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Jeffrey Toobin talks "American Heiress"

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 16:53

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 - 15:08

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 - 14:50

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 - 14:15

'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 - 13:02

Surrealist monsters come alive in alt-history novella.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 07:39

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

        
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Weekend books for book lovers

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 09:28

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 - 09:25

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 - 17:12

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 - 17:10

'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 - 11:32

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 - 10:58

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 - 17:35

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 - 13:03

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

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 07:13

Look for new books by Amy Schumer and Lisa Scottoline.

        
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In 'Harmony,' a family's desperate struggle with autism

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 19:16

How far will a parent go to save a child?

        
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Celebrity Book Club: Old friends, new members and good reads

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 10:33

Our favorite band of bookworms are speed-reading their way through summer

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 05:01

Spend your weekend reading Oprah pick 'The Underground Railroad.'

        
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Wimpy Jen finds friend in debut novelist's 'Emergency'

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 11:36

Our heroine has a hard time standing up for herself in 'Break in Case of Emergency.'

        
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Writers reflect on painful racial issues in 'Fire This Time'

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 11:35

A searing collection of essays takes a page from James Baldwin in exploring racism.

        
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