December 15th, 2014
Reviews — Newspapers & Web Sites
Below are links, with RSS feeds, where available, from the major newspaper and online book reviews.
- ‘Ordinary Light: A Memoir,’ by Tracy K. Smith
- Jon Krakauer’s ‘Missoula,’ About Rape in a College Town
- Frederic Morton, Author Who Chronicled the Rothschilds, Dies at 90
- Books of The Times: Review: In ‘Look Who’s Back,’ Hitler Returns and He’s Amusing
- Books of The Times: Review: Oliver Sacks Looks at His Life in ‘On the Move’
(Wednesdays in the daily NYT)
USA Today — (Top 150 best sellers posted on Thursdays).
- Read an excerpt from Sue Grafton's 'X'
- Witherspoon to read Harper Lee audio book
- Morrison tackles race in bold 'Child'
- Books: New and noteworthy
- 'The Real Doctor' is a real delight
- Gaithersburg Book Festival offers world-class authors in a small-town setting
- Jane Smiley’s elegiac look at an American family in ‘Early Warning’
- William Vollmann’s upcoming novel is “quite a bit shorter than ‘War & Peace'”
- ‘The Invention of Fire’ is a thrillingly written 14th-century murder mystery
- ‘My Struggle’: Book four of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s monumental memoir
(book section of the Daily Beast)
- Reader recommendation: Blink
- 'Far From the Madding Crowd' is adapted as a movie
- Hitler parody 'Look Who's Back' comes to the US
- Accio Books!: Harry Potter Alliance hopes to get thousands of books to those who need them
- Reese Witherspoon will narrate 'Go Set a Watchman' audiobook
- The World Without Libraries: A Speculation
- Interview With YA Author Melissa Grey on 'The Girl at Midnight'
- The Great Pen Name Debate: Women Authors in Fantasy
- How I Escaped After Being Trapped Inside My Own Body for 12 Years
- Why Are China's Leftists Embracing Confucius?
- A novel approach Montco author visiting 100 book clubs to promote her latest work. Elkins Park author Nomi Eve visits 100 book clubs - and counting
- J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' reveals rot in small town life
- Philly-born Gregory Pardlo talks about his Pulitzer for poetry
- Helping children sleep without terror
- Toni Morrison's 'God Help the Child': Glorious, incendiary