Book Reviews

'Clouds of Glory' covers Robert E. Lee

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 21:03
Michael Korda offers a new biography of the Confederate general .
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'Girls' star Lena Dunham plays the part at BookExpo

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 06:16
Promotes her fall book of essays, 'Not That Kind of Girl.'
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BookCon: One-legged boy steals show from John Green

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 02:56
"The Fault in Our Stars" triggers screams and tears.
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 01:00
Spend your weekend getting scared by Josh Malerman's 'Bird Box.'
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BookCon fans say 'Yes Please' to Amy Poehler

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 23:07
The star of 'Parks and Recreation' talks about her new book with 'SNL' alum Martin Short.
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Screaming teens greet Veronica Roth at BookCon

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 22:14
The author of 'Divergent' received rock star treatment from fans at the convention.
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Tom Robbins fans, bite into tasty 'Tibetan Peach Pie'

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 21:00
The author of 'Even Cowgirls Get the Blues' writes an unconventional memoir.
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Comics

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 14:05
Jaime Hernandez’s “Love Bunglers,” Jesse Jacobs’s “Safari Honeymoon” and more.






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Visuals

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 14:05
New books that have something to do with portraiture or self-portraiture include a collection of drawings by Kurt Vonnegut.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:23
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:19
Paperback books of particular interest.






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The Shortlist: ‘The Vacationers,’ by Emma Straub, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:15
New books by Emma Straub, Helen Walsh and Miranda Beverly-Whittemore.






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‘Casebook,’ by Mona Simpson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:58
In Mona Simpson’s sixth novel, a young boy’s spying yields knowledge about the precarious state of his family.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:56
Daniel Schulman, whose biography of the politically influential Koch brothers is No. 17 on the extended hardcover nonfiction list, says, “I think it’s important, historically, to know who they are.”






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‘But Enough About You,’ by Christopher Buckley

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:53
A collection of Christopher Buckley’s work includes historical spoofs, riffs about family life and literary criticism.






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Tom Zoellner’s ‘Train’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:53
Tom Zoellner sets off on a series of railway adventures in an attempt to recapture the power and poetry of train travel.






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Jen Doll’s ‘Save the Date’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:53
Jen Doll’s first book is a memoir about weddings she has attended.






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‘Love, Nina,’ by Nina Stibbe

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:53
“Love, Nina” consists of the author’s letters home to her sister while working as a live-in nanny and rubbing elbows with London’s literary royalty.






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‘The Divorce Papers’ by Susan Rieger

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:52
Susan Rieger’s epistolary first novel tells the story of a bitter uncoupling.






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‘Man and Beast,’ by Mary Ellen Mark

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:48
A collection of Mary Ellen Mark’s photos from Mexico and India.






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