Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading 'Books for Living.'

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading 'Books for Living.'

        
Categories: Book Reviews

The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 07:30
John Grisham, whose “The Whistler” is No. 1 on the hardcover fiction list, says: “I still pull for the underdog. I still like the little guy.”
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The Shortlist: Families in Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 06:43
Four new novels introduce readers to the multigenerational struggles of fictional families.
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Critic’s Take: A Few Questions for Poetry

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 06:04
What does poetry do for us and why is it worth supporting?
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Nonfiction: Gathering Storm: A History of the Complicated U.S.-China Relationship Since 1776

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 05:50
In “The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom,” John Pomfret presents a sweeping portrait of America’s 250-year relationship with China.
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Nonfiction: Empathy Is Good, Right? A New Book Says We’re Better Off Without It

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 05:35
In “Against Empathy,” Paul Bloom argues that we shouldn’t feel so much.
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Nonfiction: A Celebration of American Innovation, From the Erie Canal to Jazz to the MRI

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 05:00
Kevin Baker looks at our country’s tradition of innovation in “America the Ingenious.”
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Fiction: Peter Handke’s Time-Traveling Tale of a Europe in Flux

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 04:45
Memory and reality face off in Peter Handke’s “The Moravian Night,” a writer’s tale of a changing Europe.
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 15:53
Suggested reading by editors at The New York Times.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 15:53
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Campus provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos just got a huge book deal

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 13:34

Is Simon & Schuster normalizing hate or supporting free speech?

        
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Campus provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos just got a huge book deal

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 13:34

Is Simon & Schuster normalizing hate or supporting free speech?

        
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The Book Review Podcast: How Octopuses Are Like Aliens

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 11:09
Peter Godfrey-Smith discusses “Other Minds,” and Jeff Howe talks about “Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future.”
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Open Book: What You’ll Be Reading in 2017

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 10:22
Looking ahead to new books from George Saunders, Mohsin Hamid, Jesmyn Ward and more.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 09:56
Readers respond to recent reviews of “JFK and the Masculine Mystique,” “Egyptomania” and more.
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Nonfiction: For Better or Worse: New Books Forecast the Next Technologies

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 09:27
What do futurists see on the horizon? In “The Signals Are Talking,” Amy Webb argues that tomorrow’s trends will come from today’s fringe. In “Whiplash,” Joi Ito and Jeff Howe outline specific categories of change.
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Nonfiction: Multimediated Lives: An Erudite Tour of Digital Culture

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 09:27
In “The Four-Dimensional Human,” the young British critic Laurence Scott ponders the ways technology is changing individuals and cultures.
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By the Book: Bernard-Henri Lévy: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 06:00
The author of “The Genius of Judaism” believes the current political situation in the United States is best illuminated by Philip Roth’s “The Plot Against America.”
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O'Reilly, Grisham, Rowling lead holiday book sales

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/28/2016 - 10:21

'Killing the Rising Sun' was the No. 1 book for Christmas.

        
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