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Beloved author Kate DiCamillo talks writing and healing herself with new middle-grade novel 'Ferris'

Beloved author Kate DiCamillo talks writing and healing herself with new middle-grade novel 'Ferris'

NEW YORK (AP) — Children's writer Kate DiCamillo is known for beloved stories like “The Tale of Despereaux” and “Because of Winn-Dixie,” about kids and animals trying to navigate the world and make emotional connections.
Book Review: 'Means of Control' charts the disturbing rise of a secretive US surveillance regime

Book Review: 'Means of Control' charts the disturbing rise of a secretive US surveillance regime

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks, former national security advisor John Poindexter launched Total Information Awareness, intent on preventing future assaults on the homeland by amassing extensive databases on people and their movements.
Beloved author Kate DiCamillo talks writing and healing herself with new middle-grade novel 'Ferris'

Beloved author Kate DiCamillo talks writing and healing herself with new middle-grade novel 'Ferris'

NEW YORK (AP) — Children's writer Kate DiCamillo is known for beloved stories like “The Tale of Despereaux” and “Because of Winn-Dixie,” about kids and animals trying to navigate the world and make emotional connections.
Conservative columnist Andrew Lawton to release first biography of Pierre Poilievre

Conservative columnist Andrew Lawton to release first biography of Pierre Poilievre

TORONTO — Conservative commentator Andrew Lawton is set to release a biography of Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, while political journalist Paul Wells has written a book about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's time in power.
Book Review: Elizabeth Brooks' Austen-esque WWII novel has romance, betrayal and a touch of macabre

Book Review: Elizabeth Brooks' Austen-esque WWII novel has romance, betrayal and a touch of macabre

In a chance meeting in 1934, Nina hosts a dinner party. She’s 14, trying on womanhood for the first time, and even the drunken foolery of Guy Nicholson and his friend can’t outweigh the growing importance of his gaze.
Book Review: 'The Hunter' is a dark and lyrical tale of revenge, friendship and loyalty in collision

Book Review: 'The Hunter' is a dark and lyrical tale of revenge, friendship and loyalty in collision

Cal Hooper fled a failing marriage, quit his exhausting job with the Chicago Police Department, and settled down in Ardnakelty, a fictional village nestled in the mountains of western Ireland, hoping to find some peace.
Charlamagne Tha God offers straight talk in next book, 'Get Honest Or Die Lying'

Charlamagne Tha God offers straight talk in next book, 'Get Honest Or Die Lying'

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlamagne Tha God's next book is an ode to hard truths and getting to the point.

Sally Rooney has a new novel, 'Intermezzo,' coming out in the fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Sally Rooney will have a new novel out this fall, “Intermezzo,” a story of love, family and grief centered around two brothers.
How the Toronto library is recovering from a cyberattack, one book at a time

How the Toronto library is recovering from a cyberattack, one book at a time

TORONTO — Hundreds of thousands of books have been freed from a months-long purgatory as scores of staffers race to get them out of storage and back on shelves following a cyberattack that felled the Toronto Public Library's computer systems in Octob
Ned Blackhawk’s 'The Rediscovery of America' is a nominee for $10,000 history prize

Ned Blackhawk’s 'The Rediscovery of America' is a nominee for $10,000 history prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Blackhawk's “The Rediscovery of America,” winner last fall of a National Book Award, is a finalist for a history honor presented by the J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project.