Book Reviews

Gillian Flynn has fun going to some very dark places

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 07:53
The 'Gone Girl' novelist says her recent ride of success is like being "strapped to a rocket."
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What will be the next big YA subgenre?

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 07:00
What will be the next theme to sweep the YA scene?
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The Week in Pop: Fave books, TV, movies and more

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:21
Todd Snider, 'Parks and Recs,' Ralph Steadman and more pop up this week.
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Letters: Another Look

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:27
Readers respond to a recent Visuals column and more.

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‘A Fighting Chance,’ by Elizabeth Warren

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:41
Senator Elizabeth Warren describes her life, her academic and political work, and her meteoric rise in the Democratic Party.

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‘Forcing the Spring,’ by Jo Becker

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:39
In “Forcing the Spring,” Jo Becker offers a fly-on-the-wall account of the challenge to California’s anti-gay-marriage Proposition 8.

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‘The Price of Silence,’ by William D. Cohan

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:34
An examination of the 2006 Duke lacrosse ordeal, and the dangerous balance between academics and college athletics.

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Matthew Weiner: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:12
The creator of “Mad Men” cites the impact of John Cheever’s fiction on the show: “Cheever has a voice filled with irony and comedy and pain that, on some level, I’m always seeking to emulate.”

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ArtsBeat: A Sad and Remarkable Life: Breanne Fahs Talks About ‘Valerie Solanas’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:33
Ms. Fahs discusses the life and work of the radical thinker who shot Andy Warhol.
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How to read Gabriel García Márquez

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 07:03
Enroll yourself in Gabriel García Márquez 101, a how-to read the influential author
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'Gone Girl' rises on USA TODAY's best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 06:31
Plus, a new movie deal for Ann Brashares.
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My favorite '80s New Wave song is ...

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 06:10
From Tears for Fears to The Cure to Adam Ant, readers choose their top '80s tracks.
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ArtsBeat: Poetry Profiles: Louisiana State University Press

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:05
An interview with MaryKatherine Callaway, the director of LSU Press.
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Taylor Swift goes book shopping; free books at Fenway

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 07:51
It's World Book Night tonight on Shakespeare's birthday.
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Romance Unlaced: The buzz about Amanda Quick

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 07:09
HEA contributor Madeline Hunter chats up Amanda Quick in this week's Romance Unlaced column.
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Betty Cornell's 1950s popularity guide gets a reboot

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 00:41
Popularity guides spanning half a century reunite two authors.
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Who's 'Popular' now? Teen's memoir leads to movie deal

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 00:38
Teenager gets book deal after she follows a popularity guide from the '50s.
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Bookends: Is It O.K. to Mine Real Relationships for Literary Material?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:01
Francine Prose and Leslie Jamison discuss what they make of writers mining actual relationships for material.

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Exclusive excerpt: 'Love and Other Foreign Words' by Erin McCahan

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 07:09
HEA shares an exclusive sneak peek at 'Love and Other Foreign Words,' coming out May 1, by Erin McCahan.
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Harry Potter does Osaka and other book news

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 06:44
World Book Night's literary giveway is Wednesday.
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