Book Reviews

Daniel Bolger’s ‘Why We Lost’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:01
In “Why We Lost,” Daniel Bolger says abysmal generalship doomed American efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 09:57
John Cleese, whose memoir “So, Anyway. . .” is No. 9 on the hardcover nonfiction list, once wrote to a fan: “I am very very very very very very important.”
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 09:55
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 09:47
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Must-see trailers: Love Brothers series, 'August Fog'

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 23:36

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by Liz Crowe and A.L. Goulden.

        
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SilkWords puts the plot decisions in the reader's hands

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 23:35

HEA contributor Veronica Scott explores the concept of interactive romances, focusing on SilkWords.

        
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Hachette, Amazon settle pricing dispute

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 15:44

During the dispute, many books were delayed for shipment by Amazon.

        
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Open Book: His Own Man

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 14:28
Richard Ford has said it was “never my intention” to make the character Frank Bascombe an Everyman.
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Richard Ford’s ‘Let Me Be Frank With You’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 14:28
Richard Ford’s aging Everyman surveys his life, and the battered New Jersey landscape, after Hurricane Sandy.
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These Grimm fairy tales are not for the kiddies

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 13:26

The original Grimm fairy tales were a lot different than you might remember.

        
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‘Napoleon: A Life,’ by Andrew Roberts

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:52
The French emperor as soldier, statesman, intellectual and flawed visionary.
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‘The Invisible Front,’ by Yochi Dreazen

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:51
Through the story of one family, Yochi Dreazen examines the military’s response to rising numbers of post-Iraq and -Afghanistan suicides.
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‘Knife Fights,’ by John A. Nagl

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:48
John A. Nagl writes about his 20-year struggle to prod the Army into adapting to the modern reality of guerrilla war.
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Nuruddin Farah: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 09:00
The author of “Hiding in Plain Sight” wasn’t much of a reader as a child: “Books were hard to come by . . . where I grew up, but also because there were no books for children in those days.”






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Book Buzz exclusive: New Brian Selznick book

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 05:02

'The Marvels' will be published in September 2015.

        
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'Wimpy Kid' is champ; JLo lands at No. 21

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:45

'The Long Haul' is the ninth in the series about a wimpy middle schooler.

        
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'NCIS' season 12: Donna Kauffman recaps episode 7

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 09:54

HEA contributor and bestselling author Donna Kauffman recaps last night's NCIS.

        
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ArtsBeat: The Amazing Adventures of Ronson & Chabon

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 14:10
The novelist Michael Chabon has written lyrics for half the songs on Mark Ronson’s album “Uptown Special,” due in January.






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Anjelica Huston on Jack, Ryan and stardom

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 09:51

Her new memoir 'Watch Me' begins in the 1970s when she meets Jack Nicholson.

        
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