Book Reviews

Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' dies at 89

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:04

Celebrated author Harper Lee died at the age of 89 in her beloved hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning book "To Kill a Mockingbird" remains one of America's most culturally significant novels.

        
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Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' dies at 89

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:04

Celebrated author Harper Lee died at the age of 89 in her beloved hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning book "To Kill a Mockingbird" remains one of America's most culturally significant novels.

        
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Fiction: Stories and Sherry Trifle: A Christmas Gift From the Novelist Jeanette Winterson

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/20/2016 - 10:09
In “Christmas Days,” Winterson shares stories and recipes from her favorite holiday.
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'Wars of the Roosevelts' is a gossipy history

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 10:53

Author William J. Mann finds dysfunction in a famous family.

        
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'Wars of the Roosevelts' is a gossipy history

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 10:53

Author William J. Mann finds dysfunction in a famous family.

        
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Open Book: My Year in Reading

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 10:01
Highlights included four novels by Anita Brookner and two classics I neglected to read in school.
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A heavenly history of Harvard's female stargazers

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 06:07

Dava Sobel's latest book is 'The Glass Universe.'

        
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A heavenly history of Harvard's female stargazers

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 06:07

Dava Sobel's latest book is 'The Glass Universe.'

        
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Four new mysteries to cozy up with this winter

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 07:01

Four thrilling tales, including an anthology inspired by Edward Hopper.

        
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Four new mysteries to cozy up with this winter

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 07:01

Four thrilling tales, including an anthology inspired by Edward Hopper.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 05:02

Books on Hemingway at war, Cuban cuisine, dogs (and cats) on Instagram.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 05:02

Books on Hemingway at war, Cuban cuisine, dogs (and cats) on Instagram.

        
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In 'Joe Knight,' an anti-hero for our times

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 15:58

Kevin Morris' new novel is about a man who's losing the American Dream.

        
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In 'Joe Knight,' an anti-hero for our times

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 15:58

Kevin Morris' new novel is about a man who's losing the American Dream.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:32

Spend your weekend reading 'Conclave' by Robert Harris.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:32

Spend your weekend reading 'Conclave' by Robert Harris.

        
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 14:05
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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The Shortlist: Essays

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 13:43
New books by Jace Clayton, Eliot Weinberger, Mary Oliver and Benjamin Percy.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Michael Lewis and Arianna Huffington

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 13:21
Michael Lewis discusses “The Undoing Project”; and Arianna Huffington talks about “Rest,” by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang.
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Children’s Books: Two New Chapter Books for Rookie Readers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:21
In two books for early readers, lessons on the necessity and rewards of communication.
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