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George R.R. Martin knows all the signs of Boba Fett Syndrome.

Familiar picture book characters – Mr.McGreely and Mike Mulligan – are back in new tales for early readers.

Reviews of ‘Reunion,’ by Hannah Pittard, and ‘Nine Days,’ by Minerva Koenig.

If nothing else, Ted Genoways should get people thinking about the trade-offs that we make in return for low-cost meat.

Marilynne Robinson triumphs in third novel in the trilogy that includes the Pulitzer-winning ‘Gilead’ and ‘Home,’ about two Iowa ministers’ families.

Davidson College grad’s “Flesh and Blood” will be in bookstores Nov. 11. Patricia Cornwell cut her journalistic teeth as a reporter for the Observer who wouldn’t take no for an answer.

The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood, by Roger Rosenblatt. (Ecco/HarperCollins) In this beautifully evocative essay – at once a memoir and a meditation on the form itself – Rosenblatt roams the Manhattan of his childhood, where as a boy he imagined himself a private eye in pursuit of criminals. Contemplating landmarks and the lives of writers who came before him, Rosenblatt “walks the streets like a poetic stray, embracing chance and accident,” Pete Hamill wrote in the New York Times.

There’s nothing like a whodunit. It’s even better if it’s a true life one with a believable solution. The result is pure catnip to mystery readers.

New York Times hardcover best-sellers.

Forgive Jimmy Fallon if his new book is a story of wishful thinking.

I've been driving around town these golden October days listening to the audio recording of Ann P...

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