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Diane Rehm writes raw memoir of widowhood

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:17

The NPR host's 'On My Own' describes her husband's death from Parkinson's.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 05:00

Spend your weekend traveling through England with 'The Road to Little Dribbling.'

        
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Trying To Find a Literary Agent is the Worst Thing Ever

Publishers Weekly - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 23:00
TV writer Ken Pisani finds plenty of humor amid the rejection that comes along with trying to land a literary agent.
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New in paper: Toni Morrison, Nick Hornby, Kate Mulgrew

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 15:24

Morrison's novel 'God Help the Child' is now out in paperback.

        
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Playboy centerfold's literary (and St. Louis) ancestry

St. Louis Book Blog - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:11
The partially clothed centerfold for the next Playboy is Dree Hemingway, as media outlets (including The New York Times) are reporting today.
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Award-winning writer to discuss James Brown bio at new Blues Museum

St. Louis Book Blog - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 07:34
James McBride to be here April 13
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Exclusive: Read an excerpt from 'Star Wars: Bloodline'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 05:02

Leia Organa takes the lead in new novel coming in May set before 'The Force Awakens.'

        
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Must-read romances by KA Tucker, Susan May Warren and more

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:15

Must-read romances by K.A. Tucker, Susan May Warren and more

        
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James Patterson is back at No. 1 with 'NYPD Red 4'

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:25

'NYPD Red 4' is the author's 25th No. 1 USA TODAY best seller.

        
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Sneak peek: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin find love in 'Me Before You'

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:22

An exclusive early look at the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes' best-selling love story.

        
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St. Louis Public Library offers online African American database

St. Louis Book Blog - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:00
Collection tracks decades of history
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JCC's used book sale runs through Thursday

St. Louis Book Blog - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:52
Most books are priced from 50 cents to $3 at the St. Louis Jewish Community Center's used book sale. 
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J.K. Rowling reveals 4 new wizarding schools from around the world

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:57

Brb, we're packing our bags for Ilvermorny.

        
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The historic legacy of a black newpaper

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:02

Ethan Michaeli's book about 'The Defender' also tells black America's story.

        
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Roundup: Four new books by women novelists

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:01

Titles by Janice Y.K. Lee, Elizabeth Strout, Melanie Benjamin and Jane Smiley.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 05:04

Look for new books by Yann Martel and L.A. Reid.

        
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Bill Bryson hails Brittania, irreverently

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 13:02

'The Road to Little Dribbling' is a sequel to 'Notes from a Small Island.'

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading 'Dictator' by Robert Harris.

        
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Want to buy Maya Angelou's NY home? Bring fat check

St. Louis Book Blog - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:52
Marguerite Johnson, a girl born on Hickory Street in St. Louis in 1928, became a beloved and respected poet and memoirist named Maya Angelou. 
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'Godfather' notes, drafts to be auctioned

St. Louis Book Blog - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:16
Papers reveal character was based on Sinatra
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