Book Reviews

A heavenly history of Harvard's female stargazers

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 06:07

Dava Sobel's latest book is 'The Glass Universe.'

        
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Four new mysteries to cozy up with this winter

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 07:01

Four thrilling tales, including an anthology inspired by Edward Hopper.

        
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Four new mysteries to cozy up with this winter

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 07:01

Four thrilling tales, including an anthology inspired by Edward Hopper.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 05:02

Books on Hemingway at war, Cuban cuisine, dogs (and cats) on Instagram.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 05:02

Books on Hemingway at war, Cuban cuisine, dogs (and cats) on Instagram.

        
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In 'Joe Knight,' an anti-hero for our times

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 15:58

Kevin Morris' new novel is about a man who's losing the American Dream.

        
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In 'Joe Knight,' an anti-hero for our times

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 15:58

Kevin Morris' new novel is about a man who's losing the American Dream.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:32

Spend your weekend reading 'Conclave' by Robert Harris.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:32

Spend your weekend reading 'Conclave' by Robert Harris.

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 14:05
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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The Shortlist: Essays

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 13:43
New books by Jace Clayton, Eliot Weinberger, Mary Oliver and Benjamin Percy.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Michael Lewis and Arianna Huffington

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 13:21
Michael Lewis discusses “The Undoing Project”; and Arianna Huffington talks about “Rest,” by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang.
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Children’s Books: Two New Chapter Books for Rookie Readers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:21
In two books for early readers, lessons on the necessity and rewards of communication.
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Children’s Books: Four Exceptional Picture Books Bring On the Snow

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:16
Wintry weather sets the scene for the adventures of children and animals in four picture books.
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Roving Eye: After Brexit, Will the Novel Suffer?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:08
Why should we suppose that literature and political liberalism are mutually sustaining? Four authors discuss.
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Crime: The Best and Latest in Crime Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:04
There’s a perverse symmetry to the way things work in Federico Axat’s mind-bending psychological thriller “Kill the Next One.”
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Fiction: A Historical Novel Recounts the Agony of Queen Anne

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 10:55
Joanne Limburg’s “A Want of Kindness” is built on a monarch’s letters and 18 stillbirths.
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Fiction: Edward Hoagland’s New Novel Draws on His Own Blindness

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 10:46
A soaring protagonist is brought low by degenerating vision in Edward Hoagland’s “In the Country of the Blind.”
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Nonfiction: Siri Hustvedt Views the Human Condition Through Art and Science

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 10:40
In the essays in “A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women,” Siri Hustvedt contemplates art, sex and science.
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Nonfiction: A New History Looks at a Time When Europe Came Together

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 10:34
Richard J. Evans’s “The Pursuit of Power” argues that nineteenth-century Europeans shared similar experiences but with strong local variations.
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