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Garth Brooks shares stories, photos, demos in 'The Anthology Part 1'
by USA Network - Tennessee on 17th November 2017 at 6:32 pm
Country singer Garth Brooks has released a book called The Anthology Part 1, The First Five Years.' &nbs […]
Isaacson's 'Leonardo da Vinci': Gay, and a Renaissance 'giant'
by USA TODAY on 16th November 2017 at 6:18 pm
The Italian renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci becomes human at the hands of Walter Isaacson in a new "genius" biography. A 3.5-star book review. &nbs […]
Jesmyn Ward wins National Book Award for 'Sing, Unburied, Sing'
by AP on 16th November 2017 at 11:24 am
Annual awards are given for fiction, non-fiction, young people'st literature and poetry. &nbs […]
Tina Brown recalls flashy '80s days at 'Vanity Fair' - and an eye-popping Trump moment
by USA TODAY on 15th November 2017 at 10:33 pm
In 'The Vanity Fair Diaries,' Tina Brown relives her glamorous time as editor in chief of the glossy magazine. A 3-star book review. &nbs […]
Andy Weir of 'The Martian,' 'Artemis' on why we can't yet build resorts on the moon
by USA TODAY on 14th November 2017 at 7:27 pm
The author of 'The Martian' is out with a new book, 'Artemis,' set on the moon, which is based on current science -- mostly. &nbs […]
Louise Erdrich channels Margaret Atwood in dystopian 'Living God'
by Special for USA TODAY on 14th November 2017 at 4:28 pm
Louise Erdrich's new novel, 'Future Home of the Living God,' is about a dystopian world that wants to control pregnant women. A 3-star book review. &nbs […]
Review: 'The Martian' author Andy Weir heads to the moon in page-turning 'Artemis'
by Special for USA TODAY on 14th November 2017 at 2:06 pm
The author of the best-seller 'The Martian' now imagines a colony on the moon in his new thriller, 'Artemis.' &nbs […]
Sean Penn is writing a novel, 'Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff'
by USA TODAY on 13th November 2017 at 6:36 pm
Sean Penn is writing a novel, 'Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.' The actor's first book will published on March 27. &nbs […]
The secret to Agatha Christie’s enduring appeal? We solve the mystery
by USA TODAY on 12th November 2017 at 1:00 pm
With new film and TV adaptations and the recent reissue of all her mysteries in the USA, Britain's Agatha Christie is having a moment - again. &nbs […]
5 new books you won't want to miss this week, starting with Janet Evanovich
by USA TODAY on 12th November 2017 at 11:00 am
Look for new books by Janet Evanovich, David Baldacci, Joely Fisher, Louise Erdrich and Andy Weir. &nbs […]
#BookmarkThis: Alec Baldwin: 'People are having a tougher time laughing about Trump'
by USA TODAY on 9th November 2017 at 1:34 am
In a Facebook Live chat with USA TODAY, actor Alec Baldwin talks about his new Trump parody book and working with 'SNL' writers. &nbs […]
Famous authors portrayed in movies
on 7th November 2017 at 9:51 pm
'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner's novel 'Heather, the Totality' is a little bit, well, mad
by USA TODAY on 7th November 2017 at 7:05 pm
Matthew Weiner, creator of 'Mad Men,' has written a first novel, set in New York City, that's a psychological thriller. A 3-star book review. &nbs […]
Young Russian woman is witness to the 'Revolution' in Janet Fitch's epic novel
by Special for USA TODAY on 7th November 2017 at 5:42 pm
A young woman lives through the Russian Revolution in Janet Fitch's epic new novel 'The Revolution of Marina M.' A 3.5 star book review. &nbs […]
Actress Krysten Ritter turns up the heat with fiction debut, 'Bonfire'
by Special for USA TODAY on 6th November 2017 at 8:17 pm
The star of 'Marvel's Jessica Jones' now adds author to her resume with the thriller 'Bonfire.' A 2.5 star book review. &nbs […]
Dan Rather's essay collection, 'What Unites Us,' is a tonic for our times
by USA TODAY on 6th November 2017 at 4:40 pm
Dan Rather's new essay collection, 'What Unites Us,' looks at what it means to be patriotic. A 3-star book review. &nbs […]
New mysteries: Connelly's Harry Bosch is back, and 'Mrs. Parrish' is in peril
by Special for USA TODAY on 1st November 2017 at 4:01 pm
A fall roundup of four new mystery titles, including Michael Connelly's latest Harry Bosch thriller. &nbs […]
#BookmarkThis: The Bush twins: Could politics be in their future?
by USA TODAY on 26th October 2017 at 3:01 pm
Twin sisters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush talk about their lives, politics, and "wild" days in Facebook Live chat. &nbs […]
Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll fuel new bio on Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner
by USA TODAY on 24th October 2017 at 5:05 pm
Jann Wenner gave biographer Joe Hagan complete access, but now he's less than thrilled with the portrayal. A 3.5-star book review of 'Sticky Fingers.' &nbs […]
Tom Hanks has a hit on his hands as author of the winning 'Uncommon Type'
by USA TODAY on 16th October 2017 at 10:44 pm
Actor Tom Hanks has written a collection of 17 short stories, 'Uncommon Type.' A 3.5-star book review. &nbs […]