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A 'Valiant' look at Revolutionary War heroes and traitors

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 10:39

Acclaimed historian Nathaniel Philbrick is back with 'Valiant Ambition.'

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New paperbacks from John Irving, Judd Apatow, Paula McLain

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 10:34

Paperback releases include 'Avenue of Mysteries' and 'A Lucky Life Interrupted.'

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The Harry Potter kids are all grown up in images from 'Cursed Child'

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 09:27

19 years later, Harry Potter still has his magic. 

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Coloring books are a hot fad, e-book sales decline: Nielsen report

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 16:35

A new Nielsen study charts book sales from 2015.

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Daniel Craig heads to Showtime for Franzen's 'Purity'

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:48

James Bond star will headline 20-episode limited series, with production starting in 2017.

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'Sweetbitter,' set in New York food world, is dishy best seller

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 10:56

Debut novelist Stephanie Danler served in the trenches in Manhattan restaurants.

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'Fargo' creator Noah Hawley hopes for summer hit with new book

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:32

The man behind the FX hit 'Fargo' has written the summer thriller 'Before the Fall.'

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Hot books for summer: New Rowling, King, Trump bio

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:30

A "new" Harry Potter tale, plus Chris Colfer, Liane Moriarty, Terry McMillan and more.

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A dark descent into mental illness in 'Imagine Me Gone'

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 13:03

Adam Haslett's novel is the story of a troubled family.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 05:04

Look for new books by Neil Gaiman, Emma Straub and Alan Furst.

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Marlene Dietrich stars in a new novel

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 13:22

'Marlene' by C.W. Gortner is a fictional look at the German film star.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'The Fireman' by Joe Hill.

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Dad Rock podcast: Author rolls with the Stones

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:09

Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan talk music on 'Dad Rock,' a podcast from USA TODAY

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New history of U.S. Postal Service delivers

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:56

'Neither Snow Nor Rain' looks at mail delivery from the 1700s to the present day.

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A new 'Life' for writer Steve Hamilton

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:31

With 'The Second Life of Nick Mason,' Hamilton scores a USA TODAY best seller.

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Joe Hill burns up the list with 'The Fireman'

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:14

The son of Stephen King lands at No. 9 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

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Kendall and Kylie Jenner will publish second novel, with two co-authors

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:31

It takes four to write a novel about twins.

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Chat live with author Justin Cronin

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:24

The live video chat happens here on May 23 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 05:13

Rick Yancey and Justin Cronin are concluding their dystopian trilogies.

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Joe Hill's imagination stokes 'The Fireman'

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 13:03

In this sci-fi/horror tale, a spore makes its victims burst into flame.

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