Book Reviews

Matthew Weiner follows 'Mad Men' with first novel

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 19:39

It's called 'Heather, the Totality' and will be released in October.

        
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 17:07
Suggested reading from editors at The New York Times.
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Stephen King and son team up on a novel, 'Sleeping Beauties'

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 13:11

Stephen King and Owen King's novel imagines a world where the women are asleep.

        
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Newsbook: 3 Books That Help Make Sense of the Climate Change Debate

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:43
Climate change has been the subject of fierce political discourse. These books explore those divisions.
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Nonfiction: Teju Cole Pairs Text and Image to Explore the Mysteries of the Ordinary

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:00
Teju Cole’s “Blind Spot” is a lyrical essay in photographs paired with texts.
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By the Book: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:00
The basketball star and author of “Coach Wooden and Me” says he looks forward to anything written by Walter Mosley: “I’d be very happy if he wrote a novel every week.”
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Summer Reading: Paris Poisoners and a Pioneering Female Detective: Your True Crime Books for the Beach

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:00
The Times’ crime columnist rounds up the most chilling true-crime stories for your vacation pleasure.
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Summer Reading: I Know What You’ll Read This Summer

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:00
Books by Kit Reed, Bracken MacLeod and others show us what’s new (and what’s not) in horror fiction.
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What to Read Before You Head to Rome

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 23:01
Explore contemporary and ancient Rome through the eyes of three authors.
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Attention 'Doctor Who' fans: TARDIS to land in the form of a free library

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 18:10

Dan Zemke of Detroit is a fan of “Doctor Who’’ and has built a replica of the show's TARDIS time machine as a shared library.

        
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Open Book: Boldly Saddling Up

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 15:10
William Shatner’s new book reveals a side of the star that might be unknown even to his legions of fans.
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Michael Crichton's 'Dragon Teeth' has bite, lands at No. 4

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:27

A posthumous novel about dinosaur bones hits USA TODAY's best-seller list.

        
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Summer Reading: New Graphic Novels Detail Personal Journeys and Twists of Fate

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 04:00
A weighty debut from Emil Ferris, and works by Guy Delisle, Jillian Tamaki, Igort and others.
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Profile: Plot Twist! John Grisham’s New Thriller Is Positively Lawyerless

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 04:00
Grisham’s 30th novel, “Camino Island,” is a bit of a departure for the mega-best-selling author. Mr. Courtroom has written a beach book.
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Summer Reading: Summer Thrillers: Daring Escapes and Other Acts of Derring-Do

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 04:00
Five new thrillers for the beach and beyond, from a very personal manhunt to a Russian spy during World War II.
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John Grisham’s Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Popular Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 04:00
“All suggestions can be ignored when necessary,” says the best-selling author, but ignore them at your own peril. (And put away that thesaurus.)
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'Camino Island': Grisham's tasty thriller about a literary heist

USAToday Books - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 17:18

After crooks steal precious F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscipts from Princeton, the hunt is on.

        
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New Bill O'Reilly 'Killing' book takes on American Revolution

USAToday Books - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 16:13

'Killing England' will be released by Henry Holt on Sept. 19.

        
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'Trophy Son' serves up tale of tennis prodigy, on steroids

USAToday Books - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 16:09

Douglas Brunt's novel is about a teenage boy who could be No. 1 in the world someday.

        
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Summer Reading: Hot Tracks: Summer’s Big Books on Rock, Pop, Soul and Jazz

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 10:57
From the Beatles and Wilson Pickett to Michael Nesmith and the Sex Pistols.
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