Book Reviews

Children’s Books: Reframing Refugee Children’s Stories

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 4:00am
In “We Are Displaced,” the Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai gathers stories from girls around the world who, like her, have had to flee their homes.
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Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 4:00am
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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Editors’ Choice: 8 New Books We Recommend This Week

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 3:15pm
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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How Astounding Saw the Future

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 1:00pm
Tracing the evolution of the mid-20th-century magazine whose pages gave rise to the genre of science fiction.
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Book Scene: Cooking the Book: Dinner with Publisher Daniel Halpern and Chef Wylie Dufresne

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:34am
A republication of a 1985 cookbook, “The Good Food,” brings writers and foodies to the table.
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By the Book: Dani Shapiro: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 4:00am
The author, most recently, of the memoir “Inheritance” turns to family and friends for reading suggestions: “My 19-year-old son is a voracious reader and constantly recommends books to me.”
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Nonfiction: Anne Frank’s Diary, in Graphic Form, Reveals Its Humor

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 1:00pm
Ari Folman and David Polonsky’s graphic novel adaptation of the famous diary brings out new and vibrant aspects of Anne’s voice.
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Newsbook: Walls, Partisanship and the Shutdown

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:53am
These three books offer some perspective on the current political stalemate.
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Fiction: In This Novel, One Sister Is a Nurse. The Other Is a Murderer.

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 4:00am
“My Sister, the Serial Killer,” by the Nigerian novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite, follows the fortunes of two women in Lagos, a city that strives to suffocate women.
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Fiction: Three Sisters, an Island and an Apocalyptic Tale of Survival

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 2:08pm
In Sophie Mackintosh’s debut novel, “The Water Cure,” Lia, Grace and Sky — living off the grid with their abusive parents — have been raised to fear men.
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Essay: Virginia Woolf? Snob! Richard Wright? Sexist! Dostoyevsky? Anti-Semite!

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 1:00pm
How should we read great literature from the past whose moral blind spots offend us?
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New & Noteworthy

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 4:00am
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
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Match Book: Poetry to Tap Into Women’s Spiritual Sides

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 4:00am
Brief, beautiful poems about human psychology and the natural world.
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Nonfiction: Could Immunotherapy Offer a Cure for Cancer?

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 1:00pm
In “The Breakthrough,” Charles Graeber recounts the long history of researchers’ attempts to mobilize the body’s immune system to fight disease.
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Essay: Turning the ‘Curse of Ham’ Into a Blessing

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 8:49am
Four new literary works revisit African history, refiguring age-old maledictions as a birthright, a special form of insight, a superpower, a redemption. Julian Lucas explains.
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The Book Review Podcast: Fugitive Slaves and the Road to the Civil War

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 2:45pm
Andrew Delbanco discusses “The War Before the War,” and Rob Dunn talks about “Never Home Alone.”
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From Our Archives: Edward Gorey’s Children’s Books Illustrations, Revisited

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 10:24am
A look back at some of the eccentric illustrator’s art for young readers.
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Inside the List: Michelle Obama’s Book Is No. 1 Here — and No. 1 in Finland, Singapore and Portugal

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 9:11am
The former first lady’s memoir, “Becoming,” tops best-seller lists around the world.
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Children’s Books: Board Books That Let Toddlers Join the Action

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 4:00am
Shake them, pull on them, hug them, carry them to bed. These board books invite little readers right into the story.
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Nonfiction: Can Americans Get Along?

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 4:00am
In “Fault Lines,” Kevin M. Kruse and Julian E. Zelizer argue for the importance of building bridges.
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