<![CDATA[Books News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/ Find local and national book news, reviews, articles and opinions provided by The Kansas City Star in Kansas City, MO on KansasCity.com. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:19:44 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:19:44 CDT Books 60 Gather ’round, kids, and read these great new holiday books http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4498457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4498457.html The 100 best books of 2014: The Star’s staff and reviewers recommend their favorites of the year http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4431734.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4431734.html ‘When Lions Roar’: An interesting melding of tales about the Churchill and Kennedy clans http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4276832.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4276832.html ‘Quiet Dell’ author Jayne Anne Phillips makes old case relevant again http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4277644.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4277644.html Readorama: Familiar Christmas ‘Carol’ story gets a modern spin http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4277277.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4277277.html This week's reviews in brief http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4557334.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:30:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4557334.html 'Red Tent' author tells story of immigrant life in America http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4546393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:09:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4546393.html 'Definitive Biography' leaves some unanswered questions about Billy Joel http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4546389.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:09:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4546389.html New Judy Blume novel for adults coming in June http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4546391.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:09:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4546391.html 'Moriarty' gives minor character from Holmes' stories the spotlight http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4546337.html#storylink=rss Click to 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400393.html Hachette tries author-to-reader sales via Twitter http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400392.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:10:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400392.html 28 great gift books http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400391.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:10:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400391.html Gift books for the holidays http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400383.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:10:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400383.html In 'Revival,' Stephen King buries a better story http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400381.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:10:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400381.html Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory, oblivion http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:05:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400352.html 'The Phantom Killer' recounts chilling details of Texarkana serial murders http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400349.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:05:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4400349.html More cookbooks go digital, but popularity of paper persists http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article4224683.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article4224683.html Cindy Hoedel: My favorite literary companions of 2014 http://www.kansascity.com/living/star-magazine/article4202865.html#storylink=rss Click to 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Hope, emcee of a generation http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4146377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4146377.html Author takes a look at brain injuries, economics of football in “Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto” http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4167465.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4167465.html Crime writing queen P.D. James dies at 94 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4181373.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:52:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4181373.html Latest installment of ‘Showa,’ the brilliant graphic novel, depicts World War II Japan http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4071688.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:29:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4071688.html Stephen King’s ‘Revival’ is a sizzling tale of an electric bond http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4032932.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4032932.html Readorama: Kansas City’s Woodneath Library Center can produce bound books in minutes http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4018713.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4018713.html A burning retelling: Author Kathryn Harrison brings Joan of Arc to life http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4001647.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4001647.html Shelve ‘The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure’ under ‘Fiction’ and ‘Humor’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4000139.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4000139.html Author Joan FitzPatrick Dean to present 100 years of Irish lore in an hour http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4000637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:03:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article4000637.html Readorama: Sports columnist Rick Reilly to speak at Village Shalom fundraiser 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3916049.html Readorama: Two authors with Kansas City ties talk on their books this week http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3599237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3599237.html Memoir explores the funny origins of Monty Python’s John Cleese http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3671325.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3671325.html ‘Strange New Things’ brings up new questions of faith and love beyond this planet http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3599019.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3599019.html With latest novel ‘Some Luck,’ Jane Smiley sinks new literary roots in Iowa farm country 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3472691.html Crashing emotions swirl in tale of a Missouri roller derby team http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3474191.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3474191.html In ‘Worthy Fights,’ Leon Panetta offers strong critique of Obama administration http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3471250.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3471250.html FYI Book Club: ‘Dear Committee Members’ by Julie Schumacher http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3496528.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3496528.html One Direction fan fiction takes a new direction: a published book 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3248505.html Homelessness, loneliness and guilt coalesce in ‘Recognition’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3268277.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article3268277.html Readorama: ‘Rebel Souls’ author Justin Martin to speak at library http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2918468.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2918468.html In new collections, four Kansas City poets reflect on matters of faith http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2915672.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2915672.html Novelist Hilary Mantel shows quirky side in short-story collection ‘The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher’ 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Bill Cosby chose to tell stories, not jokes http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2633351.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2633351.html ‘Republic of Imagination’ makes a case for literature in U.S. schools http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2635190.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2635190.html ‘The Great Gatsby’: detective yarn, love story or Great American novel? http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2634397.