Book Reviews

Mass-market 'To Kill a Mockingbird' edition to end in April

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/13/2016 - 13:47

License was not renewed due to 'the wishes of the author.'

        
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Monkey business is no joke in 'Charlie Freeman'

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/13/2016 - 13:02

Kaitlyn Greenidge's witty debut novel follows a black family who "adopt" a baby chimp.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/13/2016 - 05:02

Look for new books from James Patterson, Jacquelyn Mitchard and Tracy Chevalier.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/12/2016 - 06:04

Spend your weekend reading 'Love, Loss and What I Ate' by Padma Lakshmi.

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: ‘The Profiteers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 11:31
Sally Denton talks about “The Profiteers,” and Jack Viertel discusses “The Secret Life of the American Musical.”









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Author’s Note: Drawing Inspiration

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:22
For some artists the melding of writing and drawing is integral to their process — and a perfect solution to creative difficulties.









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The Shortlist: The Brontës

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:22
New books include “Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by ‘Jane Eyre.’ ”









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Children’s Books: ‘The Night Gardener,’ ‘Tokyo Digs a Garden’ and ‘Stories From Bug Garden’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:22
In three new picture books, you never know what might crop up in the natural world.









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‘Sudden Death,’ by Álvaro Enrigue

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:19
Caravaggio plays tennis and Cortés conquers Mexico in Álvaro Enrigue’s far-ranging novel.









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‘Innocents and Others,’ by Dana Spiotta

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:12
In Dana Spiotta’s novel, two women who grew up together remain in each other’s lives and art.









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Open Book: Kafka’s Odds and Ends

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:09
A new book collects pieces of trivia and ephemera by and about Kafka.









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Children’s Books: ‘Forest of Wonders,’ by Linda Sue Park

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:09
An apothecary’s cure for an injured bat also gives it the ability to speak.









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Children’s Books: ‘The Girl in the Well Is Me,’ by Karen Rivers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:09
Trapped by a freakish accident, a girl reconsiders her priorities and her family’s travails.









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Children’s Books: ‘Anna and the Swallow Man,’ by Gavriel Savit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:09
Orphaned by the Nazis, a young girl survives by wandering the countryside with a mysterious, possibly magical stranger.









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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:07
“Seven Brief Lessons on Physics,” No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, outsold “Fifty Shades of Grey” in its author Carlo Rovelli’s native Italy.









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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:06
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:06
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.









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