Book Reviews

New bio: Jackie Kennedy suffered from PTSD

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 15:03

Barbara Leaming writes that Jackie was traumatized by witnessing JFK's assassination.

        
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Holiday photo books with a rock 'n' roll beat

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 14:53

Kurt Cobain, Lenny Kravitz and Blondie's Chris Stein are in the spotlight.

        
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Excerpt: 'Mr. Miracle' by Debbie Macomber

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 07:02

Debbie Macomber's Mr. Miracle premieres tonight on the Hallmark Channel, and to celebrate HEA shares an excerpt from the book.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:02

Spend your weekend with Maeve Binchy and her writings for 'The Irish Times.'

        
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Norman Lear’s ‘Even This I Get to Experience’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:58
An autobiography by Norman Lear, the creator of “Maude,” “All in the Family” and many other TV series.






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Comics

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:06
“Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream,” “The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil,” and more.






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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: 10 Best Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 14:33
Editors from the Book Review discuss selecting the year’s best books.






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Perfect Harmony

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 14:33
In new design books, high and low live together peacefully.
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‘Time Out of Mind: The Lives of Bob Dylan,’ by Ian Bell

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 14:29
Geoff Dyer reviews the second volume of Ian Bell’s biography of Bob Dylan.
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Bookshelf: The Classics Reissued

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 14:13
New picture books include “The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night,” illustrated by Peter Spier.
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‘Wilde in America,’ by David M. Friedman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
A cultural historian argues that Oscar Wilde was among the first to realize that celebrity could come before accomplishment.
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Sophia Loren's 'Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
Memoirs by Roger Moore, Sophia Loren and Anjelica Huston are among the season’s books about movies.
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‘Yes Please,’ by Amy Poehler

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
A memoir by the comedian and sitcom star Amy Poehler.
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‘A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning,’ by Judith Zilczer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
Lavish reproductions of work by Willem de Kooning, accompanied by research and historical anecdotes.
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‘DDR Posters’ and ‘Beyond the Wall’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
New books about propaganda posters and other items from the relatively short-lived German Democratic Republic.
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‘Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte,’ by Kate Williams

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
Kate Williams’s “Ambition and Desire” is the latest in a growing corpus of work about Josephine Bonaparte, Napoleon’s empress.
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‘The Sexual Night,’ by Pascal Quignard

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
A Freudian take on classic depictions of sexual imagery.
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Cal Peternell's 'Twelve Recipes,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
New cookbooks include Cal Peternell’s “Twelve Recipes,” Mark Bittman’s “How to Cook Everything Fast” and more.
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John Lanchester’s ‘How to Speak Money,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
New books about the lingo of food and finance.
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