Book Reviews

Letters: Chisholm for President

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 09:25
Readers respond to recent reviews of Ellen Fitzpatrick’s “The Highest Glass Ceiling,” Adam Cohen’s “Imbeciles” and more.









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Does Chrissy Teigen's 'Cravings' live up to the hype?

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 17:03

We put the supermodel's best-selling cookbook to the (taste) test.

        
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Take this 'Journey to Munich' with Maisie Dobbs

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 14:28

The 12th mystery in Jacqueline Winspear's series is set in 1938.

        
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Reader, don't miss these 'Jane Eyre' mashups

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 14:04

'Jane Steele' and 'The Madwoman Upstairs' cleverly play off Charlotte Bronte's classic.

        
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Debut novel 'The Nest' flies high on USA TODAY's best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 13:55

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney lands at No. 2 with story of squabbling siblings.

        
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By the Book: Gwyneth Paltrow: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 08:55
The actress and co-author, most recently, of “It’s All Easy: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook,” cried while reading Hanya Yanagihara’s “A Little Life.”









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Go to 'Paris' with our exclusive Jojo Moyes excerpt

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 05:02

'Paris for One and Other Stories' is due from the best-selling author in November.

        
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Children’s Books: ‘The Secret Subway,’ by Shana Corey

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/30/2016 - 11:47
A picture book resurrects a long-forgotten mini-subway built under New York City streets in 1870.









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'Lust & Wonder': A happy ending for Augusten Burroughs?

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/30/2016 - 11:29

­In his new memoir, the best-selling author writes about finding love.

        
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Kathryn Harrison’s ‘True Crimes: A Family Album’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/30/2016 - 04:30
Kathryn Harrison explores her dark thoughts and obsessions in a collection of essays.









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‘Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo,’ by Boris Fishman

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/30/2016 - 04:30
In Boris Fishman’s novel, ex-Soviet immigrants drive west to find their adopted son’s birth parents.









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Wendy Lawless' new memoir has 'Heart'

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 16:44

The author revisits her 20s in the 1980s in the sequel to 'Chanel Bonfire.'

        
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Bookends: Which Authors Did You Have to Grow Into?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 07:00
Liesl Schillinger and Dana Stevens discuss the authors they didn’t fully appreciate on first reading.









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‘Miller’s Valley,’ by Anna Quindlen

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 04:30
Plans to turn a family farm into a reservoir color Anna Quindlen’s coming-of-age tale.









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‘Spain in Our Hearts,’ by Adam Hochschild

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 04:30
A collective biography of Americans who fought in and wrote about the Spanish Civil War.









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Football fans may want to punt 'Throwback Special'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 11:57

In this novel, friends gather to re-enact the game that ended Joe Theismann's career.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 09:20

Look for new books by Lauren Conrad and Jacqueline Winspear.

        
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James McBride’s ‘Kill ’Em and Leave’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 04:30
A look at the life and legacy of James Brown reveals that behind the persona was a lonely, inscrutable man.









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‘The Little Red Chairs,’ by Edna O’Brien

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 04:30
Edna O’Brien’s boldly imagined and harrowing new novel, about a Serbian war criminal in hiding, is an exploration of Irish provincial life and a work of alternate history.









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'Legends of the Fall' author Jim Harrison dead at 78

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/27/2016 - 18:35

Fiction writer, poet and outdoorsman wrote more than 30 books.

        
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