Book Reviews

Who Is 'What Happened' For? Maybe Hillary Clinton Most Of All

NPR Books - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 21:40

Danielle Kurtzleben says Clinton's tale about her losing 2016 campaign reads like the unburdening of a woman relieved to finally, without interruption, tell her side of a story everyone already knows.

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Hillary Clinton Is 'Done,' But Not Going Away

NPR Books - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 21:01

In interviews with NPR, Clinton discusses her life since the election she didn't expect to lose and why she lost. And she offers scathing criticism of President Trump.

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'World Without Mind': How Tech Companies Pose An Existential Threat

NPR Books - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:31

From Facebook's algorithms to our reliance on phones instead of our memories, tech giants are taking us to a future that's either utopian or dystopian, author Franklin Foer says.

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Len Wein, Co-Creator Of Wolverine And Storm Comics, Dies At 69

NPR Books - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 13:33

Len Wein, co-creator of iconic comic book characters such as Wolverine and Storm, has died. He was 69 years old.

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Fiction: Broken Promises in the Promised Land

New York Times Book Review - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 02:00
Mixing genres and voices, Nathan Englander’s novel “Dinner at the Center of the Earth” offers a tragicomic take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Nonfiction: The Right Way to Memorialize an Unpopular War

New York Times Book Review - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 02:00
James Reston Jr.’s “A Rift in the Earth” tells how a bitter controversy over the Vietnam War memorial ended in national reconciliation.
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