Book Reviews

Debut novel is a smart take on private-school 'Admissions'

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 07:05

In 'Small Admissions,' Kate Pearson decides who gets in, and who doesn't.

        
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Debut novel is a smart take on private-school 'Admissions'

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 07:05

In 'Small Admissions,' Kate Pearson decides who gets in, and who doesn't.

        
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Nonfiction: A History of U.S. Foreign Affairs in Which Grandiose Ambitions Trump Realism

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 05:00
Presidents tend to fall prey to a “utopian temptation,” says Walter A. McDougall in “The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy.”
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Nonfiction: Thinking in the Deep: Inside the Mind of an Octopus

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 05:00
In “Other Minds,” Peter Godfrey-Smith shows how the abilities of the octopus offer insight into the evolution of animal intelligence.
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Schwalbe's 'Books for Living' is a love letter to reading

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 14:03

The author, no snob, is a fan of both Homer and Paula Hawkins.

        
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Schwalbe's 'Books for Living' is a love letter to reading

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 14:03

The author, no snob, is a fan of both Homer and Paula Hawkins.

        
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Nonfiction: Ladies Who Launch: Women Who Opened the Door to Space Exploration

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 05:00
Dava Sobel’s “The Glass Universe” and Margot Lee Shetterly’s “Hidden Figures” uncover the role of women at critical points in the history of science.
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USA TODAY Author of the Year: Colson Whitehead

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 11:00

Oprah and President Obama were fans of his novel 'The Underground Railroad.'

        
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USA TODAY Author of the Year: Colson Whitehead

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 11:00

Oprah and President Obama were fans of his novel 'The Underground Railroad.'

        
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10 books we loved reading in 2016

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 08:04

We were fans of Ann Patchett, Bruce Springsteen, Zadie Smith, Stephen King and more.

        
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10 books we loved reading in 2016

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 08:04

We were fans of Ann Patchett, Bruce Springsteen, Zadie Smith, Stephen King and more.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 06:04

Post holidays, two new books about our bodies.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 06:04

Post holidays, two new books about our bodies.

        
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Murder tears a small town apart in Treadway's mystery

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 14:00

A high school senior is the victim in 'How Will I Know You?'

        
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Murder tears a small town apart in Treadway's mystery

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 14:00

A high school senior is the victim in 'How Will I Know You?'

        
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Suicidal man gets disturbing offer in 'Kill the Next One'

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 14:00

In Federico Axat's mystery, a terminally ill murders two other men. Or does he?

        
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Suicidal man gets disturbing offer in 'Kill the Next One'

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 14:00

In Federico Axat's mystery, a terminally ill murders two other men. Or does he?

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 12:14

Spend your weekend trying out 'Eight Flavors.'

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 12:14

Spend your weekend trying out 'Eight Flavors.'

        
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The Book Review Podcast: What Dozens of Notable People Read in 2016

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 14:50
Editors at the Book Review discuss what many notable people were reading this year, and Will Schwalbe talks about “Books for Living.”
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