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'Light Between Oceans' leaps up best-seller list

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 16:29

Movie adaptations are powering sales of several books.

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'Altamont' remembers rock’s darkest day

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 16:23

Joel Selvin's book recreates the nightmarish 1969 concert with the Stones.

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Lawrence Wright's chilling new book explores roots of terrorism

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 11:48

'The Terror Years' is a powerful follow-up to 'The Looming Tower.'

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Watch Graham Moore's live chat

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 14:43

His new book is 'The Last Days of Night.'

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Lena Dunham to publish a collection of short stories

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 11:32

Our favorite girl is conquering yet another area of publishing.

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Tom Wolfe rules this 'Kingdom of Speech'

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 17:22

In 'The Kingdom of Speech,' the best-selling writer looks at the study of linguistics.

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Nathan Hill dazzles with debut novel 'The Nix'

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 13:00

Nathan Hill deftly juggles characters and time periods.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 05:02

Look for new books by Louise Penny, Tom Wolfe, Dav Pilkey and Ransom Riggs.

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Immigrant family's American Dream shatters in Mbue's novel

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 13:02

'Behold the Dreamers' is an empathetic debut novel from Imbolo Mbue.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'Trump Revealed.'

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Scots blast 'Outlander' cookbook for its American recipes

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 21:26

New cookbook based on "Outlander" leaves bitter taste in mouths of Scottish readers.

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Amy Schumer has a USA TODAY hit with 'Girl'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 16:59

The star is the latest female comic to write a best seller.

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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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