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Weekend picks for book lovers: Carrie Fisher's 'Princess Diarist'

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 09:46

Spend your weekend reading Carrie Fisher's 'The Princess Diarist.'

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Felix Funicello returns in Wally Lamb's new novel

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 14:53

'I'll Take You There' is the latest from the author of 'She's Come Undone.'

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'Fantastic Beasts' script comes in third on USA TODAY's list

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 14:51

J.K. Rowling's screenplay is released in book form.

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Khizr Khan to publish memoir next fall

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 13:49

The father of a slain soldier became a national figure during the election.

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Attention sci-fi fans: H.G. Wells ghost story published for first time

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 13:04

The brief hybrid of ghost tale and detective story appears in The Strand Magazine.

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Amazon squashes Trump trolls' attacks on Megyn Kelly book

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 08:31

"Anti-Trump," was all one reviewer who gave the book a single star had to say.

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Megyn Kelly, Bernie Sanders hit USA TODAY's books list

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 06:07

'Settle for More' and 'Our Revolution' make the Top 15.

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Carrie Fisher remembers being 19 and 'in love'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 04:24

Iin 'Princess Diarist,' the actress comes clean on her tryst with Harrison Ford in 1976.

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New book shows how 'The Daily Show' redefined the news

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:27

A new oral history of the "fake news" show takes the reader behind the scenes.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 05:01

Look for new books from Wally Lamb, Carrie Fisher and Michael Chabon.

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New book 'Twenty-Six Seconds' details how famed Zapruder film haunts family

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 13:52

Alexandra Zapruder's grandfather filmed the assassination of JFK.

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'Fantastic Beasts' screenplay reveals what actors couldn't

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 09:28

J.K. Rowling's screenplay has been released in book form.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading a new bio of comedian Joan Rivers.

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Stephenie Meyer's great chemistry with Jeremy Renner

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 18:37

The author of 'Twilight' has a USA TODAY best seller with her new thriller.

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Colson Whitehead wins National Book Award for 'Underground Railroad'

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 06:59

Annual awards are given for fiction, non-fiction, young people'st literature and poetry.

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National Book Awards go to Colson Whitehead and Rep. John Lewis

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 06:58

Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad" has won the National Book Award for fiction. The awards were presented Wednesday night during a dinner ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, with Larry Wilmore serving as host. U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, who collaborated on a trilogy of graphic novels

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Read an excerpt from Michael Crichton's 'Dragon Teeth'

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 05:02

The new novel is based on a rivalry between 19th-century paleontologists.

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Exclusive: Fox anchor Megyn Kelly describes scary, bullying 'Year of Trump'

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 19:02

Kelly talks with USA TODAY about the president-elect, Roger Ailes and her tumultuous year.

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6 questions about 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' answered

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 17:24

In case you didn't go to Hogwarts.

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Trevor Noah recalls childhood under apartheid in new memoir

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 08:45

The host of 'The Daily Show' writes of growing up in South Africa.

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