Book Reviews

‘The Black-Eyed Blonde,’ by Benjamin Black

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 09:55
The Irish mystery writer Benjamin Black, a.k.a. John Banville, finds a new adventure for Philip Marlowe.

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‘The Wherewithal,’ by Philip Schultz

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 09:54
Philip Schultz’s novel revisits a 1941 massacre in German-occupied Poland.

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‘On Leave,’ by Daniel Anselme

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 09:54
Daniel Anselme’s 1957 novel of France’s Algerian war.

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ArtsBeat: Avid Reader Leaves Library $6 Million in Her Will

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 08:57
A patron of the New York Public Library, who died last summer, set aside $6 million for the library in her will, the library announced on Wednesday.

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Does erotic romance complete you? Get new releases here

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 07:42
Check out newer erotic romances, such as Complete Me by Catherine Peace and Double-Team Her by Titania Ladley.
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Publishing industry influenced Pavone's 'The Accident'

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 07:04
Chris Pavone discusses the publishing industry and 'The Accident'
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Kwame Anthony Appiah finds unity in cosmopolitan outlook

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 02:31
Kwame Anthony Appiah believes those with a cosmopolitan outlook can bring people together.
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Where have all the good romance heroes gone?

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 21:05
HEA contributor Lea Franczak shares four of her favorite good-guy romance heroes.
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Book buzz: J.K. Rowling writes history of Quidditch

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 20:35
Twitter Fiction Festival continues through Sunday
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Letters: Why Pick on M.F.A. Programs?

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:24
Readers respond to recent remarks about M.F.A. creative writing programs, a review of Joachim Fest’s “Not I” and more.

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Open Book: Fifty-Five Years of Reading Roth

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:24
A look at the Book Review’s assessments of Philip Roth’s work over the decades.

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Bookshelf: Pets

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:03
New picture books include Megan McDonald’s “Shoe Dog” and Jenny Offill’s “Sparky!”

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Library of America’s Bernard Malamud Collections

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 15:56
The first two volumes of the Library of America’s three-volume collection of Bernard Malamud’s work include 36 stories, six of which Malamud himself never saw in print, and five novels.

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Author's Note: Operators Are Standing By

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 15:55
Have you ever wished for a new literary form, impervious to the ins and outs of critical fashion and the latest manifesto? Meet the LitMode 100.

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Helen Oyeyemi: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 09:15
The author of “Mr. Fox” and “Boy, Snow, Bird” considers Dumas’s d’Artagnan a literary hero: “If there’s going to be a fray, I can’t help but approve of someone who enters it headlong.”

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Book buzz: 'Glee's Jane Lynch writes anti-bullying book

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 07:30
Oprah Winfrey to publish 'What I Know.'
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Sci-Fi Encounters: The buzz about sci-fi and fantasy romance

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 07:13
HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Mary Robinette Kowal and recommends some interesting-looking sci-fi/fantasy romances.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins fiction prize

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 03:01
The Nigerian author won the National Book Critics Circle prize for 'Americanah.'
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'Lord of the Flies' and a dream inspired 'Resurrection'

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 21:48
Discover the inspirations behind 'The Returned'
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Romance Unlaced: The buzz about historical romance

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 07:29
HEA contributor and best-selling author Madeline Hunter chats with Jo Beverley and takes to the high seas with some pirate romances.
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