Book Reviews

‘Life #6,’ by Diana Wagman

New York Times book reviews - July 2, 2015 - 5:42am
Facing cancer, this novel’s heroine considers life, death and a long-ago nearly fatal voyage.









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‘Valley Fever,’ by Katherine Taylor

New York Times book reviews - July 2, 2015 - 5:41am
A young woman reluctantly returns to her parents’ California farm to nurse a case of heartache.









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Open Book: Search Results

New York Times book reviews - July 2, 2015 - 5:41am
Douglas Coupland’s “Search” compiles the most common search queries on Google for a thousand words and phrases.









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‘Joan of Arc: A History,’ by Helen Castor

New York Times book reviews - July 2, 2015 - 5:22am
Helen Castor frames Joan of Arc’s story within the political and religious turmoil of 15th-century France.









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‘Book of Numbers,’ by Joshua Cohen

New York Times book reviews - July 2, 2015 - 5:22am
A failed novelist is tasked with producing a tech mogul’s memoirs.









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‘The Truth and Other Lies,’ by Sascha Arango

New York Times book reviews - July 2, 2015 - 5:22am
A best-selling author schemes to conceal his role in murder and literary fraud.









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Anthony Doerr: By the Book

New York Times book reviews - July 2, 2015 - 4:00am
The author of “All the Light We Cannot See” read “The Sheltering Sky” when he was 11 or 12. “I was incredibly blessed, because neither my mother nor the local librarians ever said: ‘This is outside your age range, Tony. You can’t handle this.’”









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ArtsBeat: ‘Absolute Transmetropolitan’ and ‘Melody': A Squalid City and a Stripper Memoir

New York Times book reviews - July 1, 2015 - 8:13am
Two new reprint collections, “Absolute Transmetropolitan: Volume 1” and “Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer,” take on social injustice.









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William Styron’s ‘My Generation: Collected Nonfiction’

New York Times book reviews - July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
Essays by the author of “Sophie’s Choice” consider an era of American literature shaped by global catastrophe.









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‘Skyfaring,’ by Mark Vanhoenacker

New York Times book reviews - July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
An ode to the wonder of air travel, from the cockpit of a 747.









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‘New Objectivity’ and ‘Max Beckmann: The Still Lifes’

New York Times book reviews - June 30, 2015 - 4:18pm
Amid the turmoil that followed the Great War, German artists set out to create a new society.









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ArtsBeat: Zadie Smith to Collaborate on a Screenplay

New York Times book reviews - June 30, 2015 - 10:21am
The novelist Zadie Smith will write her first screenplay, with the French director Claire Denis.









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