Book Reviews

‘I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:08
A correspondence between an American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe transforms them both in this young adult memoir.







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Sara Pennypacker’s ‘Meet the Dullards,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:07
In four new picture books, a dog, a skunk, an elephant and an extremely dull family subvert readerly suppositions.







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‘Firstborn,’ by Tor Seidler

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:07
In Tor Seidler’s tale of self-acceptance and survival, a young wolf born into a rigid hierarchy seeks the courage to be himself.







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‘Romantic Outlaws,’ About the Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:06
A dual biography of the 18th-century English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and the daughter she never knew.







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‘Smart Money,’ by Andrew Palmer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:05
A journalist examines financial instruments that seek to do good.







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‘Where Women Are Kings,’ by Christie Watson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:05
A boy is removed from his unstable mother’s care.







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‘The Lost Child,’ by Caryl Phillips

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:04
Caryl Phillips’s characters are separated from their families.







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The Shortlist: On the Job

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:03
New books by Chen Guangcheng, Nina MacLaughlin, Heather Lende and Steve Osborne.







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