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Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie deals

Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie dealsThe sand-colored pooch has a book out and movie deal after she happened on ultra-runner Dion Leonard last year
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  • 1 week ago
Books

Roxane Gay’s memoir tells story of living in large body

Roxane Gay’s memoir tells story of living in a large bodyA novelist, cultural critic and professor best known for the 2014 essay collection ‘Bad Feminist’
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Books

Kevin Hart’s new book of ‘Life Lessons’

Kevin Hart’s new book of ‘Life Lessons’ largely come from his youthComedian’s autobiography credits personal struggles, persistence and a likable demeanor led to his success
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  • 3 weeks ago
Books

Events mark late poet Gwendolyn Brooks 100th birthday

Events mark late poet Gwendolyn Brooks 100th birthdayNew books, poetry readings, writing contests and a bus tour through her hometown of Chicago are planned in remembrance
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Nation

Justice Ginsburg’s workout becoming a book

Justice Ginsburg’s workout becoming a book“The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong … and You Can Too!” is scheduled to be released Oct. 3
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Books

Q&A with actress Mayim Bialik on her new book

Q&A with actress Mayim Bialik on her new bookNew book by ‘Big Bang Theory’ actress and Ph.D. focuses on the emotional and physical hurdles of growing up
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  • 1 month ago
Celebrities

Grapevine: Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross to visit area

Grapevine: Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross to visit BirminghamIn other news, former actress Lisa Spoonauer died, HBO scraps Jon Stewart project, TMC to celebrate Pride Month
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  • 1 month ago
Books

Ashley Graham is a curvy woman, but don’t say plus-size

Ashley Graham is a woman with curves, but don’t say plus-sizeModel’s has new book and talks of fashion inclusivity, size 22 clothes and vision boards
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Music

Jack White pens children’s book based on song

Jack White pens children’s book based on White Stripes song‘We’re Going to be Friends’ comes out this fall and is illustrated by musician April March
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Books

Review: ‘It’s Always the Husband’ is riveting novel

Book review: ‘It’s Always the Husband’ is riveting novelBook, by former federal prosecutor Michele Campbell, spins on the friendship of 3 very different women
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Books

Gabourey Sidibe pens funny and revealing memoir

Gabourey Sidibe pens funny and revealing memoirActress uses sarcasm, self-deprecating humor, openness, and perceptive insights to tell an uncommon story
  • Books
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

New writers museum narrates America’s stories

New writers museum narrates America’s storiesChicago site showcases broad ranges of literature with banners, timelines, placards and interactive games and activities
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Bill Clinton and James Patterson co-writing a thriller

Bill Clinton and James Patterson co-writing a thrillerThe former president and the best-selling novelist are collaborating on a thriller, “The President is Missing”
  • Books
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Books

Online Harry Potter book club to launch in June

Online Harry Potter book club to launch in JuneJ.K. Rowling is launching a free online book club for fans and newcomers to her “Harry Potter” series
  • Books
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Celebrities

Grapevine: Writer Roxane Gay comes to Ann Arbor

Grapevine: Writer Roxane Gay comes to Ann ArborThe best-selling author will read from and sign copies of her new book ‘Hunger’
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  • 2 months ago
Books

Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new book

Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new bookNew memoir details two-year transition, three failed marriages, and the freedom to be her true self
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Books

Arab American museum's Ameri recalls childhood in book

Arab American museum’s Ameri recalls ‘magical’ Middle Eastern childhoodAnan Ameri paints a beguiling picture of growing up in Jerusalem and Damascus in her new memoir, ‘The Scent of Jasmine’
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  • 2 months ago
Life

Relationship experts visit Southfield for ‘Grown’ talk

Relationship experts visit Southfield for ‘Grown’ talk, dinnerCo-authors of ‘Loving in the Grown Zone’ Zara Green and Alfred Edmond will speak Wednesday at Beans & Cornbread
  • Life
  • 2 months ago
Obituary

Robert M. Pirsig, ‘Zen’ author, dead at 88

Robert M. Pirsig, million-selling ‘Zen’ author, dead at 88“Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers rejected it
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  • 2 months ago
Books

Sheryl Sandberg picks ‘Option B’ in book on resilience

Sheryl Sandberg picks ‘Option B’ in her book on resilienceFacebook’s No. 2 exec chronicles the devastating loss of her husband, how she emerged with new perspective on life
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  • 2 months ago
Detroit

Detroiter’s crime novel on Hollywood hot list

Detroiter’s crime novel on Hollywood hot list“August Snow,” the debut crime novel by a Detroiter about a Detroit Latino ex-cop may become a TV show.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Books

Author highlights Detroit resurgence in new book

Author highlights Detroit resurgence in ‘Detroit: The Dream Is Now’Once the object of scorn, ‘Detroit: The Dream Is Now’ highlights the beauty in its recent resurgence
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Neal Rubin

Rubin: Used books and adorable kids — Bookstock is back

Neal Rubin: Used books at bargain prices, plus adorable kids — Bookstock is backMichigan’s largest sale of books, movies and music kicks off Sunday at Laurel Park Place in Livonia
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Books

Author highlights Detroit resurgence in new book

Author highlights Detroit resurgence in new bookAuthor highlights Detroit resurgence in new book
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Celebrities

Julian Lennon pens book to teach kids about clean water

Julian Lennon pens book to teach kids about clean waterJulian Lennon , the firstborn son of the late John Lennon has co-authored “Touch the Earth.”
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Books

Prince’s ex-wife details marriage in ‘Beautiful Girl’

Prince’s ex-wife details marriage in ‘Beautiful Girl’Mayte Garcia shares their life of purple joy tinged by the blues in new memoir
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Books

Rogers School gets a library again, thanks to retirees

Former schoolteachers and librarians staff elementary-school library one day a weekVolunteers, all retired schoolteachers or librarians, have pitched in to reopen Pontiac’s Rogers School library Tuesdays
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