New York Times Book Reviews

Children’s Books: ‘Pax,’ by Sara Pennypacker

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:09
Forced to separate, a boy and his pet fox (for whom the author translates) go on adventures of discovery and maturation.









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‘Alive, Alive Oh!’ by Diana Athill

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:07
Athill reports on her life at 98 with a still vibrant spirit.









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‘Where My Heart Used to Beat,’ by Sebastian Faulks

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:07
A self-destructing veteran finally confronts his memories and the mystery of his father’s death.









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‘The High Mountains of Portugal,’ by Yann Martel

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:06
Three men in different eras search the Iberian countryside for a thing they may never find.









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‘I’m Glad About You,’ by Theresa Rebeck

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:05
A sympathetic romp through the terrains of love, regret and, not least, Hollywood.









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‘Tender,’ by Belinda McKeon

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:05
An Irish college student has adjustment issues after finding that the man she adores is gay.









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