Book Reviews

‘Nothing but the Clouds Unchanged: Artists in World War I’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
An anthology traces how armed conflict shaped the course of modern art.
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The Shortlist: 'When Mystical Creatures Attack!' by Kathleen Founds, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
New books by Kathleen Founds, Kim Addonizio, David Gordon and Julia Elliott.
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Ismail Kadare’s ‘Twilight of the Eastern Gods’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
The Moscow of Ismail Kadare’s novel is full of young writers who live and drink together.
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Letters: Inside Attica

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
Readers respond to recent reviews of Richard Norton Smith’s biography of Nelson Rockefeller, Edward Hirsch’s “Gabriel” and more.
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‘George Marshall,’ by Debi and Irwin Unger with Stanley Hirshson

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
A fuller picture of the revered commander whom Truman called the “greatest military man” in U.S. history.
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‘Leningrad: Siege and Symphony,’ by Brian Moynahan

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
Shostakovich’s composition for a besieged Leningrad.
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Open Book: Putin’s Power, and Cold Feet

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
Karen Dawisha’s longtime British publisher will not publish her latest, “Putin’s Kleptocracy.”
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Critic's Take: Spies Like Hers

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
The spy novelist Helen MacInnes portrayed Cold War intrigue with a keen understanding of the machinations of power.
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‘Tolstoy’s False Disciple,’ by Alexandra Popoff

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
The story of Tolstoy’s relationship with a conniving aristocrat.
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New Novellas About Family by Ludmilla Petrushev­skaya

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:35
In three tales, women contend with ne’er-do-well children and the pressures of communal living.
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The Mothership: Nerdy culture we're thankful for

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:21

A very nerdy Thanksgiving to all of you!

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:12
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:11
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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David Baldacci: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:00
The author, most recently, of “The Escape” was a library rat growing up: “Libraries are the mainstays of democracy. The first thing dictators do when taking over a country is close all the libraries, because libraries are full of ideas.”
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‘Limonov,’ by Emmanuel Carrère

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:40
After a career as a poet, butler and media celebrity, Eduard Limonov helped organize a group of nationalist thugs.
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‘The Georgetown Set,’ by Gregg Herken

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:39
In the 1950s and ’60s, administration officials, journalists and spies encountered one another in Washington’s Georgetown.
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Literary Landscapes: To Russia, With Tough Love

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:11
Masha Gessen recounts the literary history of Moscow and describes why she’s become disillusioned with the city of her birth.






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Sylvia Day lands at No. 1 with new Crossfire book

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 15:36

Brooke Shields has a best seller with 'There Was a Little Girl.'

        
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Cosby biographer sorry for not pursuing rape claims

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 13:28

Cosby biographer tweets apology for failing to pursue rape claims in recent book.

        
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This is how John Waters flows

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:04

The Baltimore-based writer-director shares tips on the holidays, working and dating.

        
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