Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 05:04

Spend your weekend reading 'Everybody's Fool' by Richard Russo.

        
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Nonfiction: ‘Sex With Shakespeare,’ by Jillian Keenan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 12:47
Shakespeare’s plays help a woman come to terms with a fetish.
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Jamie Lee Curtis promotes new kids' book at BookExpo

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:51

'This Is Me' is an immigrant story for young readers.

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Gene: An Intimate History’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:42
Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about “The Gene,” and Jennifer Szalai discusses two books about taste.
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Crime: Clare Mackintosh’s ‘I Let You Go,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:17
Clare Mackintosh’s first novel is a cunning psychological thriller that opens at Christmastime with a hit-and-run accident.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:17
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:17
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Nonfiction: ‘The Boys in the Bunkhouse,’ by Dan Barry

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:16
An account of workers who were exploited for three decades.
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Nonfiction: ‘Beer Money,’ by Frances Stroh

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:16
A scion of a beer-making dynasty traces its fall.
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Nonfiction: ‘Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea,’ by Teffi

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:16
A popular Russian writer describes her flight from the Bolsheviks.
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Fiction: ‘The High Places,’ by Fiona McFarlane

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:15
A sense of queasy anticipation runs through a collection of short stories.
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Nonfiction: ‘Street of Eternal Happiness,’ by Rob Schmitz

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:15
A foreign correspondent up close with residents caught between old and new.
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Nonfiction: ‘We Were Feminists Once,’ by Andi Zeisler

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:14
A look at marketplace feminism and its blithe platitudes.
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Nonfiction: ‘The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir,’ by D. Watkins

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:14
An educator looks to his early years in the East Baltimore drug trade.
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Nonfiction: ‘A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849,’ by Sidney Blumenthal

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:11
The first book in a multivolume biography of Lincoln examines his early influences.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:08
Don DeLillo, at No. 13 on the hardcover fiction list, avoids shoptalk with writer friends: “When I talk to novelists, we tend to talk about movies.”
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:06
Readers respond to recent reviews of Thomas Frank’s “Listen, Liberal,” Curtis Sittenfeld’s “Eligible” and more.
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Nonfiction: ‘Chain of Title,’ by David Dayen

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:05
Three citizens expose widespread foreclosure fraud.
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New paperbacks: Anne Tyler, Robert Galbraith

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:13

'A Spool of Blue Thread,' 'Career of Evil' among new paperback releases.

        
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James Patterson rules USA TODAY's list, again

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:05

The author's latest lands at No. 1; BookExpo and BookCon hit Chicago.

        
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