Book Reviews

‘Village of Secrets,’ by Caroline Moorehead

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
Resistance in a provincial French town helped save thousands.
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Eliza Robertson’s ‘Wallflowers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
The stories in “Wallflowers,” Eliza Robertson’s debut collection, portray people surviving loss and heartbreak in a world full of uncanny moments.
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Edward J. Larson’s ‘The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
In 1787, George Washington again rode to the nation’s rescue.
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Matt Bai’s ‘All the Truth Is Out,’ About Gary Hart

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
Matt Bai sees the implosion of Gary Hart’s second presidential campaign as a watershed in American politics.
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Daniel Kehlmann’s ‘F’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
Deserted by their enigmatic father, three brothers struggle to find themselves in Daniel Kehlmann’s tragicomedy.
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‘Florence Gordon,’ by Brian Morton

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
Brian Morton’s heroine is a feisty aging feminist.
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ArtsBeat: Seattle Sorts Library Books Faster than New York? Fuhgeddaboudit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:08
New York’s library book sorter has proven itself superior to one in Washington state is a friendly competition this year.






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‘Lincoln and the Power of the Press,’ by Harold Holzer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:50
Lincoln dealt shrewdly with the publishers and editors of politically powerful 19th-century newspapers.
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‘Gay Berlin,’ by Robert Beachy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:50
From the mid-19th century through the 1930s, gay people were at home in Berlin.
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Peter ­Schneider’s ‘Berlin Now’ and Rory MacLean’s ‘Berlin’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:50
Two books about Berlin, past and present, explore its dualities of sex and violence, freedom and fascism.
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Michel Faber’s ‘Book of Strange New Things’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:14
In Michel Faber’s novel, a pastor heads off to take up a new ministry on another planet.
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Open Book: Born to Read

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:07
Bruce Springsteen has increasingly become the subject of popular and scholarly literature.
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Letters: ‘The Sense of Style’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:06
Readers respond to recent reviews of Steven Pinker’s “The Sense of Style,” Ann Patchett’s “This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage” and more.
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Bruce Springsteen: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:00
The musician and author of the new picture book “Outlaw Pete” likes reading about cosmology: “I find men and women struggling to answer the deepest questions we can ask freeing.”






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Book Buzz: John Grisham lands at No. 1

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:21

Sales of 'Gray Mountain' were not affected by author's controversial remarks.

        
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Best Illustrated Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:50
The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2014, with sample artwork from each.
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ArtsBeat: Have You Got Questions for Gillian Flynn or Cheryl Strayed?

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:48
Let us know what you would ask these best-selling authors.






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ArtsBeat: Authors Auction Off Novelistic Naming Rights

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:33
Literary figures give readers a literal entree into their novels.






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Maya Angelou talks about con men and marks

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:20

In 1970, she tells of knowing how to check if cards were marked or dice was loaded.

        
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We say 'Yes' to Amy Poehler's fun photos

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:02

Halloween comes early as Amy Poehler dresses up in 'Yes Please.'

        
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