Book Reviews

Fiction: T. C. Boyle Reviews Richard Russo’s ‘Everybody’s Fool’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 04:30
The sequel to “Nobody’s Fool” takes readers back to a small town and its outsize personalities.
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Nonfiction: Matti Friedman’s ‘Pumpkinflowers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 04:30
On guard with the Israeli Army in southern Lebanon.
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Oprah Winfrey to star in HBO's 'Henrietta Lacks' movie

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 21:33

Film is based on the book by Rebecca Skloot.

        
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J.K. Rowling apologizes for yet another 'Harry Potter' death

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 10:45

We're probably still not over this one.

        
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New Paul McCartney bio celebrates a rock legend

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 10:14

Veteran biographer Philip Norman revisits the former Beatle with new admiration.

        
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Fiction: Joshua Ferris Reviews Don DeLillo’s ‘Zero K’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:30
In Don DeLillo’s 16th novel, a billionaire hopes to rid the world of death.
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Nonfiction: ‘Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power,’ by Mark Landler

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:30
A correspondent surveys the relationship between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
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Lauren Belfer burns bright in searing 'Fire'

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 13:00

New novel 'And After the Fire' blends history, mystery, and Bach.

        
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New mysteries: Harlan Coben, Lisa Lutz and more

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 07:01

Our mystery reviewer cracks the case on four new titles.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

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

Look for a new biography of Paul McCartney, plus Don DeLillo's latest.

        
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Joe Drape's 'American Pharoah' is a champ

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 13:01

Book tells the story of Triple Crown winner; 'Zippy Chippy' remembers a lovable loser.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:28

Spend your weekend reading 'Eligible' by Curtis Sittenfeld.

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:51
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:45
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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The Shortlist: Homages

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:39
New books by Sarah Schulman, Piers Paul Read, Alfred Alcorn, Jaime Clarke and Howard Jacobson.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:31
Curtis Sittenfeld, whose update of “Pride and Prejudice” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, says the Darcy and Liz scenes “were definitely the most fun to write.”
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: ‘Listen, Liberal’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:23
Thomas Frank talks about “Listen, Liberal,” and Lydia Millet discusses her new novel, “Sweet Lamb of Heaven.”
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Crime: Dan Fesperman’s ‘The Letter Writer,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:05
Real-life gangsters appear in Dan Fesperman’s dynamic novel set in New York during World War II.
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Nonfiction: ‘Detroit Resurrected,’ by Nathan Bomey

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:33
Detroit stages a comeback after years of corruption and financial crisis.
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Fiction: ‘The Midnight Watch,’ by David Dyer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:17
A novel explores the mysterious failure of a nearby ship to come to the Titanic’s aid.
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