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Publishing spinoff of 'Wednesday' has everything from tarot cards to 'Woeful Waffles'

Publishing spinoff of 'Wednesday' has everything from tarot cards to 'Woeful Waffles'

NEW YORK (AP) — Penguin Random House is teaming with Amazon MGM Studios on a series of books based on “Wednesday,” the Emmy-winning hit about young Wednesday Addams of Addams Family fame.
Rom-com author Emily Henry knows the secret to having a healthy relationship with love

Rom-com author Emily Henry knows the secret to having a healthy relationship with love

NEW YORK (AP) — “Nothing forces you to face your demons like falling in love.” And it’s almost always worth it, Emily Henry says during a recent interview ahead of Tuesday's release of her latest novel, “Funny Story.
College students, inmates and a nun: A unique book club meets at one of the nation’s largest jails

College students, inmates and a nun: A unique book club meets at one of the nation’s largest jails

CHICAGO (AP) — For college senior Nana Ampofo, an unconventional book club inside one of the nation’s largest jails has transformed her career ambitions.
Minnesota and other Democratic-led states lead pushback on censorship. They're banning the book ban

Minnesota and other Democratic-led states lead pushback on censorship. They're banning the book ban

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A movement to ban book bans is gaining steam in Minnesota and several other states, in contrast to the trend playing out in more conservative states where book challenges have soared to their highest levels in decades.
Book Review: Emily Henry is still the modern-day rom-com queen with 'Funny Story'

Book Review: Emily Henry is still the modern-day rom-com queen with 'Funny Story'

“Funny Story” isn’t a funny story at all. But it is a good one. Emily Henry's new romance novel starts with dueling breakups that have rocked the two main characters’ worlds — and forced them to bond over their shared broken hearts.
Has Salman Rushdie changed after his stabbing? Well, he feels about 25, the author tells AP

Has Salman Rushdie changed after his stabbing? Well, he feels about 25, the author tells AP

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two years after the knife attack that nearly killed him, Salman Rushdie appears both changed and very much the same.
Book Review: 'Nothing But the Bones' is a compelling noir novel at a breakneck pace

Book Review: 'Nothing But the Bones' is a compelling noir novel at a breakneck pace

Nelson “Nails” McKenna isn’t very bright, stumbles over his words and often says what he’s thinking without realizing it.

Palestinian American poet Fady Joudah receives $100,000 prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Fady Joudah, a Palestinian American poet who has said he writes for the future because “the present is demolished,” has received a $100,000 award from Poets & Writers.
Nancy Pelosi book, 'The Art of Power,' will reflect on her career in public life

Nancy Pelosi book, 'The Art of Power,' will reflect on her career in public life

NEW YORK (AP) — Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has completed a book about her years in public life, from legislation she helped enact to such traumatizing moments as the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S.
George McWhirter sole Canadian shortlisted for Griffin Poetry Prize

George McWhirter sole Canadian shortlisted for Griffin Poetry Prize

TORONTO — Only one Canadian has made the short list for the Griffin Poetry Prize, a prestigious literary award that until recently had a separate purse just for homegrown talent.