Book Reviews

Raymond Chandler to get Walk of Fame star

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:01

He is one of only a handful of writers to get a star.

        
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'One Plus One' equals a delightful love story

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:11

Author Jojo Moyes delivers again with her latest quirky family saga.

        
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‘The Devil’s Snake Curve,’ by Josh Ostergaard

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:37
A nonlinear look at 150 years of baseball history, with an eye to the social, cultural and political forces behind the game.






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'Last Magazine' was star reporter's last journalism satire

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 13:00

Author Michael Hastings died at 33 in 2013.

        
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The 'crazy' sculptor who hoisted 'Liberty's Torch'

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 07:26

The 'great adventure' that created the Statue of Liberty.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 05:02

The new novel by Dean Koontz goes on sale July 1.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 05:03

Spend your weekend in 1930s San Francisco with Lisa See's 'China Dolls.'

        
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Meryl Gordon’s ‘Phantom of Fifth Avenue’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 14:11
Meryl Gordon recounts the life of Huguette Clark, who went from Jazz Age socialite to hospital-bound recluse.






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George R.R. Martin spills on new 'GOT' book

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 14:03

But he still won't say when it will hit bookshelves.

        
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Reading this weekend? Check out some hot new romance releases

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 14:03

Check out some of this week's hot new romance releases, such as Vixen in Velvet by Loretta Chase.

        
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'Ice Cream Queen' is a tasty summertime treat

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 13:00

Novel tells the story of a cranky but colorful woman and her ice cream empire.

        
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China 'effectively bans' Hillary Clinton's memoir

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 13:00

Chinese publishers declined to buy the book's translation rights, and it will not be imported in English, either.

        
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George F. Will’s ‘A Nice Little Place on the North Side’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:20
With Wrigley Field celebrating its centennial, George F. Will takes a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:17
J. K. Rowling, whose “Silkworm” (written as Robert Galbraith) is No. 2 on the hardcover fiction list, has found herself caught up in a couple of recent controversies.






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‘The Arsonist,’ by Sue Miller

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:14
A series of fires in a New England town exposes tensions between summer and year-round residents.






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‘The French Intifada,’ by Andrew Hussey

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:03
Andrew Hussey discusses France’s colonial legacy in North Africa and the violence it has spurred at home.






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Larry McMurtry’s ‘Last Kind Words Saloon’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:03
A novel about the unsavory but fascinating friends Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday.






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Crime: ‘The Bones Beneath,’ by Mark Billingham, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:56
In Mark Billingham’s “The Bones Beneath,” Inspector Tom Thorne is part of a group stranded on an island off the coast of Wales with two murderers.






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‘The Fever,’ by Megan Abbott

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:56
Megan Abbott’s novel centers on teenage desire and the outbreak of a mysterious illness.






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‘Clouds of Glory,’ Michael Korda’s Robert E. Lee Biography

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:56
Michael Korda searches for the human being behind our conception of Robert E. Lee.






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