Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Deep Dark Down.'

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 05:00

John Grisham's new legal thriller goes on sale Oct. 21.

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Book events for week of Oct. 19

St. Louis Book Blog - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 05:00
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'Ruth's Journey': No 'Gone With the Wind'

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:53

Imagined story of 'Gone With the Wind's Mammy finds slave's repressed dreams, little fury

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Princeton will house the papers of author Toni Morrison

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:47

Princeton made the announcement Friday, shortly before the 83-year-old Morrison took part in a forum at the school.

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Despite low turnout, there will be a second Lit in the Lou

St. Louis Book Blog - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:45
Last weekend's Lit in the Lou, plagued by cold, drizzly weather, didn't seem to draw big crowds, but organizers have agreed: The experience taught them a lot, and there will be a second book f…
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A Whiter Shade of Pale

Publishers Weekly - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 23:00
It blows my mind that in 2014, I have to make an argument that we need more diversity in fiction.
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'Twin Peaks' will go from TV to novel

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:31

Fans will get to find out what happened after the show ended.

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John Grisham apologizes for sex crimes comments

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:24

The best-selling author told The Telegraph that judges have "gone crazy" locking up too many people.

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Rick Riordan's 'Olympus' lands at No. 1

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:06

The 'Percy Jackson' author is No. 1 on USA TODAY's list again.

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National Book Award finalists announced

USAToday Books - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 07:53

Five books made the cut in each category.

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To 'Princess Bride' fans, Elwes says, 'As You Wish'

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:35

Cary Elwes, aka Westley, shares his 'Princess Bride' stories in a new book.

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Australian Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize

USAToday Books - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:19

The prestigious prize went to

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Slave once leased to Elijah Lovejoy later wrote autobiography

St. Louis Book Blog - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:00
William W. Brown's "Narrative" detailed life in St. Louis.
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Lena Dunham adapting medieval YA novel

USAToday Books - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:19

She's working on bringing 'Catherine, Called Birdy' to the big screen.

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Must-read romances: 'Cover Your Eyes,' 'This Is Your Afterlife,' 'Broken Open'

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:04

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Lauren Dane, Mary Burton and Vanessa Barnefeld.

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Book tells inside story of Chilean mine disaster

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 13:03

Author of 'Deep Down Dark' spoke with all 33 survivors.

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