Book Reviews

Booksellers pick potential hits for fall

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 15:56

Ken Follett and Ian McEwan are among the authors with new works on the way.

        
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Cool fall author: Jason Mott

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 15:51

'The Wonder of All Things' is the follow-up to 'The Returned.'

        
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Cool fall author: Alan Cumming

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 15:48

The actor's memoir, 'Not My Father's Son,' is about uncovering family secrets.

        
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‘The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:50
Letters between Christopher Isherwood and his partner, Don Bachardy, mock the world’s ridiculous spectacle.






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A judge faces crises at home and in court

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:09

Spare novel explores how messy life can get.

        
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Book Buzz: Bush's bio of dad to be titled '41'

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:03

First book by a president about his presidential father.

        
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30 cool books for fall

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:02

It's a fall season crammed with books by celebrities, from Lena Dunham to George W. Bush.

        
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New in Paper: 'Bleeding Edge,' 'Bully Pulpit'

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:57

Thomas Pynchon's latest takes place in 2001 New York, before 9/11.

        
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It's 'Good' to be back in Mitford with Karon

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:23

Jan Karon's gang returns after a nine-year absence in 'Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good.'

        
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Hollywood hits the books hard this fall

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:33

More than 25 films based on books are scheduled.

        
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Nick Cannon publishing kids' poetry book

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:05

'Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems' is due in March.

        
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Bookends: Should Literature Be Considered Useful?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:00
Adam Kirsch and Dana Stevens discuss whether literature should be valued for its utility.






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Stine's timeless scares coming to a screen near you

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:29

'Goosebumps' movie hits theaters next year, 'Mostly Ghostly' arrives on home video Tuesday.

        
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Best summer ever: 5 names flying high on success

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:00

If they can keep up their momentum, these celebs will have many great summers to come.

        
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'The Bone Clocks' is worth the time-traveling

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:00

Some characters recur from David Mitchell's earlier novel.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 05:01

Sheila E. releases her memoir, 'The Beat of My Own Drum.'

        
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Scalzi locks in on a scary future in new novel

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:49

Sci-fi novelist combines futuristic tale with classic whodunit.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'We Are Not Ourselves' by Matthew Thomas.

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:50
Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican whose first book, “The Way Forward,” is No. 5 on the hardcover nonfiction list, has opened up about his father’s alcoholism and early death.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:49
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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