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Weekend picks for book lovers, including 'Together We Rise'

USAToday Books - 11 hours 49 min ago

Spend your weekend reading 'Together We Rise,' timed to the one-year anniversary of the Women's March.

        
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Profile: Who Is the Real A.J. Finn?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:30
A book editor named Daniel Mallory submitted “The Woman in the Window” under a pseudonym. His own publishing house bought it. Now, it’s a No. 1 best-seller.
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The Book Review Podcast: ‘Off the Charts’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:29
Ann Hulbert discusses her new book about child prodigies, and Sam Graham-Felsen talks about his debut novel, “Green.”
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Inside the List: A Young Novelist Grapples With Matters of Life and Death

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:15
Forget the sophomore slump — Chloe Benjamin’s second novel, “The Immortalists,” has rocketed to No. 7 in its first week on sale.
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Sketchbook: A Writer’s State of Mind

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:52
A graphic reminder of the greatest secret to success as an author.
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Fiction: A Novel That Echoes Naipaul, Exploring the Limits of Freedom

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
Neel Mukherjee’s “State of Freedom” offers five interconnected stories set in India and exploring the lives of the unmoored.
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The Shortlist: From Naples to Tokyo, New Books in Translation

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
Four new novels cover the globe with stories that range from the quirky to the devastating.
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Fiction: From Isabel Allende, a Novel of Three Immigrants and a Brooklyn Misadventure

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
Two professors aid an undocumented worker following an accident that launches a trio of narratives about life lived across America’s borders in “In the Midst of Winter.”
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Fiction: Madeleine Thien’s New Novel of Communist Occupation Turns Inward

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
“Dogs at the Perimeter” follows a woman born under the reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia as she navigates the mental perils of life as a survivor.
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Paperback Row: Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Fiction: Beware of Family Members Bearing Gifts

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
In “Winter,” the second in her cycle of seasonal novels, Ali Smith engineers a contentious Christmas reunion between two long-estranged sisters.
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Nonfiction: Reclaiming the Past in the Internet’s ‘Infinite Present’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
The French writer Annie Ernaux uses “The Years” to anchor her particular 20th-century memories within the daunting flux of 21st-century society.
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Crime: Keep Watch Over Your Children: Danger Lurks Everywhere

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
In Marilyn Stasio’s latest Crime column, we meet a murderous nanny, an abducted teenager, a little boy stranded in the high desert and a mad bomber.
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Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: William Peden’s 1959 review of Philip Roth’s first book.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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Remembering Sue Grafton, Woman of Letters

Publishers Weekly - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:00
“When I was 42, Knopf bought my first novel, and I called Sue before I called my mom.” An author recounts her close relationship with her longtime friend.
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Open Book: If the Shoe Fits, Write a Novel About It

Publishers Weekly - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:00
Jewish Bostonian Spencer Wise finds revolution and redemption in the world of Chinese shoe factory workers in his debut novel, 'The Emperor of Shoes.'
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It’s Time for Publishers to Join the Fight for Net Neutrality

Publishers Weekly - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:00
And as widely recognized champions of free speech, a strong, unified statement from America’s book publishers can make a critical difference in the fight for an open Internet.
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'A Year in Provence' author Peter Mayle dies at age 78

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:58

Peter Mayle was an English ad exec when he gave it all up for the good life in France. He wrote the memoir 'A Year in Provence.' He died at age 78.

        
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Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:25
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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