Book Reviews

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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Crime: Archer Mayor's 'Proof Positive,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:37
Archer Mayor’s “Proof Positive” is about the death of a reclusive hoarder, a photojournalist who had suffered a brain injury in Vietnam.
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'Lovely, Dark, Deep,' by Joyce Carol Oates

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:37
Thirteen stories explore the realities of advancing age and vitality on the decline.
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'The Half Has Never Been Told,' by Edward E. Baptist

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:37
A historian argues that the slave states were not a world apart but were crucial to American development.
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‘The Impulse Society,’ by Paul Roberts

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:37
What happens when instant gratification becomes the guiding force in our social, political and economic lives?
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‘On Immunity,’ by Eula Biss

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:33
Eula Biss examines the myth and metaphor surrounding immunization, as well as her personal choices as a mother.
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‘Flirting With French,’ by William Alexander

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:32
Can you learn a new language and culture in middle age?
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