New York Times Book Reviews

Nonfiction: Matti Friedman’s ‘Pumpkinflowers’

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 04:30
On guard with the Israeli Army in southern Lebanon.
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Fiction: Joshua Ferris Reviews Don DeLillo’s ‘Zero K’

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:30
In Don DeLillo’s 16th novel, a billionaire hopes to rid the world of death.
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Nonfiction: ‘Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power,’ by Mark Landler

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:30
A correspondent surveys the relationship between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
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Paperback Row

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:51
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:45
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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The Shortlist: Homages

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:39
New books by Sarah Schulman, Piers Paul Read, Alfred Alcorn, Jaime Clarke and Howard Jacobson.
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Inside the List

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:31
Curtis Sittenfeld, whose update of “Pride and Prejudice” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, says the Darcy and Liz scenes “were definitely the most fun to write.”
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: ‘Listen, Liberal’

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:23
Thomas Frank talks about “Listen, Liberal,” and Lydia Millet discusses her new novel, “Sweet Lamb of Heaven.”
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Crime: Dan Fesperman’s ‘The Letter Writer,’ and More

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:05
Real-life gangsters appear in Dan Fesperman’s dynamic novel set in New York during World War II.
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Nonfiction: ‘Detroit Resurrected,’ by Nathan Bomey

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:33
Detroit stages a comeback after years of corruption and financial crisis.
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Fiction: ‘The Midnight Watch,’ by David Dyer

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:17
A novel explores the mysterious failure of a nearby ship to come to the Titanic’s aid.
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Nonfiction: ‘The Brazen Age,’ by David Reid

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:07
The years between the end of World War II and the Korean War raised many questions.
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Open Book: Whit Channels Jane

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:01
The filmmaker Whit Stillman has a new movie and novel — both called “Love and Friendship” — based on Jane Austen’s “Lady Susan.”
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Letters to the Editor

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:51
Readers respond to recent reviews of “America’s War for the Greater Middle East,” “American Amnesia” and more.
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Nonfiction: Nicholas Guyatt’s ‘Bind Us Apart’

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:40
A historian argues that 19th-century citizens wanted to help Indians and slaves by deporting them.
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Nonfiction: Maurice Isserman’s ‘Continental Divide’

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:36
Maurice Isserman looks at the history of America through the lens of a sometimes misunderstood endeavor.
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Nonfiction: ‘Connectography,’ by Parag Khanna

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:35
Parag Khanna offers a new theory of connected geopolitics.
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Nonfiction: ‘The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu,’ by Joshua Hammer

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:52
The story of the man who defied Al Qaeda to protect his nation’s cultural heritage.
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By the Book: Louise Erdrich: By the Book

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:15
The author of “The Round House” and, most recently, “LaRose” thinks President Obama “deserves a diverting literary read filled with witchy sex, brutal greed, dark gods and innocence.”
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Fiction: ‘My Struggle: Book 5,’ by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:59
In the fifth volume of his autobiographical novel, Karl Ove Knausgaard struggles with shame and fear of failure.
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