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Australian Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:19

The prestigious prize went to

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You have to see Amy Poehler's author photo

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 09:46

She never lets us down.

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A girl searches for mom in Picoult's 'Time'

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:14

In 'Leaving Time,' an elephant researcher disappears.

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Lena Dunham adapting medieval YA novel

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:19

She's working on bringing 'Catherine, Called Birdy' to the big screen.

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The inside story of the Chilean mine disaster

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 12:03

Author of 'Deep Down Dark' spoke with all 33 survivors.

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'Ruth's Journey' reimagines 'Gone With the Wind's Mammy

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:03

This is the third sequel authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate.

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After 'GWTW,' sequels arrived, with approval

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:03

'Scarlett,' 'Rhett Butler's People' and 'Ruth's Journey' all are authorized sequels.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:02

New memoirs by Neil Patrick Harris and Norman Lear are on sale Oct. 14.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 20:54

Spend your weekend reading 'Some Luck' by Jane Smiley.

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French novelist Patrick Modiano wins Nobel

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 13:31

Cited for the "art of memory."

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Smiley's farm trilogy promises bountiful harvest

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:40

'Some Luck' begins the saga of the Langdon clan of Iowa farmers.

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In 'Station Eleven,' end of the world feels fine

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:22

The novel by Emily St. John Mandel finds joy in a post-apocalyptic world.

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Lena Dunham hits No. 5 on USA TODAY's books list

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 04:00

Gillian Flynn is also riding high on USA TODAY's list.

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Must-read suspenses: 'Midnight Betrayal,' 'Trapped,' 'Fatal Hearts'

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 22:08

HEA contributor Kathy Altman recs reads by Melinda Leigh, Beverly Long and Norah Wilson.

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Billy Idol: As 'candid as possible' in memoir

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 13:03

The '80s rocker has written a memoir and has a new album.

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J.K. Rowling keeps her fans guessing with anagram

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:55

Harry Potter fans were in a frenzy trying to solve Rowling's riddle.

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'Gone Girl' to be No. 1 on best-seller list

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:39

Gillian Flynn's thriller will hit the top spot this week.

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Interview: Richard Castle, author of 'Raging Heat'

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:37

HEA curator Joyce Lamb chats with Richard Castle about his latest release, Derrick Storm and Beckett.

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Exclusive: Johnny Depp's intro to Joe Perry's memoir

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:49

Actor pens profane but appreciative foreword for 'Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith.'

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'Jobs' author Isaacson tackles tech history

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:41

After telling the tale of Steve Jobs, Isaacson returns to his broad history of tech

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