May 02, 2013
Reading calms frazzled nerves. Losing yourself in a book compels the mind to concentrate and eases tensions. Stressed about choosing a read? Alleviate the hassle by relying on the best book reviews online at NY Journal of Books
Apr 15, 2013
Jackie Robinson Day is a fitting tribute to major league baseball's #42, a giant among men and a player whose determination and accomplishments on and off the field compelled America to confront harmful racial stereotypes.
Apr 04, 2013
A failed marriage is not funny. "Life in a Marital Institution" described by NYJB as a “tedious diatribe." The author, “a sad, pointless, immature man walking away from his family because he can’t bear to be wrong." Where's the...
Mar 13, 2013
New York Journal of Books reviewer Jim Thompson, a leading author of Nordic Noir in Finland, notes Ake Edwardson’s unusually meandering story in the newly released translation of Room No.
Mar 12, 2013
"The Mapmaker's War: A Legend" is an inspiring tale with a feminist spin. A laudatory review in New York Journal of Books is accompanied by an exclusive in depth interview that explains the author's writing process.
Feb 19, 2013
This memoir is a poignant tale about a search for answers, revealing the enduring power of a son's love and the overwhelming sense of loss that fuels the quest for information about his fathers untimely death. It's a sensational read.
Feb 19, 2013
"Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage, and Assassination During the 1934 Tour of Japan" lauded by eminent baseball historian Dorothy Seymour Mills for thorough research and accurate depiction of Babe Ruth's 1934 baseball tour of Japan.
Jan 04, 2013
The ACLU has adopted positions that affect our lives. Read the inside story behind the American Civil Liberties Union and its decisions regarding privacy on birth control, rape, sexual harassment, and gay rights.
Dec 03, 2012
It’s that time of year and you’re shopping for a reasonably priced present with a lot of impact. "Coloring for Grownups: The Adult Activity Book" fits the bill. It inspires memories of childhood play infused with adult mischief. Great gift!
Nov 30, 2012
Are you tearing your hair out trying to come up with gift ideas for the children in your life? Have you considered a book? A book is engaging, fun, and educational, and it will be remembered always. New York Journal of Books makes the choice easy.