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Review: ‘One Nation After Trump’ dissects president

Book review: ‘One Nation After Trump’ dissects president, seeks hope for better futureTrio of authors analyze Trump’s rise, the 2016 election cycle and an optimistic way forward
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  • 1 week ago
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4 authors gather for annual Detroit Book Luncheon

4 authors gather for annual Detroit Book LuncheonTopics range from fiction to prison riot to re-building in Detroit and eco-travels
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
World

Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for LiteratureKazuo Ishiguro is best known for his book “The Remains of the Day”
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  • 2 weeks ago
Books

Review: Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with ‘Scarred Woman’

Book review: Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with ‘Scarred Woman’Author’s sense of humor will keep readers guessing
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Hillary Clinton’s book has sold more than 300K copies

Hillary Clinton’s book has sold more than 300K copiesSales for “What Happened” far exceeded the first-week numbers for “Hard Choices,” another book by Clinton
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Rude Jude returns with second book, ‘Hummingbird’

Rude Jude returns with second book, ‘Hummingbird’Pontiac-bred author and radio personality is back with the follow-up to his 2013 tale ‘Hyena’
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Greenfield Village to honor Robert Frost’s home

Greenfield Village to honor Robert Frost’s home‘A Literary Feast’ event will feature poetry and hopefully provide inspiration
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DSO’s Slatkin publishes 2nd book, ‘Leading Tones’

DSO’s Leonard Slatkin publishes 2nd book, ‘Leading Tones’Book peeks into the mechanics of the classical-music industry, and life of a conductor and professional musician
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Dick Gregory riffs:‘Defining Moments in Black History’

Dick Gregory riffs on ‘Defining Moments in Black History’Your mileage may vary on this book depending on how much you already know about these subjects
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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‘Greetings from Detroit’ postcard book debuts Sept. 18

New, colorful book of Detroit postcards to debut Sept. 18New book by Dan Austin focuses on downtown, Midtown and New Center, east side, city parks and steamers
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Book world hopes for literary breakthrough this fall

Book world hopes for literary breakthrough this fallSo far, 2017 releases have not approached the sales or the impact of older titles
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2nd Little Library Prize highlights art, literacy

2nd Little Library Prize highlights art, literacyEvent this weekend at Michigan State Fair furthers Detroit Little Libraries’ mission to add more ‘little free libraries’
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Review: Parenting, tech meet in ‘To Siri With Love’

Book review: Parenting and tech meet in ‘To Siri With Love’Judith Newman’s book portrays the connection her autistic son makes with the voice of an iPhone
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Review: ‘Charlatans’ teases, but fails to thrill

Review: ‘Charlatans’ teases, but fails to thrillLatest medical thriller from Robin Cook only scratches the surface with one-dimensional doctors
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Clinton creeped out by Trump at 2nd debate, book says

Clinton creeped out by Trump at 2nd debate, book saysIn an upcoming book, Clinton says she had to resist shouting, “Back up you creep, get away from me”
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‘Seeing Red’ has strong characters, emotional narrative

‘Seeing Red’ has strong characters, emotional narrativeOne man’s heroic act in the past has ramifications in the present makes it one of Sandra Brown’s best books in years
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Book Review: ‘Good Daughter’ has solid plot

Book Review: Karin Slaughter’s ‘Good Daughter’ has solid plotStory of a father and his two daughters tells how violent death can influence family, lives
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Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Childhood home For sale on eBay

Childhood home of Harriet Beecher Stowe for sale on eBayThe home was disassembled and stored in trailers 20 years ago
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James Comey has book deal, publication set for spring

James Comey has book deal, publication set for next springTrump fired Comey and later said he was angered by the FBI’s probe into “this Russia thing with Trump and Russia”
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Obituary

Judith Jones, editor of Julia Child, dead at 93

Judith Jones, editor of Julia Child, dead at 93Jones worked with John Updike and Anne Tyler and helped introduce English-language readers to “The Diary of Anne Frank”
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Hillary Clinton calling new book ‘What Happened’

Hillary Clinton calling new book ‘What Happened’Clinton is promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump
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Travel

New roller coaster coming for Harry Potter theme park

New roller coaster coming for Harry Potter theme parkThe Wizarding World of Harry Potter is getting a little more thrilling at Universal Orlando Resort
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George RR Martin working on next ‘Song of Ice and Fire’

George R.R. Martin working on next ‘Song of Ice and Fire’George R.R. Martin says the next “Song of Ice and Fire” book has a real chance of coming out in 2018
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Nation

John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-Con

Civil rights icon John Lewis leads march through San Diego Comic-ConAbout 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Entertainment

Rebellion or riot: three books examine Detroit 1967

Rebellion or riot: Three books examine Detroit 1967After 50 years, that violent summer still stands as a cultural hinge point, after which nothing was quite the same
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  • 3 months ago
Movies

Netflix to release ‘Bird Box’ starring Sandra Bullock

Netflix to release ‘Bird Box’ starring Sandra BullockFerndale novelist Josh Malerman said he’s ‘thrilled’ to learn Bullock will play the lead role of Malorie
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Books

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in OctoberThe release is part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series of books
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  • 3 months ago
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