Book Reviews

‘Lincoln and the Power of the Press,’ by Harold Holzer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:50
Lincoln dealt shrewdly with the publishers and editors of politically powerful 19th-century newspapers.
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‘Gay Berlin,’ by Robert Beachy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:50
From the mid-19th century through the 1930s, gay people were at home in Berlin.
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Peter ­Schneider’s ‘Berlin Now’ and Rory MacLean’s ‘Berlin’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:50
Two books about Berlin, past and present, explore its dualities of sex and violence, freedom and fascism.
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Michel Faber’s ‘Book of Strange New Things’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:14
In Michel Faber’s novel, a pastor heads off to take up a new ministry on another planet.
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Open Book: Born to Read

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:07
Bruce Springsteen has increasingly become the subject of popular and scholarly literature.
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Letters: ‘The Sense of Style’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:06
Readers respond to recent reviews of Steven Pinker’s “The Sense of Style,” Ann Patchett’s “This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage” and more.
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Bruce Springsteen: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:00
The musician and author of the new picture book “Outlaw Pete” likes reading about cosmology: “I find men and women struggling to answer the deepest questions we can ask freeing.”

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Book Buzz: John Grisham lands at No. 1

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:21

Sales of 'Gray Mountain' were not affected by author's controversial remarks.

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Best Illustrated Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:50
The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2014, with sample artwork from each.
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ArtsBeat: Have You Got Questions for Gillian Flynn or Cheryl Strayed?

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:48
Let us know what you would ask these best-selling authors.

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ArtsBeat: Authors Auction Off Novelistic Naming Rights

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:33
Literary figures give readers a literal entree into their novels.

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Maya Angelou talks about con men and marks

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:20

In 1970, she tells of knowing how to check if cards were marked or dice was loaded.

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We say 'Yes' to Amy Poehler's fun photos

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:02

Halloween comes early as Amy Poehler dresses up in 'Yes Please.'

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Bookends: Have You Ever Had a Relationship End Because of a Book?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:00
Zoë Heller and Anna Holmes discuss the havoc books can wreak on relationships.

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George R.R. Martin spills 'Thrones' details

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 15:03

He's promoting his new book 'The World of Ice and Fire.'

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Poehler's messy memoir 'Yes Please' is a no-go

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:25

The star of 'Parks and Recreation' has written a memoir but it's not very revealing.

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Dick Cavett looks back and stays sharp

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:05

Talk show host's latest book is 'Brief Encounters.'

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Beyoncé biography coming in 2015

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:09

This just shot to the top of our must-read list.

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Love in Suspense exclusive: Trailer reveal for 'Nocte' by Courtney Cole

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 22:12

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez unveils the cover and book trailer for 'Nocte' by Courtney Cole.

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10 Montlake Romances on sale through Kindle Love Stories

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 22:07

Kindle Love Stories highlights 10 Montlake Romance on sale this week.

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