Book Reviews

Coretta Scott King's memoir will inspire

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 05:03

In time for MLK Jr. Day, a posthumous book by his widow.

        
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Reader's Notebook: Lie to Me: Fiction in the Post-Truth Era

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:26
Like reality-TV fans and some Donald J. Trump supporters, today’s novel readers may recognize the artifice before them but form a bond of “shared culpability.”
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 05:02

Veronica Roth's 'Carve the Mark' goes on sale Jan. 17.

        
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Two warring countries and one 'Lucky' little boy

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:00

'Lucky Boy' is a novel about the tug-of-war over a Mexican baby.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 05:02

Spend your weekend staying up late with 'The Sleepwalker.'

        
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Poetry: On Menopause and Milkshakes: Short Reports From a Poet

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:51
Mary Ruefle’s new book of prose poems and reflections, “My Private Property,” is filled with counterintuitive insights.
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The Book Review Podcast: Edward Snowden: Hero, Traitor or Spy?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:40
Nicholas Lemann talks about “How America Lost Its Secrets,” and James Ryerson discusses new books about civility.
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'Exorcist' author William Peter Blatty has died

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:34

The writer was 89.

        
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:44
Readers respond to Woody Allen’s review of “Mary Astor’s Purple Diary” and more.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:34
The scientist Elizabeth Blackburn won a Nobel Prize for some of the discoveries she and Elissa Epel write about in “The Telomere Effect,” an anti-aging book new at No. 15 in hardcover nonfiction.
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Nonfiction: Thoreau the Weird: A New Interpretation of His Philosophy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:20
Kevin Dann’s “Expect Great Things” offers a New Age vision of Henry David Thoreau.
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Children’s Books: Big Dreams for a Very Short Girl

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:20
The small-statured heroine of Holly Goldberg Sloan’s middle-grade novel “Short” lands a part in a semiprofessional production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
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Children’s Books: Picture Books on the Joy of Mail, Without the E

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:12
Staying connected through pen pal letters, love notes and postcards in three new picture books.
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Children’s Books: Young Jim Thorpe, Native American, and His Game-Changing Football Team

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:04
In “Undefeated,” Steve Sheinkin recounts how Jim Thorpe and his Native American teammates overcame oppression and changed the game of football.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:01
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Open Book: Celebrating Two Centuries of Thoreau

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:45
Several new books about the naturalist on the bicentennial of his birth.
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Author’s Note: On Being Translated Back to Myself

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:44
An author in translation finds himself caught between English, Estonian and Russian.
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Debbie Reynolds' 'Unsinkable' life

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 04:50

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Jackie Collins through the years

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