Book Reviews

Bookends: Which Subjects Are Underrepresented in Contemporary Fiction?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 09:46
Ayana Mathis and Siddhartha Deb discuss joy, class and other subjects missing from too much fiction these days.
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‘The Regional Office Is Under Attack!’ by Manuel Gonzales

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 04:30
A high-concept satire with female superheroes and foes, amid a pop-culture landscape.
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'Hamilton' the Broadway musical is now a dazzling book

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 14:41

The creator of a Broadway sensation takes us behind the scenes to tell his own story.

       
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Man sacrificing comics collection for daughter's college tuition

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:43

Man hopes 5,000 comic books can translate to thousands off daughter's college bill.

        
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Colm Toibin Reviews ‘The North Water’ by Ian McGuire

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 04:30
Colm Toibin says Ian McGuire’s riveting novel about the voyage of a whaling ship recalls the work of Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy.
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For CBS' Lesley Stahl, nothing beats 'Becoming Grandma'

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:04

The '60 Minutes' correspondent writes a book on the joys of being a grandparent.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 05:05

Look for new cookbooks by Gwyneth Paltrow and Questlove.

        
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Still waters run deep in Anna Quindlen's 'Miller's Valley'

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 13:02

Women readers will embrace the tale of Mimi Miller in Anna Quindlen's new novel.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 09:35

Spend your weekend reading 'The Summer Before the War.'

        
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Retired astronaut Scott Kelly writing book on year in space

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 14:23

Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who returned to Earth in early March after spending almost a year in space, is releasing a book about his time aboard the International Space Shuttle. 

        
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Continued Growth at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 13:46
The fair holds a unique place in the world of books as a hybrid marketplace, conference, art show and prestigious prize-giving operation.









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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: The Life of Louisa Adams

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 12:46
Louisa Thomas talks about “Louisa,” and Hope Jahren discusses “Lab Girl.”









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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 12:02
Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:54
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.









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Children’s Books: Deborah Zemke’s ‘My Life in Pictures,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:45
In three new chapter-book series, a friend leaves the country, a cave girl seeks a loyal pet and young mice join the Scouts.









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‘Catastrophic Happiness,’ by Catherine Newman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:34
Essays about raising children and a mother’s identity.









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