Book Reviews

New book shows how 'The Daily Show' redefined the news

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:27

A new oral history of the "fake news" show takes the reader behind the scenes.

        
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William Trevor in The Times

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:13
A look back at reviews of Mr. Trevor’s work in The New York Times.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 13:12
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Nonfiction: The AIDS Fight: Andrew Sullivan on a History of the Movement

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:23
David France’s remarkable “How to Survive a Plague” is the prose version of France’s Oscar-nominated documentary of the same name.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/20/2016 - 05:01

Look for new books from Wally Lamb, Carrie Fisher and Michael Chabon.

        
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New book 'Twenty-Six Seconds' details how famed Zapruder film haunts family

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/19/2016 - 13:52

Alexandra Zapruder's grandfather filmed the assassination of JFK.

        
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'Fantastic Beasts' screenplay reveals what actors couldn't

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/19/2016 - 09:28

J.K. Rowling's screenplay has been released in book form.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/19/2016 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading a new bio of comedian Joan Rivers.

        
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6 Great New Picture Books for Kids

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 15:02
The best of this season’s books for younger readers.
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Fiction: Billy the Kid: The Novel

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 14:08
Ron Hansen’s “The Kid” imagines the character of Billy the Kid.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:58
For a supposedly neglected cohort, the white working class sure has made its presence felt lately on the best-seller list.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Michael Chabon’s ‘Moonglow’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:49
Michael Chabon talks about his new novel, and Blanche Wiesen Cook discusses the third volume of her biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Ivory Tower: Race in America After the Great Migration

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:34
New books examine race in America in the time since millions of black migrants moved in hopes of greater opportunity.
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Open Book: ‘The Chosen’ at 50

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:19
Chaim Potok’s novel about the friendship between two Jewish boys in 1940s Brooklyn is approaching its 50th anniversary.
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Nonfiction: The American Battle Over War Powers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:11
In “Waging War,” the federal judge David J. Barron looks at how America’s executive and legislative branches check each other.
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Nonfiction: 2,500 Years of Indian History in One Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:10
Sunil Khilnani’s “Incarnations” is a tour of about 2,500 years of the country’s history, through 50 figures.
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Fiction: Michael Chabon Returns With a Searching Family Saga

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:30
“Moonglow,” Michael Chabon’s new novel, blends elements of fiction and memoir.
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The Sandmeyer Reaction: A Short Story

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:25
An exclusive work of fiction by Michael Chabon.
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Nonfiction: He’s the Bomb: An Enrico Fermi Biography

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:21
“The Pope of Physics,” by Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin, tells the story of how Enrico Fermi created the atomic age.
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Nonfiction: On the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a Look Back

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:10
In “Countdown to Pearl Harbor,” the journalist Steve Twomey traces the miscommunications, faulty assumptions and foul-ups that led to the bombing.
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