Book Reviews

‘The Sexual Night,’ by Pascal Quignard

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
A Freudian take on classic depictions of sexual imagery.
Categories: Book Reviews

Cal Peternell's 'Twelve Recipes,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
New cookbooks include Cal Peternell’s “Twelve Recipes,” Mark Bittman’s “How to Cook Everything Fast” and more.
Categories: Book Reviews

John Lanchester’s ‘How to Speak Money,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
New books about the lingo of food and finance.
Categories: Book Reviews

Joe Perry's 'Rocks,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
New books by Joe Perry, George Clinton, Viv Albertine, Billy Idol and other music stars.
Categories: Book Reviews

The Shortlist: Maximillian Potter's 'Shadows in the Vineyard,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
New books by Maximillian Potter, William Bostwick, Piero Antinori and Heather Greene.
Categories: Book Reviews

‘Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe,’ by Philip Gefter

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:28
A biography of the photographer Sam Wagstaff.
Categories: Book Reviews

Must-see book trailers: ''Tis the Season' and 'Ready to Were'

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 23:16

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by Robyn Peterman and Vicki Lewis Thompson.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Exclusive song reveal for 'Suspicion' by Alexandra Monir

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 23:16

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez reveals a song by Alexandra Monir to go with her upcoming Suspicion.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: A Booker Prize Winner’s Latest Laurel: Bad Sex in Fiction Award

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:03
Despite fierce competition, Ben Okri wins the award, issued by The Literary Review, with a passage from “The Age of Magic.”






Categories: Book Reviews

Jan Morris: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 09:00
The author, most recently, of “Ciao, Carpaccio!” recently found in her old copy of “Anna Karenina,” in an “evidently intoxicated scrawl,” the inscription “THIS IS THE BETS BOOK I HAVE EVER READ.”






Categories: Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: A First Edition Auction, With the Writers Nervously Looking On

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 08:39
The evening sale’s high price: Philip Roth’s annotated first edition of “American Pastoral” sold for $80,000.






Categories: Book Reviews

The 10 Best Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 04:00
The year’s best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.






Categories: Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Art From the Old School

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 15:21
A panel including Jules Feiffer and Art Spiegelman talks about art and aging.






Categories: Book Reviews

Holiday gift books so pretty, no need to wrap

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:28

Dogs, cats, "little humans" and Streisand all star in a bounty of holiday books.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

He's back! 'The Elf on the Shelf' is No. 3

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:21

Book/doll climb USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list again.

       
Categories: Book Reviews

Holiday kids' books: Reindeer and monsters, oh my!

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 09:32

A monster who wants a puppy, a Christmas tree looking for a home, and good old Rudolph!

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Holiday cookbooks for the food lover on your list

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 09:26

Ina Garten, Mario Batali and the Cronut man have whipped up new cookbooks.

       
Categories: Book Reviews

Notable Children’s Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 06:00
The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s book editor of The New York Times Book Review.






Categories: Book Reviews

New Toni Morrison novel due in April

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 14:34

It's called 'God Help the Child.'

       
Categories: Book Reviews

Kirk Douglas: Lessons from a legend

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:49

Nearly 98, the actor reflects on love, movies, politics and technology.

        
Categories: Book Reviews
Syndicate content