Book Reviews

‘In the Language of Miracles,’ by Rajia Hassib

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 04:00
An Egyptian immigrant family struggles in their suburban community after their son kills a neighbor’s daughter.









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Novel paints portrait of artist's mother

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 14:15

Alice Hoffman's 'A Marriage of Opposites' puts spotlight on Pissarro's mother.

        
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Ivan Doig’s ‘Last Bus to Wisdom’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:37
A plucky 11-year-old hits the road in Ivan Doig’s final novel.









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Vu Tran’s ‘Dragonfish’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:29
A cop searches for his ex-wife, a haunted Vietnamese immigrant, in the city’s sleazy depths.









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Al Roker's at the center of this 'Storm'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:56

The NBC weatherman has written an account of the 1900 hurricane in Galveston, Texas.

        
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Ta-Nehisi Coates: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:49
The author, most recently, of “Between the World and Me” is a fan of the late E.L. Doctorow. “‘The Waterworks” is one of the most thrilling books I’ve ever read. And I still believe in that, you know? That stories should sometimes thrill people.”









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Must-reads: 'Best Kept Secrets,' 'Baby Love'; interview with Tina Coleman Bausinger

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Tia Kelly and Shelly Ellis and chats with Tina Coleman Bausinger.

        
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Jackson book like winning the 'Lottery'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 13:04

Shirley Jackson's children have collected stories, essays in 'Let Me Tell You.'

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 05:00

Al Roker's 'The Storm of the Century' arrives on Aug. 11.

        
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Hugh Thomas’s ‘World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 18:49
King Philip II extends and consolidates his empire in the final volume of a trilogy that began with Columbus.









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New in Paper: Jan Karon, Martin Short

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:37

New paperback titles from Derek Hough, Louise Penny and Rick Springfield.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Katrina: After the Flood’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:28
Gary Rivlin discusses “Katrina: After the Flood,” and Joe Domanick talks about “Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing.”









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The Shortlist: After the Storm

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:24
Three new books about life in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.









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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:23
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:17
Paperback books of particular interest.









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Lauren Fox’s ‘Days of Awe’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:16
A woman faces sudden singlehood and the loss of a confidante.









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‘The Little Brother,’ by Victoria Patterson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:15
After their parents split, siblings pursue vastly different paths.









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Children’s Books: Don Brown’s ‘Drowned City,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:14
Property is not all that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, as these three books for young readers demonstrate.









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‘Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated C.S. Lewis’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 08:54
A biography of the woman who married C.S. Lewis.









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‘Crooked Heart,’ by Lissa Evans

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 08:53
A young orphan and a widow run a charity scam amid the corruption of World War II London.









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