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James Frey's 'Endgame' has a golden prize

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:52

$500,000 worth of gold, to be precise.

        
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Children's Books: Anthony Browne’s ‘What If . . . ?’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:06
Swallowing their fears, these adventuresome characters set off down unfamiliar streets and explore unknown worlds.






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ArtsBeat: Vintage to Release García Márquez E-Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 05:00
Nine of Gabriel García Márquez’s works will be released in digital-format English versions in October.






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ArtsBeat: Fiction Long List Announced for National Book Awards

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:47
Marilynne Robinson, Elizabeth McCracken and Phil Klay are among the writers whose work is on the 2014 fiction long list for the National Book Awards.






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'Broken Monsters': A killer's on the loose

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:00

Detective Gabi Versado is searching for a murderer and dealing with her teen daughter.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 04:01

'Killing Patton' by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard goes on sale Sept. 23.

        
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Time to check in for riveting 'Paying Guests'

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00

Sarah Waters' latest, set in 1922 England, involves secret lovers and a murder trial.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:00

Spend your weekend reading a new biography of comedian Bill Cosby.

        
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'How We Learn' looks at how our brains work

USAToday Books - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:55

New research sheds light on how best to study.

        
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Author Beth Cato on her fantasy heroine

USAToday Books - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:03

The author of 'The Clockwork Dagger' writes about the inspiration behind her heroine.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Cosby: His Life and Times’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:33
Mark Whitaker discusses his new biography of Bill Cosby, and Jeff Hobbs talks about “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace.”






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ArtsBeat: The Bradbury Chronicles: Hundreds of Items Owned by Author Going to Auction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:56
Items including awards and even bottles of wine owned by Bradbury are to be auctioned this month.






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Children's Books: ‘Nest,’ by Esther Ehrlich

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:59
In this middle-grade novel, a girl finds a way forward after the loss of her mother.
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Children's Books: ‘Belzhar,’ by Meg Wolitzer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:58
Students at a therapeutic boarding school discover a way to return to the past, before their personal traumas.
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‘Neverhome,’ by Laird Hunt

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:53
Disguised as a man, Laird Hunt’s heroine joins the Union Army.
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Margaret Forster’s ‘Unknown Bridesmaid’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:53
A child psychologist is troubled by her own adolescence.
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Author's Note: Be Polite With Your Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:52
The etiquette of borrowing, recommending and reshelving books.
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:52
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:52
Paperback books of particular interest.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:51
Ian McEwan, whose novel “The Children Act” is No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list, keeps a tally on his website of academic dissertations and theses discussing his work.
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