Book Reviews

More 'Maze Runner' to hit bookshelves

USAToday Books - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:59

Author James Dashner is penning another prequel to the series.

        
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:08
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:49
Paperback books of particular interest.
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The Shortlist: Jessie Burton's 'The Miniaturist' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:35
New books by Jessie Burton, Alix Christie, Rosie Thomas and Katy Simpson Smith.
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Louise Glück's 'Faithful and Virtuous Night'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:26
Many of the poems in Louise Glück’s collection feature an aging painter confronting his own mortality.
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Damon Galgut's 'Arctic Summer'

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:56
Based on the life of E. M. Forster, this novel traces a struggle for liberation both on and off the page.
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'The Undertaking,' by Audrey Magee

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:51
A first novel set in World War II Germany.
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'Consumed,' by David Cronenberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:48
David Cronenberg’s debut novel centers on two journalists and their fascination with scandal and social media.
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Open Book: Disquiet on the Set

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:43
In “Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed,” the filmmaker talks about his notoriously volatile relationship with the actor Klaus Kinski, among many other subjects.
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Letters: ‘World Order’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:43
Readers respond to a recent review of Henry Kissinger’s “World Order” and more.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:42
Caitlin Doughty, whose “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” is No. 14 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is a young undertaker who has made it her mission to demystify death and promote a D.I.Y. approach to funerals.
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'My Two Italies,' by Joseph Luzzi

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:42
A son of Italian immigrants on his relationship with the ancestral homeland.
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'Island of a Thousand Mirrors,' by Nayomi Munaweera

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:41
Two families find themselves on opposite sides of Sri Lanka’s civil war in this debut novel.
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'The Scatter Here Is Too Great,' by Bilal Tanweer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:41
An attack in Karachi reveals a web of lives connected by violence in this novel-in-stories.
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Hot and Bothered' by Serena Bell

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:12

Serena Bell unveils the cover of her January Blaze, Hot and Bothered, and shares an excerpt.

        
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'Against Football' and 'Why Football Matters'

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:59
Has our passion for football made us blind to the sport’s dark side?
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'A Deadly Wandering,' by Matt Richtel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:46
A journalist examines a deadly accident and the risks of texting and driving.
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'The Shifts and the Shocks,' by Martin Wolf

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:44
In “The Shifts and the Shocks,” Martin Wolf proposes drastic measures to try to prevent another financial crisis.
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'Seven Bad Ideas,' by Jeff Madrick

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:43
In “Seven Bad Ideas,” Jeff Madrick argues that the failure of economists to address the 2008 financial crisis is rooted in decades of intellectual misconduct.
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The reviews are in for Lena Dunham's book

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:16

The response to 'Not that Kind of Girl' has been mostly positive.

        
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