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'Orphan's Tale,' a Holocaust novel, is finding readers

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:01

Pam Jenoff's novel about a train full of abandoned babies is a USA TODAY best seller.

        
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'One-Eyed Man' is timely novel about reality TV and 'facts'

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 07:06

Ron Currie's truth-telling, Howard Beale-like hero is known simply as 'K.'

        
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Amy Krouse Rosenthal dies after writing 'dating profile' for husband

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 06:42

Best-selling author wrote about dying and how she hoped to find a new wife for husband.

        
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'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' sequel is happening — but without Rooney Mara

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 21:49

'The Girl in the Spider's Web' will feature a new cast and filmmaker.

        
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Could Jane Austen have been poisoned by arsenic?

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 15:51

Expert says spectacles suggest she may have developed cataracts due to accidental poisoning.

        
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Scout's honor, you'll love 'The Hearts of Men'

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 14:11

The Boy Scouts take center stage in Nickolas Butler's smart novel.

        
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The strange tale of Maine's hermit in the woods

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:02

Christopher Knight retreated from the world. Michael Finkel tells his story.

        
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Barack, Michelle Obama books will be published worldwide

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 08:49

The publishing of the upcoming books by the former president and first lady will be a global event.

        
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Rome's evil Emperor Nero, a good guy?

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 13:00

'The Confessions of Young Nero' is a revisionist history of the reviled leader.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 05:00

Charlton Heston and Ernest Hemingway star in two new books.

        
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'Faulkner v. Woody Allen' leads to surprise ending

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 23:12

Shooting has begun in Mississippi on a new documentary about legendary author William Faulkner — the first ever authorized by his estate.

        
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Female pilot writes riveting memoir, Angelina Jolie may play her

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 16:01

'Shoot Like a Girl' is the story of helicopter pilot who served in Afghanistan.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 06:00

Spend your weekend reading 'The Price of Illusion' by Joan Juliet Buck.

        
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'Bridges of Madison County' author Robert James Waller dies at 77

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 14:19

Robert James Waller be remembered for his romance about a photographer and a war bride.

        
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New 'Game Change' book, HBO series will cover 2016 election

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 17:43

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann will report on Donald Trump's win over Hillary Clinton.

        
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Dan Rather parlays Trump essays into deal for new book, 'What Unites Us'

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:32

Former CBS anchor will write a book of essays about his idea of patriotism, due Nov. 7.

        
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Bush daughters Jenna and Barbara writing a memoir

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 08:08

'Sisters First' will be published in October and tell their life story.

        
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Cheese is so addictive, one doctor calls it 'dairy crack'

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 07:31

Dr. Neal Barnard's new anti-dairy book, 'The Cheese Trap,' recommends a more vegan diet.

        
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Louisa Clark of 'Me Before You' to return in new Jojo Moyes' novel

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 05:02

The young British woman hits American shores in Book 3.

        
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George W. Bush, artist, has best seller with 'Portraits of Courage'

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 12:12

Former president's book of paintings of veterans lands high on USA TODAY's list.

        
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