Book Reviews

Maggie Nelson’s ‘The Argonauts’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 04:30
A pregnancy prompts a critic to examine physical transformation and the ways our bodies define and limit us.







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Sci-Fi Encounters: Interview with Sharon Lynn Fisher

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Sharon Lynn Fisher about her latest, Echo 8.

        
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In Bed With a Romance Author recs: 'Nine Minutes,' 'Sweet,' 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 23:10

HEA contributor Rachel Blaufeld climbs into bed with some great romances and goes to the movies.

        
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ArtsBeat: New Charlie Hebdo Issue Skewers PEN Critics

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 19:12
An editorial offers a defense against the charge that the satirical weekly is hostile to Muslims and immigrants.







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ArtsBeat: Alice Notley Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 13:29
The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is presented annually to a living American poet for lifetime accomplishment.







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New in paper: Joan Rivers, Rob Lowe

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:51

'The Invention of Wings' was an Oprah Book Club 2.0 pick.

        
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Children’s Books: At Home by the Sea

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 09:00
A modest yet captivating picture book conjures the everyday life of a Vietnamese fisherman’s family.






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‘Speak Now,’ by Kenji Yoshino

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 04:30
A memoir combined with analysis of a same-sex marriage case.






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ArtsBeat: Daniel Clowes’s ‘The Complete Eightball’ Comes Out Next Month

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 13:11
Mr. Clowes discusses Eightball’s history and his latest work, “Patience,” a 180-page time-travel adventure due next March from Fantagraphics.






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Willie Nelson has quite a 'Story' to tell

USAToday Books - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:05

The country legend recounts his life in a new memoir.

       
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Bookends: What’s the Best Book That’s Been Made Into a Great Movie?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:12
Alice Gregory and Charles McGrath discuss the best literature that’s succeeded on the big screen.






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‘The Quartet,’ by Joseph J. Ellis

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 04:30
Joseph J. Ellis points to a small faction of founders as the driving force behind the Constitution.






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‘Freedom of Speech,’ by David K. Shipler

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 04:30
David K. Shipler visits free-speech battlegrounds: school curriculums, whistle-blowers, arts funding, the Internet and PACs.






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‘Look Who’s Back,’ With a Resurrected Adolf Hitler

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 04:30
In Timur Vermes’s novel, a resurrected Führer becomes a media sensation in present-day Germany.






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Melissa Rivers remembers mom in memoir

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 16:19

Joan Rivers and her jokes live on in 'The Book of Joan.'

       
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Diamonds Are Forever' by Michelle Madow

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 14:34

HEA is thrilled to unveil the cover of Diamonds Are Forever, book three of The Secret Diamond Sisters series, by Michelle Madow.

        
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Get hooked by Obioma's The 'Fishermen'

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 09:08

Chigozie Obioma's debut novel is about a Nigerian family.

        
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‘The Wright Brothers,’ by David McCullough

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 04:30
David McCullough tells the story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.






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Kate Atkinson’s ‘A God in Ruins’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 04:30
Tom Perrotta reviews Kate Atkinson’s ambitious new novel, which tells the story of postwar Britain through the microcosm of a single family.






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Fiction in brief: From Lombard to Woolf

USAToday Books - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 07:00

Novels about Carole Lombard and Clark Gable, Virginia Woolf, and two troubled families.

        
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