Book Reviews

Bookends: What’s Your Favorite Out-of-Print Book?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00
Adam Kirsch and Francine Prose discuss their favorite out-of-print books.






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Deep Chords: Haruki Murakami’s ‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:00
Patti Smith reviews Haruki Murakami’s dreamlike new novel, in which a man seeks out old friends to understand why he was banished from their circle.






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On 'Building a Better Teacher'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:30

Elizabeth Green spent years studying teachers.

        
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George R.R. Martin kids' book gets re-release

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:43

'The Ice Dragon' will be re-released with brand new art.

        
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10 hot summer reads to pack for the beach

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 07:03

Check out 10 new thrillers and romances that will fit quite nicely in your beach bag.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 05:03

The new Preston & Child Gideon Crew thriller goes on sale Aug. 5.

        
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'Arsonist': It's locals vs.'summer people'

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 14:59

Houses in Pomeroy, N.H., are burning in Sue Miller's new novel.

        
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Mona Lisa: Maybe better to keep the mystery

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 13:00

New biography reveals the real woman behind the smile.

        
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John Green celebrates Esther Day

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:04

"Love isn't just about romance," says John Green.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:02

Spend your weekend with 'Big Little Lies' by best-selling Liane Moriarty.

        
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‘The Mantle of Command,’ by Nigel Hamilton

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:34
Nigel Hamilton argues that Roosevelt’s genius for military leadership has been underrated and overshadowed.






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‘Malthus,’ by Robert J. Mayhew

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:34
Thomas Robert Malthus’s ideas about population and scarcity have been invoked, extrapolated and polemicized for centuries.






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‘Indonesia Etc.,’ by Elizabeth Pisani

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:33
Elizabeth Pisani trekked 26,000 miles around the Indonesian archipelago, searching for what binds this disparate nation.






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‘Ecstatic Cahoots’ and ‘Paper Lantern,’ by Stuart Dybek

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:33
Fifty-nine short stories about love and other passionate longings, tinged with surreal potential, by Stuart Dybek, a master of the form.






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Crime: Yannick Murphy’s ‘This Is the Water,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:33
In Yannick Murphy’s thriller “This Is the Water,” the mother of two girls on a competitive swim team is having an affair with her friend’s husband.






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Philip Eade’s ‘Sylvia, Queen of the Headhunters’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:11
An Englishwoman made a career of her marriage to the “white rajah” of a jungle protectorate in northern Borneo.






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‘The Rise and Fall of Great Powers,’ by Tom Rachman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:11
The perplexed heroine of Tom Rachman’s novel explores New York City and travels the world.






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‘The Magician’s Land,’ by Lev Grossman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:11
An exiled magician tries a risky heist in Lev Grossman’s novel, the final installment of a trilogy.






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‘Stephen Crane: A Life of Fire,’ by Paul Sorrentino

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:11
The poet and novelist Stephen Crane “raced through his life,” documenting war and poverty until his death at 28.






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‘The Stories,’ by Jane Gardam

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:09
In many of Jane Gardam’s stories, a figure from the past suddenly looms.






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