Book Reviews

Amazon announces 'Bosch' TV series; Rowling on a roll

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 23:46
J.K. Rowling's new 'Fantastic Beasts' movie series will be a trilogy.
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Bette Midler shows, again, why she's simply Divine

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 20:33
Singer/actress/comedia re-releases 1980 book 'A View From A Broad' with new introduction.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 01:03
Attention, 'Room' fans: Emma Donoghue's new novel 'Frog Music' goes on sale April 1.
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'The Divorce Papers': You've been served

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 21:03
Susan Rieger's debut epislotary novel is set among the Ivy League set.
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Silent reading party: Reading allowed, not aloud

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 07:00
Silent reading party quietly launches in New York City
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 01:01
Spend your weekend hanging out in Wrigley Field - by reading George Will's new book.
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‘A Place in the Country,’ by W. G. Sebald

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:57
Six loosely linked essays from the author “whose only homeland was on the page.”
    





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‘Marshlands,’ by Matthew Olshan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:41
This fablelike first novel is set on an alluvial plain much like the marshlands of southern Iraq.
    
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Amy Greene’s ‘Long Man’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:41
A dam disrupts Appalachian lives in the 1930s.
    
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Teju Cole’s ‘Every Day Is for the Thief’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:40
Teju Cole’s unnamed hero returns to Lagos, hoping to reconnect with the city of his youth.
    
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‘Overwhelmed,’ by Brigid Schulte

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:40
A journalist, wife and mother searches for answers to our headlong descent into multitasking madness.
    
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‘Qualifying Times,’ by Jaime Schultz

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:40
A study of trends that changed the boundaries for women athletes.
    
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‘The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation,’ by David Brion Davis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:39
The final volume of a trilogy centers on 19th-century abolitionism and the origins of the antislavery movement in America.
    
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:31
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
    
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:27
Simon Schama, whose “Story of the Jews” enters the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 9, is also a contributor to a new anthology called “Poems That Make Grown Men Cry.” He chose “Lullaby” by Auden.
    
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:23
Paperback books of particular interest.
    
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‘The Voyage,’ by Murray Bail

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:19
In Murray Bail’s novel, an Australian tinkerer ventures to Europe to revolutionize classical music.
    
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‘Wonderkid’ by Wesley Stace

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:19
A British band is transformed into a toddler sensation in this novel.
    
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Douglas Coupland’s ‘Worst. Person. Ever.’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:18
A gleefully mean cameraman lands a reality TV assignment on a remote Pacific island.
    
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The Shortlist: Robert Hofler’s ‘Sexplosion,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:18
New books by Robert Hofler, Aram Goudsouzian, Hisham D. Aidi and Sean Strub.
    
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