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Book Review: ‘On the House,’ by John Boehner

“On the House” is an anecdote-rich memoir by the former speaker of the House that fails to give readers the whole picture. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-09 13:05:40 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Model Citizen,’ by Joshua Mohr

In the memoir “Model Citizen,” Joshua Mohr recounts a life of substance abuse, real love and “cheery nihilism.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-09 10:00:09 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Burnt Sugar,’ by Avni Doshi

“Burnt Sugar,” a debut novel by Avni Doshi, depicts a particularly intense mother-daughter relationship — from the tormented daughter’s point of view. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-02 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Under a White Sky,’ by Elizabeth Kolbert

In “Under a White Sky,” the Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert meets people who are trying to reverse the course of man-made environmental disaster. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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25 Great Book Reviews From the Past 125 Years

To celebrate the Book Review’s 125th anniversary, we’re dipping into the archives to revisit our most thrilling, memorable and thought-provoking coverage. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-25 16:00:20 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Saving Justice,’ by James Comey

Comey’s “Saving Justice” is a revealing memoir that describes his feelings about Trump and his worries about the nation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-10 23:00:02 UTC ]
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Considering Malcolm X and the Perfect Black Man

Michael P. Jeffries reviews Les Payne and Tamara Payne’s book, “The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X,” in this week’s issue. In 1992, Michael Eric Dyson wrote for the Book Review about a select group of books that examine Malcolm X’s life. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-13 10:00:01 UTC ]
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Revisiting Katherine Paterson on Happy Endings in Children’s Books

In 1988, Katherine Paterson wrote in the Book Review that children need not only the happily-ever-after of fairy tales, but also “proper endings” in which “hope is a yearning, rooted in reality.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-06 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘War,’ by Margaret MacMillan

In “War: How Conflict Shaped Us,” Margaret MacMillan examines the impact of war, both bad and good. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-06 09:00:08 UTC ]
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How Was ‘Mein Kampf’ Handled in The Book Review in 1943?

In a recent issue dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, The Book Review resurfaced its 1943 critique of Hitler’s political manifesto. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 20:17:48 UTC ]
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Revisiting Carol Shields and the Everywoman

In 1994, Jay Parini wrote for the Book Review about Carol Shields’s novel “The Stone Diaries,” the fictional autobiography of Daisy Goodwill Flett as she navigates marriage and motherhood. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-04 21:07:40 UTC ]
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Considering the American Voice

Irving Howe wrote for the Book Review about American literature — “moving from visions to problems, from ecstasy to trouble, from self to society” — on July 4, 1976. “Land of the free? Yes, but also home of the exploited.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-02 21:18:57 UTC ]
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When James Baldwin and Langston Hughes Reviewed Each Other

Authors aren’t allowed mutual reviews in the Book Review anymore, but in the 1950s there was a moment of kismet. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-26 09:44:07 UTC ]
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‘Say Thank You Say I’m Sorry’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown writes for the Book Review about life during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-15 22:30:58 UTC ]
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Considering Whether Writers Are Born or Made

In this week’s issue, A.O. Scott writes about Wallace Stegner. In 1948, Stegner wrote for the Book Review about universities as a place for training writers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-05 09:00:03 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces 2020 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events The Editors of WLT From left to right, prose winner Jamie Lauer and writer Pía Barros, poetry winner Russell Karrick, poet Lucía Estrada. Jamie Lauer and Russell Karrick recently were named as the recipients of the third annual... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-18 13:29:17 UTC ]
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Looking at Albert Camus’s “The Plague”

In 1948, Stephen Spender wrote for the Book Review about Albert Camus’s “The Plague,” a novel about an epidemic spreading across the French Algerian city of Oran. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-15 18:03:35 UTC ]
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Looking at the History of Viruses and Public Opinion

In 1999, David Papineau wrote for the Book Review about “Flu,” Gina Kolata’s book about the 1918 influenza pandemic and the hunt for the virus that caused it. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-09 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Considering Kurt Vonnegut and Who Survives

This week, Lorrie Moore discusses her life as a reader in By the Book. In 1985, Moore wrote for the Book Review about “Galápagos,” Kurt Vonnegut’s novel about a group of survivors stranded on the Galápagos Islands because of an apocalypse. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-27 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Considering Steven Levy and Artificial Life

In this week’s issue, Natasha Singer reviews “Facebook: The Inside Story,” by Steven Levy. In 1992, William Poundstone wrote for the Book Review about “Artificial Life,” Levy’s book about the science and nuance of life creation in silico. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-13 09:00:04 UTC ]
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