Book Reviews

Editors’ Choice: 9 Great Books to Start Off September

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 17:12
New books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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New paperbacks: Gloria Steinem, Patti Smith, Ian Rankin

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 16:40

Steinem's best-selling memoir is now in paperback.

        
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By the Book: Alan Moore: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 12:18
The author, most recently, of the novel “Jerusalem” says if he could compel the president “to read one book — other than ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ — then I definitely would.”
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'Eat Pray Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert reveals lesbian love

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 06:36

As her best friend underwent cancer treatment, Gilbert realized she was in love with her.

        
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Critic’s Take: The Return of Omniscience

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:07
The return of omniscient narrators might reflect the sense we all have, as internet users, of access to unlimited knowledge.
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Bruce Springsteen sums up 30-year depression battle with car metaphor

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 12:32

The rock icon explains his 30-year struggle in a way only the Boss could.

        
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Unreleased F. Scott Fitzgerald stories due in April

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:30

Author chose to let his stories go unpublished until a time they wouldn't be censored.

        
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Harry Potter's reign continues

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:26

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' rules No. 1 spot for six straight weeks

        
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Help Desk: New Self-Help Books for Pet Parents

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 04:30
Can cats be trained? What do you do if your poodle is afraid of puddles? Pet experts offer advice and consider problems common and otherwise.
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Nonfiction: Masha Gessen on a Planned Jewish Homeland in Soviet Russia

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 04:30
“Where the Jews Aren’t,” by Masha Gessen, is about the attempt to settle Jews in the Soviet Far East.
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Simone Biles to write autobiography

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 11:39

The Olympic gold medalist is set to tell her story.

        
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Oprah's latest book club pick is 'Love Warrior'

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 10:48

Glennon Doyle Melton's memoir is about her husband's infidelity

        
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le Carre's enticing 'Pigeon Tunnel' reveals just enough

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 06:00

The spymaster keeps some things close to his vest in new 'memoir.'

        
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Nonfiction: I’ll Have What She Had: A Friend’s Competitive Memoir About Nora Ephron

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 04:30
Richard Cohen reminisces about Nora Ephron, not always to her advantage, in “She Made Me Laugh.”
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Nonfiction: How the American Revolution Worked Against Blacks, Indians and Women

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 04:30
The Pulitzer-winning historian Alan Taylor seeks to set the broadest possible context in “American Revolutions.”
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Nora Ephron, a funny friend with sharp edges

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 15:45

Richard Cohen's 'She Made Me Laugh' recalls the writer/director.

        
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Nonfiction: Mark Thompson’s New Book on the Use and Misuse of Rhetoric

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 04:30
The Times Company’s chief executive, Mark Thompson, reflects on the changing use of language by politicians, the public and the media in “Enough Said.”
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The Shortlist: 5 New Novels Make Fiction Out of Eco-Disaster

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 04:30
New novels set against earthquakes, the Dust Bowl, the desolation of Antarctica and more.
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Maria Semple is back with more laughs, and more Seattle

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/04/2016 - 07:01

The best-selling author talks about life after 'Bernadette' and her new fall novel.

        
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Fall books preview: Rowling, Springsteen, Wally Lamb and more

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/04/2016 - 07:00

Hot titles include celebrity memoirs, thrillers, mysteries and literary fiction.

        
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