Book Reviews

Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 06:02

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 13:06

Spend your weekend reading 'All Our Wrong Todays.'

        
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The Book Review Podcast: Happy Trails

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 15:22
Florence Williams discusses “The Nature Fix,” and Jennifer Szalai talks about new Argentine fiction.
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How to Read Proust in the Original

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 14:18
A remembrance of reading Proust.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:47
Readers react to an essay about the Bible, a review of recent graphic books about the Middle East and more.
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Nonfiction: Interfaith Healer: The Surprising Role of Jesus in Islam

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:05
Mustafa Akyol’s “The Islamic Jesus” presents the Islamic Jesus as more of a Jewish prophet than a Christian savior.
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Not Yet 30, This Fantasy Writer Is an Old Pro

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:03
“A Conjuring of Light,” new at No. 6 in hardcover fiction, is V.E. Schwab’s 12th book and her third to hit the list.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:45
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Open Book: Carson McCullers at 100

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:09
Feb. 19 was the centenary of the birth of one of the most distinctive writers in American history.
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Nonfiction: A Physicist’s Crash Course in Unpeeling the Universe

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
In “Reality Is Not What It Seems,” the Italian physicist Carlo Rovelli takes readers on a tour of recent developments in physics.
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Nonfiction: Killing Jesus: Who Was the Real Pontius Pilate?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
In “Pontius Pilate: Deciphering a Memory,” Aldo Schiavone attempts to flesh out the real Pontius Pilate.
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Fiction: A Painting Stolen First by the Nazis, Then by Persons Unknown

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 07:00
In Ellen Umansky’s “The Fortunate Ones,” a painting that went missing in Nazi-occupied Vienna connects the lives of two women in contemporary Los Angeles.
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The Shortlist: Argentine Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 07:00
New fiction by Argentine writers uses horror to address ecological disaster and keeps circling back to The Dirty War.
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Crime: The Best and Latest in Crime Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 05:00
Marilyn Stasio surveys serial killers in Denver, stalkers on the London Underground, brutal bikers in Texas and a mystery-solving house cat in the Deep South.
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10 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:39
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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New paperbacks: L.A. Reid, Harlan Coben, Helen Simonson

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 16:51

'Everybody's Fool' and 'The Summer Before the War' released in paperback.

       
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Tina Brown's 'Vanity Fair' diaries to be published

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 14:13

She brought major buzz to the magazine during her editing tenure.

        
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