Book Reviews

Lauren Graham's new book is all about 'Gilmore Girls'

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 08:11

Actress watched all seasons of cult series as part of breezy take on career, Hollywood.

        
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Caitlyn Jenner's 'secrets' to be title of forthcoming memoir

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:46

Presenting...Caitlyn to reveal 'secrets' of her life in new book due in the spring.

        
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Nonfiction: The Rise of Glam Rock

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:26
Simon Reynolds’s “Shock and Awe” covers the glory days of glam rock and its pioneers, including T. Rex, David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Roxy Music.
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It's time to unwrap holiday books for kids!

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:37

A doubting Santa, pigs all dressed up for Christmas, and a Hanukkah elf named Shmelf.

        
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Hear this!: Great audiobooks for holiday giving, traveling

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:32

Amy Schumer, Bruce Springsteen and Carol Burnett narrate their books.

        
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Nonfiction: A New Biography of Joan Rivers

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 09:43
Leslie Bennetts’s “Last Girl Before Freeway” revisits milestones in Joan Rivers’s life, like her childhood, marriage and famous break with Johnny Carson.
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10 beautiful holiday gift books

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 07:02

Gorgeous gift books for the bibliophile on your list.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 05:04

Look for new books by Lauren Graham, Fannie Flagg and Mark Shriver.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers: Carrie Fisher's 'Princess Diarist'

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/26/2016 - 09:46

Spend your weekend reading Carrie Fisher's 'The Princess Diarist.'

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Thomas Friedman on ‘Thank You for Being Late’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 11:31
Thomas Friedman talks about his latest book, and David France discusses “How to Survive a Plague.”
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Nonfiction: Say It Loud: Two New Books Look Back at Black Power

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 11:12
The roots of Black Lives Matter in the Black Power movement and the Black Panthers.
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Nonfiction: Good at Skipping Ads? No, You’re Not

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:59
Mara Einstein’s “Black Ops Advertising” is about the increasing trickery of “stealth advertising” and branded entertainment.
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Fiction: Deprivation: A Childhood in 1960s Hungary

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:52
The Hungarian writer Szilard Borbely created fiction about the village past and poetry about the urban present.
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The Shortlist: Space

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:44
An astronaut’s memoir, an astronomer’s guide to the solar system and a search for evidence of alien life.
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Author’s Note: Calvin Trillin on the Scariest Word

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:24
The author on the word that fills him with dread.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:02
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:01
Suggested reading by editors at The New York Times Book Review.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:00
In “Our Revolution,” No.3 on the hardcover nonfiction list, Bernie Sanders recaps the successes of his underdog run and emphasizes that he’s still fighting for populist causes.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:58
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Earth Is Weeping,” “Algren: A Life” and more.
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Open Book: A Laugh Factory Looks Back

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 09:58
“The Best of The Harvard Lampoon” collects pieces from the satirical magazine’s 140-year history.
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