Book Reviews

Beevor declares victory with WWII history

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/28/2015 - 13:00

'Ardennes 1944' is likely to be the definitive version of the Battle of the Bulge.

        
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Celebrity Book Club: The 'baby, it's cold outside' edition

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/28/2015 - 07:46

Ready to curl up with a good book? Celebrity Book Club to the rescue!

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/28/2015 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading new bio of Sam Phillips and the latest 'Shopaholic.'

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Lisa Randall’s ‘Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 14:51
Randall talks about her new book, and Louisa Lim discusses five memoirs about fleeing North Korea.









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After shopping, take a load off with a romance

USAToday Books - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 14:00

As the shopping season begins in earnest, what better way to relax after a long day of lines than with a new romance?

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 08:54
Richard Paul Evans, whose novel “The Mistletoe Inn” is No. 9 on the hardcover fiction list, once heard from his fourth-grade teacher: “Your parents lied to you. There is no Santa.”









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100 Notable Books of 2015

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:00
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.









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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:21
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 19:17
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.









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Author’s Note: Highly Unlikely

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:49
We’ve arrived at a point where not only is reality stranger than fiction, but we don’t allow our fiction to be even close to how strange real life is every day.









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2015 Books Gift Guide

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:39
Art books, graphic novels, and fiction and nonfiction.









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Mary Gaitskill’s ‘The Mare’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
An emotionally electric triangle of a woman, a girl and a horse is mutually transformative.









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John Irving’s ‘Avenue of Mysteries’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
Irving’s latest novel chronicles the rise of a child genius from a trash heap in Mexico to literary stardom.









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‘The Evolution of Everything,’ by Matt Ridley

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
Ridley argues that the emergence of big ideas has little to do with top-down direction.









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‘India at War,’ by Yasmin Khan

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
India contributed a huge, though badly treated, army to the Allied cause in World War II.









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Kevin Barry’s ‘Beatlebone’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
A novel centered on an island actually owned by a Beatle is fashioned on what we know and think we know about him.









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Margaret Atwood: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
The author, most recently, of “The Heart Goes Last” met Günter Grass at a Cold War literary festival in Finland: “He thought I was either the secretary or the floozy, I’m not sure which.”









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The Shortlist: Fleeing North Korea

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
Five new memoirs about escaping North Korea.









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‘The Big Green Tent,’ by Ludmila Ulitskaya

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:17
Three friends drawn into the dissident movement use art and activism to oppose the Soviet regime.









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Letters: Draft Dodgers

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:43
Readers respond to a recent review of Jon Meacham’s “Destiny and Power” and more.









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