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How A Famous Fraud Brought A Kind Of Hope In 'I Was Anastasia'

March 24, 2018 - 3:27am

Ariel Lawhon's new novel is a biography of both Russia's Grand Duchess Anastasia and Anna Anderson, the woman who claimed to be Anastasia after the royal family was executed during the Revolution.

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On The Rocky Road To Adulthood, Illustrator Asks 'Am I There Yet?'

March 24, 2018 - 3:27am

Mari Andrew's collection of short essays and cartoons chronicle what life has shown her. "I think when I decided to be a writer, I kind of signed up for a life of interesting experiences," she says.

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You Don't Have To Be A Dog Person To Enjoy 'Tomorrow'

March 24, 2018 - 3:00am

Damian Dibben's novel follows a 217-year-old dog (yes, you read that right) as he searches for his wizardly master, who's disappeared somewhere in Europe in the middle of the Napoleonic Wars.

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A Tale of Two Books: Bunny Of The United States Hops Onto The Page

March 23, 2018 - 12:21pm

One bunny — Marlon Bundo Pence — is the subject of two very different books. A day before the Pence family released their's, comedian John Oliver released a parody.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 23, 2018 - 6:06am

Zuckerberg apologized and Marlon Bundo topped the charts.

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In 'All The Names They Used For God,' The Magical Meets The Harrowing

March 22, 2018 - 12:36pm

Author Anjali Sachdeva spins captivating short stories around kernels of the otherworldly. She says it can be a way to overcome the impulse to look away from that which is unsettling or traumatic.

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'The Gunners' Seems Simple At First ... But Keep Reading

March 22, 2018 - 3:00am

Rebecca Kauffman's new novel centers on a group of friends who reunite after a funeral, and spend an evening together. It's a deceptively simple story with a powerful message: Accept your feelings.

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Whiting Awards Announce 10 Winners, Aiming To Honor Future Bookshelf Staples

March 21, 2018 - 3:30pm

Since it began in 1985, the annual prize has recognized emerging writers. And while you may not know the winners announced Wednesday, their futures are bright — if previous winners are any indication.

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