Book Reviews

Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:38
“The Beatles ­Lyrics,” No. 15 on the hardcover nonfiction list, includes handwritten drafts, including crossouts and false starts.
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‘Dirty Old London,’ by Lee Jackson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:37
A 19th-century scandal over dumping raw sewage into the Thames.
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‘The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:37
A tour through the mother church of the Franciscan order.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:34
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:34
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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The Shortlist: Jan Morris's 'Ciao, Carpaccio!' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:33
New books by Jan Morris, Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford, Philip Hook, and Sarah Thornton.
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Open Book: Caro Revisits ‘The Power Broker’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:33
An edition of Robert A. Caro’s classic portrait of Robert Moses, annotated by the author, brought in $26,000 at a recent auction.
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Letters: Not-the-Basement Tapes

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:32
Readers respond to recent reviews of the audiobook edition of “Gravity’s Rainbow,” Jim Dwyer’s “More Awesome Than Money” and more.
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Must-see book trailers: 'How to Beguile a Duke,' 'Hot Holiday Treats'

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 23:16

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for new book by Ally Broadfield and the boxed set Hot Holiday Treats.

       
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Excerpt: 'Forever Mine' by Monica Burns

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 23:06

Monica Burns shares an excerpt from a favorite scene in her new release, Forever Mine.

        
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Must-read romances: 'Now That You're Here,' 'A King Undone,' 'Beautiful Curse'

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 23:05

HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs reads by Amy K. Nichols, Cooper Davis and Jen McConnel.

        
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Book Buzz: Pottermore fans to get 12 Christmas treats

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 14:33

It's a very Harry Potter Christmas!

        
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Romance Unlaced: Candice Hern and Isobel Carr on historical dress

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:46

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter talks with Candice Hern and Isobel Carr about historical objects and dress.

        
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ArtsBeat: Auction of Neal Cassady’s Long-Lost Letter to Jack Kerouac Is Suspended

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:19
A 16,000-word letter that inspired Kerouac to rewrite “On the Road” is the subject of rival claims.






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Excerpt: 'Mr. Miracle' by Debbie Macomber

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:03

The always wonderful Debbie Macomber gifts us with another excerpt from her new holiday release, Mr. Miracle.

        
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Anjelica Huston: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 09:00
The actor and author of the memoirs “A Story Lately Told” and “Watch Me” says she finds it hard to read books about acting: “I prefer doing it.”






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J.K. Rowling's Galbraith books coming to TV

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:56

Both Robert Galbraith books were best sellers.

       
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Lena Dunham to change name of attacker in book

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:43

Lena Dunham's book will be altered to assign new fake name to man she says raped her.

       
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Mary Kennedy on married couples in romance and mystery fiction

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:18

Mary Kennedy, author of Nightmares Can Be Murder, explores why we love married couples in fiction.

        
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Author inspirations: 'Blade Runner,' military heroes, Scottish history

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 23:18

Shawntelle Madison, Wendy S. Marcus and Diana Cosby share their inspirations for their new releases.

        
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