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A biography as ambitious as Beethoven himself

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:49

A composer and musical scholar takes on the great Ludwig.

        
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Haruki Murakami's 'Pilgrimage' is worth taking

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:41

The latest novel from the Japanese author of '1Q84.'

        
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Romance Unlaced: Interview with Suzanne Enoch

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:56

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter interviews Suzanne Enoch about her latest and features Jennifer Ashley's hobby outside of writing.

        
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NY Times reporter to pen Robin Williams bio

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:32

The New York Times' Dave Itzkoff will write the biography of Robin Williams.

        
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Lena Dunham talks OCD in new memoir excerpt

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:39

An excerpt of her book, 'Not that Kind of Girl,' appeared in 'The New Yorker.'

        
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Kids book roundup: Back-to-school reading

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:48

Dealing with homework and first-day-of-school worries.

        
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Watch the new 'Gone Girl' trailer

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:15

It aired during last night's Emmys, but in case you missed it, we've got you covered.

        
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Bookends: Does Where You Live Make a Difference in How and What You Write?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:00
Mohsin Hamid and Thomas Mallon discuss how where they’ve lived has affected their work.






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George R.R. Martin rails against selfies

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:46

'Game of Thrones' mastermind Geroge R.R. Martin rails against selfies and reveals the one piece of technology he uses every day.

        
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Gamache returns in Penny's 'Long Way Home'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:34

So much for retirement as the detective is pulled into a missing-persons case.

        
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John Grisham takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:10

He did it with a cigar in his mouth.

        
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'Not Ourselves' delves into the American dream

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 13:03

It's an ambitious, beautifully written novel about ambition and what it can do and not do.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 05:04

The new Louise Penny mystery 'The Long Way Home' goes on sale on Aug. 26.

        
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'Outlander' Episode 3: Mandi and Michelle share their takes

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 21:04

HEA contributors Mandi and Michelle share their thoughts on episode three of 'Outlander.'

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading Helen Thorpe's revealing 'Soldier Girls.'

        
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Martin: More 'flexibility' to kill 'GOT' characters

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:52

If you need us, we'll be crying in the corner.

        
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Children's Books: ‘Anatomy of a Misfit,’ by Andrea Portes

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:40
In this young adult novel, a teenager indulges a rebellious streak lurking beneath her “apple pie” appearance.






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‘The New Arabs,’ by Juan Cole

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:40
A professor surveys youth uprisings in the Middle East.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:40
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Children's Books: ‘El Deafo,’ by Cece Bell

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:40
Making new friends at school can be tough, but doing so while wearing a bulky hearing aid? That requires superpowers!






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