Book Reviews

‘The Impulse Society,’ by Paul Roberts

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:37
What happens when instant gratification becomes the guiding force in our social, political and economic lives?
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‘On Immunity,’ by Eula Biss

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:33
Eula Biss examines the myth and metaphor surrounding immunization, as well as her personal choices as a mother.
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‘Flirting With French,’ by William Alexander

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:32
Can you learn a new language and culture in middle age?
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'I'll Drink to That,' by Betty Halbreich With Rebecca Paley

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:32
A report on a career of advising Bergdorf Goodman’s clients.
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New Books About Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:32
Biographies of Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli highlight their similarities and their differences.
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‘Women in Clothes,’ by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton and Many More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:31
In “Women in Clothes,” more than 600 women respond to a survey about how they present themselves.
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Charles M. Blow’s ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:30
In this memoir, the Times columnist Charles M. Blow describes how he surmounted his rage at childhood mistreatment.
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‘Lila,’ by Marilynne Robinson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:30
A young woman with a past of hardship and suffering makes a new start in Gilead, Iowa.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:30
Oprah Winfrey has propelled many books onto the best-seller list, but her collection “What I Know for Sure” — No. 6 on the advice and how-to list — is the first best seller that is all her own.
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The Shortlist: Katherine Howe's 'Conversion,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:29
New books by Isabel Gillies, Carl Hiaasen, Katherine Howe and Rick Yancey.
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Letters: ‘The Shifts and the Shocks’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:29
Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Martin Wolf and Sophie Hannah.
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Open Book: Books to Love and Hate

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:29
Children are such impressionable readers that their literature easily becomes a battleground.
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Joyride' by Anna Banks

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:15

HEA unveils the cover of Anna Banks' Joyride, coming to us in June 2015.

        
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5 deadly heroines in romance, according to Lynn Raye Harris

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 23:03

Lynn Raye Harris, author of Hot Rebel, shares five romance heroines she considers the deadliest.

        
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‘The Innovators,’ by Walter Isaacson

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 14:30
A history of the digital age, and of the collaborators and lone tinkerers who helped usher it in.
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'Nora Webster,' by Colm Toibin

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 14:25
A woman struggles toward independence after her husband’s unexpected death in Colm Toibin’s novel.
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The Enforcer: John Branch’s ‘Boy on Ice’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 14:25
Derek Boogaard gave everything he had to a sport that ultimately destroyed his life.
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'The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher,' by Hilary Mantel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 14:12
The stories in Hilary Mantel’s new collection are designed to frighten readers and make them laugh.
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USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:05

USA TODAY's weekly list of the top 150 books.

        
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James M. McPherson: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:00
The author, most recently, of “Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief” says that coming of age in Minnesota in the ’50s, he saw the South as “a mysterious, almost foreign land.”






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