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Holiday Gift Guide: Coffee-table books

Holiday Gift Guide: Coffee-table booksIndulge loved ones with gift they wouldn’t buy for themselves
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Review: Chris Matthews book paints loving RFK portrait

Review: Chris Matthews paints loving portrait of RFK in new book‘I’ve written a lot of books,’ author says, ‘but none with such heart’ as in ‘Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit’
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Jackson Galaxy, TV’s feline expert, has a new book

Jackson Galaxy, TV’s feline expert, has a new bookYou don’t have a cat, you are in a relationship with an animal
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Review: Garth Brooks chronicles pursuit of a big dream

Book review: Garth Brooks chronicles pursuit of a big dreamSinger pays homage to the days when he didn’t sell out huge stadiums and arenas
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Poet Nikki Giovanni shares memories, tears in new book

Poet Nikki Giovanni shares memories, tears in new collectionThe 74-year-old sees her new work, ‘A Good Cry,’ as her closest to ‘confessional’
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Book looks back at Detroit’s ‘Witch of Delray’

Book looks back at Detroit’s ‘Witch of Delray’Rose Veres, one of the most infamous figures in Detroit crime history got a raw deal, according to a new book
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‘Mad Men’ creator delivers big with first novel

‘Mad Men’ creator delivers big with first novelMatthew Weiner’s book raises a number of thorny questions,including whether a ‘good’ man could be a killer
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Excerpt from ‘The Great Halifax Explosion’

Excerpt from ‘The Great Halifax Explosion’Book details collision of 2 ships and the explosion that altered a city, residents and relations between Canada and U.S.
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New book details 1917 Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosion

New book details the Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosion of 1917Collison of 2 ships ignited 3,000 tons of explosives that left 2,000 dead and 25,000 citizens homeless
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Andrew Lloyd Webber is ready to write his own story

Andrew Lloyd Webber is ready to write his own storyAndrew Lloyd Webber plans to release his autobiography “Unmasked” in March.
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Halloween will be memorable for Ferndale author

Halloween will be memorable for Ferndale author Josh MalermanJosh Malerman’s third novel, ‘Goblin,’ will be released Tuesday. First novel ‘Bird Box’ will be adapted into a movie
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Bill O’Reilly dropped by literary agency

Bill O’Reilly dropped by literary agency‘We no longer represent Bill O’Reilly for future deals,’ William Morris Entertainment announced Thursday
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Review: ‘Way It Was’ taps aging Sinatra’s highs, lows

Book Review: ‘The Way It Was’ taps aging Sinatra’s highs, lowsAuthor Eliot Weisman recounts his 20-year relationship with “the Voice,” one based on business and nurtured with trust
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‘Smashed Codes’ tells story of female codebreaker

‘Smashed Codes’ tells story of female codebreakerJason Fagone recreates a cast of characters so fascinating they will inhabit the psyches of readers for a long time
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John McCain memoir, ‘The Restless Wave,’ out in April

John McCain memoir, ‘The Restless Wave,’ coming in AprilAn upcoming memoir from Sen. John McCain has taken on new meaning since he first decided to write it
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Review: Maupin tells how ‘Tales of the City’ came to be

Review: Armistead Maupin explains how ‘Tales of the City’ came to beHis newspaper stories about odd San Francisco residents began became a nine-volume print bestseller and a PBS miniseries
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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