Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Teaching Kids About Money

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:20
This week, Ron Lieber discusses “The Opposite of Spoiled,” and Harris Irfan talks about “Heaven’s Bankers.”






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The Mothership: Who's the best heroine?

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:18

USA TODAY's best nerds debate in the March Madness of female heroes.

        
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Celebrate March Madness with a new romance read

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 14:04

Happy weekend! Time to settle in for a romantic read, and HEA is happy to provide some recommendations.

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
Dennis Lehane is still closely identified with his native Boston, but his novel “World Gone By,” No. 8 on the hardcover fiction list, is set mostly in Florida and Cuba.
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‘The Looting Machine,’ by Tom Burgis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
How Africa’s mineral abundance enriches the few at the expense of the rest.
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‘Coined,’ by Kabir Sehgal

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
A wide-ranging survey of money’s various functions, from medium of exchange to cultural artifact.
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‘Wake Up Happy Every Day,’ by Stephen May

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
After the death of a wealthy businessman, a childhood friend assumes his identity.
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‘God’s Bankers,’ by Gerald Posner

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
Gerald Posner offers a financial history of the Roman Catholic Church.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Karen E. Bender’s ‘Refund’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
Money (who has it, who doesn’t) is the dark heart of these tales.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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‘The Monopolists,’ by Mary Pilon

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
The story of Monopoly, and the woman unrecognized for her role in its creation.
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The Shortlist: Michael Crummey’s ‘Sweetland,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
New books by Michael Crummey, Jonas Lüscher and Jonas Karlsson.
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‘The Great Beanie Baby Bubble,’ by Zac Bissonnette

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
A history of the Beanie Baby phenomenon.
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Crime: Michael Robotham’s ‘Life or Death,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
In Michael Robotham’s “Life or Death,” an inmate escapes the day before his scheduled release.
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‘The Seventh Day,’ by Yu Hua

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
In Yu Hua’s novel, the dead who can’t afford burial wander aimlessly in the afterworld.
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‘Heaven’s Bankers,’ by Harris Irfan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
Islamic finance is revolutionizing the world economy.
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Open Book: The Way We Read Now

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
Recent global economic woes have brought the subject of money back into fashion in fiction.
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‘Thrift,’ by Andrew L. Yarrow

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:32
A history of the 20th-century American thrift movement.
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Must-see book trailer: 'Lead Me From Temptation'

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by Kris Calvert and Traci Borum.

        
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