Book Reviews

‘Gangster Warlords’ and ‘Narconomics’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/07/2016 - 05:30
Two books turn to the international drug trade and the vast networks that profit from it.









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Books of The Times: Review: Adam Cohen’s ‘Imbeciles’, on the Supreme Court and Justice Not for All

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 17:31
The court’s 1927 decision in Buck v. Bell upheld a statute that enabled the State of Virginia to sterilize “mental defectives,” amid a mania for eugenics in the United States.









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Frank Mankiewicz's wry take on Hollywood and Washington

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 14:02

Frank Mankiewicz knew everybody in both power centers.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 06:02

Look for new books from Padma Lakshmi and Chris Pavone.

        
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Chrissy Teigen cooks up a No. 1 hit with 'Cravings'

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 15:04

The supermodel's first cookbook is an instant USA TODAY best seller.

        
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'Prince of Tides' author Pat Conroy dies at 70

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 09:39

Author Pat Conroy died Friday after battling pancreatic cancer. Video provided by Newsy

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/05/2016 - 06:02

Spend your weekend reading 'The Widow' by Fiona Barton.

        
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Romance recs: Gena Showalter and Kiera Cass

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 13:21

Check out some new romances recommended by Happy Ever After's contributors.

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: ‘All the Single Ladies’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:59
Rebecca Traister talks about “All the Single Ladies,” Richard Armitage discusses his audiobook recording of “David Copperfield” and Ben Ratliff talks about “Every Song Ever.”









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Crime: Jo Nesbo’s ‘Midnight Sun,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:29
Jo Nesbo’s latest is about a Norwegian hit man who flees Oslo to escape the wrath of his boss, a mobster known as the Fisherman.









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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:29
Debbie Macomber, now a regular best seller, struggled early in her career: “I got rejected so fast, my manuscripts would hit me in the back of the head on my way back from the post office.”









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The Shortlist: First Novels

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:28
New books by Kate Hamer, A. Igoni Barrett, Matthew Griffin, Natasha Stagg and Sari Wilson.









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‘A Friend of Mr. Lincoln,’ by Stephen Harrigan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:28
Historical fiction, not always flattering, about Lincoln’s early adult years on the Illinois frontier.









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‘Free Men,’ by Katy Simpson Smith

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:28
A white man, an Indian and an escaped slave team up in this novel.









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‘Cities I’ve Never Lived In,’ by Sara Majka

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:28
Linked stories on breakups, displacement and missing children.









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‘The First Congress,’ by Fergus M. Bordewich

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:27
An account of the First Federal Congress maintains that it completed the work of the Revolution.









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‘The Fever of 1721,’ by Stephen Coss

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:27
A pivotal year in colonial Boston, when an outbreak put faith, science and leadership to the test.









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‘Pandemic,’ by Sonia Shah

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:26
A science journalist looks at re-emerging old diseases like cholera and new ones like SARS.









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