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2634397.html ‘Lila,’an ugly back story written beautifully, follows ‘Gilead’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2633503.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2633503.html When is technology too good for our own good? 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2480981.html David McCullough says Panama Canal among the ‘greatest achievements’ of the U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2357101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2357101.html Taking a ‘frontier mentality’ against vaccinating one’s children leaves the rest of society vulnerable http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2236606.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2236606.html Souls are such fragile things that even the best and best-hearted judges can drop http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2241486.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2241486.html Tennessee Williams bio lets us examine ‘haunted interior’ 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2139878.html Kansas City-based Brash Books gives life to old mysteries http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2166109.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2166109.html Joyce Carol Oates’ new collection portrays the darkness and longing in people searching for connection http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2139103.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2139103.html New children’s books help young readers face obstacles http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2091878.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2091878.html Angela Pneuman’s ‘Lay it on my Heart’ explores the religious battling the secular 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Hunt’s novel ‘Neverhome,’ this woman’s place was on the Civil War battlefront http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1499920.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1499920.html Mortuary memoir ‘Smoke Gets in Your Eyes’ tackles a subject we’d rather avoid: death http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1598154.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1598154.html Novelist Tana French produces another sharp page-turner with ‘The Secret Place’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1501719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1501719.html Readorama: At KC library event, author Ann Hagedorn to discuss the dangers of outsourcing U.S. security http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1498957.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:07:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1498957.html Author of World War I history ‘The Sleepwalkers’ to visit Liberty Memorial in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1451533.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:59:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1451533.html Minecraft now a publishing sensation http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1429032.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:30:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1429032.html Meet L. Frank Baum, the man behind the curtain http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/wizard-of-oz/article1315566.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/wizard-of-oz/article1315566.html Readorama: J.D. Salinger short story, first published in Kansas City, is back in print http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1311208.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1311208.html Bret Anthony Johnston’s ‘Remember Me Like This’ captures a family adrift http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1316036.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1316036.html Brando Skyhorse’s ‘Take This Man’ is a terrific memoir http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1316435.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1316435.html ‘Narrow Road to the Deep North’ reflects horrors of the Death Railway http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1311985.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1311985.html Paul McCartney profile from the post-break-up ’70s finds warts on the ‘cute one’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1265723.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1265723.html Readorama: Making wagonloads of money in pre-Civil War Independence http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1269180.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1269180.html Robert Hellenga’s ‘The Confessions of Frances Godwin’ outshines his previous works http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1206210.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1206210.html In an excellent novel, a couple’s letters link the horror of the trenches with the hominess of the Kentish farm. http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1269398.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1269398.html 86-year-old Utah woman writes steamy romance novel http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1264212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:36:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1264212.html ‘Chasing Shadows’ details Richard Nixon’s pre-presidential dirty trick http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1220226.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1220226.html ‘The Nixon Defense’ shows how guilty the 37th president was http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1206754.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1206754.html No more black dresses, poet Patricia Cleary Miller decides http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1220563.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1220563.html Full of nostalgia, Lewis Buzbee’s ‘Blackboard’ calls for education reform http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1165232.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1165232.html Readorama: ‘Small Town Dreams’ tells stories of Midwest names you’ll know http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1164189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1164189.html ‘Dry Bones in the Valley’ whets interest of murder mystery fans http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1165414.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1165414.html Readorama: Harry Truman’s leadership abilities were forged amid the hell of war http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article826893.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article826893.html Miles J. Unger’s ‘Michelangelo’ tells artist’s story through six works http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article839175.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article839175.html ‘War of the Whales: A True Story’ dives into protection of marine animals from sound pollution http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article839958.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article839958.html ‘Mockingbird’ author Harper Lee says she never let recent memoir writer into the nest http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article810866.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:16:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article810866.html Readorama: Thomas Devine charts Truman’s out-of-touch opponent http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article795406.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article795406.html ‘The Book of Unknown Americans’ tells immigrants’ compelling stories http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article797686.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article797686.html ‘Girl in Reverse’ explores KC prejudice and a girl’s coming of age http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article797471.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article797471.html Author William Wells Brown, a former slave, comes out of obscurity in new biography http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article783273.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article783273.html Readorama: Former Kansas poet laureate finds solid rock in new collection http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article750697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article750697.html ‘What Is Visible’ introduces modern readers to remarkable Laura Bridgman http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article840918.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article840918.html Mira Jacob’s ‘The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing’ is a sharp portrait of a grieving family http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article748475.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article748475.html FYI Book Club delves into Barbara W. Tuchman’s ‘The Guns of August’ as the 100th anniversary of World War I draws near http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article759864.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article759864.html