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Colson Whitehead wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Underground Railroad'

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 18:19

The 2016 best selling-novel about slavery also won the National Book Award.

        
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Bill Cosby's kiddie books on library list for 'most challenged' works

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 17:41

Bill Cosby is now on list of books parents most often seek to yank from libraries.

        
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How Jim Jones led massacre victims to 'drink the Kool-Aid'

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 13:55

Jeff Guinn's 'The Road to Jonestown' relives the horrors of Guyana and the Peoples Temple.

       
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New bio: Why David Letterman is hiding behind that beard

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 11:23

Jason Zinoman's insightful book looks at the late-night host's personality and career.

       
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 05:04

Look for a biography of David Letterman and a history of the Jonestown massacre.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 08:56

Spend your weekend reading 'Nevertheless' by Alec Baldwin.

        
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Alec Baldwin slams publisher for 'errors' in memoir 'Nevertheless'

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 07:42

Baldwin criticized HarperCollins for issues with his new memoir 'Nevertheless.'

        
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New paperbacks: 'Barkskins,' 'The Nest,' 'White Trash'

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 15:49

Annie Proulx's novel about early timber traders is out in paperback.

        
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Judy Blume to receive lifetime achievement award

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 09:03

Author will receive the E.B. White Award from American Academy of Arts and Letters.

        
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Stephen King's 'It' scares up new readers, thanks to creepy trailer

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:30

The horror classic is No. 17; James Patterson has another No. 1 USA TODAY best seller.

       
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5 Prince revelations from the memoir of his first wife, Mayte Garcia

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 18:03

Like, for instance, he raided her closet and employed a "foo foo master."

        
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In memoir, Alec Baldwin spills on Kim Basinger, Tina Fey, Harrison Ford

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 17:52

The actor pulls back the curtain on his career and his personal life in 'Nevertheless.'

       
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Who knew? Walt Whitman was the Richard Simmons of his day

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 16:35

The 19th-century American poet has a new book out. You won't believe what it's about.

        
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African-American 'Gatsby' reboot shines its own bright light

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 14:38

Story recasts the spotlight on black characters navigating life and love in a small town.

        
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'My Mother's Kitchen' is real comfort food

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:22

Peter Gethers' mother was a chef; now he cooks for her in her old age.

        
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Prince Charles bio: Odd stuff you didn't know about the next British king

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 10:19

Biography offers new details about Diana, Camilla, how he prays, how he takes his eggs.

       
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 05:04

Alec Baldwin's memoir 'Nevertheless' goes on sale April 4.

        
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Drone warfare? Thank Pentagon's mysterious DARPA agency

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 13:02

'The Imagineers of War' is an excellent look at a little-known government program.

        
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Drone warfare? Thank Pentagon's mysterious DARPA agency

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 13:02

'The Imagineers of War' is an excellent look at a little-known government program.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:46

Spend your weekend reading 'The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.'

        
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