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Women confront fears in new poetry collections

St. Louis Book Blog - Sat, 12/10/2016 - 11:00
Several writers are from Missouri.
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Hogs hide evidence in thriller set in Southern Illinois

St. Louis Book Blog - Sat, 12/10/2016 - 10:00
Richard Newman will read from 'Graveyard of the Gods.'
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/10/2016 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading Michael Chabon's new novel 'Moonglow.'

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: The 10 Best Books of 2016

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 11:57
Editors at the Book Review talk about the year’s best books; Stefan Hertmans talks about “War and Turpentine”; and Ian McGuire discusses “The North Water.”
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Fiction: ‘Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?’: Fiction by an Author Who Died Young

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:43
Reclaiming the short fiction of Kathleen Collins.
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Nonfiction: Empire of Tolerance

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:43
In “Genghis Khan and the Quest for God,” the anthropologist Jack Weatherford argues that the separation of church and state is, at its root, a Mongol notion.
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Nonfiction: Neither War Nor Peace: A New Look at the Aftermath of World War I

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:43
Robert Gerwarth’s “The Vanquished” is about the continuing conflict in the years following the end of World War I.
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Nonfiction: A Free-Spirited Family Gave Rise to Oscar Wilde

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:43
“The Fall of the House of Wilde,” by Emer O’Sullivan, asks if Oscar’s apple fell far from the family tree.
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Nonfiction: In Defense of the Analog

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:43
David Sax’s “The Revenge of Analog” is about how digital and analog can get along.
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Nonfiction: French Lessons: Seminal Works by Mallarmé and Camus

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:42
Seminal works by Camus and Mallarmé receive full-length treatments in Alice Kaplan’s “Looking for ‘The Stranger’” and R. Howard Bloch’s “One Toss of the Dice.”
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Nonfiction: Found: 148 Diaries. But Who Wrote Them?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:42
In “A Life Discarded,” the biographer Alexander Masters sets out to learn who wrote scores of journals found in a trash bin.
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Nonfiction: How a Boxer Fought Free After Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:41
“Stand Tall,” written by Dewey Bozella with Tamara Jones, is the memoir of a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder.
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Nonfiction: What Makes a City: A Highly Subjective, Idiosyncratic New York Atlas

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:41
New York’s history, languages and people are communicated through maps in “Nonstop Metropolis,” edited by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro.
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Nonfiction: The Complicated Life of Beryl Bainbridge

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:41
Brendan King’s biography of the British novelist Beryl Bainbridge, whose life was full of romantic drama.
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Nonfiction: When Pushkin Came to Shove: How Nabokov and Edmund Wilson Fell Out Over a Poem

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:41
Alex Beam’s amusing “The Feud” tells the story of how a literary friendship ended over a translation of Pushkin’s “Eugene Onegin.”
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Nonfiction: A Biography Reveals Surprising Sides to Haiti’s Slave Liberator

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:40
Philippe Girard’s “Toussaint Louverture” is a sophisticated and anti-mythological biography.
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Nonfiction: Looking to the Future of Our Humans-First World

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:40
In “The Unnatural World,” David Biello scouts for ideas on how we might now live on a planet that our grandparents won’t recognize for long.
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The Shortlist: Literatura

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:40
New books by Mauro Javier Cardenas, Carlos Fonseca, Claudia Salazar Jiménez and Gonzalo Torné.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:39
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:39
Lauren Graham, the “Gilmore Girls” actress whose new memoir is No. 3 on the hardcover nonfiction list, says she has carefully calibrated just how revealing she wants to be.
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