Book Reviews

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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A son tries to understand his drug dealer dad

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 22:12
How Anthony Dokoupil made - and lost - millions smuggling pot.
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Bookends: How Has Fiction Handled the Theme of Money?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:30
Pankaj Mishra and Rivka Galchen discuss how fiction writers have approached the subject of money.

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ArtsBeat: Video: Tim Federle Talks About ‘Five, Six, Seven, Nate!’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:44
In Mr. Federle’s new book, a young actor experiences all the excitement and stress of the opening of a Broadway musical.
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Remembering the man who made Tony Soprano

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 06:04
HBO releases trailer for 'The Leftovers'; Donna Tartt and Jhumpa Lahiri are shortlisted.
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'Eat & Make': Blogger Sweet Paul keeps cooking simple

USAToday Books - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 00:51
His first book honors food and crafts taught to him by his grandmother and great-aunt.
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Tina Fey joins pop-culture lineup at BookCon

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 21:05
Fey and Jason Bateman will preview the movie "This Is Where I leave You."
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'Continental Obscura': Rock photographer hits the road

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 21:03
Take a look at his new book, a departure from Ryan's day job as rock photojournalist.
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Celebrating 'Grapes of Wrath,' novel that inspired Springsteen

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 07:38
Steinbeck's novel on The Depression won Pulitzer Prize.
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Win the new edition of Dahl's 'Chocolate Factory'!

USAToday Books - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:45
Enter now to win the book's special 50th anniversary edition illustrated by Quentin Blake.
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Rob Lowe takes a look at himself and likes what he sees

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 21:50
In his second memoir, the actor brings us up to speed on his family life and career.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 01:02
Sheryl Sandberg publishes a version of 'Lean In' for graduates.
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Ding-dong! In this tale, it's Dorothy who must die

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 21:03
Danielle Paige's new young-adult series stars a pigtailed Kansas girl who is the evil ruler of Oz.
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:48
Spend your weekend reading 'Long Mile Home' or 'Frog Music.'
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Southern roots pull Frances Mayes home in new memoir

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 21:00
The author of 'Under the Tuscan Sun' writes about her Southern childhood.
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‘Savage Harvest,’ by Carl Hoffman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:11
Michael Rockefeller disappeared in New Guinea in 1961. Did he drown, or was he eaten by Asmat tribesmen?

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