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Book Buzz: New voices make themselves heard

USAToday Books - 2 hours 49 min ago

 Here’s a look at what’s new on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list…

        
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J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

USAToday Books - 5 hours 35 min ago

Could Strout be the first U.S. writer to claim the prestigious award from the Brits?

        
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New Harry Potter book breaks presale records

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 12:55

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is expected to be the best-selling book of the year, according to Barnes & Noble. Video provided by Newsy

        
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Ivory Tower: Deep Thinking About Immigration

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:20
Immigration is an emotional issue. Three new books offer rational perspective.
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Dave Eggers hits the Alaska 'Frontier' in new novel

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 06:03

In 'Heroes of the Frontier,' a mom takes her kids on a meandering adventure.

        
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What secrets lurk in Moriarty's 'Truly Madly Guilty'?

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 05:04

Best-selling author Liane Moriarty fires up the barbecue in her new novel.

        
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Author’s Note: To a Writer, a Body of Work Is a Taunt

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 10:00
Authors look at their own work and think: Is that all there is?
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Four new mysteries offer summer thrills

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 07:04

Intrigue and murder lurk in new books from mystery writers.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 05:02

Look for new books by Liane Moriarty, Dave Eggers and Linda Fairstein.

        
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Author events for the week of July 24

St. Louis Book Blog - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 00:00
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Wimpy Jen finds friend in debut novelist's 'Emergency'

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 13:00

Our heroine has a hard time standing up for herself in 'Break in Case of Emergency.'

        
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Comic-Con: Abdul-Jabbar gives Sherlock's brother a comic book

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 12:18

NBA great talks about Mycroft Holmes, crime fiction authors and athlete activism.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading a new bio of photographer Diane Arbus.

        
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: ‘We Are Not Such Things’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:47
Justine van der Leun talks about “We Are Not Such Things”; and David Goldblatt discusses “The Games: A Global History of the Olympics.”
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:04
Daniel Silva’s “The Black Widow,” No. 1 in hardcover fiction, opens with an ISIS bombing in Paris. “I wrote this book as a warning about what was coming,” Silva says.
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Fiction: A Novel of Egypt’s ‘Cheated Generation’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:46
Yasmine El Rashidi’s “Chronicle of a Last Summer” is about a heroine’s path to adulthood during and after Mubarak.
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Fiction: A Second Mississippi Novel by Brad Watson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:46
Brad Watson’s “Miss Jane” imagines the ways a real woman with a birth defect insisted on her humanity in the old South.
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Fiction: Jesse Ball’s New Novel Features a Teenage Arsonist

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:46
The unhappy protagonist of Jesse Ball’s “How to Set a Fire and Why” joins an “arson club.”
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Fiction: Outlaws Like a Good Book Too

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:43
Donald Ray Pollock’s “The Heavenly Table,” a raw, riotous satire set in the rural South of 1917, takes aim at literary snobbery.
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Fiction: A Debut Novel Traces a Woman’s Life in Solitude

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:43
The linked vignettes in Claire-Louise Bennett’s “Pond” trace the streaming thoughts of a solitary woman.
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