Book Reviews

Poet and playwright Amiri Baraka dies

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 23:54
The fiery black nationalist writer who gained fame under the name LeRoi Jones was 79.
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Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' trilogy claims top 3 on USA TODAY's list

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 21:41
Also in today's Book Buzz: As expected, diet books are selling big in the new year.
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Letters: ‘Jack London’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 13:32
Readers respond to recent reviews of books about Norman Rockwell and Jack London and essays about literary film adaptations.
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Interview: Barbara Wallace, author of 'The Man Behind the Mask'

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 03:03
HEA contributor Rula Sinara chats with Barbara Wallace about her latest, The Man Behind the Mask.
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New Voices: Kirstin Chen, 'Soy Sauce for Beginners'

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 00:06
In this debut novel, an American must decide whether to join her family's soy sauce business in Singapore.
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Ishmael Beah, from boy solider to novelist

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 23:57
After best-selling memoir, Ishmael Beah turns to fiction
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To do today: Support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 21:10
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is offering fun incentives to become a member.
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Bookends: James Bond, Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot: Why Do We Keep Resurrecting the Same Literary Characters?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:03
James Parker and Pankaj Mishra discuss why certain characters keep returning to life.

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Who needs March Madness when you have the Tournament of Books?

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 20:41
Also in today's book buzz, a library in Lebanon was set on fire and social reading site Wattpad has grown dramatically.
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'Invention of Wings' tells a searing story of slavery

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 20:27
The Oprah's Book Club pick is based on a real-life abolitionist.
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Jayne Ann Krentz loves her some 'Grimm,' 'White Collar,' 'Sleepy Hollow'

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 20:01
Jayne Ann Krentz, author of River Road, shares her three favorite TV shows …
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Jane Pauley reimagines life for the over-50 set

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 05:46
Former 'Today' show co-host has written a book about reinventing midlife.
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Own a Kindle? Here are some helpful links ...

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 23:39
While Whitney waits for her Paperwhite, she's bookmarking some of these resources.
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Kate Atkinson's 'Life After Life' wins Costa Book Award

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 22:41
'Life After Life' is a reality-altering historical saga
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Walter Isaacson crowdsources editing for new book

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 21:41
Plus, can classic books be updated with today's technology?
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'Wind Is Not a River' brings to life forgotten slice of WW II

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/04/2014 - 21:00
Brian Payton's love story is based on the capture of two Aleutian Islands
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/04/2014 - 01:03
Oprah pick 'The Invention of Wings' goes on sale Jan. 7.
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/04/2014 - 01:03
Spend the weekend inside the Chelsea Hotel - or the book version, anyway.
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For these writers, a sobering tale of boozing it up

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 21:00
Author Olivia Laing traces the role of drinking in the lives of great writers.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:26
Donna Tartt and other authors of the Book Review’s Best Books of 2013 share their favorite reading experience from the year recently ended.

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