Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend in the literary world of Harper Lee.

        
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'Moonshine' tracks old U.S. whiskey trail

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 15:37

Author traces history of 'raw' whiskey.

        
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:29
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Crime: ‘The Forsaken,’ by Ace Atkins, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:24
In Ace Atkins’s “The Forsaken,”






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‘This Blue,’ by Maureen N. McLane

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:24
From urban pigeons to the Adirondacks, Maureen N. McLane celebrates the intricacies of the natural world.






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‘The Great Glass Sea,’ by Josh Weil

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:24
The lives of Russian twins diverge in the post-Soviet years in this first novel.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:18
Paperback books of particular interest.






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‘Bicentennial,’ by Dan Chiasson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:58
Dan Chiasson’s new collection evokes the father he never knew.






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‘Midnight in Europe,’ by Alan Furst

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:57
The hero of Alan Furst’s new espionage novel risks his life for the loyalists in the Spanish Civil War.






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‘The People’s Platform,’ by Astra Taylor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:57
The Internet was hailed as a digital democracy, but has resulted in inequities and concentrations of power.






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Gabriel Chevallier’s ‘Fear’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:45
Gabriel Chevallier’s autobiographical novel about serving on the front lines of World War I.






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Emily Gould’s ‘Friendship’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:45
Young women grapple with jobs, men and each other in the blogger Emily Gould’s first novel.






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Essay: Sing to Me, O Muse (But Keep It Brief)

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:44
Thoughts on the state of poetry in the age of Twitter.






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Patricia Lockwood’s ‘Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:42
Patricia Lockwood’s second poetry collection continues her interrogation of gender, nature and sexuality.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:41
“The Girls of August,” No. 13 on the hardcover fiction list, is the novelist Anne Rivers Siddons’s 13th best seller.






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The Shortlist: Marcus Sedgwick’s ‘She Is Not Invisible,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:40
New books by Marcus Sedgwick, Marie Rutkoski, Anne Blankman, Melvin Burgess and Sally Green.






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Open Book: A Century of Verse

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:11
Will the work of today’s bards age as well as the last century’s best?






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7 traits young adult heroines should have

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:06

Author Mary E. Pearson on the characteristics heroines can't do without.

        
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Amazon unveils Kindle Unlimited subscription

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:59

Service provides access to thousands of books for monthly fee.

        
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8 books that inspired indie music

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:00

These musicians have really done their reading.

        
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