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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 05:03

Look for new books by James Patterson, Emily Giffin and Rob Sheffield.

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The life of Serbian spy Dusko Popov, the real 007

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 13:00

'Into the Lion's Mouth' tells the story of the double agent who inspired James Bond.

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Michael Herr, writer of 'Dispatches' and 'Full Metal Jacket,' dies at 76

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 10:18

'Dispatches' author's work was also used in Vietnam War classic 'Apocalypse Now.'

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'Once Upon a Cop,' a memoir.

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Looking for a relaxing read? Romances rule

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 14:03

Check out some of the new romances that were featured on Happy Ever After this week.

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Two books about Hamilton get Tonys boost

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:10

Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton bio is in USA TODAY's Top 10.

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Celebrity book club: Summer reads

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 17:04

What our favorite celebrity bookworms are reading and recommending this summer.

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From shelfies to BookTube, publishers embrace video

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 16:20

It may seem counterintuitive, but book publishers are courting consumers via online video.

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Emma Cline's 'The Girls' is a (Manson) cult hit

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 10:22

A debut novel about a murderous California cult lands on USA TODAY's best-seller list.

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A black officer tells his story in 'Once Upon a Cop'

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 09:59

Corey Pegues was a deputy inspector with the NYPD.

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Disney announces a fresh 'Frozen' bonanza

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:51

Books! Digital shorts! A TV special!

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Tavis Smiley imagines Michael Jackson's final days in new book

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 14:33

Smiley, a Jackson fan, wanted to take a novelistic approach to the superstar's life.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 05:06

Look for a new Jason Bourne thriller; Anne Tyler takes on Shakespeare.

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Susan Faludi investigates her dad's sex change in 'Darkroom'

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 13:02

The author of 'In the Darkroom' learns her father is now 'Stefi.'

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Barkskins' by Annie Proulx.

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The Mothership: Brad Meltzer returns to spill 'Secrets'

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:01

Author joins USA TODAY's geek culture crew for a wide-ranging discussion.

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Recommended romance reads for hot summer days

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:00

Here are some of the romances Happy Ever After’s contributors have recommended recently.

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Chat live with author Emily Giffin

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:15

Live chat with best-selling author Emily Giffin on Wednesday, June 29 at 1 p.m. EST

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Book clubs will swoon over Emma Straub's 'Modern Lovers'

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 16:03

Brooklyn hipsters miss their youthful band days in the new novel by Emma Straub.

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'End of Watch' is King of USA TODAY's list

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 16:01

The final book in Stephen King's trilogy lands at No. 1.

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