USAToday Books

Syndicate content
USATODAY - Books Top Stories
Updated: 21 hours 18 sec ago

J.K. Rowling apologizes for yet another 'Harry Potter' death

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 10:45

We're probably still not over this one.

Categories: Book Reviews

New Paul McCartney bio celebrates a rock legend

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 10:14

Veteran biographer Philip Norman revisits the former Beatle with new admiration.

Categories: Book Reviews

Lauren Belfer burns bright in searing 'Fire'

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 13:00

New novel 'And After the Fire' blends history, mystery, and Bach.

Categories: Book Reviews

New mysteries: Harlan Coben, Lisa Lutz and more

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 07:01

Our mystery reviewer cracks the case on four new titles.

Categories: Book Reviews

Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 05:01

Look for a new biography of Paul McCartney, plus Don DeLillo's latest.

Categories: Book Reviews

Joe Drape's 'American Pharoah' is a champ

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 13:01

Book tells the story of Triple Crown winner; 'Zippy Chippy' remembers a lovable loser.

Categories: Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:28

Spend your weekend reading 'Eligible' by Curtis Sittenfeld.

Categories: Book Reviews

McBride kills 'em with new book on singer James Brown

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:28

National Book Award winner James McBride takes on the Godfather of Soul.

Categories: Book Reviews

'Eligible' puts a ring on it, lands on USA TODAY's list

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:25

Curtis Sittenfeld's 'modern retelling' of 'Pride and Prejudice' is a best seller.

Categories: Book Reviews

Read an excerpt from Eoin Colfer's 'Iron Man: The Gauntlet'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 05:06

'Artemis Fowl' author takes the Marvel hero to Ireland in new novel for young readers.

Categories: Book Reviews

Author helps older fans 'catch up' on music

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 08:41

Pop and rock music isn't what it used to be. In fact, it's better than it was 50 years ago

Categories: Book Reviews

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.'

Categories: Book Reviews

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.

Categories: Book Reviews

Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:00

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

Categories: Book Reviews

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.

Categories: Book Reviews

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.

Categories: Book Reviews

'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.

Categories: Book Reviews

Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 05:03

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

Categories: Book Reviews

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.

Categories: Book Reviews

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.

Categories: Book Reviews