Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Group Approves Fellowship Named for Controversial Scholar of Russia

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:38
The main scholarly association covering the post-Soviet world has announced a new fellowship named partly for Stephen F. Cohen.









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Harry Potter returns in 'Cursed Child' play

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 08:51

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will open at London's Palace Theatre in summer 2016.

        
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JK Rowling announces the return of 'Harry Potter'

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 07:15

JK Rowling has announced on Twitter that she will be producing a new Harry Potter story for the London stage. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) has the details about "Harry Potter and The Cursed Child".

        
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Love and Lust recs: 'Scent of the Heart,' 'The Storm Before the Calm'

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 23:20

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs reads by Parker Williams and Cate Ashwood.

        
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Cover reveal and excerpt: 'The Seahorse Legacy' by Serena Chase

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 23:04

HEA is thrilled to unveil the new cover of The Seahorse Legacy, book three in the Eyes of E'veria series by Serena Chase.

        
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Excerpt: 'The Things You Do to Me' by Sydney Holmes

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 23:04

Sydney Holmes shares a scene from her new release, The Things You Do to Me, book one in her Knight Skies series.

        
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‘Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:51
Laura J. Snyder’s intellectual history looks at the lives of the painter Jan Vermeer and the pioneering microbiologist Anton van Leeuwenhoek.









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‘Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:13
A collection of 30 essays by the pioneer scholar of feminist art history Linda Nochlin.









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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:32
The comedian Aziz Ansari, whose “Modern Romance” is No. 2 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is the third star of “Parks and Recreation” to achieve best-sellerdom.









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The Shortlist: Artistic Inspirations

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:09
New books by Anna North, Maureen Gibbon, Hermione Eyre and Erika Robuck.









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Critic’s Take: The Female Gaze

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:35
Young artists are examining girlhood in the age of the social media fun house.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:24
Paperback books of particular interest.









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‘Basquiat and the Bayou’ and ‘Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:46
Two recent exhibition catalogs situate the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat within our potent cultural poles.









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On the Grid: Two New Books About Agnes Martin

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:18
Evasive and self-contradictory in person, Agnes Martin put all of herself into her work.









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‘Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:03
A biography of the great border-crossing sculptor.









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‘Vanishing,’ by Gerard Woodward

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:02
The narrator of Gerard Woodward’s novel is an enigmatic and eccentric artist employed by the British Army to help with camouflage during World War II.









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‘Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:47
Yiadom-Boakye’s paintings, which feature invented characters, summon the triumphs and its omissions of the genre of portraiture.









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‘Trompe L’Oeil,’ by Nancy Reisman

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:46
In Nancy Reisman’s new novel, a family is irrevocably changed when a child dies in a tragic accident.









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Montmartre/Montparnasse

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:46
Deborah Solomon on two new books that offer group portraits of the Paris art scene in its heyday.







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‘Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:45
Marilyn Minter’s body of work is playful, nasty and full of surprise, and interested in confusing our networks of disgust and desire.







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