Book Reviews

Bookshelf: Just Hatched

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 16:11
New picture books about young creatures include Jorey Hurley’s “Nest.”

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‘Mad as Hell,’ by Dave Itzkoff

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 13:56
Dave Itzkoff analyzes the making of Paddy Chayefsky’s classic film “Network.”

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Letters: ‘The Burglary’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 13:42
Readers respond to recent reviews of Betty Medsger’s “The Burglary” and “The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.”

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Laura Lippman: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 10:30
The author, most recently, of “After I’m Gone” likes books steeped in the quotidian. “You can learn how to run a chicken-and-waffle restaurant by reading ‘Mildred Pierce.’ ”

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Must-see book trailers: 'Dead Awakenings,' 'Being Mrs. Dracula'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 07:53
HEA contributor Robin Covington recs the trailers for books by Rebekah Ganiere, Faith Marlow and D.W. Adler.
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Book buzz: John Green launches art-themed video series

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 04:57
Plus, Beatlemania has reigned this month.
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R.J. Palacio to publish companion book to 'Wonder'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 04:30
"Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts" to be published Aug. 26.
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Sherryl Woods and Hallmark: A match made in Chesapeake Shores

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 20:09
Sherryl Woods celebrates her impending Chesapeake Shores movie and series on the Hallmark Channel.
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ArtsBeat: Online Exhibit Tracks Books Saved by the Real-Life Monuments Men

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:34
The exhibit aims to help identify some of the markings from the millions of books seized by the Nazis.
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ArtsBeat: A. A. Gill Honored for Top Hatchet Job

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:59
Mr. Gill’s review of Morrissey’s “Autobiography” took home an annual prize for the best negative book review.
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‘Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon,’ by David Landau

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:54
An Israeli journalist assesses Ariel Sharon’s complicated views.

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Book looks at affairs of the (cheating) heart

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:03
Noel Biderman, founder of, has published a study of online adultery.
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Children's book artist Erik Blegvad dies at 90

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 02:50
The artist, whose sophisticated pen-and-ink style lent itself well to children's books, was 90.
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'12 Years a Slave' is a best seller -- and a textbook

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 01:37
Director Steve McQueen believes Solomon Northup's slave narrative belongs in schools.
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Book roundup: Black history for young readers

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 01:26
For black history month: Four new books on civil rights for young readers.
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B-movie monsters invade 'Grasshopper Jungle'

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 01:11
Teen documents the end of the world.
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Sad news: Poet and novelist Maggie Estep dies

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 21:53
The author rose to popularity in the '90s with her eloquent, confrontational style.
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Americans abroad: Great expatriate stories

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 20:57
'The Last Enchantments' author Charles Finch shares his top six.
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MTV to produce online dating thriller based on R.L. Stine book

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 20:37
Plus, NASA is partnering with writers to create more accurate sci-fi.
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Romance Unlaced: The buzz about historical romances

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 20:01
We're welcoming historical best-seller Madeline Hunter as she launches her Romance Unlaced column exclusively for HEA.
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