Book Reviews

Author Gail Sheehy on feminism and 'New York' magazine

USAToday Books - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:00

The author talks about her new memoir.

        
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ArtsBeat: Early Sherlock Holmes Film Discovered in Paris

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:42
A 1916 silent film starring William Gillette as the detective was found in the archive of the Cinémathèque française.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:50
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:43
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Crime: Archer Mayor's 'Proof Positive,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:37
Archer Mayor’s “Proof Positive” is about the death of a reclusive hoarder, a photojournalist who had suffered a brain injury in Vietnam.
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'Lovely, Dark, Deep,' by Joyce Carol Oates

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:37
Thirteen stories explore the realities of advancing age and vitality on the decline.
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'The Half Has Never Been Told,' by Edward E. Baptist

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:37
A historian argues that the slave states were not a world apart but were crucial to American development.
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‘The Impulse Society,’ by Paul Roberts

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:37
What happens when instant gratification becomes the guiding force in our social, political and economic lives?
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‘On Immunity,’ by Eula Biss

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:33
Eula Biss examines the myth and metaphor surrounding immunization, as well as her personal choices as a mother.
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‘Flirting With French,’ by William Alexander

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:32
Can you learn a new language and culture in middle age?
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'I'll Drink to That,' by Betty Halbreich With Rebecca Paley

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:32
A report on a career of advising Bergdorf Goodman’s clients.
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New Books About Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:32
Biographies of Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli highlight their similarities and their differences.
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‘Women in Clothes,’ by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton and Many More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:31
In “Women in Clothes,” more than 600 women respond to a survey about how they present themselves.
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Charles M. Blow’s ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:30
In this memoir, the Times columnist Charles M. Blow describes how he surmounted his rage at childhood mistreatment.
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‘Lila,’ by Marilynne Robinson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:30
A young woman with a past of hardship and suffering makes a new start in Gilead, Iowa.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:30
Oprah Winfrey has propelled many books onto the best-seller list, but her collection “What I Know for Sure” — No. 6 on the advice and how-to list — is the first best seller that is all her own.
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The Shortlist: Katherine Howe's 'Conversion,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:29
New books by Isabel Gillies, Carl Hiaasen, Katherine Howe and Rick Yancey.
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Letters: ‘The Shifts and the Shocks’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:29
Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Martin Wolf and Sophie Hannah.
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Open Book: Books to Love and Hate

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:29
Children are such impressionable readers that their literature easily becomes a battleground.
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Joyride' by Anna Banks

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:15

HEA unveils the cover of Anna Banks' Joyride, coming to us in June 2015.

        
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