Book Reviews

'Today' show book club picks Rawl's 'Positive'

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:18

It's the first time the show has picked a non-fiction book.

        
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Tennessee Williams' 'Mad Pilgrimage' revealed

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 13:00

John Lahr's biography has been long-listed for the National Book Award.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:33

Lena Dunham's memoir goes on sale Sept. 30.

        
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Amis' Auschwitz is a sardonic take on evil

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 14:52

Martin Amis explores a blighted love story amid the evil of Auschwitz

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend in gritty Detroit with the crime novel 'Broken Monsters.'

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Texting While Driving

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 15:13
Matt Richtel discusses “A Deadly Wandering,” and Mark Edmundson talks about “Why Football Matters.”






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'Go the F--- to Sleep' author is at it again

USAToday Books - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 14:11

This time he's frustrated about kids not eating.

        
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More 'Maze Runner' to hit bookshelves

USAToday Books - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:59

Author James Dashner is penning another prequel to the series.

        
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:08
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:49
Paperback books of particular interest.
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The Shortlist: Jessie Burton's 'The Miniaturist' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:35
New books by Jessie Burton, Alix Christie, Rosie Thomas and Katy Simpson Smith.
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Louise Glück's 'Faithful and Virtuous Night'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:26
Many of the poems in Louise Glück’s collection feature an aging painter confronting his own mortality.
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Damon Galgut's 'Arctic Summer'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:56
Based on the life of E. M. Forster, this novel traces a struggle for liberation both on and off the page.
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'The Undertaking,' by Audrey Magee

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:51
A first novel set in World War II Germany.
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'Consumed,' by David Cronenberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:48
David Cronenberg’s debut novel centers on two journalists and their fascination with scandal and social media.
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Open Book: Disquiet on the Set

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:43
In “Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed,” the filmmaker talks about his notoriously volatile relationship with the actor Klaus Kinski, among many other subjects.
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Letters: ‘World Order’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:43
Readers respond to a recent review of Henry Kissinger’s “World Order” and more.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:42
Caitlin Doughty, whose “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” is No. 14 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is a young undertaker who has made it her mission to demystify death and promote a D.I.Y. approach to funerals.
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'My Two Italies,' by Joseph Luzzi

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:42
A son of Italian immigrants on his relationship with the ancestral homeland.
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'Island of a Thousand Mirrors,' by Nayomi Munaweera

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:41
Two families find themselves on opposite sides of Sri Lanka’s civil war in this debut novel.
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