Book Reviews

Carly Simon spills on who's so vain

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 09:57

In her new memoir, the singer remembers her big hits and the men in her life.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates, Adam Johnson win National Book Awards

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 21:35

The National Book Awards honor fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children's books.

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ArtsBeat: Misty Copeland to Write Book on Health and Fitness

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 16:51
Misty Copeland, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theater, is expected to release her third book, “Ballerina Body,” in early 2017.

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Readers say 'Yes' to Shonda Rhimes, Bush bio

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 11:11

'Year of Yes' and 'Destiny and Power' hit USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

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Children’s Books: Revisiting the Mayflower Story

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 08:47
A picture book presents a new perspective on the adventure-filled tale behind the first Thanksgiving.

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Burt Reynolds dishes in memoir: 'I was pretty wild'

USAToday Books - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 07:06

The star reflects on the women and acting roles in his life in his new book.

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Irving's latest is intriguing 'Mysteries'

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/17/2015 - 12:00

The protagonist of 'Avenue of Mysteries' is himself a novelist.

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Bookends: What Early Job Later Informed Your Work as a Writer?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/17/2015 - 07:00
Francine Prose and Leslie Jamison discuss early jobs that later influenced their work.

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Sarah Vowell’s ‘Lafayette in the Somewhat United States’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/17/2015 - 04:30
Lafayette was hailed as a hero on his 1820s American tour.

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‘Chicagonomics’ and ‘Economics Rules’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/17/2015 - 04:30
One book sees a problem with applied economics; another sees a perversion of the Chicago school’s message.

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ArtsBeat: Nobel Winner Svetlana Alexievich Books to Be Published by Random House

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:49
The three English translations of Ms. Alexievich’s work will appear in 2016 and 2017.

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Bestselling authors Sylvia Day, Meredith Wild to headline cruise

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/16/2015 - 06:20

The romance novelists will sail on Princess Cruises' Royal Princess.

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‘The Blue Touch Paper: A Memoir,’ by David Hare

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/16/2015 - 04:30
The playwright David Hare looks back on his experience and his career.

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Audiobooks: Mindy Kaling’s ‘Why Not Me?’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/16/2015 - 04:30
Kaling discusses life in an image-driven industry, and the perks and pitfalls of making it.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/15/2015 - 05:04

Look for new books from Burt Reynolds, Timbaland, Janet Evanovich and David Baldacci.

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Albom's 'Magic Strings' hits right notes

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/14/2015 - 13:01

'The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto' is the story of an Elvis-like rock star.

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Why the latest coloring-book craze can be good for you

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/14/2015 - 07:01

Pick up a pencil and a coloring book and boost your well-being

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/14/2015 - 05:01

Spend your weekend reading 'Destiny and Power' by Jon Meacham.

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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: The Life of George H. W. Bush

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 14:54
Jon Meacham discusses his biography of the 41st president, and Dan Ephron talks about “Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel.”

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'Winter' is in the air for hot new romances

USAToday Books - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 14:02

Winter is in the air for romance readers as Happy Ever After's contributors rec some books for holiday reading (and one paranormal romance by Richelle Mead).

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