Book Reviews

Lorrie Moore’s ‘Bark’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:21
In Lorrie Moore’s first collection of stories in 16 years, her characters still use humor to deal with dread.

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Letters: ‘Inside a Pearl,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:08
Readers respond to a recent review of Edmund White’s “Inside a Pearl,” the love-themed issue of the Book Review and more.

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Alice Hoffman: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:15
The author of “The Museum of Extraordinary Things” found a copy of “The Catcher in the Rye” on her mother’s bookshelf. “I hadn’t known that a book could speak so directly to a reader.”

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Throwback Thursday: Shifters that shiver our timbers

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 07:12
HEA contributor Jessie Potts digs into her stash to revisit her favorite shifter romances of the past.
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Open thread: What are you reading?

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 20:13
What's the last book that moved you? Share with Whit and other readers.
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ArtsBeat: Two Authors Ask Indian Publisher to Pulp Their Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:43
Two Indian writers wrote to the publishing house Penguin India to say its decision to pulp a history of Hinduism had undermined their faith in the publisher.
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ArtsBeat: Harper Lee Settles Lawsuit With Museum

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:35
Ms. Lee has reached an agreement with the Monroe County Heritage Museum, according to court documents.
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'Silver Linings' author strikes gold with new novel

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 06:27
Matthew Quick creates another wonderfully weird world with 'The Good Luck of Right Now.'
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'Paperclip': How the USA made a deal for Nazi scientists

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 06:20
Annie Jacobsen's superb new book looks at America's deal with many devils.
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Archie characters go the book route with 'Girl Next Door'

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 06:16
First book out in July chronicles Betty's freshman year and friendship with bestie Veronica.
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Iain Banks' final work to be a book of poetry

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 06:05
Plus, check out the literary regrets of famous authors.
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Author Harper Lee settling suit against museum

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 03:58
The author sued a museum for selling souvenirs using her name and 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'
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Bookends: What’s Become of the So-Called Literary Bad Boy?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:39
William S. Burroughs was born 100 years ago this month. James Parker and Rivka Galchen discuss where literary bad boys live today.

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Dan Stevens, Jake Gyllenhaal score Audie nominations

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 07:38
In other books news, Mavis Gallant dies at 91 and Knopf announces new Murakami novel.
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Shalvis and Higgins: Regrets … they've had a few

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 07:35
In honor of Jill's new Once in a Lifetime, she and Wonder Twin Kristan share a few of their regrets.
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Authors share their favorites from J.D. Robb's In Death series

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 07:26
As Concealed in Death comes out, HEA asked romance authors to share what they love most about J.D. Robb's In Death series.
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Astronaut is lost in space in thrilling 'Martian'

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 06:42
Andy Weir's new space thriller is headed to the big screen.
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New thriller due from J.K. Rowling

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 05:04
She's back as her alter ego, Robert Galbraith
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Children’s Books: ‘Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy,’ by Karen Foxlee

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 02/16/2014 - 22:06
In Karen Foxlee’s novel, set in a strange, wintry city, an unlikely heroine discovers an imprisoned boy who asks for her help.

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The Shortlist: ‘Annihilation,’ by Jeff VanderMeer, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 02/16/2014 - 22:06
New books by Jeff VanderMeer, Adam Sternbergh and Paulette Jiles.

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