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New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 16:38
Paperback books of particular interest.

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Letters: ‘Between the World and Me’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 16:20
Readers respond to a recent review of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s book and more.

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ArtsBeat: Sotheby’s Sale Includes Rare Early English Books (and Early English Dogs)

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 15:41
Sotheby’s is selling the rare-books collection of Robert S Pirie, which is estimated to be worth more than $15 million.

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Mary Karr: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 08:24
The author of “The Liars’ Club” and, most recently, “The Art of Memoir” doesn’t care for John Ashbery’s poetry: “The most celebrated unclothed emperor in U.S. letters today — an invention of academic critics.”

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Property Brothers sign 'Dream' book deal

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 05:02

HGTV stars Drew and Jonathan Scott will write 'Dream Home.'

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Amy Schumer to publish memoir

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 17:43

For her next step in world domination, Amy Schumer will publish a memoir.

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Mindy Kaling's 'Me' is a best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 10:56

The TV star lands at No. 4 on USA TODAY's best-seller list with 'Why Not Me?'

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Gilbert's new book is short on 'Magic'

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 10:53

The author of 'Eat Pray Love' urges her readers to explore their creativity.

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Book Award nominee Coates writing Marvel comic

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 07:08

Ta-Nehisi Coates' book 'Between the World and Me' is a best-seller.

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Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Heart Goes Last’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 04:30
With nothing left to lose, or so they think, a couple move into a suburban dream home.

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Anne-Marie Slaughter’s ‘Unfinished Business’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 04:00
“Unfinished Business” is the outgrowth of a much-discussed article for The Atlantic about the difficulty of career advancement for professional women with children.

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Patrick deWitt’s ‘Undermajordomo Minor’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 14:51
A tale of mystery, adventure, romance and quest, with an oddball detour.

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J.K. Rowling reveals Potter family history in new Pottermore writing

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 09:31

The Pottermore website also gets a makeover.

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Bookends: Why Read Books Considered Obscene?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 07:00
James Parker and Liesl Schillinger discuss the pleasures of reading forbidden books.

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‘The Visiting Privilege,’ by Joy Williams

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 04:30
Stories spanning nearly 50 years are marked by queasy humor and a wry nihilism.

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‘Selfish,’ by Kim Kardashian West, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 04:30
The narcissism typified in one book is seen as either useful or dangerous in two others.

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'Killing Reagan' a misfire for franchise

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 23:06

Bill O'Reilly's new book examines the president's dementia after assassination attempt.

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New Trump bio is perfectly timed

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 17:13

Book looks at the surprise GOP frontrunner and his drive for money, fame and approval.

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Donald Trump writing new political book

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 10:32

Due next month, the book will outline the presidential candidate's views.

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‘Black Silent Majority,’ by Michael Javen Fortner

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 04:30
The effort to combat crime with stricter laws has long been a priority among African-Americans, a professor writes.

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