Book Reviews

Author Nicholas Sparks and wife separate

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:02

Here's one romance that has reached the last chapter.

        
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Bookends: Why Do We Hate Cliché?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:00
Rivka Galchen and Leslie Jamison discuss why we react so strongly against clichés.






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Excerpt: 'Trust No One' by Jayne Ann Krentz

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 00:18

Jayne Ann Krentz shares a scene from today's new release, Trust No One.

        
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ArtsBeat: Proulx Says She Regrets ‘Brokeback Mountain’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 21:21
“I wish I’d never written the story,” Annie Proulx says of “Brokeback Mountain.”






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Love in the Stacks: Wild winter weather romances

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 16:23

HEA contributor Christyna Hunter offers some steamy-hot romances to warm things up during this cold January.

        
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ArtsBeat: Leon Wieseltier Joins The Atlantic

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 14:19
Mr. Wieseltier will join The Atlantic as a contributing editor and critic.






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Patton Oswalt devours movies in great gulps

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:44

The actor/comedian writes about being a film geek in new memoir.

        
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'The Boston Girl' remembers her long life

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 14:02

Addie Baum tells her story to her granddaughter in Anita Diamant's novel.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 06:00

Patton Oswalt has a new book about his love affair with the movies.

        
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Novel conjures Virginia Woolf and her sister

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 14:00

'Vanessa and Her Sister' imagines a difficult period in their relationship.

       
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 06:02

Spend your weekend reading 'When Books Went to War.'

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Charles D’Ambrosio’s ‘Loitering’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 12:30
Phillip Lopate talks about “Loitering,” and Sven Beckert discusses “Empire of Cotton.”






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‘Noontide Toll,’ by Romesh Gunesekera

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
Foreign visitors in Sri Lanka unhesitantly spill their secrets in front of a minivan driver.
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Jane Gardam’s ‘Hollow Land’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
A powerful friendship between two lads illuminates family and community ties in Jane Gardam’s linked stories.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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‘The Ploughmen,’ by Kim Zupan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
Two hardened men — a Montana deputy and a killer awaiting trial — forge an uneasy friendship in this debut novel.
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‘A Tale of Two Plantations,’ by Richard S. Dunn

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
The lives and experiences of three generations of slaves on a Caribbean sugar estate and a Southern plantation.
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‘Citizen Coke,’ by Bartow J. Elmore

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
A historian portrays Coca-Cola as an international public health burden, profiting from other nations’ infrastructures.
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‘The Happiest People in the World,’ by Brock Clarke

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
Spies, terrorism, adultery, guns — Brock Clarke’s novel sets this combustible mix in remote upstate New York.
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Letters: Who but a Psychopath?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:38
Readers respond to a recent review of Phil Zuckerman’s “Living the Secular Life” and a question posed by Dick Cavett.
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