New York Times Book Reviews

Nonfiction: Unbury My Heart at Wounded Knee: A New Look at the Indian Wars

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 04:30
Peter Cozzens’s “The Earth Is Weeping” is a new look at the Indian wars that presents the Army point of view.
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Nonfiction: How Do Dogs Recognize Us? And Why Do We Love Cats Anyway?

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 04:30
Alexandra Horowitz’s “Being a Dog” focuses on olfactory skills; Abigail Tucker’s “The Lion in the Living Room” is about how cats behave.
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Nonfiction: They’ll Blame Us: Growing Up Muslim After 9/11

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh’s memoir “Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age” should both enlighten and shame Americans who read it.
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Nonfiction: They’ll Blame Us: Growing Up Muslim After 9/11

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh’s memoir “Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age” should both enlighten and shame Americans who read it.
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Fiction: Paulette Jiles’s National Book Award Finalist Reviewed

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
An old man and a child travel across post-Civil War Texas in Paulette Jiles’s “News of the World.”
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Fiction: Paulette Jiles’s National Book Award Finalist Reviewed

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
An old man and a child travel across post-Civil War Texas in Paulette Jiles’s “News of the World.”
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Fiction: A Widow Uncovers Her Husband’s Paris Past in a Lauded New Novel

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
In David Constantine’s “The Life-Writer,” a dying husband recalls a former love, sending his grieving wife deep into his younger days.
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The Shortlist: Debut Novels

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:12
New novels include Alix Hawley’s “All True Not a Lie in It,” a tongue-in-cheek fictional portrait of Daniel Boone.
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Paperback Row

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:03
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Crime: The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:46
Michael Connelly continues to think up creative ways to keep his old war horse Harry Bosch on the job.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:40
Pat Conroy’s “A Lowcountry Heart,” a posthumous essay collection that includes some material from his charmingly capricious blog, is No. 11 on the hardcover nonfiction list.
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Fiction: Caroline Leavitt’s New Novel Takes a Dark Departure

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:34
A teenage girl has a crush that goes frighteningly wrong in Caroline Leavitt’s “Cruel Beautiful World.”
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Fiction: A New Novel Stars Astronomer in the 1700s

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:34
John Pipkin’s “The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter” is a many-stranded tale of wide-eyed astronomers in the 1700s.
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Letters : Letters to the Editor

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:22
Readers respond to recent reviews of Marie Ponsot’s “Collected Poems,” Gareth Stedman Jones’s “Karl Marx” and more.
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Open Book: Look It Up

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:15
John Simpson was hired by the Oxford English Dictionary when he was 22 years old. He became the O.E.D.’s chief editor.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: John Grisham on ‘The Whistler’

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:00
This week, John Grisham talks about his latest novel, and Ben Macintyre discusses “Rogue Heroes.”
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By the Book: Megyn Kelly: By the Book

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 15:51
The Fox News anchor and author of “Settle for More” says “Bridget Jones’s Diary” reads “like my own journals from pretty much every phase of my life and made me laugh so hard I cried.”
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10 Books We Recommend This Week

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:24
Suggested reading by book critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Children’s Books: The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 11:29
Here are the winners of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books Awards for 2016.
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Nonfiction: Why English Keeps On, Like, Totally Changing

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 09:45
John Simpson’s “The Word Detective” and John McWhorter’s “Words on the Move” look at the progress of the English language.
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