Book Reviews

Nonfiction: Masha Gessen on a Planned Jewish Homeland in Soviet Russia

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 04:30
“Where the Jews Aren’t,” by Masha Gessen, is about the attempt to settle Jews in the Soviet Far East.
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Simone Biles to write autobiography

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 11:39

The Olympic gold medalist is set to tell her story.

        
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Oprah's latest book club pick is 'Love Warrior'

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 10:48

Glennon Doyle Melton's memoir is about her husband's infidelity

        
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le Carre's enticing 'Pigeon Tunnel' reveals just enough

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 06:00

The spymaster keeps some things close to his vest in new 'memoir.'

        
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Nonfiction: I’ll Have What She Had: A Friend’s Competitive Memoir About Nora Ephron

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 04:30
Richard Cohen reminisces about Nora Ephron, not always to her advantage, in “She Made Me Laugh.”
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Nonfiction: How the American Revolution Worked Against Blacks, Indians and Women

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 04:30
The Pulitzer-winning historian Alan Taylor seeks to set the broadest possible context in “American Revolutions.”
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Nora Ephron, a funny friend with sharp edges

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 15:45

Richard Cohen's 'She Made Me Laugh' recalls the writer/director.

        
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Nonfiction: Mark Thompson’s New Book on the Use and Misuse of Rhetoric

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 04:30
The Times Company’s chief executive, Mark Thompson, reflects on the changing use of language by politicians, the public and the media in “Enough Said.”
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The Shortlist: 5 New Novels Make Fiction Out of Eco-Disaster

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 04:30
New novels set against earthquakes, the Dust Bowl, the desolation of Antarctica and more.
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Maria Semple is back with more laughs, and more Seattle

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/04/2016 - 07:01

The best-selling author talks about life after 'Bernadette' and her new fall novel.

        
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Fall books preview: Rowling, Springsteen, Wally Lamb and more

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/04/2016 - 07:00

Hot titles include celebrity memoirs, thrillers, mysteries and literary fiction.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/04/2016 - 05:00

Look for new books by Dave Barry and Martha Stewart.

        
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In 'Mischling,' twin heroines amid Holocaust horror

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/03/2016 - 13:00

Affinity Konar's novel is based on Auschwitz survivors Eva and Miriam Mozes.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/03/2016 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading 'The Nix.'

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The Attica Uprising

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:25
This week, Heather Ann Thompson talks about “Blood in the Water,” and Seth Mnookin discusses “Patient H.M.”
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:20
Elizabeth Letts’s “The Perfect Horse,” No.17 on the extended hardcover nonfiction list, is about a breed of horses abducted by the Nazis.
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Nonfiction: Rachel Cusk Reviews Two Books About Assisted Reproduction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 09:29
Julia Leigh’s “Avalanche” and Belle Boggs’s “The Art of Waiting” are memoirs about the desire for children and the psychological cost of infertility.
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Crime: The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 09:27
New novels by Louise Penny, Alex Marwood, Ken Bruen and Anne Perry.
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Open Book: Reading Toward Recovery

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 09:27
“Out of the Wreck I Rise” is an anthology of literary excerpts about addiction and recovery.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 09:26
Readers respond to recent reviews of Ed Yong’s “I Contain Multitudes,” Tama Janowitz’s “Scream” and more.
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