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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 05:03

Look for a new Dr. Seuss, plus an anniversary reissue of 'Valley of the Dolls.'

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Author, Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies at 87

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 19:56

The 'Night' author leaves behind a legacy of Holocaust education and remembrance.

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'Seinfeldia' celebrates a comedy classic

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 13:04

A new book explains why Jerry and the gang keep bringing the funny.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'Into the Lion's Mouth,' about the spy who inspired 007.

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Elizabeth Gilbert splits from man she met at end of 'Eat Pray Love'

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 16:26

It's 'Eat Pray... Separate' for Elizabeth Gilbert and husband of 12 years.

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Gay Talese's 'Voyeur's Motel' is a real turnoff

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 11:22

Controversy surrounds the book, but author and publisher say they stand by it.

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Alvin Toffler, author of influential 'Future Shock,' dead at 87

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 21:24

The guru of post-industrial age whose million-selling book anticipated digital age.

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Shakespeare's shrew gets modern twist in Tyler's 'Vinegar Girl'

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:09

A Pulitzer Prize winner offers a new spin on 'The Taming of the Shrew.'

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Readers gobble up fiction; 'Watchman' rises

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:05

Beach reads are appealing to readers; Harper Lee rises on USA TODAY's best-seller list.

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A rock journalist celebrates David Bowie in new book

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 11:27

Rob Sheffield, a lifelong fan, is author of 'On Bowie.'

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Learn all about the American Hogwarts in Rowling's new Pottermore entry

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 19:21

Ilvermorny has some dark roots.

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Novel about first black Vassar grad teaches a valuable lesson

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 16:37

'The Gilded Years' is the story of Anita Hemmings, who passed for white.

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Trillin's essays on race resonant, decades later

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 13:02

'Jackson, 1964' collects 30 years of Calvin Trillin's reporting on race in America.

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These kids' picture books offer great summer adventures

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 07:00

These four picture books will get kids ready for some summertime fun.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 05:03

Look for new books by James Patterson, Emily Giffin and Rob Sheffield.

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The life of Serbian spy Dusko Popov, the real 007

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 13:00

'Into the Lion's Mouth' tells the story of the double agent who inspired James Bond.

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Michael Herr, writer of 'Dispatches' and 'Full Metal Jacket,' dies at 76

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 10:18

'Dispatches' author's work was also used in Vietnam War classic 'Apocalypse Now.'

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'Once Upon a Cop,' a memoir.

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Looking for a relaxing read? Romances rule

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 14:03

Check out some of the new romances that were featured on Happy Ever After this week.

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Two books about Hamilton get Tonys boost

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:10

Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton bio is in USA TODAY's Top 10.

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