Book Reviews

Schwalbe's 'Books for Living' is a love letter to reading

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 13:03

The author, no snob, is a fan of both Homer and Paula Hawkins.

        
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Nonfiction: Ladies Who Launch: Women Who Opened the Door to Space Exploration

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 04:00
Dava Sobel’s “The Glass Universe” and Margot Lee Shetterly’s “Hidden Figures” uncover the role of women at critical points in the history of science.
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USA TODAY Author of the Year: Colson Whitehead

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 10:00

Oprah and President Obama were fans of his novel 'The Underground Railroad.'

        
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USA TODAY Author of the Year: Colson Whitehead

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 10:00

Oprah and President Obama were fans of his novel 'The Underground Railroad.'

        
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10 books we loved reading in 2016

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 07:04

We were fans of Ann Patchett, Bruce Springsteen, Zadie Smith, Stephen King and more.

        
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10 books we loved reading in 2016

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 07:04

We were fans of Ann Patchett, Bruce Springsteen, Zadie Smith, Stephen King and more.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 05:04

Post holidays, two new books about our bodies.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 05:04

Post holidays, two new books about our bodies.

        
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Murder tears a small town apart in Treadway's mystery

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 13:00

A high school senior is the victim in 'How Will I Know You?'

        
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Murder tears a small town apart in Treadway's mystery

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 13:00

A high school senior is the victim in 'How Will I Know You?'

        
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Suicidal man gets disturbing offer in 'Kill the Next One'

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 13:00

In Federico Axat's mystery, a terminally ill murders two other men. Or does he?

        
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Suicidal man gets disturbing offer in 'Kill the Next One'

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 13:00

In Federico Axat's mystery, a terminally ill murders two other men. Or does he?

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 11:14

Spend your weekend trying out 'Eight Flavors.'

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 11:14

Spend your weekend trying out 'Eight Flavors.'

        
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The Book Review Podcast: What Dozens of Notable People Read in 2016

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 13:50
Editors at the Book Review discuss what many notable people were reading this year, and Will Schwalbe talks about “Books for Living.”
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 10:23
Suggested reading by editors at The New York Times.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 10:10
In response to reader concerns, Janet Evanovich has toned down the swearing in some of her books — but not the Stephanie Plum series. “Turbo Twenty-Three,” the latest, is No. 9 in hardcover fiction.
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Nonfiction: Ariel Dorfman on an American Martyr: El Salvador, 1980

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 09:54
In “A Radical Faith,” Eileen Markey examines the life of an American churchwoman ruthlessly murdered in El Salvador in 1980.
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Nonfiction: Lessons on How to Live, in 26 Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 09:54
In “Books for Living,” Will Schwalbe writes about what he’s learned from some of his favorite books.
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Critic’s Take: In Trying Times, the Balm of Jane Austen

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 09:54
The predictability of “Pride and Prejudice” was the perfect escape from a grim passage.
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