Book Reviews

Sara Paretsky: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:00
The author of the V. I. Warshawski novels, most recently “Critical Mass,” was hugely influenced by “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”: “I felt as though I’d fallen into words and wanted to drown in them.”

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ArtsBeat: ‘Wolf Hall’ and Its Sequel Aiming for Broadway After London Success

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:59
Producers are in talks about a New York run of the hit British plays “Wolf Hall” and its sequel “Bring Up the Bodies,” based on the historical novels by Hilary Mantel.

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Why 'The Great Gatsby' is the greatest of all

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:22

Maureen Corrigan explores the enduring appeal of Fitzgerald's classic in 'So We Read On.'

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Children’s Books: ‘Give and Take’ and ‘Findus Disappears!’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 08:56
Two new picture books have the feel of folk tales and a sweet, rustic appeal.

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ArtsBeat: Sophie Hannah Talks About Rebooting Agatha Christie’s Poirot

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 08:14
Ms. Hannah’s “The Monogram Murders” is the first new Poirot story since Christie’s death in 1976.

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Keith Richards, constant traveler, honors roots

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 08:04

Keith Richards, who has a new children's book, is working on a solo album.

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Bookends: Can a Book Ever Change a Reader’s Life for the Worse?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 08:00
Leslie Jamison and Francine Prose debate whether reading a book can be bad for you.
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Henry Kissinger talks new book, Islamic State

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:16

The former secretary of State has some advice on how the U.S. should respond to militants.

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Two Americans make the Man Booker shortlist

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:30

Authors Joshua Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler are a step closer to the prestigious prize.

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Keith Richards keeps it all in the family for kids' book

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 05:37

The Rolling Stones guitarist teams up with his daughter for the children's book 'Gus & Me.'

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Interview: Melissa de la Cruz, author of 'Vampires of Manhattan'

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 22:12

HEA contributor Jessie Potts chats with Melissa de la Cruz about her new New Blue Bloods Coven book, Vampires of Manhattan.

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Exclusive excerpt: 'The Hook Up' by Kristen Callihan

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 22:02

HEA is thrilled to share an excerpt from 'The Hook Up,' Kristen Callihan's new New Adult release.

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ArtsBeat: New Margaret Atwood Work Coming in … 2114?

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:52
As the first contributor to the Future Library project, Margaret Atwood is writing a work that won’t appear until 2114.

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‘Eichmann Before Jerusalem,’ by Bettina Stangneth

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:30
In his years in Argentina, Adolf Eichmann remained a convinced Nazi, proud of his wartime achievements.

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The Teacher Wars' probes history of controversy

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:07

Journalist's book examines the history of teaching and current controversies.

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Rowling pushes against Scottish independence

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 09:58

The author got into heated debates on Twitter.

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Fascinating women who went undercover in the Civil War

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 12:00

Four unforgettable women and the parts they played.

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Authors tackle football's dark and bright sides

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 06:00

One author asks, 'Is it immoral to watch a sport that causes brain injuries?'

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Kick off the season with these football books

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 06:00

A roundup of writings about the "national sport," from high school to the pros

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 04:00

'The Children Act,' the new book by Ian McEwan, goes on sale Sept. 9.

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