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Jhumpa Lahiri's 'In Other Words' fails to translate

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 14:00

The acclaimed novelist travels to Italy to learn, and write in, the language.

        
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Kids' picture books celebrate black history

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 08:00

Inspirational tales of Frederick Douglass and a heroic trash collector in New Orleans.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 06:01

Look for new books by Kate Hudson, William Shatner and Sue Klebold.

        
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300-pound woman climbed Kilimanjaro — twice

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 01:17

She failed in between the two hikes, still weighs a lot but is learning to gain power over food.

        
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Stephen Harrigan's 'Friend' delivers a very human Lincoln

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 14:02

The fine novel 'A Friend of Lincoln' deftly blends fact and fiction.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 06:00

Spend your weekend reading a new novel about painter Georgia O'Keeffe.

        
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Chris Offutt's memoir: When dad's a pornographer

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:46

Writer Chris Offutt inherits his father's smutty literary output.

        
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New in paper: Toni Morrison, Nick Hornby, Kate Mulgrew

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 15:54

Morrison's novel 'God Help the Child' is now out in paperback.

        
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'Me Before You' trailer boosts book sales

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 15:51

Jojo Moyes jumps to No. 3 on USA TODAY's best-seller list; J.D. Robb is No. 1.

        
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Hannah Tennant-Moore's debut novel finds ‘Order’ in youthful chaos

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 15:51

'Wreck and Order' follows a messy 20-something as she embarks on adult life.

        
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Bruce Springsteen to publish autobiography in September

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:55

Simon & Schuster is set to publish the Boss's 'Born To Run' in September 2016.

        
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'Harry Potter' play script to be published as book in July

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:10

Fans who can't make it to London for the stage production will get a chance to read the 'Cursed Child' script.

       
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Novel paints an intimate portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 14:00

Dawn Tripp's 'Georgia' explores the artist's relationship with Alfred Stieglitz.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 06:03

A novel about painter Georgia O'Keeffe; Eurythmics' Dave Stewart pens a memoir.

        
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Diane Rehm writes raw memoir of widowhood

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:17

The NPR host's 'On My Own' describes her husband's death from Parkinson's.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 06:00

Spend your weekend traveling through England with 'The Road to Little Dribbling.'

        
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The historic legacy of a black newspaper

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 13:14

Ethan Michaeli's book about 'The Defender' also tells black America's story.

        
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'Beatlebone' reimagines Lennon, the dreamer

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 13:13

Kevin Barry's tender novel has the famed Beatle escaping to his private island in 1978.

        
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A chilling novel about cloning the dying

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 13:13

Jessica Chiarella's 'And Again' raises questions for experimental 'SUBlifers.'

        
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James Patterson is back at No. 1 with 'NYPD Red 4'

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 13:10

'NYPD Red 4' is the author's 25th No. 1 USA TODAY best seller.

        
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