Book Reviews

Edward St. Aubyn’s ‘On the Edge’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:43
In Edward St. Aubyn’s novel, a large cast of seekers cross paths at Esalen.
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Letters: Women and Power

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:26
Readers respond to a recent special issue, a story by Hilary Mantel and more.
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The Shortlist: Chuck Palahniuk's 'Beautiful You,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:25
New books by Chuck Palahniuk, Merritt Tierce, David Ohle and Fred Venturini.
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Open Book: Spooky Suggestions

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:11
Four reviewers share their memories of reading creepy books.
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Horror Novels: Reviews of Anne Rice's 'Prince Lestat,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:09
Reviews of Anne Rice’s “Prince Lestat” and several novels about middle-class domestic anxiety.
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Nordic Noir: New Books by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:08
New mysteries by Karin Fossum, Jens Lapidus and more.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy: Robert Jackson Bennett’s 'City of Stairs,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:07
New books by Robert Jackson Bennett, Peyton Marshall and more.
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Thrillers: Tawni O’Dell’s 'One of Us,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:07
Reviews of new thrillers, including Tawni O’Dell’s “One of Us,” Sergey Kuznetsov’s “Butterfly Skin” and more.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:06
Richard Flanagan’s “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” No. 10 in hardcover fiction, is the ninth consecutive winner of the Man Booker Prize to make our list.
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Lucy Worsley’s ‘Art of the English Murder’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:04
Lucy Worsley examines the creation of British crime fiction and the growing fascination with foul play.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:59
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:57
Paperback books of particular interest.
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J.K. Rowling to publish Halloween 'Potter' tale

USAToday Books - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:26

J.K. Rowling is giving Harry Potter fans a present this Halloween.

        
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Must-see book trailers: 'Seductive Supernaturals,' 'Marriage to a Billionaire'

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:12

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for a 12-author boxed set and 'Marriage to a Billionaire' by Jennifer Probst.

        
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ArtsBeat: Lily King, Roz Chast and Kate Samworth Win Kirkus Prizes

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:31
The prizes, which each come with a $50,000 award, were handed out for the first time.






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‘A Brief History of Seven Killings,’ by Marlon James

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:47
Marlon James’s novel examines complicated politics and the growth of gang violence in Jamaica.
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ArtsBeat: Filling In an ’80s Comic With Real Graffiti Tags

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:05
The creators of the first issue of DMC, a new series of comics, are using tags belonging to real graffiti artists.






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Lincoln, Great Manipulator of the press

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:51

New book examines the relationship between the president and newspapers of his day.

       
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Atul Gawande: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:00
The author, most recently, of “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” is a great fan of Dr. Watson: “He is intelligent, observant and faithful, the way we want all doctors to be.”






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Excerpt from Neil Gaiman's 'Trigger Warning'

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:03

Read an excerpt and see the cover of his new short story collection.

       
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