Tom Jones, timeless sex symbol, is a family man

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 16:21

At 75, Tom Jones has a new memoir, 'Over the Top and Back,' and a new album.

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'Man in the High Castle' rises on list

USAToday Books - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 13:46

Amazon series boosts the classic 1962 Philip K. Dick novel.

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Children’s Books: It’s Sort of Good to Be the King

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 13:24
A picture book in the tradition of “The Little Prince” delivers minimalist philosophical lessons on power.

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Ian Kershaw’s ‘To Hell and Back: Europe, 1914-1949’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:44
The first volume of a new history of modern Europe covers two world wars and the troubled years between them.

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‘Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,’ by Lisa Randall

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:43
Dark matter, according to Lisa Randall, may be responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs and the subsequent rise of mammals.

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‘Brief Candle in the Dark,’ by Richard Dawkins

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 10:24
Dawkins’s second memoir plumbs his grown-up research, reflections and controversies.

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Bookends: Is It Still Possible to Be a Public Intellectual?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 07:00
Pankaj Mishra and Alice Gregory discuss the fate of the public intellectual in an age of specialization.

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St. Louisan's mysteries to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4

St. Louis Book Blog - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 05:00
Qiu Xiaolong adapted two of the dramas from his novels
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‘Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World,’ by Tim Whitmarsh

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:56
Whitmarsh argues that atheism isn’t a product of the modern age but reaches back to early Western intellectual tradition in the ancient Greek world.

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Post-'Hunger,' Hollywood hankers for next YA phenom

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 17:33

Few teen franchises are on the horizon as 'Mockingjay — Part 2' takes final flight.

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Rove on Trump: 'Hail fellow' then an ugly tweet

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 14:38

In 'The Triumph of William McKinley,' Rove sees lessons from 1896 for Republicans today

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‘Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal,’ by Jay Parini

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 04:30
A new biography of Gore Vidal, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, social and political player.

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‘The Complete Works of Primo Levi’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 04:30
Three volumes bring into focus the breadth and coherence of Levi’s genius.

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Twain meets Stanley in final Hijuelos novel

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/22/2015 - 13:02

Mark Twain and famed explorer Henry Stanley star in new historical novel.

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Fiction roundup: New 'Shopaholic,' Jojo Moyes

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/22/2015 - 07:00

'Shopaholic to the Rescue' will save you from the blues; 'House of Thieves' is a steal.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/22/2015 - 05:02

Look for memoirs from singers Tom Jones and Carly Simon, plus a new James Patterson.

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A rockin' bio of the man who discovered Elvis

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 13:02

Peter Guralnick's biography of Sam Phillips celebrates his musical contributions.

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The 5 biggest 'Mockingjay 2' book to movie changes

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 07:05

Book fans may have some thoughts about the movie's ending.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto.'

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Actor Ethan Hawke to sign books at Left Bank

St. Louis Book Blog - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 16:20
He may no longer be a member of the "Dead Poets Society," but actor Ethan Hawke is visiting bookstores to sign his own prose.
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