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We can't help but continue to be entranced by the story that Princess Leia and Han Solo had a real life…
01.18 / 22:09
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A picture book depicts a girl's fascination with polar bears and a book aimed at all ages features first-person and traditional stories about the…
01.18 / 21:35
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Brian Jay Jones's biography of the director-turned-mogul is a fascinating look at how a phenomenon we take for granted came…
01.18 / 20:54
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Pearson looks to sell 47 per cent Penguin Random House stake to Bertelsmann after Pearson’s stock market value drops £2 billion.… Read More &…
01.18 / 19:10
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Other finalists include Yaa Gyasi, Colson Whitehead, and Minnesota-reared writers Hope Jahren and Michael…
01.18 / 18:52
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NAME: "Facebook for Seniors: Connect With Friends and Family in 12 Easy Lessons," by Carrie, Chris and Cheryl Ewin (No Starch Press, 332 pp., $24.95) WHAT: An easy-to-follow guide for … Click to Continue…
01.18 / 17:00
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Robert J. Wiersema: For all the moral questioning and legal manoeuvrings, The Executioner's Song revolves around one existential question: why do we do what we…
01.18 / 15:45
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The next time you’re stuck in gridlock on the 405 listening to an audiobook, squint past the guard rails and mini malls:  There’s a chance that book was recorded mere exits away. Behind a wrought-iron gate in a residential area of Northridge, Deyan Audio Services sits on what looks like a coun…
01.18 / 15:19
latimes.com
NEW YORK — The board of the National Book Critics Circle has chosen the 30 finalists for its awards for books published in…
01.18 / 13:29
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"Human Acts: A Novel" by Han Kang; Hogarth (224 pages, $22) In May of 1980, the South Korean government turned its guns on its own people, murdering hundreds in the … Click to Continue…
01.18 / 10:17
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"Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus" by Matt Taibbi; Spiegel & Grau (352 pages, $26) --- More than 40 years ago, Rolling Stone writer Hunter S. Thompson filed … Click to Continue…
01.18 / 10:17
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"The Dry" by Jane Harper; Flatiron Books (336 pages, $25.99) --- Journalist Jane Harper's debut novel, "The Dry," is already a best-seller in her native Australia and was released Jan. … Click to Continue…
01.18 / 10:16
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Vancouver indie Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks is set to close down at the end of February after nearly 20 years… Read More…
01.17 / 22:17
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The Georgia Democrat's memoir, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, was sold out on Amazon.com and was the site's No. 2…
01.17 / 18:53
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A new novel by the celebrated travel writer Colin Thubron is an elegant, thought-provoking meditation on…
01.17 / 18:23
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Donald Trump might admittedly not be an avid reader, but he's certainly boosted book sales for one author: U.S. Rep. John…
01.17 / 15:27
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The host of "Watch What Happens Live!" has been pouring his heart out into his diaries, and he's revealing he might be ready for his own next…
01.17 / 13:03
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The National Book Critics Circle selected the finalists in six categories and announced three other prizewinners Tuesday, but managed to miss one of the biggest books of 2016. “The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead has already won the National Book Award for fiction and been an Oprah p…
01.17 / 11:14
latimes.com
Michael Chabon’s “Moonglow,” Ann Patchett’s “Commonwealth” and Louise Erdrich’s “La Rose” are among the fiction finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards for outstanding books of 2016. Wave Books of Seattle, a poetry press, published a finalist in the poetry category, “Olio” by Tyehimba Jess, and “Lab Girl,” a nonfiction finalist by Hope Jahren, has …
01.17 / 11:00
seattletimes.com
In the 20 years as owner of Barbara-Jo’s Books To Cooks, one day seared in Barbara-jo McIntosh’s memory. (The store name takes an uppercase J, in defiance of the lowercase j in her actual name.) It showed her the true worth of her shop. “On Sept. 11 when that horrible thing happened, people came in droves to the…
01.17 / 01:06
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