Book Reviews

Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:58
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:50
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:23
Pierce Brown says his novel “Golden Son,” which is No. 6 on the hardcover fiction list, “echoes a lot of the dissatisfaction that many people feel” with the political system.






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Children’s Books: Jennifer Niven’s ‘All the Bright Places’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:51
In Jennifer Niven’s young adult debut, a suicidal teenager shows a grief-stricken girl how to live again.






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Children’s Books: ‘The Darkest Part of the Forest’ and ‘The Ghosts of Heaven’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:51
Humans and fairies, cave men and astronauts: Two fantasy books for young adults move across boundaries.






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Children’s Books: Jane Bahk’s ‘Juna’s Jar,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:51
With some help, these little ones are bouncing back from letdowns to find the beauty (and fun) in the world around them.






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Tony Judt’s ‘When the Facts Change’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:50
Written in the last 15 years of Tony Judt’s life, these essays confront the history, politics and ethical dilemmas that consumed him.






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Letters: Retelling Joan’s Story

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:49
Readers respond to recent reviews of Kathryn Harrison’s “Joan of Arc” and more.






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‘The First Bad Man,’ by Miranda July

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:39
A perverse houseguest shakes the world of the initially passive protagonist of Miranda July’s first novel.






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J. Robert Lennon’s ‘See You in Paradise’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:38
In these stories, common domestic dysfunction segues into fantasy.






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The Shortlist: Harriet Lane’s ‘Her,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:37
New books by Harriet Lane, Tim Johnston, Tina Seskis and Nina Darnton.






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‘The Secret Wisdom of the Earth,’ by Christopher Scotton

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:37
A Kentucky town is roiled by conflict over aggressive mining in this first novel.






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6 hot romance e-book deals worth a click

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:35

BookBub's editors highlight some amazing romance e-book deals worth a click right now.

        
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Bookshelf: Snow Days

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:34
New picture books include Peter McCarty’s “First Snow” and Deirdre Gill’s “Outside.”






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Crime: Rebecca Scherm’s ‘Unbecoming,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:30
In Rebecca Scherm’s first novel, “Unbecoming,” an art student reinvents herself.






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Let's talk Chicago, Copenhagen and Shemar Moore (yes!)

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:10

Nichelle Gregory, Katy Swann and Viktor Alexander share some of their favorite vacation destinations and actors.

        
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Children’s Books: ‘I’m Glad I Did’ and ‘Scripted’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:08
Two Y.A. novels consider the perks and the costs of celebrity and show business.






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Open Book: Houellebecq Provokes Again

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:10
Michel Houellebecq’s new novel imagines France in 2022, when a Muslim political party has won the presidency.






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‘A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:08
Irving Howe was one of the greatest critics of his generation, a perspicacious reader of difficult texts.






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Aviator Beryl Markham takes flight in new novel

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 05:00

Paula McLain, author of 'The Paris Wife,' has new book called 'Circling the Sun.'

        
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