Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: New $200,000 Carnegie Fellowships to Aid Researchers in Humanities and Social Science

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 23:05
The award, to be given annually, supports a year or two of full-time research and writing.






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‘Michelle Obama: A Life,’ by Peter Slevin

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 16:34
Michelle Robinson Obama, an Ivy League-educated lawyer, has deep roots in the city of her birth.






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Interview: Anne Rice, author of 'Beauty's Kingdom'

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:54

Jessie Potts chats with Anne Rice about the new Beauty's Kingdom in her Sleeping Beauty series.

        
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Bookends: What Do You Read While You Write?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 08:00
Zoë Heller and Anna Holmes discuss their reading habits while working.






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‘The Light of the World,’ by Elizabeth Alexander

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 04:30
Alexander’s memoir — part elegy, part scrapbook — reflects on the sudden death of her husband.






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Exclusive cover reveal and first look: 'Hard Beat' by K. Bromberg

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 23:06

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez unveils the cover of Hard Beat by K. Bromberg and shares an excerpt.

        
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All about 'All the Light We Cannot See'

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 16:45

Anthony Doerr's WWII Pulitzer-winning novel has been a best seller for nearly a year.

        
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Must-read romances: 'For Your Love,' 'Silent Praise,' 'Follow Your Heart'

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:20

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Beverly Jenkins, Michelle Lindo-Rice, Ruth Kaufman and Ey Wade.

        
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Morrison tackles race in bold 'Child'

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:51

'God Help the Child' is the new novel from Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.

        
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'Missoula' is a compelling cautionary tale

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:18

The campus rape crisis generated outcry and anguish. Jon Krakauer explores it thoughtfully.

        
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‘The Road to Character,’ by David Brooks

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:30
David Brooks contrasts marketplace skills and the drive toward self-promotion with inner character.






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Asne Seierstad’s ‘One of Us,’ About Rampage in Norway

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:30
“One of Us” explores a dark side of contemporary Scandinavia through the life and crimes of Anders Behring Breivik, a mass murderer who killed 77 people, most of them teenagers.






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Excerpt: 'Garden of Lies' by Amanda Quick

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:06

Amanda Quick (aka Jayne Ann Krentz) shares an excerpt from her latest, Garden of Lies.

        
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'Mastered 2' authors explore reading/writing BDSM

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:05

uthors of this week's new Mastered 2 boxed set answer a burning question and share a bit about their story in the set.

        
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Smiley's 'Journey' is all about Angelou

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 13:04

The talk-show host and commentator steps aside to make Maya the star of his show.

        
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ArtsBeat: Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:30
Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop and Gwendolyn Brooks are among those who can be heard online.






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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 05:00

Toni Morrison and Jon Krakauer have new books out on April 21.

        
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Michelle and Mandi on 'Outlander': The Devil's Mark

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 21:00

HEA contributors Mandi Schreiner and Michelle Monkou react to latest Outlander.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 13:02

Spend your weekend with Candice Bergen and her memoir 'A Fine Romance.'

        
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Billy Martin, baseball's brawling legend

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 13:02

The ex-New York Yankees manager gets the star treatment in new bio.

        
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