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  • A Singer’s Hard Question: Can Her Career Coexist With Motherhood?
    Laura Barnett’s novel “Greatest Hits” uses the creation of a retrospective album to explore a woman’s tempestuous life in music. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-15
  • We Have Abundant Food. Why Is Our Health — and the Planet’s — So Bad?
    Bee Wilson’s “The Way We Eat Now” delves into the startling consequences of the globalization that has revolutionized our relationship to food. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-15
  • 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate
    How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-15
  • Impeachment, the First Time Around
    Andrew Johnson ascended to the presidency after Lincoln’s assassination. Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” recounts the efforts to remove him from office. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-15
  • In Defense of Maxwell Perkins
    His biographer says the fact that Perkins edited a book on racial eugenics does not mean that he endorsed the theory. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-15
  • By the Book: Ani DiFranco
    The singer-songwriter, whose new memoir is “No Walls and the Recurring Dream,” says her shelves contain “poetry for when my mind is spinning” and “a bunch of learn-how-to-meditate books that don’t seem to be helping.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-15
  • 31 New & Upcoming Indie Book Picks from a Top Goodreads Reviewer

    Lori Hettler is the founder and moderator of The Next Best Book Club, one of the most popular groups on Goodreads, and has been a reader and reviewer of independently published (“indie”) literature for more than a decade. She also advocates for small presses as a freelance publicist. Here …
    Source: GoodreadsPublished on 2019-05-15
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 15th, 2019

    Sponsored by Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Price
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Amanda Nelson
  • Find The Perfect Vintage Removable Wallpaper for Book and Comic Lovers

    One of the biggest trends right now in home decorating is vintage removable wallpaper. This isn’t the kind of wallpaper we’ve all come to cringe about when watching home shows or dealing with our own fixer uppers. This is wallpaper that’s stylish, trendy, and applicable with a little peel-and-stick. More …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Kelly Jensen
  • Michelle Motivates Barry
    We at Book Riot enjoy speculating (privately, for the most part) on what might cause a book such as Barack Obama’s presidential memoir to be delayed. Is it strategic, e.g. the publisher waiting until after the primaries to release it? Does Barry have writer’s block? And of course, we wonder …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Annika Barranti Klein

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