Book Reviews

‘A Spool of Blue Thread,’ by Anne Tyler

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:49
The characters in Anne Tyler’s novel, four generations of them, are drawn to a commodious house in suburban Baltimore.
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Open Book: Flipping Through Film School

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
Matt Zoller Seitz described his new book about Wes Anderson’s “Grand Budapest Hotel” as “film school in book form.”
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The Shortlist: Roger Rosenblatt’s ‘Book of Love’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
New books by Roger Rosenblatt, Eve Pell and Tim Dowling.
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‘Bonita Avenue,’ by Peter Buwalda

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
Lies and madness slowly tear a family apart in this first novel.
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‘The Jaguar’s Children,’ by John Vaillant

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
Abandoned by their smugglers, a group of Mexican immigrants are left trapped and clinging to life in John Vaillant’s novel.
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Kelly Link’s ‘Get in Trouble’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
The stories in this collection are not realistic, but neither are they fantasy; they focus on the small stuff of life.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
Nick Hornby, whose novel “Funny Girl” enters the hardcover fiction list at No. 9, has lately embraced Hollywood in a big way.
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Greg Baxter’s ‘Munich Airport’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
Far from home, an American father and son contend with the incomprehensible death of a loved one.
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‘A Bad Character,’ by Deepti Kapoor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
A Delhi woman embraces desire, social and erotic.
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‘The Patient Will See You Now,’ by Eric Topol

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:23
Smartphones will empower patients to take charge of their health care, a cardiologist argues.
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‘Chasing the Scream,’ by Johann Hari

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:05
Johann Hari surveys the devastation wrought by the decades-long war on drugs.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:38
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:33
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Crime: Laura Lippman’s ‘Hush Hush,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:27
Laura Lippman’s scrappy Baltimore private eye, Tess Monaghan, is back on the job in “Hush Hush.”
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Swoon Reads announces YA author tour for May

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 09:56

HEA announces May book tour with Swoon Reads YA authors.

        
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'Scandal' according to romance author Dee Davis: All this for the love of a woman

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 06:01

HEA contributor and bestselling author Dee Davis shares her take on last night's Scandal.

        
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Must-see book trailers: 'Miami Hush Club,' 'The Midnight Rake'

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 00:18

HEA contributor Robin Covington rec trailers for books by Michelle Warren and Anabelle Bryant.

        
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Letters: ‘The Sacrifice’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 17:43
Readers respond to recent reviews of Joyce Carol Oates’s “The Sacrifice,” Ben Metcalf’s “Against the Country” and more.
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‘Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln,’ by Richard Brookhiser

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 11:15
Richard Brookhiser casts Lincoln as what might today be called an originalist, a leader who acted in accordance with the founders’ intentions.






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‘The Whites,’ by Richard Price Writing as Harry Brandt

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:51
Richard Price’s new novel, written under a pseudonym, is about a New York detective and an unsolved case that haunts him.






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