Book Reviews

Maisie Dobbs is back on the case

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 16:06

Jacqueline Winspear's novel finds our heroine drawn into the Spanish Civil War.

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‘For Love of Country,’ by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 12:20
A celebration of the courage, dedication and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans.

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Bookends: Do Money Woes Spur Creativity or Stifle It?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 08:30
Rivka Galchen and Mohsin Hamid discuss the role of money troubles in a creative life.

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‘Culture Crash,’ by Scott Timberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 04:30
It has become almost impossible to make a living in or around the arts.

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ArtsBeat: Louise Erdrich Wins Library of Congress Award

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:05
The Library’s American fiction prize, awarded this year to Ms. Erdrich, is given to writers with “unique, enduring voices” whose work addresses the American experience.

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Excerpt: 'The Witch of Painted Sorrows' by M.J. Rose

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:04

HEA shares an excerpt from M.J. Rose's new Gothic romance, The Witch of Painted Sorrows (out today!).

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Historical romance in the era of Downton Abbey season 5

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:03

Delancey Stewart, author of Prohibited! and The Glittering Life of Evie McKenzie, explores the appeal of romances set in the 1920s.

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Excerpt: 'Naughty King' by Michelle A. Valentine

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:03

HEA shares an excerpt from Michelle A. Valentine's Naughty King, part one in the three-part Sexy Manhattan Fairytale.

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Lena Dunham, Knight celebrate 'Eloise'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 18:39

HBO documentary 'It's Me, Hilary' honors the 'Eloise' illustrator.

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‘The Summit,’ by Ed Conway

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:23
In 1944, while war raged on, a raucous three-week summit overhauled the international monetary system.

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‘The Age of Acquiescence,’ by Steve Fraser

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:17
Unlike their 19th-century counterparts, today’s superrich face little organized opposition.

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These picture books will help kids fit in

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 13:04

Even misfits find their way in four new books for children.

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This single 'Bookseller' lives dual lives

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 13:00

Narrator Kitty Miller may not be who she thinks she is.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 05:02

A new novel has designs on Coco Chanel.

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Lehane Mob novel is hard to refuse

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 15:16

Historical trilogy about Joe Coughlin wraps up with World Gone By.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 09:19

Weekend reading includes the posthumous memoir by ESPN's Stuart Scott.

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ArtsBeat: Steve Ditko’s Thugs and Mystics

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 15:49
Two new books reinforce Mr. Ditko’s reputation as a master of Cold War paranoia.

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