Book Reviews

Children's Books: ‘Arcady’s Goal,’ by Eugene Yelchin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
For Eugene Yelchin’s young hero, athletic prowess becomes a means of surviving Stalinist oppression.
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Jane Smiley’s ‘Some Luck’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
Jane Smiley’s novel, the first in a planned trilogy, follows an Iowa family over three transformative decades in America.
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‘A World Elsewhere,’ by Sigrid MacRae

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
The author’s mother remained in Germany through World War II.
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Children's Books: ‘100 Sideways Miles,’ by Andrew Smith

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
A boy injured in a bizarre accident yearns to break free of his overprotective novelist father in this young adult novel.
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‘Censors at Work,’ by Robert Darnton

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
Robert Darnton probes the history of censorship and finds it isn’t always what we think it is.
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John Darnielle’s ‘Wolf in White Van’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
A fantasy role-playing game ends in death.
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Children's Books: ‘Wildlife’ and ‘Even in Paradise’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
These coming-of-age novels find the heady days of high school filled with friendships, secrets, romance and treachery.
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Letters: ‘In Security’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
Readers respond to recent reviews of James Risen’s “Pay Any Price,” Nell Zink’s “The Wallcreeper” and more.
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Children's Books: ‘The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
The subjects of four picture-book biographies make their marks: a linguist, an engineer, an astrophysicist . . . and a movie dog.
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‘Losing Our Way,’ by Bob Herbert

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
Bob Herbert documents the struggles of ordinary Americans and issues a political call to action.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Open Book: The Big Easy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
Walker Percy once said, “New Orleans may be too seductive for a writer.”
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‘A Map of Betrayal,’ by Ha Jin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:52
In Ha Jin’s new novel, a man drifts into the world of espionage and becomes a long-term Chinese Communist mole within the C.I.A.
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ArtsBeat: Warburg Institute Claims Victory After Court Ruling in Dispute With University of London

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:02
The Warburg Institute in London houses a world-renowned library.






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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Sin' by Violetta Rand

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 23:13

HEA reveals the cover of Sin, book three in Violetta Rand's Devil's Den trilogy, coming in May 2015.

        
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Don't miss these 6 red-hot e-book romance deals from BookBub

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 23:05

BookBub's editors highlight six red-hot romance e-book deals for us.

        
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Ugly story of 'Ugly Girls' is tough to read

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 14:12

Debut novel by Lindsay Hunter features two rough girls.

        
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Meet J.Lo the author, seeker of 'True Love'

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:13

J. Lo an author, and seeker of 'True Love'

        
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Bob Odenkirk: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 10:59
The actor and author of “A Load of Hooey” keeps a volume of “hippie philosophizing” on his shelves as a counterbalance to his “angry, skeptical, scowling mind.”






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Comedian Martin Short has his 'say' in memoir

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 10:52

Remembering the days of 'SCTV' and 'SNL,' and his late wife.

        
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