Book Reviews

Remembering Bertrice Small, One Of The Original 'Avon Ladies'

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 1:51pm

Small, who died this week at 77, was one of a group of authors who helped transform romance in the 1970s from a relatively tame, demure genre to the bold, bawdy books that sell by the millions today.

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Remembering Bertrice Small, One Of The Original 'Avon Ladies'

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 1:51pm

Small, who died this week at 77, was one of a group of authors who helped transform romance in the 1970s from a relatively tame, demure genre to the bold, bawdy books that sell by the millions today.

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From Naked Mole Rats To Dog Testicles: A Writer Explores The Longevity Quest

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 11:38am

"Nature knows how to let animals live a very long time," says Bill Gifford, whose latest book is Spring Chicken, a look at the history of anti-aging schemes and current ways people try to live longer.

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From Naked Mole Rats To Dog Testicles: A Writer Explores The Longevity Quest

NPR Books - February 26, 2015 - 11:38am

"Nature knows how to let animals live a very long time," says Bill Gifford, whose latest book is Spring Chicken, a look at the history of anti-aging schemes and current ways people try to live longer.

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ArtsBeat: Jill Abramson, Former Top Times Editor, Signs Book Deal

New York Times book reviews - February 26, 2015 - 10:22am
The book will explore the challenges that traditional media organizations face in the digital age.






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ArtsBeat: Hey, the Hulk’s in Central Park! Marvel Comics Covers Highlight New York

New York Times book reviews - February 26, 2015 - 9:32am
Marvel is celebrating the New York roots of its heroes in May with New York-themed covers on 15 series.






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By the Book: Kim Gordon: By the Book

New York Times book reviews - February 26, 2015 - 7:00am
The musician and author of the memoir “Girl in a Band” is a fan of Joan Didion: “How cool is it that Céline chose her for their new ad campaign? I want those sunglasses.”






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Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘The Buried Giant’

New York Times book reviews - February 25, 2015 - 7:23am
Neil Gaiman reviews Kazuo Ishiguro’s “The Buried Giant,” a quest narrative set in a mythical time of ogres, sprites and dragons.






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Children’s Books: ‘Winnie’ by Sally M. Walker

New York Times book reviews - February 25, 2015 - 7:00am
A picture book tells the story of the real bear who inspired A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh.






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