Book Reviews

‘The Thing With Feathers’ and ‘The Homing Instinct’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:57
Two scientists’ studies of migrating birds shed light on their intelligence and ability to love.






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Darragh McKeon’s ‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:56
Darragh McKeon’s novel of the Chernobyl disaster captures the inner workings of a crumbling Soviet Union.






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Open Book: Books for the Road

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:55
Patti Smith talks about her history of reading Haruki Murakami, and shares what she’s been reading on tour.






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Garrison Keillor: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:00
The host of “A Prairie Home Companion” and the author, most recently, of “The Keillor Reader” collects hymnals, phrase books and tales of heroic collies.






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Exclusive: Excerpt from new 'Frozen' series

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:09

A new chapter book series spun off from the hit movie is due in 2015.

        
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'If I Stay' hits No. 1 on best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:06

The movie adaptation opening Aug. 22 is spurring sales of the young-adult novel.

        
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'Unbroken' climbs best-seller list again

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:04

Angelina Jolie's movie adaptation out Christmas Day.

        
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Authors Jojo Moyes and Liane Moriarty conquer America

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 16:27

Their best-selling novels have connected with American women readers.

        
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'Big Little Lies' heading to the big screen

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:37

It will star Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.

        
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Benedict Cumberbatch to record William Golding audio book

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:16

The 'Sherlock' actor will record an unabridged edition of 'The Spire.'

        
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'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' will feed your paranoia

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:22

David Shafer's satirical novel explores the nefarious world of online spying.

        
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New in paperback: Laura Hillenbrand, Amy Tan

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:57

National Book Award winner 'The Good Lord Bird' also is newly out in paperback.

        
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George R.R. Martin to focus on books, not show

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:48

The author says he won't write a season five 'Game of Thrones' episode.

        
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'Fifty Shades' heats up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:05

The movie trailer viewed by millions means fresh sales for the erotic trilogy.

        
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