Book Reviews

Nonfiction: How the Pursuit of Beauty Affects Women’s Lives

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:42
“Face Value,” by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano, examines the role of beauty in women’s lives.
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Times Readers Recommend Their Favorite Thrillers

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:05
Readers suggest books by James Ellroy, Tom Clancy, P.D. James and many more.
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Fiction: Caleb Carr’s New Thriller Takes On Fancy Forensics. Michael Connelly Reviews.

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 03:30
Caleb Carr’s “Surrender, New York” is an addictive crime procedural stuffed with observations on the manipulations of science and the particular societal ills of the moment.
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Nonfiction: Human Cells Make Up Only Half Our Bodies. A New Book Explains Why.

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 03:30
Ed Yong’s “I Contain Multitudes” says microbes are a larger part of us than once thought, helping to shape and maintain our bodies.
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Book sheds new light on Shah of Iran's last days

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 12:03

'The Fall of Heaven' is a more sympathetic portrayal of events in the 1970s.

        
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