Book Reviews

Joyce Carol Oates revisits past in 'High Crime' tales

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:10
The author recalls her life in Detroit for inspiration for both old and new stories.
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Editor: Garcia Marquez left unpublished manuscript

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:03
The novelist, who died April 17, reportedly left behind a manuscript he chose not to print.
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Essay: Gabriel García Márquez’s Work Was Rooted in the Real

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:37
Gabriel García Márquez’s fantastical stories gained dramatic and emotional force from their deep roots in reality.

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'That Girl' Marlo Thomas keeps reinventing herself

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 07:17
Her new book about reinvention is called 'It Ain't Over ...Till It's Over.'
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Joe Satriani surfs through his career with box set, book

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 22:53
"I'll never stop playing," says the guitar god who rocked out with Mick Jagger and Sammy Hagar.
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Eric Carle finds a friend; Wally Lamb gets movie deal

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:07
Children's author Eric Carle reunites with childhood friend from his book 'Friends.'
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Hilarious memoirs by women

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 07:03
Check out these side-splitting reads by female comedians
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Canadian author Alistair MacLeod dies

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 03:36
The short-story master was 77.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 01:02
Robin Roberts and Elizabeth Warren both have memoirs arriving April 22.
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For 'Under the Dome,' 'a season of transformation'

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 00:38
Here's a sneak peek at the CBS summer series, which returns on June 30.
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'Updike' explores how reality inspires fiction

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:03
Adam Begley's account of the novelist's life and adultery gives us a reason to reread Updike's books.
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Brashares writes time travel as "an immigrant story"

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 07:03
'Traveling Pants' author tackles time travel
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 01:00
Spend your weekend with Pulitzer winner 'The Goldfinch' or one of four other titles.
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'Serpent of Venice' slithers from clever to crude

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:00
The 'Fool' returns in Christopher Moore's new Shakespeare mash-up.
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ArtsBeat: Fame-Hating Lewis Carroll Letter Lands in Los Angeles

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:22
A Lewis Carroll letter lamenting attention from fans is bought by the University of Southern California.

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ArtsBeat: Remembering the Life and Work of Gabriel García Márquez

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:54
A look at The Times’s coverage of Gabriel García Márquez, who died on Thursday at 87.

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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:25
“The Opposite of Loneliness,” new on the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 11, is a collection of essays and stories by Marina Keegan, the 22-year-old writer who died in a car accident two years ago.

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‘The Gray Notebook,’ by Josep Pla

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:24
A Catalan writer held on to his 1918-19 diary for almost half a century, revising it and creating a portrait of the times.

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‘The Wives of Los Alamos,’ by TaraShea Nesbit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:24
This novel imagines married life at a secret atomic testing facility in remote Los Alamos.

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‘The Tyranny of Experts,’ by William Easterly

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:23
The world’s poor have been betrayed by the technocrats in charge of global development, William Easterly says.

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