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How the Founder of Subway Book Review Spends Her Sundays

Uli Beutter Cohen likes to bake, read Tarot cards, call her mother in Germany and spend time with book lovers on the train. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-31 10:00:14 UTC ]
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Better Living Through Book Reading

Over its 125 year history, the advertisements in the Book Review occasionally held out the promise of self-improvement. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-24 21:23:48 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘These Precious Days,’ by Ann Patchett

In her essay collection “These Precious Days,” the novelist and bookstore owner explores friendship, marriage and mortality. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-19 15:41:34 UTC ]
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‘It is surreal’: the five-second book reviews going viral on TikTok

With 26bn views – and the ability to influence global sales – the social media app’s reading corner #BookTok is not as niche as it seemsFifteen seconds is all you need. Point your phone camera to a shelf and hold up your favourite book, or three. Add a trending soundtrack, a caption, a couple of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-16 16:30:13 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Sister Carrie,’ by Theodore Dreiser

The novel’s headline-making candor and explicitness led the Book Review to assure its readers, “It is a book one can very well get along without reading.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 15:21:29 UTC ]
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125 Years of Book Review Covers

What did the Book Review look like in 1896, in 1916, in 1962? Scroll down to see what it looked like — and how it changed — through the decades. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 15:11:48 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Color,’ by Countee Cullen

In 1925, the Book Review raved about the “sensitive” love poems and “piercing” satire from a young star of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 14:55:15 UTC ]
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The First New York Times Book Review Best-Seller List

The best-seller lists as we know them today have their roots in the Aug. 9, 1942, issue — but the Book Review has been tracking sales for much longer than that. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 14:55:10 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Midnight in Washington,’ by Adam Schiff

Schiff’s “Midnight in Washington” is that rare memoir by a politician that actually has something to say. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-19 18:00:03 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Unprotected,’ by Billy Porter

In his memoir “Unprotected,” Billy Porter recounts his lifelong struggle to heal the deep wounds buried under the sheen of his charismatic presence. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-19 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Silverview,’ by John le Carré

“Silverview” features a young bookstore owner in an English seaside town, caught up in an investigation involving two cunning spymasters. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-11 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Celebrate the Book Review's 125th Anniversary: A Times Event

On Oct. 25, join The New York Times Book Review and special guests for performances of favorite letters and reviews from the archives, trivia and more. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-07 16:09:57 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘The Taking of Jemima Boone,’ by Matthew Pearl

“The Taking of Jemima Boone,” the first nonfiction book by the novelist Matthew Pearl, recounts a legendary abduction case that complicates our view of relations between settlers and Native Americans during westward expansion. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-05 16:57:40 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land,’ by Anthony Doerr

“Cloud Cuckoo Land,” Doerr’s first novel since “All the Light We Cannot See,” unites five characters over a millennium in a tribute to books and those who love them. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-24 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Fox & I,’ by Catherine Raven

“Fox & I” is Catherine Raven’s memoir of her relationship with a bushy-tailed creature — no, not a dog. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-06 09:00:01 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Dear Senthuran,’ by Akwaeke Emezi

“Dear Senthuran” is an epistolary memoir of gender identity, diaspora and the solitude of success. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 11:08:44 UTC ]
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A History of the Book Review Through Its Fonts

On the 125th anniversary of the Book Review, we look back at some of our earliest flourishes, curlicues, flowers and scrolls. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-28 16:20:05 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events Mariah Rust and Xin Xu recently were named the recipients of the fourth annual translation prize for students sponsored by World Literature Today at the University of Oklahoma. Consistent with World Literature Today’s commitment to... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-20 16:07:11 UTC ]
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A Very Bad Poem From the Book Review Archives

As we scour the past issues of the Book Review on its 125th anniversary, we have come across a lot of commissioned poetry — including this interesting specimen. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-23 15:47:00 UTC ]
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The Books That Made Me: 8 Writers on Their Literary Inspirations

In decades past, the Book Review occasionally asked young authors about their biggest influences. For our 125th anniversary, we put the question to a new generation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-15 18:35:31 UTC ]
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