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Scots blast 'Outlander' cookbook for its American recipes

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:26

New cookbook based on "Outlander" leaves bitter taste in mouths of Scottish readers.

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Amy Schumer has a USA TODAY hit with 'Girl'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 15:59

The star is the latest female comic to write a best seller.

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Jeffrey Toobin talks "American Heiress"

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:53

New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin tells why the story of the 1970s abduction of Patricia Hearst still resonates. Toobin's latest book is "American Heiress"

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5 Caitlyn Jenner revelations from Linda Thompson's memoir, 'A Little Thing Called Life'

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 14:08

3. Jenner thought she might be able to re-enter Brandon and Brody Jenner's lives as a 'female relative.'

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New bio 'Trump Revealed' offers troubling portrait

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 13:50

The Washington Post has dug deep into the Republican candidate's background.

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'Surrender' to the pleasures of Caleb Carr's novel

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 13:15

'Surrender, New York' features a psychologist named Trajan Jones.

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Mieville's alt-history 'Paris' is one freaky place

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 12:02

Surrealist monsters come alive in alt-history novella.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 06:39

Look for a new Donald Trump bio from The Washington Post.

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Weekend books for book lovers

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 08:28

Spend your weekend reading 'The Fall of Heaven.'

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6 beach reads you need to pack for your end of summer vacation

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 08:25

Squeeze in every drop of summer you have left with these books.

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Toobin takes on the wild, strange saga of Patty Hearst

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 16:12

In 'American Heiress,' Jeffrey Toobin resurrects the 1970s kidnapping of Patricia Hearst.

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New paperbacks: Franzen, Grafton, Penny

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 16:10

'Purity' by Jonathan Franzen, out in paperback, will be a Showtime series.

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Rowling expands Potter world with short new ebooks

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 10:32

Digital shorts will be available from the website on Sept. 6.

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Best-selling 'Hillbilly Elegy' helps explain Trump's appeal

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 09:58

J.D. Vance's memoir is up to No. 10 on USA TODAY's best-seller list.

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Amy Schumer reveals all in 'Lower Back Tattoo'

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 16:35

Her new book is a highly personal collection of stories and memories.

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Book sheds new light on Shah of Iran's last days

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 12:03

'The Fall of Heaven' is a more sympathetic portrayal of events in the 1970s.

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