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Kirk Douglas on wife Anne: "The most difficult woman I ever met!"

9 hours 48 min ago

They're publishing 60 years of love letters in a new memoir, 'Kirk and Anne.'

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

12 hours 25 min ago

Look for new books by Paula Hawkins, Gabourey Sidibe and Ivanka Trump.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading 'The Stars Are Fire' by Anita Shreve.

        
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Starz's 'American Gods' melds bonkers fantasy with timely allegory

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:21

Neil Gaiman's 2001 book has found new relevance with its fantasy metaphors.

        
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Joely Fisher to remember sister Carrie in new memoir

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:50

'Growing Up Fisher' will be published by William Morrow on Nov. 14.

        
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Read these YA books after watching '13 Reasons Why'

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 17:34

If you loved Netflix's '13 Reasons Why,' these five YA books should be on your to-read list.

        
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#BookmarkThis: Chat live with author Paula Hawkins

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:59

Fans can submit questions for the author of 'The Girl on the Train' and 'Into the Water.'

        
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Political books get out the vote as two land in USA TODAY's top 10

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:31

'Shattered,' about Clinton's campaign, is a best seller. So is Elizabeth Warren's book.

        
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In Fredrik Backman's 'Beartown,' hockey rules

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 06:04

A new novel from the author of the sleeper Swedish hit 'A Man Called Ove.'

        
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'Incendiary' is an explosive look at New York City bomb case

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:59

In the 1950s, a "mad bomber" terrorized Gothamites and eluded police.

        
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'Dreaming the Beatles': We love them yeah, yeah, yeah!

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:54

You didn't need to live through the '60s to worship The Beatles, Rob Sheffield writes.

        
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Sheryl Sandberg: 'I felt like a ghost' after husband's death

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:07

The Facebook COO has co-written a new book, 'Option B,' about facing devastating loss.

        
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'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert Pirsig dies at 88

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 07:23

The 1974 book became a cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down.

        
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Famous novelist turned down by over 100 publishers dies

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 07:22

It was a novel that made history after it was turned down by more than 100 publishers. Robert Pirsig, author of “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” has died. He was 88-years-old. Aaron Dickens reports.

        
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6 ways that 'Big Brother' technology in 'The Circle' is already happening

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:42

The new drama warns us about the future — but it's already here.

        
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Strout is back to brilliant form in 'Anything Is Possible'

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:55

This collection of linked stories may remind readers of Strout's 'Olive Kitteridge.'

        
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In 'Secrets,' Caitlyn Jenner reveals what Kris knew about gender transition

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:25

New memoir has revelations about the K-troop, including the world’s most famous momager.

        
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Before the Mafia, there was the terrifying 'Black Hand'

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 13:04

Book is a history of crime organization, and Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in movie.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 05:04

Look for new books by Sheryl Sandberg, Fredrik Backman and Elizabeth Strout.

        
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'Last Neanderthal' is a blast from the (prehistoric) past

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 13:00

Claire Cameron's novel follows a group of prehistoric characters, and one in the present.

        
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