Book Reviews

Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:39
Readers respond to a recent review of Sebastian Junger’s “Tribe” and more.
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Cool off this weekend with a romance read

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 09:10

Check out what romances Happy Ever After's contributors have recommended recently.

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Hiker traverses Keystone XL path, isn't shot

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 06:47

Ken Ilgunas found himself in “No Trespassing” country and lived to write about it.

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By the Book: Mary Roach: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:54
The author of “Stiff,” “Spook,” “Bonk,” “Gulp” and, most recently, “Grunt” says the last book to make her laugh was “Norwood,” by Charles Portis: “In particular, the wonder chicken section.”
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Andy Cohen, now a publisher, has a new book, too

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 10:52

The talk-show host now has his own publishing imprint.

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Bookends: Is It Harder to Be Transported By a Book As You Get Older?

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:35
Francine Prose and Benjamin Moser discuss the difficulties of getting lost in reading after a certain age.
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As a chef, is Freddie Prinze Jr. all that?

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 07:22

The actor moves from the '90s big screen heartthrob to cookbook author.

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In 'Grunt,' Mary Roach embeds us in the horror of war

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 13:10

An engrossing if "gross-out" examination of the nitty-gritty of battle.

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Noah Hawley's 'Before the Fall' is a best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:18

The thriller about a small-plane crash lands at No. 4 on USA TODAY's list.

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'Me Before You' is No. 1 for fourth straight week

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:10

The movie adaptation is propelling sales of Jojo Moyes' romance.

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Stephen King's gripping trilogy comes to an 'End'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:32

'End of Watch' brings detective series to a top-notch close.

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Everything we know about the 'Harry Potter' play so far (spoiler-free!)

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 08:38

'Cursed Child' has begun previews in London.

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Photos: Harry Potter returns in 'Cursed Child' play

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 08:05

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Nonfiction: ‘Witness to the Revolution,’ by Clara Bingham

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 04:30
An oral history of the 1960s gives voice to unfamiliar figures as well as the usual suspects.
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Exclusive: Tips from 'Bachelorette' Desiree Hartsock for your wedding on a budget

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 08:32

The former reality TV star wrote a book full of advice for your big day.

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Nonfiction: Virginia Heffernan’s ‘Magic and Loss’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 04:30
How the internet has transformed our aesthetic experiences.
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J.K. Rowling slams the 'bunch of racists' who are against a black Hermione

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 17:10

Rowling repeated her enthusiasm of black actor Noma Dumezweni's casting.

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Jazz Jennings talks 'Life as a (Transgender) Teen'

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 15:28

The 15-year-old's book hits shelves Tuesday, one day before her show's Season 2 premiere.

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A new collection for Pat Conroy fans

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:12

'A Lowcountry Heart' collects non-fiction writings by the late author.

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Fiction: Isabel Wilkerson Reviews Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Homegoing’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 04:30
This hypnotic debut novel contemplates the consequences of human trafficking on both sides of the Atlantic.
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