Book Reviews

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘Between the World and Me’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 18:24
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book is written in the form of a letter to his son, who is trying to make sense of blatant racial injustice and come to grips with his place in the world.









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Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘Between the World and Me’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:50
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book is written in the form of a letter to his son, who is trying to make sense of blatant racial injustice and come to grips with his place in the world.









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‘NeuroTribes,’ by Steve Silberman

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 04:00
A science journalist’s reading of medical history suggests that the “autism pandemic” is an optical illusion.









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Finding thrills in 'A Dark, Dark Wood'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 13:00

Amnesia plays a central role in Ruth Ware's new mystery.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 05:04

Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Johnson returns with a collection of stories.

        
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Shakir Rashaan recaps 'Power' finale: Ghost is dead – happy for now for him and Angela?

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 21:00

HEA contributor and author Shakir Rashaan recaps the finale of Power.

        
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Why we should listen to dolphin 'Voices'

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 13:02

Susan Casey's 'Voices in the Ocean' is a moving portrayal of dolphins.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading Al Roker's 'The Storm of the Century.'

        
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This tricky Nixon is on a 'Crooked' path

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 15:01

In the novel 'Crooked,' Richard Nixon dabbles in the dark arts and espionage.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Vu Tran’s ‘Dragonfish’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:44
Mr. Tran discusses his debut novel, and Ruth Franklin talks about Lucia Berlin’s “A Manual for Cleaning Women.”









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Spend dog days of summer with a new romance

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:34

It's the weekend! Time to curl up with a new romance. Happy Ever After's contributors have recommendations.

        
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:26
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:21
Paperback books of particular interest.









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Crime: Fumbling in the Dark

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:04
In Michael Koryta’s “Last Words,” an investigator for a death row defense firm takes on a cold case.









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‘In Another Country,’ by David Constantine

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:03
Thirty years’ worth of stories, often about eccentric people, from a British master.









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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:02
“Voices in the Ocean,” Susan Casey’s look at dolphin intelligence, is new at No. 13 on the hardcover nonfiction list.









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‘The Dressmaker,’ by Rosalie Ham

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 09:58
A native daughter’s return to a town of oddballs leads to fashion makeovers, and revenge.









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‘Sophie and the Sibyl,’ by Patricia Duncker

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 09:58
A novelist imagines an incident that inspired George Eliot’s “Daniel Deronda.”









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‘The Dust That Falls From Dreams,’ by Louis de Bernières

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 09:56
Louis de Bernières’s historical novel follows a wealthy British family through the tumultuous first decades of the 20th century.









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Jeff Bartsch’s ‘Two Across’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 09:54
A crossword creator and con man eludes the woman who loves him, until he realizes his error.









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