Book Reviews

Lydia Netzer’s ‘How to Tell Toledo From the Night Sky’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:40
Children are raised to become soul mates in this novel.






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‘One Kick,’ by Chelsea Cain

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:39
Chelsea Cain’s new heroine can’t escape her past.






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‘Factory Man,’ by Beth Macy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:39
The American furniture maker who battled Wall Street, Chinese competition and his own relatives to keep his company going.






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Richard Bausch’s ‘Before, During, After’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:39
Richard Bausch’s novel, about a relationship under strain, mixes personal and public horrors.






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The Shortlist: Michael Mandelbaum’s ‘Road to Global Prosperity,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:37
New books by Michael Mandelbaum, Daniel W. Drezner, Benjamin Kunkel and Bob Ivry.






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William T. Vollmann’s ‘Last Stories and Other Stories’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:32
In their exploration of mortality and desire, William T. Vollmann’s stories often inhabit supernatural realms.






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Open Book: Keep Vollmann Weird

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:32
William T. Vollmann once said: “The world doesn’t owe me a living, and if the world doesn’t want to buy my books, that’s my problem.”






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Letters: He Had Class

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:31
Readers respond to a recent review of “Brando’s Smile” and more.






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A. Meredith Walters: Sometimes all you need is a good cry

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 23:06

A. Meredith Walters, author of Lead Me Not, joins HEA with an alternate view on why romance readers read (other than for the happy ever after!).

        
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Check out this week's Top 6 (free and nearly free) romance deals

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 23:06

BookBub highlights six free and nearly free romance e-books on sale for a limited time.

        
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Real life 'OINTB' character nabs book deal

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 17:09

The inspiration for Laura Prepon's character will be writing her own story.

        
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‘Timeless,’ by Lucinda Franks

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:03
Lucinda Franks’s memoir of her marriage is a tribute to her husband.






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‘In the Kingdom of Ice,’ by Hampton Sides

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:02
In 1879, backed by a wealthy American newspaper magnate, 33 men embarked on an ill-fated expedition to the North Pole.






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Jules Feiffer’s ‘Kill My Mother’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:02
Jules Feiffer’s graphic novel is a tribute to film noir and detective fiction.
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‘Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer,’ by Charles Marsh

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:18
A biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who was executed by the Nazis in 1945.






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‘Hack Attack,’ About a Rupert Murdoch Paper’s Trials, by Nick Davies

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:18
David Carr reviews “Hack Attack,” in which Nick Davies traces his campaign to uncover the full extent of the British phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World.






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Stephan Eirik Clark and 'Sweetness #9'

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:36

Debut novel is about a chemist who loses his job when he tries to expose the truth.

        
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Young adult titles hog top of best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:31

Movie adaptations, including 'The Giver' and 'If I Stay,' help book sales.

        
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TV series boosts Diana Gabaldon's 'Outlander'

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:27

For author, TV adaptation is 'dream come true.'

        
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Terry Pratchett: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:18
The author of the Discworld series — most recently, “Raising Steam” — read “The Wind in the Willows” and “just exploded”: “I thought to myself, This is a lie, but what a fabulous lie!”






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