Book Reviews

‘Jack Kemp: The Bleeding-Heart Conservative Who Changed America’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 10:38
The career and legacy of Jack Kemp, stalwart articulator and defender of supply-side economics.

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Children’s Books: Boys Do Cry

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 07:00
A stylish new picture book shows boys that it’s OK to express their softer feelings.

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David Mitchell’s ‘Slade House’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 04:30
Every nine years, shape-shifting twins extend their immortality by luring victims to their haunted home.

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Gwyneth Paltrow to launch publishing line

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 20:07

It shall obviously be called 'goop.o'

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Kate Hudson to publish lifestyle book aimed at 'inspiring' readers

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 13:30

She's joining the crowd of celebs who write about health and wellness.

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10 must-read novels written by college-aged authors

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 10:35

There is hope for the overworked, overwrought college student with literary aspirations.

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When Washington worked, and a 'Lion' roared

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 07:02

An insiders' account of the tumultuous years in Congress after the Gingrich revolution.

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Bookends: Do We Romanticize Writers Who Die Young?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 07:00
Dana Stevens and Benjamin Moser discuss how we view authors who die before their time.

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‘Nabokov in America,’ by Robert Roper

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 04:30
Roper’s book argues that Nabokov’s American period, from 1940 to 1960, was beneficial to the author in every way.

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In ‘Letters to Véra,’ Vladimir Nabokov Writes to His Wife

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 04:30
Nabokov’s letters to Véra suggest a sky-filling ­adoration and a helpless dependency.

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Shonda Rhimes: 'Yes' to health, no to marriage

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 18:29

Blinding fear held 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes back - until she began to say 'yes.'

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Jon Meacham’s ‘Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:07
Jon Meacham recounts and celebrates the life of George H. W. Bush.

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The memoir George H.W. Bush couldn't write

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 09:41

Jon Meacham had extraordinary access to the president's diaries--and the first lady's.

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'Charlie Mike' explores plight of veterans

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/08/2015 - 13:00

Joe Klein's new book focuses on those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Rainn Wilson on life as 'The Bassoon King'

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/08/2015 - 07:00

'The Office' darling spoke to USA TODAY about his new memoir.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/08/2015 - 05:01

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/07/2015 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading Stephen King's new short story collection.

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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Putin’s Reign

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/06/2015 - 17:13
Steven Lee Myers talks about “The New Tsar,” Amy Ellis Nutt discusses “Becoming Nicole” and Maria Russo on the season in children’s books.

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Romances worth walking through fire for

USAToday Books - Fri, 11/06/2015 - 14:00

Happy Ever After's contributors recommended some awesome romances this week.

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‘The Blackthorn Key’ and ‘The Doldrums’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/06/2015 - 12:15
An orphan searches for a killer, and a sheltered kid leaves home to find missing grandparents.

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