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Obama extends tour as sales for ‘Becoming’ top 3M

Obama extends tour as sales for ‘Becoming’ top 3M“Becoming,” published four weeks ago, is among the fastest-selling nonfiction books in history
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  • 5 hours, 5 minutes ago
Books

'Joni on Joni' excerpt: 'Two Single Acts Survive A Marriage'

Excerpt: Two Single Acts Survive A MarriageExcerpt from 'Joni On Joni,' 'Part I: We Are Stardust,' written by Susan Whitall. Courtesy Chicago Review Press
  • Books
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Books

'Joni On Joni' excerpt: 'Joni Mitchell Defends Herself'

Excerpt: Joni Mitchell Defends HerselfExcerpt from 'Joni On Joni,' 'Part II: Stoking the Star-Making Machinery,' written by Susan Whitall. Courtesy Chicago Review Press
  • Books
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Books

New architectural coloring book 'Guardians of Detroit' hits stores

Detroit architectural coloring book released'Guardians of Detroit' is out, just in time for the holidays.
  • Books
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Books

Review: Stephen King raises the bar with ‘Elevation’

Book review: Stephen King raises the bar with ‘Elevation’Biggest evil in this book is closed-mindedness; readers even feel hopeful after reading it
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  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Books

Sales for Michelle Obama memoir top 2M copies

Sales for Michelle Obama memoir top 2M copiesMichelle Obama’s “Becoming” is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book
  • Books
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Books

"The Friend" wins National Book Award
Sigrid Nunez’s “The Friend” has won the National Book Award for fiction

The Friend” wins National Book AwardSigrid Nunez’s “The Friend” has won the National Book Award for fiction
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Books

Book review: Hunter S. Thompson bio tackles his drive

Book review: Hunter S. Thompson bio tackles late reporter’s driveBio of gonzo journalist tracks his concerns with political abuses
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Celebrities

What to know about Michelle Obama’s book, tour

Things to know about Michelle Obama’s book, arena tourMichelle Obama’s 12-stop jaunt across the country – and an ocean – is not your average book tour
  • Celebrities
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Movies

Stan Lee, comic book legend

Stan Lee, comic book legendThe mogul who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood died Monday in Los Angeles at age 95.
  • Movies
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Books

Michelle Obama memoir is next Winfrey book club pick

Michelle Obama memoir is next Winfrey book club pickMichelle Obama’s “Becoming,” already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book

Michelle Obama rips Trump in new bookFormer first lady Michelle Obama blasts President Donald Trump in her new book
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  • 1 month ago
Books

Grisham takes readers on journey to Deep South in novel

Grisham takes readers on journey to Deep South in novelHe takes a snapshot of a chaotic time and shows a world of law and the lack of equality for everyone in a family-saga
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  • 1 month ago
Books

Author offers perspective on hit TV show ‘Friends’

Author offers perspective on hit TV show ‘Friends’‘I’ll Be There For You’ gives an insider’s look at what it takes to launch a show that had an impact on a decade of TV
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  • 1 month ago
Celebrities

Winfrey, Witherspoon among guests on Obama tour

Winfrey, Witherspoon among guests on Obama tourOprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be among the special guests when Michelle Obama goes on tour for her memoir
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Obituary

Author Ntozake Shange of ‘For Colored Girls’ fame has died

‘For Colored Girls’ author Ntozake Shange diesNtozake Shange's most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf”
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

For mom: Man pays fine on library book 84 years overdue

For mom: Man pays fine on library book 84 years overdueA man who returned his mom’s very overdue library book is paying her fine – even though he didn’t have to
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Michelle Obama to give thousands of tickets to book tour to community groups

Obama to give away some book tour ticketsIn Detroit, the free tickets will go to Mercy Education Project, a group that provides educational opportunities for women and girls
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
TV Plus

‘Mockingbird’ chosen as America’s best-loved novel

‘Mockingbird’ chosen as America’s best-loved novelThe 1960 book by Harper Lee emerged as No. 1 in PBS’ “The Great American Read” survey
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Two rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out

Two rarely seen Hemingway stories coming outThe Monument” and “Indian Country and the White Army” will be included with a reissue of “For Whom the Bell Tolls.”
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Film of Judy Blume’s ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’ in development

Film of Judy Blume’s ‘Are You There God?…’ in developmentJudy Blume has at long last agreed to a feature film adaptation of her seminal 1970 young adult novel
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Oakland County

Elmore Leonard's ex-wife sues son, trust, firm over archive sale

Elmore Leonard’s ex-wife sues over archive saleChristine Leonard alleges a secretive plan was hatched to sell off the author’s archives and cheat her out of a share of $1.15 million in proceeds
  • Oakland County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Books

New 'Women Who Rock' book is loaded with Detroit connections

New ‘Women Who Rock’ book is loaded with Detroit connectionsThe anthology highlights more than 100 musicians from the past several decades
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  • 2 months ago
Books

Book on Flint water crisis to be featured at luncheon

Book on Flint water crisis to be featured at fall luncheonDetroit journalist Anna Clark will be one of 5 writers speaking at 93rd Annual Metro Detroit Book & Author Luncheon
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Books

Man behind Trump Tower meeting seeks to clear name

Man behind Trump Tower meeting seeks to clear nameBefore Rob Goldstone sent Donald Trump Jr. that pivotal email, he recalls saying: “No good could come of this.”
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Review: 'President Carter' reevaluates under-appreciated president

Review: ‘President Carter’ reevaluates under-appreciated presidentInsider Stuart E. Eizenstat looks back at a very different time and a very different man
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Review: Racial violence comes to a small East Coast town in 'Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind'

Review: Racial violence comes to small town in ‘Colorblind’Coleman makes late Robert B. Parker’s series his own with ‘Colorblind’
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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