Book Reviews

Open Book: From Fan Letter to Pen Pal

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:16
“Fare Forward” collects letters written by the experimental-fiction writer David Markson to a fan turned friend.

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Giveaway: Win the '80s New Wave book 'Mad World'

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:53
Tell Whitney about your favorite New Wave song, and you may score a copy.
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Hillary Clinton's memoir to be titled 'Hard Choices'

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 03:18
All of us face hard choices in our lives," writes former Secretary of State
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The Week in Pop: Fave books, TV and more

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 21:21
Find out what comics, web series and more Whit has been enjoying all week.
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Letters: Stevens v. Shakespeare

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:14
Readers react to a recent interview with John Paul Stevens and more.

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‘Asia’s Cauldron,’ by Robert D. Kaplan

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:00
As America’s influence in the Western Pacific diminishes, China’s power rises, along with the potential for geopolitical conflict.

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Adam Begley’s ‘Updike’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:59
Adam Begley’s biography of John Updike surveys his work as well as his life.

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‘Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932,’ by Francine Prose

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:59
Francine Prose’s new novel, about a cross-dressing French racecar driver who collaborates with the Nazis, is recounted by various alternating narrators.

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Robin Roberts: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:30
The “Good Morning America” anchor and author of “Everybody’s Got Something” calls Maya Angelou her literary hero: As a teenager in Mississippi, “I identified with her quest for independence.”

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Must-see book trailers: 'Cursed in Shadow,' 'War Eagle Women'

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:17
HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by Andrea Cooper, J.R. Richardson and Tina Coleman Bausinger.
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Interview: Laini Taylor, author of 'Dreams of Gods and Monsters'

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:16
HEA contributor Jessie Potts interviews Laini Taylor about her Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy and its latest release, 'Dreams of Gods an...
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Could ebooks negatively affect reading comprehension?

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:36
Could ebooks negatively effect reading comprehension?
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Keegan's 'Opposite of Loneliness' voices 'all of the feels'

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 02:27
Posthumous collection from Yale student connects on a deep emotional level
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Author Gabriel García Márquez dies

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 23:17
The man praised as the most popular Spanish writer since Cervantes was 87.
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Exclusive: 'Tales of the Great Beasts' excerpt

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 22:00
A fantasy series for kids linked to an online game.
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Kids' version of 'Unbroken' to be released before film

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:44
Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' - a best seller before winning the Pulitzer Prize
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Doctorow wins prize; 'Good Lord Bird' coming to big screen

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:50
Doctorow is named winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.
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Carla Hall's cooking is all about comfort

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 01:16
'The Chew' co-host turns ethnic dishes into approachable classics in her new cookbook.
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'Wild God': An atheist stumbles upon cosmic meaning

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:47
Barbara Ehrenreich stumbled upon her teen journals, leading to a spiritual re-evaluation.
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'Life, Animated': How Disney films rescued autistic boy

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:25
In his new book, Ron Suskind explains his family's struggles with his son's condition.
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