Book Reviews

Best summer ever: 5 names flying high on success

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:00

If they can keep up their momentum, these celebs will have many great summers to come.

        
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'The Bone Clocks' is worth the time-traveling

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00

Some characters recur from David Mitchell's earlier novel.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 04:01

Sheila E. releases her memoir, 'The Beat of My Own Drum.'

        
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Scalzi locks in on a scary future in new novel

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:49

Sci-fi novelist combines futuristic tale with classic whodunit.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 04:03

Spend your weekend reading 'We Are Not Ourselves' by Matthew Thomas.

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:50
Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican whose first book, “The Way Forward,” is No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has opened up about his father’s alcoholism and early death.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:49
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:49
Paperback books of particular interest.






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‘The City Under the Skin’ by Geoff Nicholson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:48
In a nameless city, women are abducted, tattooed with crude maps and released.






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Robert Timberg’s ‘Blue-Eyed Boy’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:48
Robert Timberg traces his personal journey from disfigured Vietnam veteran to author and journalist.






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‘The Birth of Korean Cool,’ by Euny Hong

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:48
Cultural influence has kept pace with South Korea’s growth.






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‘The Shadow Hero,’ by Gene Luen Yang

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:47
A tribute to an Asian superhero from the 1940s.






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‘The Invention of Exile,’ by Vanessa Manko

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:47
A Russian immigrant, deported from the United States, attempts to reunite with his family.






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Alessandro Baricco’s ‘Mr. Gwyn and Three Times at Dawn’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:46
A celebrated British author embarks on a strange new career in these linked novellas by Alessandro Baricco.






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Richard Flanagan’s ‘Narrow Road to the Deep North’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:45
A frail humanity survives the unspeakable in Richard Flanagan’s novel of the Burma-Thailand Railway.






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‘Home Leave,’ by Brittani Sonnenberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:45
A restless executive subjects his family to an itinerant existence on three continents.






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‘Your Face in Mine,’ by Jess Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:45
A man undergoes a surgical procedure to transform from white to black.






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The Shortlist: Naomi Wood’s ‘Mrs. Hemingway,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:44
New books by Naomi Wood, Sally O’Reilly, Nina Siegal and Sheila Kohler.






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Open Book: Priority Mail

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:43
A look at past reviews of the letters of Sylvia Plath, Flannery O’Connor and Saul Bellow.






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Letters: One Nixon

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:42
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Nixon Tapes, 1971-1972,” Elizabeth Pisani’s “Indonesia Etc.” and more.






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