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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Joe Biden brings book tour to Michigan Theater

Joe Biden brings book tour to Michigan TheaterTickets go on sale July 28 for the former vice president’s December appearance
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Michigan

Photographer captures feed mills in book

Photographer captures feed mills in bookDave Hanks, 81, said he was fascinated by their visual impact on the rural landscape
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Book review: ‘Watch Me Disappear’ a suspenseful story

Book review: ‘Watch Me Disappear’ a suspenseful storyJanelle Brown’s family drama is an incisive, emotional view of how grief and recovery from loss affect a person’s life
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Oprah selects ‘Behold the Dreamers’ for book club

Oprah selects debut novel ‘Behold the Dreamers’ for book clubImbolo Mbue’s debut novel tells of an immigrant from Cameroon who becomes the chauffeur for a Lehman Brothers executive
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Obituary

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington Bear, died after a short illness
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