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Strout is back to brilliant form in 'Anything Is Possible'

USAToday Books - 4 hours 49 min ago

This collection of linked stories may remind readers of Strout's 'Olive Kitteridge.'

        
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In 'Secrets,' Caitlyn Jenner reveals what Kris knew about gender transition

USAToday Books - 6 hours 19 min ago

New memoir has revelations about the K-troop, including the world’s most famous momager.

        
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Sheryl Sandberg: 'I felt like a ghost' after husband's death

USAToday Books - 9 hours 5 min ago

The Facebook COO has co-written a new book, 'Option B,' about facing devastating loss.

        
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6 ways that 'Big Brother' technology in 'The Circle' is already happening

USAToday Books - 10 hours 39 min ago

The new drama warns us about the future — but it's already here.

        
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Nonfiction: How Harvard Business School Has Reshaped American Capitalism

New York Times Book Reviews - 13 hours 45 min ago
Duff McDonald’s “The Golden Passport” questions whether Harvard Business School is responsible for the global financial crash.
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Before the Mafia, there was the terrifying 'Black Hand'

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 13:04

Book is a history of crime organization, and Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in movie.

        
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Nonfiction: Sheryl Sandberg Finds Comfort for Herself and Offers It to Others

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:24
With new perspective after her husband’s unexpected death, the author of “Lean In” addresses issues that some readers found troubling about that book.
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 05:04

Look for new books by Sheryl Sandberg, Fredrik Backman and Elizabeth Strout.

        
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'Last Neanderthal' is a blast from the (prehistoric) past

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 13:00

Claire Cameron's novel follows a group of prehistoric characters, and one in the present.

        
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Memories and more in poetry by Wrigley, Mueller, Jones and Matejka

St. Louis Book Blog - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 10:00
Poets with St. Louis-area ties are well-represented this National Poetry Month. These collections compile experiences difficult and unwieldy, illuminating deeply buried memories and revealing histories.
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'Mozart's Starling' tells the story of a despised species and two charming birds

St. Louis Book Blog - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 08:00
A charming book explains how the European starling took over North America
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading 'Killers of the Flower Moon.'

        
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Discussions of Atwood novels will prepare fans for her visit

St. Louis Book Blog - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:00
A series of book discussions featuring Margaret Atwood’s works will take place before her visit to St. Louis.
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Poems of Resistance: A Primer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:30
These five poems exemplify how American poets are using their art to rage against the right.
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American Poets, Refusing to Go Gentle, Rage Against the Right

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:27
Like virtually everything else in the Trump era, poetry has gotten sharply political these days.
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Celebrating Independent Bookstores

Publishers Weekly - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:45
What’s so special about independent bookshops? Bob Eckstein, author-illustrator of 'Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores,’ shows and tells.
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Getting It Right

Publishers Weekly - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:45
When I began writing news stories about Mexican immigration a long time ago, I quickly learned that every word is a potential land mine.
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The Book Review Podcast: ‘Hamlet Globe to Globe’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:35
Dominic Dromgoole talks about “Hamlet Globe to Globe”; and Judith Newman discusses new books about sex and relationships.
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Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' is timely, cautionary today

St. Louis Book Blog - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:00
New adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel arrives Wednesday on Hulu.
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