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2017 Man Booker Prize goes to George Saunders

One of the world's most prestigious literary awards, the UK's Man Booker Prize, has been awarded to the American author George Saunders for his first novel Lincoln in the Bardo. The book was selected from a shortlist composed mostly of...

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A Former Writer for this Blog has a Movie Coming Out

We couldn't have been happier for Jeff VanderMeer. Until now.

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Dan Brown's New Novel "Origin" - Prologue and Chapter One

Dan Brown's next thriller Origin will be published on October 3rd, and he's writing at the peak of his talents in this one. Read the prologue and first chapter here.

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Behind a Great Cover: Gabriel Tallent's "My Absolute Darling"

Riverhead Books' art director, Helen Yentus, talks about the challenges of designing a cover for Gabriel Tallent's debut novel.

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This Week in Books

Princess Diana’s legacy lives on, Mark Wahlberg gets paid and Malala heads to Oxford in this week's rundown of the books behind the headlines.

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Washington State Book Award Finalists Announced

We always pay attention to the Washington State Book Awards, organized by The Washington Center for the Book.

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This Week in Books

The sun goes dark, Trump faces fallout, and Taylor Swift gets a win in this week's rundown of the books behind the headlines.

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This Week in Books: Students head to campus, North Korea tensions grow, NASA has a hero-like opening

A rundown of (some of) the news of the week, and the books behind the headlines.

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This Week in Books: The Dark Tower rises, the Mooch falls, and Clinton hits the Charts

A rundown of (some of) the news of the week, and the books behind the headlines.

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Legendary Editor Judith Jones Has Passed Away

"It is no exaggeration to say that she profoundly influenced not only the way America reads but also the way we cook." - Knopf Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Sonny Mehta

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