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06.24 Book takes readers deep into seldom-glimpsed lives

06.21 Hornbacher recalls bipolar struggle in 'Madness'

06.17 Son of "Godfather" author sues over video game

06.13 How presidents travel discussed in new book

06.11 Author restores human side to Gandhi, Churchill

06.07 Copernicus book sells for more than $2.2M in NYC

06.03 Augusten Burroughs has faith in memory and memoir

05.28 Prince working on first book as he turns 50

05.28 James Bond returns in new novel

05.26 Barnes & Noble posts loss, cuts sales forecast


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History of Prozac fight gives hope to underdogs

"Side Effects: A Bestselling Drug on Trial" (Algonquin Books. 240 pages. $24.95), by Alison Bass: It's hard not to cheer for the little guy in "Side Effects," the true story of underdogs who stand up to powerful drug companies and their questionable ethic. Read more…
06.23 "Conquistador" details Cortes' defeat of the Aztecs
"Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma and the Last Stand of the Aztecs" (Bantam Books. 330 pages. $27.50), by Buddy Levy: Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes met the mighty Montezuma during a brief but elaborate ceremony in the Aztec ruler's home ci…
06.16 'Hit and Run' is hard to put down
"Hit and Run" (William Morrow, 287 pages, $24.95), by Lawrence Block: John Keller, professional hit man, is on his way to Des Moines to take a life — one last job before retiring to spend more time with his stamp collection. …
06.07 Book, documentary in works on ex-NY Gov. Spitzer
Penguin Group will publish a book about disgraced former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer written by an author of a bestseller on the fall of energy company Enron…
06.03 Barnes and Noble eyeing Borders bid: report
U.S. bookseller Barnes and Noble Inc (BKS.N) is looking into a possible bid for competitor Borders Group Inc (BGP.N), the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday…
06.01 New York mayor advises in book: 'Do The Hard Things First'
The billionaire mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, has written a book giving advice on politics and business that will go on sale in September, the book publisher said Tuesday…
05.28 Women are told they can have it all but is it realistic?
It used to be a feminist mantra: you can do it all, successfully raise a family and have a career…
05.28 Author explores 'the new old age'
"A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America" (Viking, 366 pages, $24.95), by Dudley Clendinen: A journalist takes readers inside his mother's housing complex for the elderly and inside the complicated reality of aging in America today.…
05.21 Book offers fascinating tales of modern-day cannibalism
"Among the Cannibals: Adventures on the Trail of Man's Darkest Ritual" (Smithsonian Books, 278 pages. $25.95), by Paul Raffaele: You know the standard image about cannibalism: A white Christian missionary stews in a large pot while an African tribe dances…
05.20 Prince working on first book as he turns 50
Prince has been known by various names, including an unpronounceable symbol and The Artist Formerly Known as Prince. But as he turns 50 this year, the recording star adds one more to the list -- debut author…


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