Book Reviews

Chabon's 'Moonglow' reflects Jewish experience

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:13

Michael Chabon's new novel is written as a memoir.

        
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O'Reilly, Patterson have a hit with 'Please' book for kids

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:11

Two best-selling authors collaborate on a picture book.

        
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Children’s Books: Big Beautiful Books for Small People

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:04
Revisit Tomi Ungerer’s surprising stories, pretend to cook and more in these large-format illustrated books.
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Nonfiction: Three Handsome Books on Country Living

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 13:07
Glossy new books devoted to the lavish retreats of American “country house” living.
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Nonfiction/Fiction: Queen Victoria in Fiction and Nonfiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:57
Two new books arrive at the same conclusion: Queen Victoria wasn’t as Victorian as she’s been made out to be — especially behind the bedroom door.
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By the Book: Anna Kendrick: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 11:24
The actress, singer and author of “Scrappy Little Nobody” would love to be a bath reader, “but the Parisian charm wears off after five minutes, and then I just want to be dry.”
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New paperbacks: Rainn Wilson, Mitch Albom and more

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 10:32

Fiction, memoirs and a history of the feud between Burr and Hamilton.

        
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Roundup: A Spotlight on the Season’s Top Photography Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 14:37
New books showcase the photos of Daido Moriyama, Sally Mann and others.
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Roundup: Rock Lives: This Season’s Pop Music Biographies and Memoirs

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 11:00
New books look at the careers of Brian Wilson, Paul Simon and other music stars.
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Roundup: This Season’s Books on Sports: A Roundup

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:50
People who see sports as an escape from the real world might be surprised at just how often the two overlap.
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Web Extra: 20 More Cookbooks

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:43
“Classic German Baking,” “Dorie’s Cookies” and more.
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Roundup: From Brooklyn to Kentucky to Iran: Cookbooks for Every Taste

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:42
New cookbooks include an elaborate approach to home cooking and recipes with strong regional identities.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to help adapt 'Kingkiller Chronicle' film, TV series

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 14:35

Miranda: “It’s a world you want to spend lifetimes in, as his many fans will attest."

        
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What It Takes to Open a Bookstore

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 13:35
This may be the ultimate book nerd’s fantasy, but it’s also hard work. We talked to some Brooklyn experts.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 12:04
Readers respond to Zadie Smith’s By the Book interview and more.
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Open Book: The Bright Side of 2016

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:51
Boldface names and bold debuts are among those on this year’s list of 100 Notable Books.
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Nonfiction: Carrie Fisher Has More to Say About Her Life in ‘Star Wars’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:33
In “The Princess Diarist,” Carrie Fisher dishes about her life inside the “Star Wars” industrial complex. SPOILER ALERT!
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Roundup: This Season’s Best Books on Hollywood

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:05
New books by and about movie stars include a collection of photos and writing by Alan Cumming, a memoir by Tippi Hedren, “The Tao of Bill Murray” and more.
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Roundup: Itineraries Await in the Season’s Best Travel Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:23
New travel books include “The Timbuktu School for Nomads” and “The Humorless Ladies of Border Control.”
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'Girl on the Train' author Hawkins announces next book, 'Into the Water'

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 08:12

Due May 2, 'Into the Water' focuses on investigation into deaths of a mother and daughter.

        
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