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Haruki Murakami's latest novel has its moments, but sometimes falters as it ranges over the less-than-grand terrain of near-middle age.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
'The Giver,' which will be released on Aug. 15, stars Brenton Thwaites as protagonist Jonas, actor Jeff Bridges as the Giver, and Meryl Streep as the community's Chief Elder.
In a statement about its dispute with publisher Hachette, Amazon cited '1984' author George Orwell – while failing to understand the author's words, critics charged. Meanwhile, Amazon appears to be entering into a dispute with Disney.
Celebrations include karaoke and a film contest that will enable the winner to go on his or her own Tsukuru Tazaki-like pilgrimage.
The wildly popular Disney flick 'Frozen' is getting a series of books expanding the story's universe and continuing the adventures of Elsa and Anna.
Amy Bloom’s new book is an entertaining, moving, quasi-historical escapade featuring a plucky girl who graduates from the school of hard knocks.
Monitor fiction critic Yvonne Zipp called 'The Magician's Land' 'thoroughly satisfying [and] refreshingly original,' one of many positive reviews.
The first episode of the TV show 'Outlander,' which is based on Diana Gabaldon's bestselling books, was posted online ahead of its Aug. 9 premiere date.
The new cover of Roald Dahl's beloved children's classic is one of three being released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the book's publication.
When the Civil War began, five US ex-presidents were still around, and not a one managed to keep his mouth shut.
Journalist Howard W. French travels through Africa to meet up with some of the one million Chinese migrants now living and working there.
Actresses Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon have reportedly optioned the rights to the novel and would star in the movie if a film was made.
Artist Katie Paterson is planting 1,000 saplings for a work entitled "Future Library" that will not be completed until 2114.
Politico examines some of Amazon's politically savvy moves, including hiring additional lobbyists, writing more checks to Congress, and the purchase of The Washington Post by CEO Jeff Bezos.
Customers in certain areas of New York City and Los Angeles can now get same-day shipping on Barnes & Noble products. Will it help the book retailer?
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