Book Reviews

'Big Little Lies' heading to the big screen

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:37

It will star Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.

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Benedict Cumberbatch to record William Golding audio book

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:16

The 'Sherlock' actor will record an unabridged edition of 'The Spire.'

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'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' will feed your paranoia

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:22

David Shafer's satirical novel explores the nefarious world of online spying.

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New in paperback: Laura Hillenbrand, Amy Tan

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:57

National Book Award winner 'The Good Lord Bird' also is newly out in paperback.

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George R.R. Martin to focus on books, not show

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:48

The author says he won't write a season five 'Game of Thrones' episode.

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'Fifty Shades' heats up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:05

The movie trailer viewed by millions means fresh sales for the erotic trilogy.

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Libraries face issues lending e-books

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:46

E-book terms and conditions make it tough for libraries to offer everything to readers.

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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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