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What celebs are saying about books they love

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:02

Reese Witherspoon likes 'The Nightingale,' and Lena Dunham is a fan of 'Slow Love.'

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Book-loving stars on Instagram: They're the new Oprah

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:00

Celebs like Reese Witherspoon, Lena Dunham and Emma Watson share what they're reading.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:00

Look for a new book about Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

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400 years after Shakespeare's death, a diverse world is his stage

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 15:57

New productions prove the Bard's plays are adaptable to diverse casting and contexts.

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400 years later, 5 ways to brush up on your Shakespeare

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 14:04

An anniversary of Shakespeare's death is being commemorated with books and events.

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'Eligible,' a 'Pride & Prejudice' for our times

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 13:01

Curtis Sittenfeld updates Jane Austen's classic and moves it to Cincinnati.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens.'

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Sam Adams' founder has 'Lessons' to handle brewing competition

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:19

In new book, Sam Adams brewer Jim Koch tells how to quench your own thirst for business.

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Watch: 'The Girl on the Train' movie trailer

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:54

Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett and Luke Evans star in the adaptation, due Oct. 7.

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'Hamilton' the book is now a USA TODAY best seller

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 10:36

The companion volume to the Broadway musical is a hit -- if you can find it.

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Broadway smash 'Hamilton' wins Pulitzer

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:52

The good news just keeps rolling in for the musical about our founding fathers.

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'Rocket Girls,' soaring tale of women who helped launch space race

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 13:02

Author Nathalia Holt looks at the women who "propelled us from the moon to Mars."

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 05:07

Look for new books by David Baldacci, James Rollins and Curtis Sittenfeld.

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David Duchovny hits a home run with new novel

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 14:53

In the actor's second book, a father and son try to reconcile over baseball.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:01

Spend your weekend reading 'First Women,' a book about our modern first ladies.

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Jeffrey Tambor of 'Transparent' will publish memoir

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 13:30

Emmy-winning character actor will riff on his career in amusing autobiographical essays.

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Bill O'Reilly's next 'Killing' book targets WWII Japan

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 13:21

The sixth book in a best-selling franchise is called 'Killing the Rising Sun.'

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Read an excerpt from Ransom Riggs' 'Tales of the Peculiar'

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 05:04

The new book arrives Sept. 3, "Loop Day," before Tim Burton's 'Miss Peregrine' movie.

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Chat live with 'Outlander' author Diana Gabaldon

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:54

Watch for our chat with the best-selling 'Outlander' author on April 7.

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Shouldn't have waited for it: 'Hamiltome' is out of stock on Amazon

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 10:28

We threw away our shot.

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