Book Reviews

New bio reassesses Woody Allen at 80

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 13:42

The director of 'Annie Hall,' 'Manhattan' and 'Blue Jasmine' has a big birthday on Dec. 1.

        
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‘Of Beards and Men’ and ‘True Style’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:56
A finely detailed, borderline obsessive history of facial hair, and a treatise on men’s style.









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Roundup: Sports: ‘The Grind,’ ‘Billion-Dollar Ball’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:47
New books about sports include looks at baseball’s “endless season” and the lives of today’s greatest marathoners.









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Roundup: Travel: ‘Dispatches From Pluto,’ ‘Driving Hungry’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:28
An English writer’s account of living in the Mississippi Delta, a filmmaker’s travels in South America and more.









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Roundup: Humor: ‘The Comedians,’ ‘A Carlin Home Companion’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:12
The season’s books include Kliph Nesteroff’s history of comedy, stuffed with obscure trivia and arguments that challenge common wisdom.









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'Muralist' captures art-world moment

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/29/2015 - 13:04

B.A. Shapiro's new novel paints portrait of Abstract Expressionism.

        
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Four new picture books help kids deal with feelings

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/29/2015 - 07:04

Unfamiliar emotions may be hard, but these four books make it easier for kids to cope.

       
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/29/2015 - 05:01

Look for a style book from Dita Von Teese, and a continuation of Tom Clancy's series.

        
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Beevor declares victory with WWII history

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/28/2015 - 13:00

'Ardennes 1944' is likely to be the definitive version of the Battle of the Bulge.

        
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Celebrity Book Club: The 'baby, it's cold outside' edition

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/28/2015 - 07:46

Ready to curl up with a good book? Celebrity Book Club to the rescue!

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/28/2015 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading new bio of Sam Phillips and the latest 'Shopaholic.'

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Lisa Randall’s ‘Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 14:51
Randall talks about her new book, and Louisa Lim discusses five memoirs about fleeing North Korea.









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After shopping, take a load off with a romance

USAToday Books - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 14:00

As the shopping season begins in earnest, what better way to relax after a long day of lines than with a new romance?

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 08:54
Richard Paul Evans, whose novel “The Mistletoe Inn” is No. 9 on the hardcover fiction list, once heard from his fourth-grade teacher: “Your parents lied to you. There is no Santa.”









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100 Notable Books of 2015

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:00
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.









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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:21
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:17
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Author’s Note: Highly Unlikely

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:49
We’ve arrived at a point where not only is reality stranger than fiction, but we don’t allow our fiction to be even close to how strange real life is every day.









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2015 Books Gift Guide

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:39
Art books, graphic novels, and fiction and nonfiction.









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Mary Gaitskill’s ‘The Mare’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
An emotionally electric triangle of a woman, a girl and a horse is mutually transformative.









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