Book Reviews

'Mad World': Lori Majewski chats about New Wave book

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:03
Lori Majewski chats about Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet and others that are in her new book.
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Cool project: Salute your fave comics shop

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 22:14
Find out how you can take part in a special music video about local comic book stores.
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Who will win the fiction Pulitzer today?

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:46
'The Flamethrowers' is said to have an edge.
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Excerpt: 'Hold Me in Contempt' by Wendy Williams

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:15
HEA shares an excerpt from 'Hold Me in Contempt' (out this week) by Wendy Williams.
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Donna Tartt 'surprised' by Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 02:10
She says she is "happy and delighted" to see her best seller win prestigious award.
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Washington Post, Donna Tartt win Pulitzer prizes

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 22:29
Tartt is the author of the best-seller 'The Goldfinch.'
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Q&A: Cartoonist and 'Over Easy' author Mimi Pond

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 22:07
The artist talks about working at a diner, writing 'The Simpsons' and more.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 01:06
Nora Roberts' 'The Collector' set for release; remembering child star Shirley Temple.
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'Love & Treasure': Stolen pendant links Holocaust tales

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 21:03
A mysterious pendant is at the heart of this novel about the Holocaust.
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Books that inspired punk

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 07:00
These reads inspired rebellion
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 01:06
The author of 'Under the Tuscan Sun' returns to her Southern roots.
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How Shirley Temple got America to stand up and cheer

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:03
New biography follows the death of the child star earlier this year.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:15
Nevada Barr, whose “Destroyer Angel” is No. 8 on the hardcover fiction list, came up with the idea for her mystery series while working as a law enforcement ranger for the National Park Service.






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Zachary Karabell’s ‘Leading Indicators’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:14
An introduction to the numbers economists and governments use to address fiscal questions.






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‘Fragile by Design,’ by Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:14
Two scholars explore the role of politics in the evolution of banking.






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‘The Dismal Science,’ by Peter Mountford

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:13
Grief and political disagreements impel this novel’s protagonist, a World Bank official, to torpedo his career.






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‘The Bright Continent,’ by Dayo Olopade

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:10
A corrective to the image of Africa as a hopeless place, and an argument that the best solutions are local.






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‘America’s Fiscal Constitution,’ by Bill White

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:10
Bill White wants to restore America’s historical proclivity for balanced budgets.






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‘You Should Have Known,’ by Jean Hanff Korelitz

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:09
In this novel, an affluent Manhattan therapist who writes a book about women who make bad choices is bitten by her own.






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‘In the Light of What We Know,’ by Zia Haider Rahman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:09
A man whose career and marriage are coming apart receives a surprise guest at his London townhouse.






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