Book Reviews

Bill Hader: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:00
The actor and comedian, a star of the forthcoming “The Skeleton Twins,” likes reading Dostoyevsky: “I didn’t really go to college, which is probably why I enjoy reading the classics.”






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Book Buzz: Veronica Roth's 'Four' adds up

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Her new short-story collection, a companion to the 'Divergent' trilogy, is all over the best-seller list.

        
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'Mockingbird' e-book flies up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Author Harper Lee agreed this year to allow the release of the digital version of her classic.

        
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Hot week for 'The Promise' (both of them)

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Books can be copyrighted but not titles.

        
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'Orphan Train': The year's sleeper best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:11

Author says the novel appeals to readers "looking for a book they can talk about."

        
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Books Update

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:41
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Book Buzz: Billy Eichner nabs book deal

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:01

The star of 'Billy on the Street' will pen his first book.

        
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Amazon e-book subscription service maybe coming

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:13

A test page for 'Kindle Unlimited' showed up on the website.

        
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Book Buzz: Lena Dunham announces book tour

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 13:17

She's hitting the road to promote her new book, 'Not That Kind of Girl.'

        
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Harper Lee denies cooperation with new bio

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:54

But publisher and author stand behind 'The Mockingbird Next Door.'

        
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Bookends: What Are the Last Literary Taboos?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 09:00
Francine Prose and James Parker discuss what is still forbidden in literature.






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ArtsBeat: In Brooklyn, a Trove of Hebrew Books From Centuries Past

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 20:22
An exhibition at the Chabad headquarters in Crown Heights features Hebrew book published between 1475 and 1574.






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'Mockingbird Next Door' moves in on Harper Lee

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:19

Reporter's new memoir offers an up-close and personal look at a reclusive American author.

        
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Pottermore live-blogs 'Quidditch World Cup'

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:09

In the world of wizarding sports, Bulgaria took home the big prize.

        
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Four summer books for kids

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:47

Literary fun, from 'Duck & Goose Go to the Beach' to 'Secrets of the Seasons'

        
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CW's 'The Originals' to become book series

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:33

The books will feature all new stories based on the vampire show.

        
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Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer dead at 90

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:56

Gordimer wrote 15, among short stories, non-fiction and other works.

        
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Winspear stumbles a bit in new World War I novel

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 13:03

Takes a break from popular Maisie Dobbs series with 'The Care and Management of Lies.'

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 05:01

Deborah Harkness' conclusion to the All Souls Trilogy goes on sale July 15.

        
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'Unknown Americans' humanizes border-crossers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 15:02

A modern 'Romeo and Juliet' set against the backdrop of immigration.

        
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