Book Reviews

She kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson's heart

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 05:19
New novel imagines the marriage of the 'Treasure Island' author.
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'Carthage': A powerful but flawed novel from Oates

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 20:31
An Iraq War veteran is suspected in the disappearance of a young woman.
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'Pat and Dick' offers complicated picture of the Nixons

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 20:30
Author Will Swift had access to Nixon love letters not available to other writers.
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 01:42
Spend your weekend getting inside 'Andrew's Brain' by E.L. Doctorow.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 21:18
A look at the hottest books on sale this week.
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‘Radiance of Tomorrow,’ by Ishmael Beah

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 12:58
In Ishmael Beah’s novel, a Sierra Leone village adapting to life after war faces a new invasion, this time from a mining company.
    





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The Shortlist: Nick Hornby’s ‘Ten Years in the Tub,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:44
New books by Alexander McCall Smith, John Sutherland, Dani Shapiro, Nick Hornby, and Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin.
    





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Crime: Ian Rankin’s ‘Saints of the Shadow Bible,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:38
The Edinburgh homicide detective John Rebus is back on the job in Ian Rankin’s “Saints of the Shadow Bible.”
    





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‘Under the Wide and Starry Sky,’ by Nancy Horan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:37
Nancy Horan’s second historical novel reimagines another tempestuous love story.
    





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‘Demon Camp,’ by Jennifer Percy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:33
Jennifer Percy follows a tortured Army veteran who searches for salvation in a Christian exorcism camp.
    





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‘The Days of Anna Madrigal,’ by Armistead Maupin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:33
Armistead Maupin concludes his series with a reunion of the tribe.
    





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‘Famous Writers I Have Known,’ by James Magnuson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:31
A con man hides out at a famous writing program in this satiric novel.
    





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Simon Winder’s ‘Danubia’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:30
Simon Winder traces the history and influence of the Hapsburgs and their far-reaching empire.
    





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Nicholas Shakespeare’s ‘Priscilla’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:28
Nicholas Shakespeare investigates his aunt’s complicated experience in occupied France.
    





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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:26
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
    





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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:26
Paperback books of particular interest.
    





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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:26
Christine Feehan, whose paranormal romance novel “Dark Wolf” is No. 3 on the hardcover fiction list, wrote her first steamy love scene during a middle school math class.
    





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‘The Monkey’s Voyage,’ by Alan de Queiroz

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:25
An evolutionary biologist discusses how related species came to inhabit far-flung regions.
    





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Open Book: An Evolving Field

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:23
Jonathan Weiner talks about his Pulitzer Prize-winning book about evolution, “The Beak of the Finch,” which was published 20 years ago.
    





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‘Our America,’ by Felipe Fernández-Armesto

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:22
Felipe Fernández-Armesto’s revisionist history of America pays tribute to its Hispanic past, present and future.
    





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