December 15th, 2014
Reviews — Newspapers & Web Sites
Below are links, with RSS feeds, where available, from the major newspaper and online book reviews.
- Books of The Times: ‘Guantánamo Diary’ by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
- Bookshelf: Books About New York and the Underground Railroad, and Urban Upheaval
- ‘Modernity Britain: 1957-1962,’ by David Kynaston
- Open Book: Immersive History
- The Shortlist: ‘The Greatest Knight,’ by Thomas Asbridge, and More
(Wednesdays in the daily NYT)
- Ways of Seeing
- Jennifer Niven’s ‘All the Bright Places’
- ‘The Darkest Part of the Forest’ and ‘The Ghosts of Heaven’
- Jane Bahk’s ‘Juna’s Jar,’ and More
- ‘I’m Glad I Did’ and ‘Scripted’
USA Today — (Top 150 best sellers posted on Thursdays).
- Chat with author Dean Koontz
- 'American Sniper' is No. 1 on USA TODAY's list
- Novels feast on Hemingway, Fitzgerald, their wives
- Must-read romances: 'The Mayor's Mission,' 'Raspberry Kisses,' 'Born at Dawn'
- Alec Baldwin memoir to be published in fall 2016
- Book review: In ‘The Big Seven’ by Jim Harrison, a detective behaving badly
- Book review: ‘A Muse and a Maze,’ by Peter Turchi
- Book review: ‘Gateway to Freedom,’ by Eric Foner
- Book review: ‘The Moral Arc,’ science as a force for good, by Michael Shermer
- Review: ‘Age of Cryptocurrency,’ bitcoin and economy, by Paul Vigna and Michael Casey
(book section of the Daily Beast)
- 'The Magician's Lie': A blend of 'The Night Circus' and 'Water for Elephants'?
- 'The Girl on the Train' rockets up sales charts, receives more critical praise
- Reader recommendation: America in Retreat
- Scott Blackwood's 'See How Small' attracts critical praise
- 'The Terrible Two' writers Mac Barnett and Jory John embark on a whirlwind book tour
- Self-Reliance: An Introduction to Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Jason Segel Stuns As David Foster Wallace In 'The End Of The Tour'
- Did Hemingway Really Say "Write Your Pants Off!"?
- Why Virginia Woolf Should Be Your Feminist Role Model
- Vampire Novelist Anne Rice On Falling Away From Christianity (Again)
- 7Days: Regional arts and entertainment, by Michael Harrington
- Lots on the literary horizon for spring
- LitBits all over
- Do This!
- Books Best-Sellers