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Salman Rushdie's 'Knife' is unflinching about his brutal stabbing and uncanny in its vital spirit

Salman Rushdie's 'Knife' is unflinching about his brutal stabbing and uncanny in its vital spirit

NEW YORK (AP) — In Salman Rushdie's first book since the 2022 stabbing that hospitalized him and left him blind in one eye, the author wastes no time reliving the day he thought might be his last.
Learn more about O.J. Simpson: The TV, movies, books and podcasts about the trial of the century

Learn more about O.J. Simpson: The TV, movies, books and podcasts about the trial of the century

NEW YORK (AP) — The story of O.J.
Books on artificial intelligence, space law shortlisted for Donner Prize

Books on artificial intelligence, space law shortlisted for Donner Prize

TORONTO — Books on artificial intelligence, space law and wrongful convictions are among the works shortlisted for the $60,000 Donner Prize, which recognizes the best public policy book by a Canadian.
Posthumous memoir by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to be published Oct. 22

Posthumous memoir by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to be published Oct. 22

NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir Alexei Navalny began working on in 2020 will be published this fall. “Patriot,” which publisher Alfred A. Knopf is calling the late Russian opposition leader's “final letter to the world,” will come out Oct. 22.
Marisha Pessl's 'Darkly,' her first novel in six years, to come out Nov. 12

Marisha Pessl's 'Darkly,' her first novel in six years, to come out Nov. 12

NEW YORK (AP) — Marisha Pessl's first novel in six years is a psychological thriller with the kinds of intricate clues and connections she has been known for since her acclaimed debut, “Special Topics in Calamity Physics.

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Top Paid Books (US Bestseller List): 1. The Women by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Publishing Group) 2. She’s Not Sorry by Mary Kubica (Park Row Books) 3. Table for Two by Amor Towles (Penguin Publishing Group) 4.

Ready to serve: The Barefoot Contessa's long-awaited memoir to come out Oct. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-awaited memoir from Ina Garten, known to millions as host of “The Barefoot Contessa” and author of numerous cookbooks, will be published Oct. 1. The title, announced Tuesday, is “Be Ready When the Luck Happens.
Eleanor Catton, Janika Oza shortlisted for Carol Shields Prize for Fiction

Eleanor Catton, Janika Oza shortlisted for Carol Shields Prize for Fiction

TORONTO — Eleanor Catton's "Birnam Wood" is among the five finalists for the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction.
Librarians fear new penalties, even prison, as activists challenge books

Librarians fear new penalties, even prison, as activists challenge books

When an illustrated edition of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” was released in 2019, educators in Clayton, Missouri needed little debate before deciding to keep copies in high school libraries.
Book Review: Jen Silverman’s gripping second novel explores the long afterlife of political violence

Book Review: Jen Silverman’s gripping second novel explores the long afterlife of political violence

Earlier this year a former member of the far-left Baader-Meinhof gang who spent decades in hiding was arrested by German police in connection with a string of crimes.