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Fall of author Junot Diaz disappoints, confounds fans

Fall of author Junot Diaz disappoints, confounds followersLong before sexual misconduct allegations, author Junot Diaz was a pioneering and polarizing figure
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Author kept the Golden State Killer case alive

Author Michelle McNamara kept the Golden State Killer case aliveThe late writer Michelle McNamara relentlessly pursued a rapist murderer who was caught after her death
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Book review: Romance transforms to regret

Book review: In new Julian Barnes novel, romance transforms to regretA May-December relationship is brought down by alcoholism and guilt in ‘The Only Story’
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Pearls of parenting wisdom from the real Bow Johnson

Pearls of parenting wisdom from the real Bow JohnsonNew book ‘Keeping Up with the Johnsons: Bow’s Guide to Black-ish Parenting’ by wife of ‘blackish’ creator Kenya Barris
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Entertainment

New book by Detroit News reporter details grisly murder

Jane Bashara’s murder is subject for new book by Detroit News reporter George HunterDetroit News crime reporter George Hunter co-authored a new book with his wife on the 2012 murder of Jane Bashara.
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Books

Literati Bookstore typewriter yields its own book

Literati Bookstore typewriter yields its own bookTypewriter in Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore invites shoppers to share and those notes have been collected into new book
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New George RR Martin book planned - but not THAT book

New George RR Martin book planned - but not THAT bookNew York – As the world awaits his next “A Song of Ice and Fire,” George RR Martin has begun a new project.
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Writer tells of life, work of architect Albert Kahn

News writer Michael Hodges chronicles life, work of Albert KahnKahn’s buildings pepper Detroit and the world — and even helped to win WWII
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Comey book sells more than 600K copies in first week

Comey book sells more than 600K copies in first weekJames Comey’s “A Higher Loyalty” had a very big opening week
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Rubin: For real books, ‘The End’ is not yet near

Rubin: For real books, ‘The End’ is not yet nearBookstock, Michigan’s largest used book sale, proves they’re still valued — as do Book Beat and Jeff Bezos
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Harper Lee letters offer takes on religion, family

Harper Lee letters offer takes on religion, familyCandid opinions on race, religion and Southern life surface in correspondence
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Book review: Lynching center of ‘Death in Live Oak’

Book review: Fraternity lynching at center of ‘A Death in Live Oak’A real lynching from 1944 figures into this modern mystery
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Book charts how black icons set fashion’s trends

‘How to Slay’ charts how black icons set fashion’s trends“How to Slay” holds more than 150 photos, ranging from Josephine Baker to Cab Calloway to Halle Berry
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Michigan

Laingsburg teen launches book subscription service

Laingsburg teen launches book subscription serviceBeacon Book Box, sends subscribers a newly released young adult hardcover novel every month
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Review: ‘Bishop’s Pawn’: Cotton Malone’s first mission

Review: ‘Bishop’s Pawn’: Cotton Malone’s first missionA case that is supposed to hold a rare coin turns out to have secret files instead
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TV’s Chrissy Metz opens up about her life in a new book

TV’s Chrissy Metz opens up about her life in a new book‘This is Us’ star hopes her confidence can help others feel confident
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Odd lack of suspense undoes ‘The Day She Disappeared’

Odd lack of suspense undoes ‘The Day She Disappeared’A pub waitress is missing, but nobody much cares in would-be thriller
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Homestyle

New book secures Michigan’s role in modernism movement

New book secures Michigan’s role in modernism movement‘Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy’ goes behind the scenes of 34 iconic buildings, homes in Michigan
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Review: Tiffany Haddish’s memoir is hilarious, raucous

Review: Tiffany Haddish’s memoir is juicy, hilarious, raucousComedian details the delicate balance of learning her worth while remaining unwavering in who she is already
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Review: ‘Sunburn’ recalls classic pulp fiction

Book review: Laura Lippman’s ‘Sunburn’ recalls classic pulp fictionAuthor Laura Lippman’s protagonist is a femme fatale who arrives in a Delaware town with no good on her mind
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Nation

Harper Lee’s will made public, but not estate details

Author Harper Lee’s will made public, but not estate detailsThe will of “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee has been made public following a lawsuit by The New York Times
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Retired judge Marylin Atkins pens autobiography

Retired judge Marylin Atkins pens autobiography ‘The Triumph of Rosemary’‘The Triumph of Rosemary’ examines abuse the former 36th District chief judge endured to create an “indomitable” spirit
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Michelle Obama to release memoir in November

Michelle Obama to release memoir in NovemberThe former first lady tweeted Sunday that the book is called ‘Becoming’
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Adam Graham

Graham: Raised on dystopia, teenagers find their voice

Graham: Raised on dystopia, teenagers find their voiceThey’ve been reading and watching ‘The Hunger Games’ for years; it made an impression
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Books

Book review: ‘Hotel Silence’ by Audur Ava Olafsdottir

Book review: ‘Hotel Silence’ by Audur Ava OlafsdottirThe Icelandic book rises above metaphor (handyman can fix everything but himself) and moves from despair to hope
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‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff to visit Royal Oak

‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff to visit Royal OakThe author and journalist will appear at Royal Oak Music Theatre April 6 for an on-stage conversation
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Politics

Biden discusses promises, death of son in Ann Arbor

Biden discusses promises, death of son in Ann ArborFormer vice president was promoting his book ‘Promise Me, Dad,’ a memoir about the death of Beau Biden
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