Book Reviews

Essay: The Case of Georges Simenon

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:43
In Simenon’s non-Maigret “thrillers,” the central character is lured from the cocoon of himself into a wider world of sexual and philosophical peril.
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Jonathan Lethem’s ‘Lucky Alan’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:42
In the stories in Jonathan Lethem’s third collection, the everyday conceals the absurd.
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Tom McCarthy’s ‘Satin Island’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:41
In Tom McCarthy’s novel, a ‘corporate anthropologist’ takes on the habits of homogenized global consumers.
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‘Street of Thieves,’ by Mathias Énard

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:41
Mathias Énard’s novel follows an anguished young Moroccan coming of age during the Arab uprisings of 2011.
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‘Thieves of State,’ by Sarah Chayes

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:41
A former journalist and adviser in Afghanistan says corruption is undermining American foreign policy and breeding insurgency.
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Open Book: Creature Lit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:39
A look at memoirs that explore the complicated relationships between humans and animals.
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The Shortlist: Mark Doten’s ‘The Infernal,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:37
New books by Sarah Gerard, Norman Manea, Joe Amato and Mark Doten.
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‘Fatherland,’ by Nina Bunjevac

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:36
How the actions of the author’s father, a violent Serbian nationalist, shaped her family’s life.
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‘Irritable Hearts,’ by Mac McClelland

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:29
A journalist working in conflict zones becomes overwhelmed by the traumas she reports.
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‘The Evil Hours,’ by David J. Morris

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:29
An analysis of PTSD and how the culture responds to it shows effects that extend well beyond the individual sufferer.
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‘West of Sunset,’ by Stewart O’Nan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:28
Stewart O’Nan imagines Fitzgerald in Hollywood.
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Letters: ‘Founders’ Son’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:23
Readers respond to recent reviews of “Founders’ Son,” “Ghettoside” and more.
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Author’s Note: A Thankless Task

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:10
Acknowledgments give up fantastic clues about writers.
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‘Khirbet Khizeh,’ by S. Yizhar

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:37
In this novel, an Israeli soldier wrestles with his conscience as Palestinians are driven from their homes.
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Exclusive reveal: New cover of 'City of Bones' by Cassandra Clare

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 23:33

HEA unveils the new cover of City of Bones by Cassandra Clare.

        
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Interview: Kody Keplinger, author of 'The DUFF'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 23:30

HEA chats with Kody Keplinger about the movie adaptation of The Duff.

        
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Snuggle in with your blankie and some hot romance e-book deals

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 23:04

BookBub's editors highlight six hot romance e-book deals.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'A Restored Man' by Jaime Reese

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 23:02

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs A Restored Man by Jaime Reese.

        
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Must-read romantic fantasy: 'Sacrificed,' 'Beneath the Forsaken City,' 'Seeker'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 23:02

HEA contributor Serena Chase recs reads by Emily Wibberley, C.E. Laureano and Arwen Elys Dayton.

        
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J.K. Rowling wrote a touching letter to a Twitter fan

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 11:25

The fan sent a tweet, and got an unexpected pen pal.

        
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