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The Book Review Podcast: Jo Nesbo Reimagines ‘Macbeth’

New York Times Book Reviews - 1 hour 56 min ago
James Shapiro discusses Nesbo’s new novel, and Leila Slimani talks about “The Perfect Nanny.”
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'Beyond the Beats': A dozen of rock's greatest drummers share their craft in new book

USAToday Books - 3 hours 50 min ago

Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins, Metallica's Lars Ullrich and 10 other drummers share studio stories, reveal how they stay in shape and manage to keep things interesting after decades on the road.

        
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Is your favorite novel on this PBS list of 100 popular books? Get ready to vote

USAToday Books - 7 hours 6 min ago

Here's an exclusive look at the list of top 100 "favorite" novels viewers can vote on as part of PBS' 'The Great American Read' series.

        
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PBS launches 'The Great American Read' to find the nation's favorite novel

USAToday Books - 7 hours 7 min ago

Meredith Vieira will host 'The Great American Read,' an eight-part series that allows readers to vote on their 'best-loved book.'

        
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Can It Happen Here? Madeleine Albright Examines Fascism Then and Now

New York Times Book Reviews - 10 hours 53 min ago
In her new book, “Fascism: A Warning,” the former secretary of state finds the seeds of authoritarian rule in social, political and economic chaos.
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Inside the List: This Best-Selling Author Lives With 4 Dogs, 17 Chickens, 3 Horses, a Pony and a Cat

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
She may care for a veritable menagerie, but Lisa Scottoline still writes three books a year, including the just-published thriller “After Anna.”
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Nonfiction: A Brand-New Version of Our Origin Story

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
The Harvard geneticist David Reich details his groundbreaking research into ancient DNA in “Who We Are and How We Got Here.”
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Fiction: In This Novel, a Grieving Widow Becomes the Detective Hero

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
“The Bible of Dirty Jokes,” by Eileen Pollack, tracks a middle-aged woman’s quest to find her lost brother and her own independence.
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Fiction: A War Correspondent Comes Home, Bringing War With Her

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
The heroine of Wendell Steavenson’s novel, “Paris Metro,” hoping to find safety for her Iraqi stepson in France, encounters danger instead.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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The Shortlist: Four Books Explore Various Aspects of Cities Past and Present

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
Ecology, eccentricity, celebrity, policy: Urban living brings it all together.
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Fiction: When a Young Immigrant Vanishes in London, Can a Wildlife Biologist Help?

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
In Aminatta Forna’s novel “Happiness,” an American biologist and a Ghanaian psychiatrist find common ground among the urban dispossessed.
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Nonfiction: How Picasso Became Picasso

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 22 min ago
In “Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World,” Miles J. Unger follows the painter’s early career, culminating in “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.”
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Nonfiction: When to Wage War, and How to Win: A Guide

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 23 min ago
John Lewis Gaddis’s “On Grand Strategy” is a study of global thinking at the highest levels.
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Sketchbook | The Literati: Agatha Christie Solves the Mystery of Happiness in Marriage

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 23 min ago
When the author of “Murder on the Orient Express” rode that very train on a journey toward true love.
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Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 23 min ago
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Edwin Clark on “The Great Gatsby.”
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - 11 hours 23 min ago
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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Otherworldly: Princesses, Priestesses and Time Travel: What’s New in Science Fiction and Fantasy

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:30
Amal El-Mohtar looks at new retellings of ancient tales, including a space opera, a futuristic “King Lear,” and an eco-thriller.
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Editors’ Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:32
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Parkland siblings David and Lauren Hogg to publish book '#NeverAgain'

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:26

David Hogg and Lauren Hogg, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and survivors of February’s deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida have signed a deal with Random House for a book to be published in June, EW has confirmed.

        
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