Book Reviews

On Poetry: Why Is a Poet’s First Collection So Important?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 06:00
David Orr reviews Donika Kelly’s “Bestiary” and Max Ritvo’s “Four Reincarnations.”
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Crime: The Best and Latest in Crime Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 05:00
Marilyn Stasio’s crime column investigates a strangling in Scotland, a philandering British psychiatrist, the love life of a Danish cop and an interlude of Long Island noir.
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7 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 18:19
Suggested reading from editors at The New York Times Book Review.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 18:02
Readers respond to a recent review of “How America Lost Its Secrets” and more.
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New paperbacks: Anderson Cooper, Sue Klebold, Diane Rehm

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:44

The memoir Anderson Cooper wrote with his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, is out in paperback.

        
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Egos: Songs of Themselves

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 05:00
New memoirs by an oboist who learns discipline and discord; a troubled virtuoso who finds freedom at the keys; and a guitarist who soothes the sick after his own life was saved by music
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Fiction: Home but Not Home: Four Generations of an Ethnic Korean Family in Japan

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 05:00
Ethnic Koreans in Japan are at the heart of Min Jin Lee’s new novel, “Pachinko.”
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Orwell's '1984' surges to No. 1 on USA TODAY's books list

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/01/2017 - 20:49

The 1949 classic and other dystopian titles sell strongly after Trump is sworn in.

        
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