Book Reviews

Christine Kenneally’s ‘Invisible History of the Human Race’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 18:11
Christine Kenneally explores what DNA can tell us about our ancestors and the rest of human history.
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'Twin Peaks' will go from TV to novel

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:31

Fans will get to find out what happened after the show ended.

        
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John Grisham apologizes for sex crimes comments

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:24

The best-selling author told The Telegraph that judges have "gone crazy" locking up too many people.

        
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Rick Riordan's 'Olympus' lands at No. 1

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:06

The 'Percy Jackson' author is No. 1 on USA TODAY's list again.

        
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Neil Patrick Harris: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:00
The author of “Choose Your Own Autobiography” loved “Gone Girl”: “I devoured the acknowledgments, the book cover flaps, the ISBN, you name it. If it had been like a DVD, I could have read the ‘making of’ the writing of the book. I was that into it.”






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ArtsBeat: $25,000 Illustrated Book Prize Goes to Edward Hopper Work

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:03
“Hopper Drawing,” by Carter E. Foster, was published by the Whitney Museum of American Art in connection with a Hopper exhibition in 2013.






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James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:12
James Risen argues that America’s open society has been a casualty of the war on terror.






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Bookshelf: Tricks and Treats

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:08
New Halloween picture books include “Not Very Scary” and “Bob’s Hungry Ghost.”






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National Book Award finalists announced

USAToday Books - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:56

Five books made the cut in each category.

        
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Critics on the National Book Award finalists

USAToday Books - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:43

Do critics agree with the National Book Foundation this year?

        
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ArtsBeat: Shortlists for National Book Awards Announced

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:20
The National Book Foundation announced the finalists for the 2014 National Book Awards in poetry, young adult literature, nonfiction and fiction on Wednesday morning.






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To 'Princess Bride' fans, Elwes says, 'As You Wish'

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:35

Cary Elwes, aka Westley, shares his 'Princess Bride' stories in a new book.

        
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Australian Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:19

The prestigious prize went to

        
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You have to see Amy Poehler's author photo

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:46

She never lets us down.

        
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Bookends: Do We Read Differently at Different Ages?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 09:00
Daniel Mendelsohn and Pankaj Mishra discuss whether we read differently at various stages of life.






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A girl searches for mom in Picoult's 'Time'

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 17:14

In 'Leaving Time,' an elephant researcher disappears.

        
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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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