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  1. 'Careful' points out everyday dangers and measures to ensure safety

    05.24 / 09:37 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds" by Steve Casner; Riverhead Books (336 pages, $26) There are no accidents. Steve Casner, author of "Careful: A User's Guide to Our … Click to Continue…
  2. Jamaican novel 'Augustown' stakes claim that black lives matter

    05.24 / 09:37 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "Augustown" by Kei Miller; Pantheon (256 pages, $25.95) The history books tell us that Jamaican preacher Alexander Bedward once prophesized black insurrection against "Babylon" – the white world oppressing his … Click to Continue »…
  3. 'Like a Mule' a lyrical tale of a feisty Nigerian elder in San Francisco

    05.24 / 09:37 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun" by Sarah Ladipo Manyika; Cassava Republic Press (126 pages, $14.95) Somewhere between "The Golden Girls" and Maude Chardin (of "Harold and … Click to Continue…
  4. 'Dragon Teeth': Michael Crichton explores rivalry between two paleontologists in Old West

    05.24 / 08:41 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "Dragon Teeth" by Michael Crichton; Harper (304 pages, $28.99) No need to check with voice assistant Alexa. Yes, sadly, Michael Crichton died in 2008 but he has a new novel, … Click to Continue…
  5. Dennis Lehane's latest twists and turns

    05.24 / 08:41 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Many people know Dennis Lehane for his books-turned-movies: "Mystic River," "Shelter Island," "Gone Baby Gone." Others know him for his TV work (including "The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire"). And some … Click to Continue…
  6. 15 books we recommend for your summer reading pleasure

    05.24 / 08:41 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    It's curious, isn't it, how "summer reading" became a thing? Winter, with its dark afternoons and rainy weekends, seems much more suited to curling up in an armchair with a … Click to Continue…
  7. Gumbo love: From Key West to New Orleans, dishes from the coastal south

    05.24 / 07:46 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Take a map of the United States, put your finger on Key West, then trace the arc of the Gulf of Mexico: up through the Keys, then gradually turning west … Click to Continue…
  8. Prince is gone, but his music still matters. Here’s why

    05.23 / 16:57 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Ben Greenman loves talking Prince. Even if you don’t think “Little Red Corvette” is a perfect song (he does). Even if “1999” isn’t your favorite Prince album (it’s his). Even … Click to Continue »…