Book Reviews

Historical 'Ruin' tracks a young killer

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 13:00

Child killer had mental illness not understood in the 19th century.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading about fictional mobster Joe Coughlin.

        
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Romance authors dissect 'The Offer,' latest ep of 'Arrow'

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 21:03

Romance authors Lavinia Kent and Allison Brennan dissect the latest episode of Arrow.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Teaching Kids About Money

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:20
This week, Ron Lieber discusses “The Opposite of Spoiled,” and Harris Irfan talks about “Heaven’s Bankers.”






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The Mothership: Who's the best heroine?

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:18

USA TODAY's best nerds debate in the March Madness of female heroes.

        
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Celebrate March Madness with a new romance read

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 14:04

Happy weekend! Time to settle in for a romantic read, and HEA is happy to provide some recommendations.

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
Dennis Lehane is still closely identified with his native Boston, but his novel “World Gone By,” No. 8 on the hardcover fiction list, is set mostly in Florida and Cuba.
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‘The Looting Machine,’ by Tom Burgis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
How Africa’s mineral abundance enriches the few at the expense of the rest.
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‘Coined,’ by Kabir Sehgal

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
A wide-ranging survey of money’s various functions, from medium of exchange to cultural artifact.
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‘Wake Up Happy Every Day,’ by Stephen May

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
After the death of a wealthy businessman, a childhood friend assumes his identity.
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‘God’s Bankers,’ by Gerald Posner

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
Gerald Posner offers a financial history of the Roman Catholic Church.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:00
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Karen E. Bender’s ‘Refund’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
Money (who has it, who doesn’t) is the dark heart of these tales.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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‘The Monopolists,’ by Mary Pilon

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
The story of Monopoly, and the woman unrecognized for her role in its creation.
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The Shortlist: Michael Crummey’s ‘Sweetland,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
New books by Michael Crummey, Jonas Lüscher and Jonas Karlsson.
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‘The Great Beanie Baby Bubble,’ by Zac Bissonnette

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
A history of the Beanie Baby phenomenon.
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Crime: Michael Robotham’s ‘Life or Death,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
In Michael Robotham’s “Life or Death,” an inmate escapes the day before his scheduled release.
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‘The Seventh Day,’ by Yu Hua

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:59
In Yu Hua’s novel, the dead who can’t afford burial wander aimlessly in the afterworld.
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