Book Reviews

Ruth Reichl’s ‘Delicious!’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:45
The plucky heroine of the food writer Ruth Reichl’s first novel goes on working for a magazine after it folds.






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‘The Keillor Reader,’ by Garrison Keillor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:45
A collection of stories, essays, poems and reminiscences from the creator of the public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion.”






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‘Unfamiliar Streets’ and ‘Touching Strangers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:41
Two new books explore the possibilities of street photography.






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‘Dangerous Rhythm,’ by Richard Barrios

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:41
Richard Barrios surveys the extensive world of movie musicals.






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Summer Reading: Mike Sacks’s ‘Poking a Dead Frog,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:39
New books about the science of why we laugh, the references of Monty Python, the art of writing comedy and more.






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Summer Reading: Lisa Robinson’s ‘There Goes Gravity,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:39
New books from inside and around the world of pop music, including the journalist Lisa Robinson’s memoir “There Goes Gravity.”






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Summer Reading: John Waters’s ‘Carsick,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:38
New travel books include John Waters’s “Carsick,” in which the director hitchhikes from one of his homes in Baltimore to another of his homes in San Francisco.






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Summer Reading: Mo Hayder’s ‘Wolf,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:38
New thrillers include Mo Hayder’s “Wolf” and Jo Nesbo’s “The Son.”
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Multiauthor boxed sets: What's making them so hot (and not)?

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 07:03
Kathy Kulig explores the advantages and disadvantages for both authors and readers of the hot trend of multiauthor boxed sets.
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Book Buzz: USA TODAY heads to BookCon

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 06:38
The event will be held Saturday, and USA TODAY staffers will lead author panels.
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Tina Fey, Jason Bateman kick off BookCon, promote movie

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 02:23
'This Is Where I Leave You,' based on the best seller, arrives Sept. 12.
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'Reading Rainbow' has raised almost $3 million

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 21:34
LeVar Burton and his team have far surpassed their original goal of $1 million.
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How Jason Segel's nightmares became a book for kids

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 20:11
Jeff Kinney, Carl Hiaasen reveal where ideas come from.
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‘Be Safe I Love You,’ by Cara Hoffman

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 14:32
A soldier returns from Iraq, haunted by a tragic mistake.






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Alan Furst: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 09:00
The author of “Mission to Paris” and, most recently, “Midnight in Europe” is a great fan of John le Carré’s Karla trilogy. “George Smiley is the all-time harassed bureaucrat of spy fiction.”






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Book Buzz: Editors' picks at BookExpo

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 07:34
Top editors tout their top titles
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Must-see book trailers: 'This Year's Black,' 'His Billion Dollar Baby,' 'Cupid's Mistake'

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 07:07
HEA contributor Robin Covington recs videos for books by Avery Flynn, Lea Nolan and Chantilly White.
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Suleikha Snyder opens up about diversity in romance characters

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 07:07
Suleikha Snyder joins HEA for a little sarcasm and some schooling on diversity in romance novels.
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Throwback Thursday: There be dragons in these romances

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 07:06
HEA contributor Jessie Potts checks in with G.A. Aiken, Thea Harrison and Bianca D'Arc on what they love about dragons and dragon novels.
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Must-read romances: 'What a Girl Wants,' 'Catching Cameron'

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 07:06
HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs reads by Julie Brannagh and Maya Rodale.
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