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Jared Kushner has book deal, publication expected in 2022

Jun. 16, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former President Donald Trump and one of his top advisers during his administration, has a book deal. Broadside Books, a conservative imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced that Kushner's book will come out in...

Lawyer: US drops lawsuit, grand jury probe over Bolton book

Jun. 16, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

The Justice Department has abandoned its lawsuit against John Bolton, former President Donald Trump's onetime national security adviser, over his book that officials argued disclosed classified information, according to court documents and Bolton's representatives. Prosecutors also have...

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Jun. 15, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton & James Patterson - 9780316540735 - (Little, Brown and Company and Knopf) 2. Tom Clancy Target Acquired by Don Bentley - 9780593188156 - (Penguin...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Jun. 15, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. What Happened to You? by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry,...

Winfrey's new book pick is novel 'The Sweetness of Water'

Jun. 15, 2021 08:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's next book club pick is a debut novel set in Georgia at the end of the Civil War: Nathan Harris' “The Sweetness of Water.” “One of my great joys is finding a new author whose work I can share and support,” Winfrey said Tuesday in a...

Review: A love story and a medical mystery all in one book

Jun. 14, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

“Everything I Have Is Yours,” Eleanor Henderson (Flatiron Books) A love story and medical mystery all in one, Eleanor Henderson’s memoir “Everything I Have Is Yours” chronicles her husband’s battle with an unidentifiable illness, as well as the toll it takes...

Mississippi author’s novel to be adapted into film

Jun. 13, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Oxford author Michael Farris Smith will soon see his fourth novel, “The Fighter,” come to life as production for the film adaptation, retitled “Rumble Through the Dark,” will begin in the Delta at the end of July. It was recently announced...

'The Night Watchman,' Malcolm X biography win arts Pulitzers

Jun. 11, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories of race, racism and colonialism in the U.S. swept the Pulitzer Prizes for the arts, from Louise Erdrich's novel “The Night Watchman” to a Malcolm X biography co-written by the late Les Payne to Katori Hall's play “The Hot Wing King.” The...

The Latest: 2021 Pulitzer Prizes honor journalism, arts

Jun. 11, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes: RICHMOND — Michael Paul Williams of Virginia's Richmond Times-Dispatch won this year’s prize for commentary for a series of “penetrating and historically insightful columns” about the process of dismantling...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Jun. 10, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Golden Girl” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “Malibu Rising” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine) 3. “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster) ...