Book Reviews

Roundup: From Brooklyn to Kentucky to Iran: Cookbooks for Every Taste

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:42
New cookbooks include an elaborate approach to home cooking and recipes with strong regional identities.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to help adapt 'Kingkiller Chronicle' film, TV series

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 14:35

Miranda: “It’s a world you want to spend lifetimes in, as his many fans will attest."

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What It Takes to Open a Bookstore

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 13:35
This may be the ultimate book nerd’s fantasy, but it’s also hard work. We talked to some Brooklyn experts.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 12:04
Readers respond to Zadie Smith’s By the Book interview and more.
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Open Book: The Bright Side of 2016

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:51
Boldface names and bold debuts are among those on this year’s list of 100 Notable Books.
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Nonfiction: Carrie Fisher Has More to Say About Her Life in ‘Star Wars’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:33
In “The Princess Diarist,” Carrie Fisher dishes about her life inside the “Star Wars” industrial complex. SPOILER ALERT!
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Roundup: This Season’s Best Books on Hollywood

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:05
New books by and about movie stars include a collection of photos and writing by Alan Cumming, a memoir by Tippi Hedren, “The Tao of Bill Murray” and more.
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Roundup: Itineraries Await in the Season’s Best Travel Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:23
New travel books include “The Timbuktu School for Nomads” and “The Humorless Ladies of Border Control.”
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'Girl on the Train' author Hawkins announces next book, 'Into the Water'

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 08:12

Due May 2, 'Into the Water' focuses on investigation into deaths of a mother and daughter.

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Lauren Graham's new book is all about 'Gilmore Girls'

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 08:11

Actress watched all seasons of cult series as part of breezy take on career, Hollywood.

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Caitlyn Jenner's 'secrets' to be title of forthcoming memoir

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:46

Presenting...Caitlyn to reveal 'secrets' of her life in new book due in the spring.

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Nonfiction: The Rise of Glam Rock

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:26
Simon Reynolds’s “Shock and Awe” covers the glory days of glam rock and its pioneers, including T. Rex, David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Roxy Music.
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It's time to unwrap holiday books for kids!

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:37

A doubting Santa, pigs all dressed up for Christmas, and a Hanukkah elf named Shmelf.

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Hear this!: Great audiobooks for holiday giving, traveling

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:32

Amy Schumer, Bruce Springsteen and Carol Burnett narrate their books.

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Nonfiction: A New Biography of Joan Rivers

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 09:43
Leslie Bennetts’s “Last Girl Before Freeway” revisits milestones in Joan Rivers’s life, like her childhood, marriage and famous break with Johnny Carson.
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10 beautiful holiday gift books

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 07:02

Gorgeous gift books for the bibliophile on your list.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 05:04

Look for new books by Lauren Graham, Fannie Flagg and Mark Shriver.

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Weekend picks for book lovers: Carrie Fisher's 'Princess Diarist'

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/26/2016 - 09:46

Spend your weekend reading Carrie Fisher's 'The Princess Diarist.'

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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Thomas Friedman on ‘Thank You for Being Late’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 11:31
Thomas Friedman talks about his latest book, and David France discusses “How to Survive a Plague.”
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Nonfiction: Say It Loud: Two New Books Look Back at Black Power

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 11:12
The roots of Black Lives Matter in the Black Power movement and the Black Panthers.
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