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Lt. Col. Vindman writing memoir, ‘Here, Right Matters’

NEW YORK (AP) — Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, the national security aide who offered key testimony during the impeachment hearings of President Donald...

`The books that help her through’: Winfrey suggests seven

NEW YORK (AP) — With Election Day approaching and the pandemic ongoing, Oprah Winfrey is setting aside her usual book club recommendations and instead...

‘Black Spartacus,’ Beatles book vie for nonfiction prize

LONDON (AP) — Books about a Haitian revolutionary, The Beatles and the brain are finalists for Britain’s leading nonfiction literary award. ...

Former AP sports writer Ken Rappoport dead at age 85

Some people light up a room with their smile. Ken Rappoport could energize an entire arena or stadium with his laugh. ...

Whitey Ford, Hall of Fame ace for mighty Yankees, died at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — During an era when the Yankees won the World Series so routinely it was joked that rooting for them was...

Emily Ratajkowski is working on book of essays, ‘My Body’

NEW YORK (AP) — Model and activist Emily Ratajkowski has a book deal. “EmRata,” as her millions of online followers know her, is working...

Kaepernick’s company publishing essays on policing, prisons

Colin Kaepernick’s publishing company is putting out a collection of 30 essays over the next four weeks about abolition, policing and prisons. ...

Novelist Lydia Millet among National Book Award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories of race, class and climate change were among the fiction finalists Tuesday for the 71st annual National Book Awards....

Albania’s writer Ismail Kadare awarded Neustadt Prize

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The U.S Embassy in Tirana on Monday said that Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare has been awarded the Neustadt International Prize...

Alexie, Pilkey books among most ‘challenged’ of past decade

NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Morrison is on the list. So are John Green and Harper Lee. And John Steinbeck and Margaret Atwood. All...

Critic of Chinese leader sentenced to 18 years in graft case

BEIJING (AP) — The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was...

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring...

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring...

Isabel Wilkerson’s ‘Caste’ on National Book Awards longlist

NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Wilkerson's “Caste,” her acclaimed study of racism in the United States, is among 10 nominees on the National Book...

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Audio arguments, with a side of fish

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flurry of election-related cases are already working their way through courts, but Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer doesn't seem overly...

First volume of Barack Obama’s memoir coming Nov. 17

NEW YORK (AP) — The first volume of former President Barack Obama's memoir is coming out Nov. 17, two weeks after Election Day. It's...

First two longlists announced for National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories of voting rights, space exploration and displacement at home are among the young people's literature works that appear on...

6 emerging women writers receive $30,000 Rona Jaffe Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Fiction writers Mari Christmas and Yalitza Ferreras and poets Elisa Gonzalez and Charleen McClure are among six winners of Rona...

Margaret Atwood honored with Dayton Literary Peace Prize

CINCINNATI (AP) — Author Margaret Atwood thinks an American defiant streak is the country's defense against the kind of nightmarish totalitarian future she depicts...

Walter Mosley to receive honorary National Book Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Walter Mosley is receiving an honorary National Book Award, cited for dozens of books which range from science fiction and...

Art dealer whose treasure sent hunters scouring US West dies

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Antiquities dealer and author Forrest Fenn, who gained fame after hiding a treasure chest filled with gold, jewels and...

Report: Retired Pope Benedict XVI ill after visit to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Emeritus...

AP Source: ESPN tabs Levy, Griese and Riddick for MNF booth

Steve Levy, Brian Griese...

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