Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Random House Makes a Big Bet on Emma Cline’s Debut Novel

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:01
Ms. Cline’s book, “The Girls,” which takes place in a hippie commune in 1969, set off a heated bidding war.






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ArtsBeat: Sinead O’Connor’s Memoir Promises Deep-Dish Dirt

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:44
The Irish singer said, “I look forward to dishing the sexual dirt on everyone I’ve ever slept with” in the book, coming in March 2016.






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Bookends: Is This a Golden Age for Women Essayists?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:00
Cheryl Strayed and Benjamin Moser discuss the current generation of women essayists.






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Martin Amis’s ‘Zone of Interest’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:14
Auschwitz serves as the backdrop to Martin Amis’s novel of intimacy and moral collapse.






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'Gone Girl' to be No. 1 on best-seller list

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:39

Gillian Flynn's thriller will hit the top spot this week.

        
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Interview: Richard Castle, author of 'Raging Heat'

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:37

HEA curator Joyce Lamb chats with Richard Castle about his latest release, Derrick Storm and Beckett.

        
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Exclusive: Johnny Depp's intro to Joe Perry's memoir

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:49

Actor pens profane but appreciative foreword for 'Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith.'

        
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'Jobs' author Isaacson tackles tech history

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:41

After telling the tale of Steve Jobs, Isaacson returns to his broad history of tech

        
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Smiley's trilogy promises bountiful harvest

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:11

'Some Luck' begins the saga of the Langdon clan of Iowa farmers.

        
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In 'Station Eleven,' the apocalypse feels fine

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 12:00

The novel by Emily St. John Mandel finds joy in a post-apocalyptic world.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:00

Walter Isaacson's 'The Innovators' goes on sale Oct. 7.

        
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Singer Jimmy Wayne turns trauma into inspiring book

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 15:58

Jimmy Wayne's autobiography tells the story of his triumph over a painful childhood.

        
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'Saving Simon': Touching tale of rescued donkey

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00

Jon Katz gave a home to a horribly neglected and abused donkey.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 04:00

A new Hilary Mantel book for 'Wolf Hall' fans.

        
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Mystery of Agatha Christie's lost diamonds is solved

USAToday Books - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:15

And one very lucky fan will soon be a whole lot richer.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Walter Isaacson’s ‘The Innovators’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:23
Mr. Isaacson discusses his new book, and John Branch talks about “Boy on Ice.”






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Author Gail Sheehy on feminism and 'New York' magazine

USAToday Books - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:00

The author talks about her new memoir.

        
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ArtsBeat: Early Sherlock Holmes Film Discovered in Paris

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:42
A 1916 silent film starring William Gillette as the detective was found in the archive of the Cinémathèque française.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:50
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:43
Paperback books of particular interest.
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