Book Reviews

Letters: Norman Rockwell, New Yorker

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:39
Readers respond to a recent review of Deborah Solomon’s “American Mirror” and more.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

‘A Life of Barbara Stanwyck,’ by Victoria Wilson

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:29
A biography traces Barbara Stanwyck’s evolution from Brooklyn dancer to screen star.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

‘Little Failure,’ by Gary Shteyngart

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:29
A son’s story of moving from Leningrad to Queens with parents unburdened by any understanding of American life.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

‘On Such a Full Sea,’ by Chang-rae Lee

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:27
Chang-rae Lee’s new novel imagines a future after the breakdown of society.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

Russell Banks: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 13:13
The author, most recently, of “A Permanent Member of the Family” steers clear of any book described as fantasy, “which to me says, ‘Don’t worry, Reader, Death will be absent here.’ ”
    





Categories: Book Reviews

Romance author forging new tradition

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 06:28
Heidi Cullinan is rising star with popular stories of fictional male-male relationships.
Categories: Book Reviews

New in paper: 'Tenth of December'

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 04:33
George Saunders' acclaimed story collection is arriving, along with titles from Sonia Sotomayor, Al Roker and David Foster Wallace.
Categories: Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/01/2014 - 23:01
Spend your weekend with 'The Kid,' a bio of baseball's best hitter, Ted Williams.
Categories: Book Reviews

Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' is No. 1 for the first time

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/01/2014 - 20:36
Plus, Kate DiCamillo is 2014's National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
Categories: Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Danielle Steel Awarded French Legion of Honor

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/01/2014 - 16:25
The writer, who has sold some 600 million books worldwide and lives in San Francisco and Paris, was made a “chevalier” of the Legion of Honor.
    
Categories: Book Reviews

Bookends: How Do E-Books Change the Reading Experience?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/31/2013 - 11:35
Mohsin Hamid and Anna Holmes discuss how technology affects our reading habits.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Columbia Rare Book Library Gets the Kitchen Sink

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/31/2013 - 09:00
The archives of Kitchen Sink Press have been donated to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Columbia University.
    
Categories: Book Reviews

Two new Elmore Leonard stories published

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 20:52
Plus, books are being used to treat depression.
Categories: Book Reviews

Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 01:03
Good reads to check out, including a diet book.
Categories: Book Reviews

'Dream Palace' opens a door into the famed Chelsea Hotel

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 21:00
It's the place where Sid killed Nancy, and Arthur Miller took refuge after Marilyn.
Categories: Book Reviews

Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/27/2013 - 11:07
Authors of some of the Book Review’s Best Books of 2013 share their favorite reading experience from the year just ended.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

‘Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil,’ by Paul Bloom

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/27/2013 - 10:51
The Yale psychologist Paul Bloom mines child-development research for insights into morality.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

‘The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay,’ by Hooman Majd

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/27/2013 - 10:51
An Iranian-American recounts his yearlong sojourn in Tehran.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

Sam Thompson’s ‘Communion Town’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/27/2013 - 10:50
Sam Thompson’s first novel puts urban life under a microscope.
    





Categories: Book Reviews

‘The Stories of Frederick Busch’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/27/2013 - 10:50
Frederick Busch’s plain-spoken stories culminate in often unsettling realizations.
    





Categories: Book Reviews
Syndicate content