Book Reviews

Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:07
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

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Open Book: The Bottom Line From Both Sides

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:05
A look at some of our reviews of notable books about money throughout the years.

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The Shortlist: ‘The Hard Thing About Hard Things,’ by Ben Horowitz, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:05
New books by Ben Horowitz, Margaret Heffernan and Warren Berger.

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‘Flash Boys,’ by Michael Lewis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:30
The author of “Liar’s Poker” and “The Big Short” argues that today’s stock market is rigged in favor of secretive traders.

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John Boyne hates celebrity children's books

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:20
The author thinks celebrities should get out of the children's books game
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The Week in Pop: Whit's fave books, TV shows and more

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 21:36
From 'Wish I Was Here' to 'Batman '66,' Whitney lists the culture she's dug this week.
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‘The Divide,’ by Matt Taibbi

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:20
Matt Taibbi argues that this country’s unequal wealth is producing unequal outcomes in criminal justice.
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‘Young Money,’ by Kevin Roose

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:20
First-year investment bankers in the post-crisis era combine a sense of superiority with abject insecurity.
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Letters: Canon Fire

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:14
Readers respond to recent essays about Harold Bloom’s “The Western Canon” and a recent review of Kevin Fong’s “Extreme Medicine.”
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Michael Lewis: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:00
The author of “Liar’s Poker,” “The Blind Side” and, most recently, “Flash Boys” says it’s hard to dramatize the quotidian in a way that makes it fresh for readers: “It’s like describing the air we breathe.”

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Marie Lu cover revealed; Audie finalists named

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:38
Author turns to fantasy in her new series of books for teens.
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Romance Unlaced: The buzz about historical romance and Julia London

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:00
HEA contributor Madeline Hunter chats with Julia London and delves into Harlequin Historicals.
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Countdown to 'Mad Men': Read a Don Draper-inspired poem

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 06:51
Meet poet Leah Umansky, who just published a book of poems about the AMC drama.
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Sci-Fi Encounters: The buzz about Eve Langlais

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 01:03
HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with 'Seth' author Eve Langlais and recs some sci-fi romance reads.
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Author: Be a friend indeed when a friend's in need

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:39
Letty Cottin Pogrebin sets much-needed guidelines for dealing with a loved one's illness.
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Mary Cheever, wife, mother and muse of writers, dies

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 23:41
The 95-year-old educator and lover of nature died Monday in Ossining, N.Y.
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ArtsBeat: Impac Dublin Literary Award Narrows Field to 10

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:13
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Marie NDiaye and Juan Gabriel Vásquez are among this year’s finalists for the lucrative literary prize.
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New Ian McEwan novel is due this fall

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 07:47
McEwan's new novel is called 'The Children Act'; Garcia Marquez leaves the hospital.
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez goes home from hospital

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 05:54
He's still in fragile condition.
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Bob Saget gets down and 'Dirty' in new memoir

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 01:38
A comedian recalls growing up in a family that practiced "survival of the wittiest."
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