Book Reviews

Megyn Kelly, Bernie Sanders hit USA TODAY's books list

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 06:07

'Settle for More' and 'Our Revolution' make the Top 15.

        
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Bookends: Are Domestic Responsibilities at Odds With Becoming a Great Artist?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:45
Siddhartha Deb and Dana Stevens discuss whether family life restricts the ability to do creative work.
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Carrie Fisher remembers being 19 and 'in love'

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 04:24

Iin 'Princess Diarist,' the actress comes clean on her tryst with Harrison Ford in 1976.

        
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Nonfiction: The Message of Thomas Friedman’s New Book: It’s Going to Be O.K.

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 04:00
Thomas Friedman’s new book, “Thank You for Being Late,” gives you a much better idea of the forces that are upending your world.
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Nonfiction: A New Look at Civilian Life in Europe Under Hitler

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 04:00
In “An Iron Wind,” Peter Fritzsche wants us to see how even apparently peaceful moments during World War II were inflected by war raging elsewhere.
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Nonfiction: Steven Johnson on How Play Shaped the World

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 04:00
Steven Johnson’s “Wonderland” looks at the few degrees of separation between fun and progress.
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New book shows how 'The Daily Show' redefined the news

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:27

A new oral history of the "fake news" show takes the reader behind the scenes.

        
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William Trevor in The Times

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:13
A look back at reviews of Mr. Trevor’s work in The New York Times.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 13:12
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Nonfiction: The AIDS Fight: Andrew Sullivan on a History of the Movement

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:23
David France’s remarkable “How to Survive a Plague” is the prose version of France’s Oscar-nominated documentary of the same name.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/20/2016 - 05:01

Look for new books from Wally Lamb, Carrie Fisher and Michael Chabon.

        
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New book 'Twenty-Six Seconds' details how famed Zapruder film haunts family

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/19/2016 - 13:52

Alexandra Zapruder's grandfather filmed the assassination of JFK.

        
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'Fantastic Beasts' screenplay reveals what actors couldn't

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/19/2016 - 09:28

J.K. Rowling's screenplay has been released in book form.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/19/2016 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading a new bio of comedian Joan Rivers.

        
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6 Great New Picture Books for Kids

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 15:02
The best of this season’s books for younger readers.
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Fiction: Billy the Kid: The Novel

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 14:08
Ron Hansen’s “The Kid” imagines the character of Billy the Kid.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:58
For a supposedly neglected cohort, the white working class sure has made its presence felt lately on the best-seller list.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Michael Chabon’s ‘Moonglow’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:49
Michael Chabon talks about his new novel, and Blanche Wiesen Cook discusses the third volume of her biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Ivory Tower: Race in America After the Great Migration

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:34
New books examine race in America in the time since millions of black migrants moved in hopes of greater opportunity.
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Open Book: ‘The Chosen’ at 50

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:19
Chaim Potok’s novel about the friendship between two Jewish boys in 1940s Brooklyn is approaching its 50th anniversary.
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