Book Reviews

Bonnie Jo Campbell’s ‘Mothers, Tell Your Daughters’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:54
In stories sprung from the rural Midwest, women draw on their deepest strengths.









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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:41
Atul Gawande’s “Being Mortal” is having a long life as a best seller: it hits the one-year mark on the hardcover nonfiction list, at No. 5 in its 52nd week.









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‘Leo: A Ghost Story,’ ‘Max the Brave’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:33
Humor and imagination can help children get over being scared, as four new picture books show.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:19
Paperback books of particular interest.









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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:19
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Open Book: Culling a Century of Stories

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:18
Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor talk about editing “100 Years of the Best American Short Stories.”









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The Shortlist: Debut Novels

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:18
New books by Rachel B. Glaser, Ron Childress, Maggie Mitchell and Val Brelinski.









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Letters: Finishing the Business

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:15
Readers respond to recent reviews of Anne-Marie Slaughter’s “Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family” and more.









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Ben Bernanke’s ‘The Courage to Act’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 14:41
The former chairman of the Federal Reserve writes about how government and financial institutions dealt with what has come to be known as the Great Recession.









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‘Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter,’ by Kate Clifford Larson

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 11:10
The Kennedys did not know what to do about Rosemary, their intellectually disabled third child.









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ArtsBeat: Rare Nonfiction Winner of Nobel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 10:44
Anne Applebaum, Philip Gourevitch and other journalists celebrate Ms. Alexievich’s win.









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Diana Nyad: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 06:00
The long-distance swimmer and author of the memoir “Find a Way” hid her love of German literature from her mother, who lived through the Nazi occupation of France: “She threatened to never talk to me again.”









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Garth Risk Hallberg’s ‘City on Fire’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 03:30
Hallberg’s first novel is a Dickens-size descent into New York City circa 1976-77.









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‘Chilled,’ by Tom Jackson

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 03:30
A look at refrigeration and how it affects our lives.









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‘Pastrami on Rye,’ by Ted Merwin

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 03:30
The Jewish delicatessen: people, culture, food.









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ArtsBeat: ‘Twilight’ Turns 10 With Gender Bender

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 16:19
Stephenie Meyer has reissued her best-selling novel with a twist.









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Bookends: How Does an Author’s Reputation Shape Your Response to a Book?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 06:00
Zoë Heller and Siddhartha Deb discuss how what we know about a writer changes our reading.









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‘How the Other Half Banks,’ by Mehrsa Baradaran

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 03:30
Why low-wage earners need better alternatives to banks.









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‘Other People’s Money,’ by John Kay

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 03:30
An argument for financial-market reform instead of regulation.









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‘The Conquering Tide,’ by Ian W. Toll

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 03:30
The second volume of a trilogy on America’s naval war highlights the development of strategy in the central Pacific.









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