Book Reviews

'Top Model' alumna Kim Stolz on why she hates selfies

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:01

She talks about her memoir, 'Unfriending My Ex and Other Things I'll Never Do."

        
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Must-read romances: 'Suddenly Last Summer,' 'Lady Wild,' 'All I Have,' 'Last First Date'

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 23:08

HEA contributor Mandi Schreiner recs reads by Sarah Morgan, Maire Claremont, Nicole Helm and Maggie Wells.

        
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5 killer couples in fiction

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 14:04

These literary couples love to kill or kill to love -- or some messy combination of the two.

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:13
Jordan Ellenberg, whose “How Not to Be Wrong” is No. 15 on the hardcover nonfiction list, recently said about math: “We know nothing. Right now we are standing in a tiny circle of light around our feet.”






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Cristina Henríquez’s ‘Book of Unknown Americans’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:37
A group of Latino immigrants faces the challenges of assimilation in Cristina Henríquez’s novel.






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A. J. Baime’s ‘Arsenal of Democracy’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:37
Gearing up for World War II at Ford.






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‘A Most Imperfect Union,’ by Ilan Stavans

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:37
America’s true story lies with “its most overlooked and marginalized peoples,” this book argues.






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Crime: Tom Bouman’s ‘Dry Bones in the Valley,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:36
In Tom Bouman’s “Dry Bones in the Valley,” an elderly recluse finds a stranger dead on his property in northeastern Pennsylvania.






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‘American Crucifixion,’ by Alex Beam

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:35
The life, and death by lynch mob, of Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism.






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Edan Lepucki’s ‘California’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:35
In an apocalyptic future, a couple seek a stable community as they prepare for the birth of their baby.






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‘Whistler,’ by Daniel E. Sutherland

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:32
A portrait of the complex, quarrelsome, distinctive artist James McNeill Whistler.






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Smith Henderson’s ‘Fourth of July Creek’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:31
An overburdened social worker becomes involved with a nearly feral boy and his survivalist father in 1980 Montana.






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‘Fridays at Enrico’s,’ by Don Carpenter

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:31
Don Carpenter’s posthumous novel follows four aspiring writers during the early, heady days of the Beat scene.






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‘Big Money,’ by Kenneth P. Vogel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:31
With no cap on campaign contributions, political organizations target elite donors seeking insider access.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:06
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:06
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Open Book: The State of the Union’s Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:04
Prominent political figures who have assumed the critic’s role for the Book Review include Henry Kissinger and Bill Clinton.






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The Shortlist: Peter Eichstaedt’s ‘The Dangerous Divide,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:03
New books by Peter Eichstaedt, Aviva Chomsky, and Lou Dobbs and James O. Born.






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