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by Anne Tyler
Brimming with insight, humor, and generosity of spirit, here is a poignant yet unsentimental story in praise of family in all its emotional complexity.
by Kristin Hannah
With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war.
by Kelly Link
Kelly Link’s eagerly awaited new collection—her first for adult readers in a decade—proves indelibly that this bewitchingly original writer is among the finest we have.
by Lynsey Addario
War photographer Lynsey Addario's memoir is more than just a snapshot of life on the front lines; it is witness to the human cost of war.
by Neil Gaiman
In this new anthology, Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning is a treasury of delights that includes previously published pieces of short fiction, as well as new work exclusive to this collection.
by Kim Gordon
Founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story - a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll.
by Cynthia Bond
The epic, unforgettable story of a man determined to protect the woman he loves from the town desperate to destroy her - this beautiful and devastating debut heralds the arrival of a major new voice in fiction.
by Nick Hornby
Set in 1960's London, Funny Girl is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters.
by David Adam
A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in America.
by Claire North
Touch is the electrifying new thriller from the author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.
Book Club 2.0 is diving into its fourth book, Ruby by Cynthia Bond. In a video announcing the brand new pick, Oprah says, "Believe me, it's not easy finding words to describe Ruby, because nothing comes close to the experience of reading it."
NPR book reviewer Amal El-Mothar says, "Touch is a brilliantly balanced knife's edge of a book - fast-paced and thrilling, it's somehow also languorous, thoughtful, intelligently intimate."
It seems everyone's penning books these days, but news that Pharrell Williams has signed with Putnam Books has surprised even us. The hat-wearing pop star is set to write four children’s books, starting with a picture book based on his hit song, Happy.
The Guardian reports, "A new poll for YouGov of almost 15,000 people found that 60% would like to be an author." Wonder what the actual writers think about that.
Big in books news these days is the announcement that once one-hit-wonder Harper Lee is releasing a new book. Go Set a Watchman was written before To Kill a Mockingbird, but is actually a sequel to the beloved classic. The highly anticipated book will hit shelves this summer.
More long-lost manuscripts: Ted Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) wrote and illustrated What Pet Should I Get? before his death in 1991, but it went unpublished. His wife Audrey has found and published the never-before-seen book, to be released in July.
I never thought the day would come that I would mention Jennifer Lopez in a 'book news' section. JLo’s new thriller, The Boy Next Door, has inspired thousands to search AbeBooks for a ‘first edition’ The Iliad.
What's the last book that made A Spool of Blue Thread author Anne Tyler lol? It was Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home by Nina Stibbe - "it's funny and intelligent and irreverent, and the author keeps confessing the most egregious trespasses without batting an eye," Tyler told the New York Times Sunday Book Review.
Mark Zuckerberg has tapped into an area of growing social anxiety with his fourth book club choice, reports The Guardian. The Facebook founder’s fourth pick in his 2015 book club is On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss, published last fall.