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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.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:46

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

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:46

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

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Washington is nation's 'most literate' city

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 13:47

A survey once again ranks how the USA is doing when it comes to reading.

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

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 10:36

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

        
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13 books to read before they become movies in 2017

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 07:03

Recommended reading before you head to a theater near you.

        
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Elena Ferrante's 'My Brilliant Friend' is coming to HBO

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:37

Book is being turned into drama series for HBO and Italy's public broadcasting company.

        
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New 'Wimpy Kid' book poised for takeoff on Nov. 7

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:03

In the 12th book in the best-selling kids' series, Greg Heffley and family go on holiday.

        
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Greg Iles wraps up 'Natchez' trilogy, hits No. 1 on USA TODAY's list

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:34

The thriller 'Mississippi Blood' takes on murder and racism in the Deep South.

        
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These German 'Women' struggle with life after Nazis

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 07:01

Jessica Shattuck's novel finds a fresh angle on post-war angst in Germany.

       
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Tough new book claims 'No One Cares About Crazy People'

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 14:47

Author Ron Powers has experience dealing with mental illness in his own family.

        
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New bio: Why Richard Nixon matters in the Trump era

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:13

Biographer John A. Farrell offers an even-handed approach in 'Richard Nixon: The Life.'

       
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 05:06

Look for a major new biography of Richard Nixon, plus the latest James Patterson.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 05:01

Spend your weekend reading 'Madame President' by Helene Cooper.

        
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Abduction mystery 'Lisa Bellow' explores teen trauma

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:19

In 'The Fall of Lisa Bellow,' two girls are held hostage by a gunman.

        
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Book Buzz: 'The Shack' is solid on USA TODAY's best-sellers list

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:11

The faith-based best seller continues its reign at No. 1

        
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Misty Copeland's best advice for achieving a 'Ballerina Body'

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:21

The dancer shares her tips for getting in shape and eating well in her new book.

       
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'Inspector Morse' creator Colin Dexter dies at 86

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:10

Writer's curmudgeonly detective was the subject of a long-running TV mystery series.

        
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Lisa See brews a touching tale of loss, hope in 'Tea Girl'

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 07:04

'The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane' is about how tea changes a young Chinese woman's life.

       
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