Book Reviews

'Flip or Flop' stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa's book is postponed

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 15:59

A book by the couple may not fly in light of their pending divorce.

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8 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:38
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The Times.
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Nonfiction: Tales From the Personal Essay Industrial Complex

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:00
In “How to Murder Your Life” and “All the Lives I Want,” Cat Marnell and Alana Massey till the raw ground of the personal.
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Nonfiction: Not From Venus, Not From Mars: What We Believe About Gender and Why It’s Often Wrong

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 07:00
In “Testosterone Rex,” the Australian academic Cordelia Fine argues that society’s views about gender are blinkered, hidebound and wrong.
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By the Book: Chelsea Clinton: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 05:00
The co-author of “Governing Global Health” says she first read Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” in the seventh grade, and “it still makes me uncomfortable, even more so, decades later.”
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'Lincoln in the Bardo' lands high on USA TODAY's list

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:52

Critics love George Saunders' novel about a grieving Abe Lincoln. Colbert is a fan, too.

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Rory Feek's book about his late wife is a best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:29

The country singer has a hit with his memoir, 'This Life I Live.'

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Wyeth painting comes to life in Christina Baker Kline's new novel

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:16

'Christina's World' inspires the new book by the author of 'Orphan Train.'

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Further Reading: A History of Race and Racism in America, in 24 Chapters

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 05:00
A decade-by-decade history of race and racism in America, compiled by a National Book Award Winner.
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Newly discovered novel shows Walt Whitman finding way to 'Leaves of Grass'

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:11

Scholar's search for the name “Jack Engle” in old newspapers led to “white hot” discovery.

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Leslie Jones on Milo: Stop feeding the trolls

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:08

Actress declares she's over their feud. Meanwhile, he's doing damage control, Milo-style.

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17 Great Books About American Presidents for Presidents’ Day Weekend

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 18:01
Some of our favorite books by and about presidents from the past few decades.
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Tom Hanks is writing his first book, a collection of short stories

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:47

'Uncommon Type' will be published in October.

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Books of The Times: A Warm Biography of the Fantastical, Feminist Angela Carter

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:46
Carter wrote some of the 20th century’s unforgettable first sentences, and her novel “Nights at the Circus” was named the best of James Tait Black Prize winners.
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Tom Hanks' debut book will hit stores in October

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:44

Actor Tom Hanks has written a collection of short stories, and they will be published in October.

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Which publisher will pick up Milo Yiannopoulos' dumped book? Anybody?

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:27

Canceled books can be picked up again but so far it's not happening for 'dangerous' Milo.

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Fiction: In the Japanese Hit ‘Six Four,’ a Police Inspector Weighs Questions of Loyalty

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 14:45
In Hideo Yokoyama’s “Six Four,” a Japanese policeman searches for two lost teenagers, one of them his own daughter.
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Milo Yiannopoulos' controversial book is canceled

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:05

'Dangerous' is pulled after the writer seems to condone pedophilia.

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Nonfiction: Two Books Argue the Case for Police Reform From Within

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:31
Frank Zimring’s “When Police Kill” and Barry Friedman’s “Unwarranted” take up the case of police use of force and surveillance.
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After fiance's sudden death, a writer travels with 'Ghosts'

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 08:04

Shannon Leone Fowler's memoir is a moving testimony to a loved one, and to travel.

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