Book Reviews

‘The End of Tsarist Russia,’ by Dominic Lieven

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:16
A scholar approaches World War I from the standpoint of Russian foreign policy.

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‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ by David Lagercrantz

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:30
This continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series features artificial intelligence and code breaking and suitably icy bad guys.

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‘Did You Ever Have a Family’ by Bill Clegg

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:00
In the wake of a tragedy, the affected reckon with complicated pasts.

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Salander's film future remains uncertain

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:13

Will there ever be more U.S. movie versions of the best-selling Millennium series?

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Salander returns in riveting 'Spider's Web'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:05

'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' series picks up with a new author and twisty whodunit.

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Christopher Moore back with zany 'Souls'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:02

Wacky comic novel ''Secondhand Souls' takes place in San Francisco.

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10 cool books to read this fall

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 06:03

Look for titles from Jonathan Franzen, Bill O'Reilly, Mindy Kaling and Robert Galbraith.

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A new life for Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' series

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 06:02

Hacker Lisbeth Salander returns in David Lagercrantz's authorized sequel.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 04:00

Clive Cussler's new Fargo adventure publishes on Sept. 1.

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Beverly Johnson struts stuff in memoir

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:01

The 'Vogue' cover girl tells her life story, including an encounter with Bill Cosby.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 08:10

Spend your weekend reading Gary Rivlin's excellent account of Hurricane Katrina.

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Kids back in school? Time to relax with a romance read

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 13:08

Things settled with back to school? Time to relax with a new romance read.

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Rowling's latest Potter revelation is pretty sad

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:04

Usually when J.K. Rowling answers fan questions about Harry Potter we either get a fun new tid-bit to add to our vault of knowledge or fodder to argue with our friends about (RON AND HERMIONE FOREVER).

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ArtsBeat: Among Friends: Linda Rosenkrantz on ‘Talk’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:51
Ms. Rosenkrantz discusses her recently reissued 1968 book, which is made up of candid conversations about psychoanalysis, sex and art.

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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 16:15
Almost 100 years after his death, Marcel Proust has finally cracked the best-seller list. Sort of.

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ArtsBeat: Biography of Jimmy Carter Is in the Works

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 17:13
Kai Bird, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will write a biography of former President Jimmy Carter for Crown Publishing Group.

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Ann Beattie: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 13:46
The author, most recently, of “The State We’re In” reads more novels and stories than anything else — “except, maybe, cookbooks. I avoid mysteries, since I never understand what happens.”

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Critic’s Take: Closing the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 13:45
A writer struggles to read while grieving for her parents.

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Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Flood of Fire’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 13:45
The main characters in the final volume of Amitav Ghosh’s trilogy all have something to hide.

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‘Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders,’ by Julianna Baggott

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 13:44
A writer with a cult following has turned her life into six well-loved novels. But where is the last one?

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