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Jun. 14, 2024 12:14 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Eruption" by Crichton/Patterson (Little, Brown) 2. “Camino Ghosts” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Women” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s) 4. “You Like It Darker” by Stephen King (Scribner) ...

Naomi Klein and V. V. Ganeshananthan win Women's Prize literary awards

Jun. 13, 2024 17:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Author-activist Naomi Klein won the inaugural Women’s Prize for Nonfiction on Thursday with “Doppelganger,” a personal account of her plunge into the world of online misinformation. Its sister award, the Women’s Prize for Fiction, went to U.S. writer V. V....

Book Review: 'Swole' explores what masculinity could be in a hyperconnected, TikTok-imaged world

Jun. 12, 2024 17:54 PM EDT

Author Michael Brodeur takes the gym too seriously, and not seriously at all at the same time, in his book “Swole: The Making of Men and the Meaning of Muscles” in an effort to show the readers that the overly online world of hypermasculinity is an illusion and what a man can be is what you...

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Jun. 06, 2024 13:11 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Camino Ghosts” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “You Like It Darker” by Stephen King (Scribner) 3. “The Women” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s) 4. “Funny Story” by Emily Henry (Berkley) ...

Colson Whitehead's 'Crook Manifesto' wins $50,000 Gotham Prize for outstanding book about NYC

Jun. 05, 2024 08:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead's latest literary honor feels very much at home. The author's “Crook Manifesto,” a crime story set in 1970s Harlem and centered on a beleaguered furniture store owner, is this year's winner of the Gotham Book Prize for an outstanding work about...

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May. 30, 2024 11:33 AM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “You Like It Darker” by Stephen King (Scribner) 2. “The Women” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s) 3. “Mind Games” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's) 4. “Heavenbreaker (deluxe ltd. ed.” by Sara Wolf (Red...

Ta-Nehisi Coates returns to nonfiction and explores the power of stories in upcoming 'The Message'

May. 30, 2024 08:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For his first all-new book of nonfiction in nearly a decade, Ta-Nehisi Coates traveled the world. One World announced Thursday that Coates' “The Message” will be published Oct. 1. “The Message” is set everywhere from the American South to the Middle East and...

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May. 16, 2024 12:44 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Women” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s) 2. “Funny Story” by Emily Henry (Berkley) 3. “The 24th Hour” by Patterson/Paetro (Little, Brown) 4. “Five Broken Blades (deluxe ltd. ec)” by Mai Corland...

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May. 09, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Funny Story” by Emily Henry (Berkley) 2. “The Women” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s) 3. “Only the Brave” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 4. “A Calamity of Souls” by David Baldacci (Grand Central) ...

Jayne Anne Phillips' novel 'Night Watch,' Eboni Booth’s drama 'Primary Trust' among Pulitzer winners

May. 07, 2024 10:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories of race, slavery and the Civil War, real and invented, were winners this year for the Pulitzer Prizes. Jayne Anne Phillips' “Night Watch,” a mother-daughter saga set in a West Virginia asylum right after the war, was cited for fiction. Jacqueline Jones...