Book Reviews

On TV tonight: PBS airs director's cut of 'Salinger'

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 06:06
PBS airs a director's cut of the 2013 documentary on 'American Masters.'
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Hey, Google: Reader campaigns for Batman-themed Doodle

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 20:50
Proposed Google Doodle would feature little-known Batman co-creator Bill Finger.
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Former U.S. poet laureate Kay Ryan recovering from bike accident

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 20:20
Plus, Byliner is teaming with Public Radio International.
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Monica Murphy and Maya Rodale crush on billionaires

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 07:35
HEA gets to eavesdrop on a chat that Monica Murphy and Maya Rodale had about billionaire bachelors. Methinks we all might be blushing very s...
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Recommended reads: 'Hidden Riches,' 'Harmony Cabins'

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 07:26
HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recommends reads by Felicia Mason and Regina Hart and chats with writer friends Angie Daniels and Maureen Sm...
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Transgender 'OITNB' actress Laverne Cox is writing a memoir

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 06:48
Plus, Amazon is reading minds now, apparently.
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She kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson's heart

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 05:19
New novel imagines the marriage of the 'Treasure Island' author.
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'Carthage': A powerful but flawed novel from Oates

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 20:31
An Iraq War veteran is suspected in the disappearance of a young woman.
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'Pat and Dick' offers complicated picture of the Nixons

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 20:30
Author Will Swift had access to Nixon love letters not available to other writers.
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 01:42
Spend your weekend getting inside 'Andrew's Brain' by E.L. Doctorow.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 21:18
A look at the hottest books on sale this week.
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‘Radiance of Tomorrow,’ by Ishmael Beah

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 12:58
In Ishmael Beah’s novel, a Sierra Leone village adapting to life after war faces a new invasion, this time from a mining company.

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The Shortlist: Nick Hornby’s ‘Ten Years in the Tub,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:44
New books by Alexander McCall Smith, John Sutherland, Dani Shapiro, Nick Hornby, and Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin.

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Crime: Ian Rankin’s ‘Saints of the Shadow Bible,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:38
The Edinburgh homicide detective John Rebus is back on the job in Ian Rankin’s “Saints of the Shadow Bible.”

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‘Under the Wide and Starry Sky,’ by Nancy Horan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:37
Nancy Horan’s second historical novel reimagines another tempestuous love story.

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‘Demon Camp,’ by Jennifer Percy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:33
Jennifer Percy follows a tortured Army veteran who searches for salvation in a Christian exorcism camp.

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‘The Days of Anna Madrigal,’ by Armistead Maupin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:33
Armistead Maupin concludes his series with a reunion of the tribe.

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‘Famous Writers I Have Known,’ by James Magnuson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:31
A con man hides out at a famous writing program in this satiric novel.

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Simon Winder’s ‘Danubia’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:30
Simon Winder traces the history and influence of the Hapsburgs and their far-reaching empire.

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Nicholas Shakespeare’s ‘Priscilla’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:28
Nicholas Shakespeare investigates his aunt’s complicated experience in occupied France.

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