The music critic David Yaffe pays tribute to the singer-songwriter in his new book. [Source]
PARIS (Reuters) - A new biography of French first lady Brigitte Macron says her husband penned a racy novel inspired by their early romance, when he was still a teenager and she his married drama teacher.
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â€œThe Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaningâ€ has wisdom about sorting through and disposing of many of your possessions, and â€œThe Southern Sympathy Cookbookâ€ offers â€œfuneral food with a twist.â€
Oct 26 (Reuters) - Walter Isaacson's biography of Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci debuted at the top of the U.S. nonfiction bestsellers chart on Thursday, while Dan Brown's "Origin" held off John Sandford's latest novel and a book of short stories by actor Tom Hanks on the fiction bestsellers list. Data released by independent, online and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors across the United States was used to compile the list. Hardcover Fiction
Six spooky fall thrillers, whose plots range from a campus crime to an international spy hunt to a young girlâ€™s mystical self-murdering, all unsettle the neat distinctions between â€œhero,â€ â€œvillain,â€ and even the reader.
A visit with Dan Brown, whose new novel â€” as with all of his works â€” doesnâ€™t shy away from the big questions, but rushes pell-mell into them. In â€œOrigin,â€ the question is: Can science make religion obsolete?
â€œBetween the World and Me,â€ Coatesâ€™s treatise on black male life in America, catapulted him to prominence. Coates spoke to The Times about his new book, â€œWe Were Eight Years in Power,â€ his year in Paris and what heâ€™s up to next.