Book Reviews

Joe Domanick’s ‘Blue’ Examines the L.A.P.D.

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 10:27
How Los Angeles overcame terrible crime and a corrupt and brutal police department.









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Literary Landscapes: Patter and Patois

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 04:00
Walter Mosley writes about his relationship to the literature of Louisiana.









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ArtsBeat: Eric Schlosser to Publish Book on American Prison System

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:38
Eric Schlosser, who wrote “Fast Food Nation,” will explore how rising incarceration rates are intertwined with social factors like growing inequality.









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Novel explores tensions in Detroit

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/02/2015 - 13:02

'You Don't Have to Live Like This' is a novel from Benjamin Markovits.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/02/2015 - 05:00

'Alert' is the latest from James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.

        
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Shakir Rashaan recaps 'Power': 3 moves ahead, Angela gets played

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 21:04

HEA contributor and author Shakir Rashaan recaps latest episode of Power.

        
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Beryl Markham gets moment in the 'Sun'

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 13:00

Paula McLain's new novel 'Circling the Sun' stars the female aviator.

       
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 05:00

You and your kids can spend the weekend reading 'What Pet Should I Get?'

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘The Conservative Heart’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:29
Arthur C. Brooks discusses “The Conservative Heart,” and Susan Southard talks about “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War.”









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NPR's literary critic Alan Cheuse dies

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:06

NPR's literary critic Alan Cheuse dies from injuries in car accident.

        
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Hot new romances ripe for weekend reading

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:08

Wondering what's a good book to get lost in this weekend? HEA's contributors have recommendations!

        
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:34
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:29
Paperback books of particular interest.









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Crime: Flight or Fright

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:24
Sara Paretsky’s crusading private eye, V.I. (Vic) Warshawski, returns in “Brush Back.”









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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:19
William Finnegan, who has written several sober examinations of the world’s hot spots, has his first best seller with the surfing memoir “Barbarian Days,” No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list.









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‘Wealth Secrets of the One Percent,’ by Sam Wilkin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:12
An economist offers principles for amassing riches gleaned from business titans.









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‘The Love She Left Behind,’ by Amanda Coe

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:08
In this novel, a woman leaves her husband and two children for a temperamental playwright.









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‘The Watchmaker of Filigree Street,’ by Natasha Pulley

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:02
In this debut novel, set in 1880s London, a mysterious mechanical genius seems to tinker with fate.









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‘Circling the Sun,’ by Paula McLain

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:01
This novel is based on the life of Beryl Markham, horsewoman and aviator.









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‘The Richest Man Who Ever Lived,’ by Greg Steinmetz

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:00
A Renaissance-era financier helped to create an international money market.









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