Book Reviews

Exclusive song reveal for 'Suspicion' by Alexandra Monir

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 23:16

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez reveals a song by Alexandra Monir to go with her upcoming Suspicion.

        
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ArtsBeat: A Booker Prize Winner’s Latest Laurel: Bad Sex in Fiction Award

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:03
Despite fierce competition, Ben Okri wins the award, issued by The Literary Review, with a passage from “The Age of Magic.”






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Jan Morris: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 09:00
The author, most recently, of “Ciao, Carpaccio!” recently found in her old copy of “Anna Karenina,” in an “evidently intoxicated scrawl,” the inscription “THIS IS THE BETS BOOK I HAVE EVER READ.”






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ArtsBeat: A First Edition Auction, With the Writers Nervously Looking On

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 08:39
The evening sale’s high price: Philip Roth’s annotated first edition of “American Pastoral” sold for $80,000.






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The 10 Best Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 04:00
The year’s best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.






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ArtsBeat: Art From the Old School

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 15:21
A panel including Jules Feiffer and Art Spiegelman talks about art and aging.






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Holiday gift books so pretty, no need to wrap

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:28

Dogs, cats, "little humans" and Streisand all star in a bounty of holiday books.

        
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He's back! 'The Elf on the Shelf' is No. 3

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:21

Book/doll climb USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list again.

        
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Holiday kids' books: Reindeer and monsters, oh my!

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 09:32

A monster who wants a puppy, a Christmas tree looking for a home, and good old Rudolph!

        
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Holiday cookbooks for the food lover on your list

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 09:26

Ina Garten, Mario Batali and the Cronut man have whipped up new cookbooks.

        
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Notable Children’s Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 06:00
The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s book editor of The New York Times Book Review.






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New Toni Morrison novel due in April

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 14:34

It's called 'God Help the Child.'

        
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Kirk Douglas: Lessons from a legend

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:49

Nearly 98, the actor reflects on love, movies, politics and technology.

        
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Marcus Samuelsson shares his home recipes

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:25

USA TODAY Travel's Ashley Day sits down with Harlem icon chef Marcus Samuelsson for a sneak peek at the recipes from his new book, 'Marcus Off Duty'. See what destinations inspired the dishes.

        
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‘Stalin,’ by Stephen Kotkin

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:25
The first volume of a new biography argues that Stalin had social as well as organizational skills.






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Bookends: Which Writer’s Letters Are Most Worth Reading?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:43
Dana Stevens on Emily Dickinson’s letters to “Master,” and Francine Prose on Kafka’s letters to Felice.






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J.K. Rowling to publish new book, on Harvard speech

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:58

J.K. Rowling's 2008 Harvard speech was so inspiring, it's being published as new book.

        
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100 Notable Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 04:00
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.






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Interview: Sarah Grimm, author of 'Midnight Heat'

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:18

HEA contributor Lea Franczak chats with Sarah Grimm about Midnight Heat, the latest in her Black Phoenix series.

        
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ArtsBeat: P.J. Harvey to Release a Book of Poetry

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:49
“The Hollow of the Hand,” with photographs by Seamus Murphy, is based on travels to Kosovo, Afghanistan and elsewhere.






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