Book Reviews

Lena Dunham adapting medieval YA novel

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:19

She's working on bringing 'Catherine, Called Birdy' to the big screen.

        
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ArtsBeat: Symphony Space Marking 30 Years of ‘Selected Shorts’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 08:05
A special performance and an opening-night benefit party will mark 30 years of Symphony Space’s radio program “Selected Shorts.”






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The inside story of the Chilean mine disaster

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 13:03

Author of 'Deep Down Dark' spoke with all 33 survivors.

        
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'Ruth's Journey' reimagines 'Gone With the Wind's Mammy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 07:03

This is the third sequel authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate.

        
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After 'GWTW,' sequels arrived, with approval

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 07:03

'Scarlett,' 'Rhett Butler's People' and 'Ruth's Journey' all are authorized sequels.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 05:02

New memoirs by Neil Patrick Harris and Norman Lear are on sale Oct. 14.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 21:54

Spend your weekend reading 'Some Luck' by Jane Smiley.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

New York Times Book Reviews - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 08:08
Ms. Moran discusses her new novel, and Katha Pollitt talks about “Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights.”






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ArtsBeat: Rushdie Shares Award With Syrian Human Rights Advocate

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:46
Salman Rushdie will share the PEN Pinter Prize with a Syrian lawyer and human rights advocate.






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Letters: A Comedian and a Scholar

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:22
Readers respond to a recent review of Mark Whitaker’s “Cosby” and more.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:11
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:59
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Daphne Merkin's 'The Fame Lunches' and Roxane Gay's 'Bad Feminist'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:46
Essays and interrogations on personal pain and identity politics.
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Author's Note: Gender Genre

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:46
When he was 20, the author read only women for a period that lasted almost three years.
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'The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor,' by Joan Biskupic

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:41
A portrayal of Sonia Sotomayor as a justice who — for reasons of race, gender and ethnicity — disrupts the status quo.
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Laurie Penny's 'Unspeakable Things'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:41
Laurie Penny’s polemic on gender and power in the 21st century.
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'The News Sorority,' by Sheila Weller

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:38
Sheila Weller chronicles the triumphs and setbacks of three powerful women in the male-dominated realm of network news.
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Sarah Ruhl's '100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:38
A playwright on how to write and create when life — and children — constantly intervene.
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Caitlin Moran's 'How to Build a Girl'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:38
A plain, poor British teenager transforms herself into a music critic in Caitlin Moran’s “How to Build a Girl.”
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Open Book: Worthwhile Woolf

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:35
A look back at The Times’s coverage of Virginia Woolf.
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