Book Reviews

Bio looks at Sally Ride's iconic flight, private life

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 21:00
Lynn Sherr of ABC News tells the story of the first American woman in space.
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10 authors, 10 New Adult summer reads, lots of book boyfriends

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 07:03
Ten authors are making it super easy for readers to find some hot New Adult reads for this summer.
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Friends honor Maya Angelou at memorial service

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 01:10
Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama to participate in writer's memorial service.
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 01:03
Spend your weekend zipping through Stephen King's killer thriller, 'Mr. Mercedes.'
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Tom Rob Smith's thriller will keep you down on 'The Farm'

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 21:00
Smith follows up on his best-selling 'Child 44' trilogy with a new mystery.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:00
The “Glee” star Lea Michele, whose “Brunette Ambition” is No. 13 on the advice, how-to and miscellaneous list, once tried to cover up acne using a strategy she’d seen on “Sex and the City.”






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‘My Salinger Year,’ by Joanna Rakoff

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:50
A novelist recalls a post-college year working for an old-fashioned literary agency.






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‘American Romantic,’ by Ward Just

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:49
Ward Just’s novel, set largely before the American escalation in Vietnam, evokes “Lord Jim” and other works.






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‘Sedition,’ by Katharine Grant

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:48
In Georgian London, a tale of seduction, sex, love, death and the pianoforte.






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‘The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair,’ by Joel Dicker

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:46
Seeking inspiration, a blocked novelist embroils himself in an unsolved murder.






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‘Degrees of Inequality,’ by Suzanne Mettler

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:46
A political scientist assesses the climbing costs of higher education and the rise of for-profit universities.






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‘Revertigo,’ a Memoir by Floyd Skloot

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:46
Floyd Skloot describes his experience with vertigo.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:42
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:41
Paperback books of particular interest.






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‘Beasts,’ by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:41
Jeffrey Masson examines the human propensity for violence and cruelty.






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‘The Other Language,’ by Francesca Marciano

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:41
The women in these stories seek new passions and geographies, from Italy to India.






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Crime: Michael Koryta’s ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:41
In Michael Koryta’s “Those Who Wish Me Dead,” two killers start a forest fire to flush out the only witness to their crimes.






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‘Euphoria,’ by Lily King

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:39
Lily King’s novel “Euphoria,” inspired by the life of Margaret Mead, is about a love triangle in New Guinea.






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Open Book: The Top Shelf of Journalism Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:39
David Carr and others share their favorite books by and about journalists.






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The Shortlist: Bernard Wasserstein’s ‘Ambiguity of Virtue,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:38
New books by Götz Aly, Elisabeth Sifton and Fritz Stern, Bernard Wasserstein, and Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet.






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