Book Reviews

Here's when you can see 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' on Broadway

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 11:54

The Harry Potter play will come to Broadway's Lyric Theater in 2018.

        
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10 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:38
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Read an excerpt from Sue Grafton's new 'Y Is for Yesterday'

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:20

The next Grafton mystery is due in August and we have a first look at jacket and excerpt.

        
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By the Book: Gabourey Sidibe: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 04:00
The actress and author of “This Is Just My Face” found herself rereading Ruthie Mae Bolton’s “Gal,” “each time understanding more and more, the blessing and the burden of being a black woman.”
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Books of The Times: Patricia Lockwood Is a Priest’s Child (Really), but ‘From the Devil’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 15:06
Lockwood, a poet, truly is the daughter of a Catholic priest. It’s a long story, and it roars from the gate in this memoir.
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Newsbook: Making Sense of the Philippines

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 13:57
With the Philippine-American relationship under scrutiny, here are three books to shed light on the former U.S. colony’s culture and politics.
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Sheryl Sandberg, Caitlyn Jenner have USA TODAY best sellers

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:52

'Option B' and 'The Secrets of My Life' are No. 2 and No. 15 this week.

        
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Fiction: Maine’s Great Fires Kindle a Second Chance at Love

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 09:18
Anita Shreve puts a historic disaster to work in this novel about a young mother who loses her home and nearly her life in the fires of 1947.
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Nonfiction: America First? No, Says Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 06:00
In “Democracy,” Rice argues that people around the world yearn for freedom, and that democracy promotion is a key goal of American foreign policy.
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It’s Complicated: The Path of an Israeli-Palestinian Love Story

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 04:00
Dorit Rabinyan hopes Americans will read her prizewinning novel, ‘All the Rivers,’ for its story, and not the controversy surrounding it in Israel.
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A year after his death, Navy SEAL's mother publishes children's book about Charles H. Keating IV

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 00:18

A year after his death, Navy SEAL's mother publishes children's book about Charles H. Keating IV, killed in Iraq.

        
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Novelist Richard Ford remembers his parents in 'Between Them'

USAToday Books - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 13:00

Parker and Edna Ford remain a bit of a mystery in the writer's first non-fiction book.

        
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Pull up a chair for Joshua Ferris' tasty 'The Dinner Party'

USAToday Books - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:05

A short story collection by the author of 'Then We Came to the End.'

        
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Harper Lee's light shines bright in friend's memoir

USAToday Books - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 09:03

'Mockingbird Songs' by Wayne Flynt includes correspondence with Harper Lee.

        
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Match Book: A Fantastic, Fantastical Book for the New, Cool Woman in My Life

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 04:02
Reader, rejoice: People are still wooing each other with books. Our columnist suggests titles to impress a love interest whose tastes run to fantasy.
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10 things we learn about Ivanka Trump in her new book on working women

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 23:16

Ivanka Trump explains it all for working women, giving glimpses of herself in the process.

        
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Books of The Times: Having Trouble Having It All? Ivanka Alone Can Fix It

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 23:02
In “Women Who Work,” Ivanka Trump offers advice to inspire you and “your team.”
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Dive in to Paula Hawkins' scary 'Into the Water'

USAToday Books - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 14:49

A mystery set in an English riverside town is the follow-up to 'The Girl on the Train.'

        
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Nonfiction: Cheryl Strayed on Richard Ford’s Masterly Memoir of His Parents

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 04:00
In “Between Them,” the author of “The Sportswriter” imagines his mother and father, both as they seemed to him in life and who they were beyond his view.
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Kirk Douglas on wife Anne: "The most difficult woman I ever met!"

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 07:41

They're publishing 60 years of love letters in a new memoir, 'Kirk and Anne.'

        
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