New York Times Book Reviews

Nonfiction: ‘Couture Confessions,’ by Pamela Golbin

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:25
“Couture Confessions” makes clear that fashion has always been a business first.
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Roundup: Summer Y.A.: Matthew Quick’s ‘Every Exquisite Thing,’ and More

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:25
This summer’s possibilities prove the only overarching thing that characterizes young adult literature is the age of the protagonist.
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Nonfiction: Eddie Huang’s ‘Double Cup Love’

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:24
In his new memoir, the chef-impresario Eddie Huang visits China and contemplates cuisine, culture and love.
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Nonfiction: Eric Ripert’s ‘32 Yolks’

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:24
The celebrity chef and restaurateur Eric Ripert looks back at his life in food, starting with his childhood in the South of France.
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The Shortlist: Satire

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:24
New books by Tony Tulathimutte, Matt Ruff, Jeffrey Price and Ron Tanner.
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Roundup: Comics: ‘The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye,’ and More

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:24
The biography of a fictional comics artist, Chester Brown’s “Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus” and more.
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Nonfiction: ‘Labor of Love,’ by Moira Weigel

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:23
A history of dating and its discontents exposes the unfair gender dynamics at its heart.
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Roundup: Thrillers: Justin Cronin’s ‘The City of Mirrors,’ and More

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:22
A look at some of the season’s thrillers, including the latest books by Harlan Coben, Elizabeth Brundage and Justin Cronin.
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Roundup: Horror: Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror,’ and More

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 11:19
New books from Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Straub, Victor LaValle and others show us where the genre is going and where it’s been.
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Roundup: Sports: Bill Walton’s ‘Back From the Dead,’ and More

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 11:19
Bill Walton’s elegiac yet exuberant new memoir, an investigation of arm injuries in baseball and more.
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Roundup: Travel: Philip Marsden’s ‘Rising Ground’ and More

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 11:17
Simon Winchester reviews “Rising Ground,” a collection of essays about the landscape around Cornwall and its history, and more.
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Nonfiction: ‘Paul McCartney: The Life,’ by Philip Norman

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 04:30
The author of “Shout! The Beatles in Their Generation” follows up a biography of Lennon with one of McCartney.
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Nonfiction: ‘From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,’ by Elizabeth Hinton

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:45
How decades of discriminatory policies and flawed studies led to an age of mass imprisonment.
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Fiction: ‘The Girls,’ by Emma Cline

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 04:30
Emma Cline’s first novel is a seductive and arresting coming-of-age story hinged on Charles Manson.
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Fiction: Laura Lippman’s ‘Wilde Lake’

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 04:30
In Laura Lippman’s latest mystery, the daughter of a former state’s attorney moves back home after the death of her husband.
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Fiction: David Duchovny’s ‘Bucky ____ Dent’

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 04:29
The actor David Duchovny examines life’s big issues — love, sex, marriage, parenting, death, baseball — in his second novel.
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Fiction: Noah Hawley’s ‘Before the Fall’

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 04:30
Hawley’s thriller about an airplane crash exposes the high cost of news as entertainment and the randomness of fate.
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Fiction: Alan Furst’s ‘A Hero of France’

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 04:30
Alan Furst’s latest follows five months in the life of a Resistance cell in France, beginning in March 1941.
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Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘Secondhand Time’

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:23
Adam Hochschild talks about Svetlana Alexievich’s “Secondhand Time”; Stephanie Danler discusses her debut novel, “Sweetbitter”; and Jojo Moyes on the film adaptation of her novel “Me Before You.”
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Editors’ Choice

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:43
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.
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