

Look for new books by David Baldacci, James Rollins and Curtis Sittenfeld.

        
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