Book Reviews

Nonfiction: Good at Skipping Ads? No, You’re Not

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:59
Mara Einstein’s “Black Ops Advertising” is about the increasing trickery of “stealth advertising” and branded entertainment.
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Fiction: Deprivation: A Childhood in 1960s Hungary

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:52
The Hungarian writer Szilard Borbely created fiction about the village past and poetry about the urban present.
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The Shortlist: Space

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:44
An astronaut’s memoir, an astronomer’s guide to the solar system and a search for evidence of alien life.
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Author’s Note: Calvin Trillin on the Scariest Word

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:24
The author on the word that fills him with dread.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:02
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:01
Suggested reading by editors at The New York Times Book Review.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:00
In “Our Revolution,” No.3 on the hardcover nonfiction list, Bernie Sanders recaps the successes of his underdog run and emphasizes that he’s still fighting for populist causes.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:58
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Earth Is Weeping,” “Algren: A Life” and more.
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Open Book: A Laugh Factory Looks Back

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:58
“The Best of The Harvard Lampoon” collects pieces from the satirical magazine’s 140-year history.
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Fiction: A Messy Marriage Frames a Franco-Era Mystery

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:58
Javier Marías’s new novel, “Thus Bad Begins,” is the story of a bad marriage and the unraveling of a Franco-era crime.
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Fiction: Humans and Polar Bears Share Dreams in This Novel

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:58
Yoko Tawada’s “Memoirs of a Polar Bear” connects human and nonhuman characters.
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Nonfiction: Terry Anderson’s Daughter Investigates His 1985 Kidnapping

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:57
In “The Hostage’s Daughter,” Sulome Anderson investigates the 30-year-old mystery of who really kidnapped her father and why.
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Nonfiction: Mark Shriver on Pope Francis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:57
Mark K. Shriver sets out to learn more about Pope Francis in “Pilgrimage.”
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Nonfiction: A 20-Something American Falls in Love With Ukraine

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:57
A 20-something American falls in love with Ukraine.
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Nonfiction: From Dying Patients, Advice on How to Live

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:57
In “On Living,” the hospice chaplain Kerry Egan collects advice from her patients.
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Nonfiction: Quelle Histoire! A New History of France

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:55
According to Jonathan Fenby’s “France,” modern France is still shaped by the heritage of its revolution.
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Nonfiction: Maybe Hoover Shouldn’t Be Our Least Popular President

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:54
“Herbert Hoover: A Life,” by Glen Jeansonne with David Luhrssen, looks beyond Hoover’s doomed term as president.
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Nonfiction: There Are No New Ideas, Only Rediscoveries

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:54
“Rethink” is the British journalist Steven Poole’s attack on what he calls a “Silicon Valley ideology.”
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Felix Funicello returns in Wally Lamb's new novel

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 14:53

'I'll Take You There' is the latest from the author of 'She's Come Undone.'

        
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'Fantastic Beasts' script comes in third on USA TODAY's list

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 14:51

J.K. Rowling's screenplay is released in book form.

        
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