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Book Review: ‘The Band,’ by Christine Ma-Kellams

In the debut novel “The Band,” a burned-out pop idol meets a disillusioned professor, raising the question: What if the dangers of fame resemble white-collar ennui? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-04-13 09:02:30 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Rabbit Heart,’ by Kristine S. Ervin

In the memoir “Rabbit Heart,” Kristine S. Ervin explores the human being behind sensational headlines, and our culture’s insatiable thirst for other people’s tragedy. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-23 09:00:45 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Great Expectations,’ by Vinson Cunningham

Vinson Cunningham’s impressive debut novel finds a watchful campaign aide measuring his ambitions on the trail of a magnetic presidential candidate. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-12 09:00:38 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Victim,’ by Andrew Boryga

In Andrew Boryga’s debut novel, a young writer creates a career for himself by exaggerating, or sometimes completely manufacturing, stories of tragedy. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-09 10:00:20 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘The Enigma Girls,’ by Candace Fleming

Britain’s youngest code-breakers, brought to life in a new nonfiction book by Candace Fleming, were normal teenagers: playing pranks, attending dances. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-08 10:01:52 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Slow Productivity,’ by Cal Newport

In his eighth book, the best-selling author Cal Newport offers life hacks for producing high-quality work while working less. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-06 10:03:11 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘The House of Hidden Meanings,’ by RuPaul

Chronicling the high-heeled path to drag-queen superstardom, the new memoir also reveals a celebrity infatuated with his sense of a special destiny. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-05 10:00:18 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘A Woman of Pleasure,’ by Kiyoko Murata

“A Woman of Pleasure,” Kiyoko Murata’s first novel to be translated into English, explores the world of sex work in early-20th-century Japan. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-26 10:00:14 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘What Have We Here?,’ by Billy Dee Williams

His charming memoir “What Have We Here?” traces the path from a Harlem childhood to “Star Wars,” while lamenting the roles that never came his way. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-13 10:00:45 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘The Book of Love,’ by Kelly Link

In “The Book of Love,” the Pulitzer finalist and master of short stories pushes our understanding of what a fantasy novel can be. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-12 10:00:46 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘I Heard Her Call My Name,’ by Lucy Sante

Lucy Sante recounts the trials and joys of her gender transition in the memoir “I Heard Her Call My Name.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-03 10:14:55 UTC ]
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15 Books to Look Forward to This Winter and Spring

The next few months look promising for readers. Here are some of the forthcoming titles that Book Review editors are excited about. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-01-19 18:21:46 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Burn Man: Selected Stories,’ by Mark Anthony Jarman

The anthology “Burn Man” selects from decades of Mark Anthony Jarman’s work, bringing the writer’s lush and searing stories to new readers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-01-14 10:00:16 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘A Hitch in Time,’ by Christopher Hitchens

This bracing anthology of Christopher Hitchens’s work for The London Review of Books is just the ticket. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-01-01 10:02:01 UTC ]
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Reading James McBride’s ‘The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store’

The Book Review editors MJ Franklin, Joumana Khatib and Elisabeth Egan discuss McBride’s historical novel about fate and community. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-22 14:25:14 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Remembrance,’ by Ray Bradbury

Not many, according to a new collection of correspondence from a science fiction master. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-18 10:00:54 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Critical Hits,’ edited by J. Robert Lennon and Carmen Maria Machado

In the anthology “Critical Hits,” gamers like Hanif Abdurraqib, Alexander Chee and Larissa Pham explain what the medium means to them. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-20 10:00:28 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘The Manuscripts Club,’ by Christopher de Hamel

The bibliophiles in Christopher de Hamel’s lavishly illustrated book ensured the survival of medieval texts over centuries. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-11 10:00:39 UTC ]
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Book Review: Children’s Science Fiction Novels by Donna Barba Higuera, Patricia Forde and Jeanne DuPrau

Jeanne DuPrau’s “Project F,” Patricia Forde’s “The Girl Who Fell to Earth” and Donna Barba Higuera’s “Alebrijes” answer the question, Could this be the beginning of the end? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-03 09:01:10 UTC ]
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Scary Stories to Ruin Your Sleep

With Halloween around the corner, Gilbert Cruz talks to the Book Review editors Tina Jordan and Sadie Stein about their favorite creepy books. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-27 15:52:21 UTC ]
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