Book Reviews

Letters: How Does That Make You Feel?

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:37
Readers respond to a recent review of “Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry” and more.
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Paul Beatty’s ‘The Sellout’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 04:30
In Paul Beatty’s comic novel, a young man’s life unspools on the outskirts of Los Angeles.

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Jon Ronson: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 04:30
The author, most recently, of “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” used to find stories about children in peril unbearable.

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Sci-Fi Encounters: Interview with 'Dragonslayer' author Eleri Stone

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Eleri Stone about Dragonslayer and her Twilight of the Gods series.

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Sarah Castille on the uber alpha romance male

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 23:09

Sarah Castille, author of Full Contact, book three in her Redemption Series, explores the überness of über alpha male romance heroes and shares some examples from favorite romances.

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Bookends: When It Comes to Reading, Is Pleasure Suspect?

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:02
Anna Holmes and Benjamin Moser debate whether pleasure in reading is trivial or vital.

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‘The Hunting Gun’ and ‘Life of a Counterfeiter,’ by Yasushi Inoue

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:32
Three tales and a novella by the postwar figure Yasushi Inoue.

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Sara Gruen's Loch Ness novel is a hit

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 13:22

'At the Water's Edge' lands at No. 12 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

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Maya Angelou memorial stamp features another author's quote

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:20

Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned poets and writers of all time, and the United States Postal Service decided to honor the late author with her own stamp. The only problem is the quote on the stamp is not actually hers.

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Donna Kauffman on 'NCIS': Never date a co-worker?

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 09:01

HEA contributor Donna Kauffman recaps last night's NCIS.

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T. C. Boyle’s ‘The Harder They Come’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 04:30
In T. C. Boyle’s latest novel, violence and far-right sensibilities intersect, with devastating consequences.

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‘The Children’s Crusade,’ by Ann Packer

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 04:30
A man upends the lives of his siblings when he returns to their childhood home.

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'Edge' seeks love, Loch Ness monster

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 14:21

'At the Water's Edge': Sara Gruen chases love and monsters in wartime Scotland

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ArtsBeat: Atticus Lish Wins PEN/Faulkner Prize

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:00
Mr. Lish’s first novel, “Preparation for the Next Life,” follows characters living on the margins in Queens.

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‘Ravensbrück,’ by Sarah Helm

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:39
A “biography” of the only concentration camp built primarily to hold female prisoners.

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‘The Brothers,’ Masha Gessen’s Book About the Boston Marathon Bombers

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:28
Masha Gessen’s new book explores why the Tsarnaev brothers shifted from living aimless lives to orchestrating a terrorist attack.

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Bookends: Is There Anything One Should Feel Ashamed of Reading?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 07:00
James Parker and Charles McGrath discuss whether any books should provoke shame in readers.

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Excerpt: 'Say My Name' by J. Kenner

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 23:19

J. Kenner shares an excerpt from her new erotic romance, Say My Name (out today!), book one in her new trilogy, Stark International.

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Heidi Cullinan: Writing disability, visible and invisible

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 23:05

Heidi Cullinan, author of Carry the Ocean (out today!), book one in the Roosevelt series, finds inspiration in an autistic character on TV.

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Inside Lisa Genova's medical best sellers

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 19:45

The author of 'Still Alice' takes on Huntington's disease in 'Inside the O'Briens.'

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