Book Reviews

Essay: Sing to Me, O Muse (But Keep It Brief)

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:44
Thoughts on the state of poetry in the age of Twitter.






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Patricia Lockwood’s ‘Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:42
Patricia Lockwood’s second poetry collection continues her interrogation of gender, nature and sexuality.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:41
“The Girls of August,” No. 13 on the hardcover fiction list, is the novelist Anne Rivers Siddons’s 13th best seller.






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The Shortlist: Marcus Sedgwick’s ‘She Is Not Invisible,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:40
New books by Marcus Sedgwick, Marie Rutkoski, Anne Blankman, Melvin Burgess and Sally Green.






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Open Book: A Century of Verse

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:11
Will the work of today’s bards age as well as the last century’s best?






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7 traits young adult heroines should have

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:06

Author Mary E. Pearson on the characteristics heroines can't do without.

        
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Amazon unveils Kindle Unlimited subscription

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:59

Service provides access to thousands of books for monthly fee.

        
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8 books that inspired indie music

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:00

These musicians have really done their reading.

        
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Letters: The Confederate Dead

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:26
Readers respond to recent reviews of Michael Korda’s “Clouds of Glory,” Hillary Rodham Clinton’s “Hard Choices” and more.






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On Poetry: James Franco, Poet

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:34
For all his inclination to wander among callings, James Franco’s interest in poetry is genuine.






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‘Price of Fame,’ by Sylvia Jukes Morris

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:07
A second volume of the life of Clare Boothe Luce: playwright, screenwriter, editor, ­congresswoman, ambassador and presidential adviser.






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In Chris Colfer's 'Stories,' many are about him

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:40

The 'Glee' star talks about his new book, and the stories that he inadvertently inspires.

        
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Bill Hader: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:00
The actor and comedian, a star of the forthcoming “The Skeleton Twins,” likes reading Dostoyevsky: “I didn’t really go to college, which is probably why I enjoy reading the classics.”






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Book Buzz: Veronica Roth's 'Four' adds up

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Her new short-story collection, a companion to the 'Divergent' trilogy, is all over the best-seller list.

        
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'Mockingbird' e-book flies up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Author Harper Lee agreed this year to allow the release of the digital version of her classic.

        
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Hot week for 'The Promise' (both of them)

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Books can be copyrighted but not titles.

        
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'Orphan Train': The year's sleeper best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:11

Author says the novel appeals to readers "looking for a book they can talk about."

        
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Books Update

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:41
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Book Buzz: Billy Eichner nabs book deal

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:01

The star of 'Billy on the Street' will pen his first book.

        
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Amazon e-book subscription service maybe coming

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:13

A test page for 'Kindle Unlimited' showed up on the website.

        
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