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Essays remind us why we miss Christopher Hitchens

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 15:52

'And Yet....' is a brilliant posthumous collection from the writer who died in 2011.

        
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Pure 'Magic': Marie Kondo finally hits No. 1

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 15:23

After 60 weeks on USA TODAY's books list, 'Life-Changing Magic' climbs to the top.

        
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Is 'Calendar Girl' the next 'Fifty Shades'?

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 12:35

A sexy series is suddenly selling like hotcakes.

        
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Story of real Winnie-the-Pooh wins Caldecott

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:49

The inspiration for the children's book was a real live bear rescued by a soldier.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 05:02

Watch for new books from Elizabeth Strout, Janice Y.K. Lee, David McCallum.

        
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A bachelor party goes very wrong in new Bohjalian novel

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 13:02

'The Guest Room' tells story of a young Armenian dancer tricked into prostitution.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Maggie Smith: A Biography.'

        
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Anderson Cooper and mom Gloria Vanderbilt to publish joint memoir

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 16:41

'Little Gloria' and the 'Silver Fox' have already made a documentary together.

        
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Al Roker, Deborah Roberts write about their marriage

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 11:29

The TV news couple share their thoughts on 'family wisdom' in 'Been There, Done That.'

       
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New in paper: Lehane, Krakauer, Smiley

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 09:55

New paperbacks include titles by Jane Smiley, Kazuo Ishiguro and Lisa Genova.

        
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Julian Fellowes to deliver new book 'Belgravia' via app

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 13:51

Goodbye 'Downton,' hello 'Belgravia.'

        
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'The Revenant' is now a best-selling book

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 10:25

First published in 2002, the novel is now a hit, with a new movie tie-in edition.

       
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Al Roker & Deborah Roberts reveal the #1 secret to a successful marriage

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 10:07

Authors of the new book “Been There, Done That,” husband and wife Al Roker and Deborah Roberts open up about the key to their 20-year marriage.

        
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George R.R. Martin thanks fans for their support

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 14:20

You do you, man.

        
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Maggie Smith stars in a new biography

Sun, 01/03/2016 - 13:00

From Jean Brodie to Violet Crawley, the British actress has had quite a career.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 01/03/2016 - 05:00

Marie Kondo's 'Spark Joy' follows up her best-selling de-cluttering book.

        
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Inside the Israelis' daring raid on Entebbe

Sat, 01/02/2016 - 13:02

A new book remembers the rescue of hostages from Ugandan airport.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 01/02/2016 - 05:02

Spend your weekend chuckling over the medieval humor of 'The Relic Master.'

        
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Quidditch Pong is the Harry Potter drinking game you've been looking for

Thu, 12/31/2015 - 12:50

It's like beer pong, only more magical.

        
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Allende's 'Japanese Lover' is magical

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 16:11

Isabel Allende's historical novel explores myriad forms of love.

        
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