<![CDATA[Books News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST Books 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Read along with the FYI Book Club for a story about a fictional artist and real-life terror http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article60047011.html#storylink=rss The FYI Book Club’s latest selection is “The Muralist”

The novel portrays a New York painter who disappeared during World War II

Here’s a Q&A with the author, B.A. Shapiro

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New Harry Potter book to be published July 31 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59548251.html#storylink=rss ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II’ is eighth story in the Harry Potter series

The title by Jack Thorne is a play based on an original J.K. Rowling story

The play takes place 19 years after the events of book seven

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‘In a Different Key’ captures the confusion, pain of lives affected by autism http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article58400683.html#storylink=rss Authors John Donvan and Caren Zucker are both TV journalists

Their story captures how autism research has hurt many

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You’ll want to lose yourself in the novel ‘Ways to Disappear’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article58407658.html#storylink=rss A debut novel by poet Idra Novey

Mystery, poetry, romance abound in the story

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Author Douglas Waller, who profiled four CIA directors, visits Plaza library Wednesday http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article58508548.html#storylink=rss Douglas Waller’s “Disciples” describes four followers of “Wild” Bill Donovan

All four “disciples” later led the Central Intelligence Agency

Waller will speak at Plaza branch library

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‘Then Comes Marriage’ humanizes DOMA case for FYI Book Club readers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article58696863.html#storylink=rss The FYI Book Club read “Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA”

Club’s next book is “The Muralist” by B.A. Shapiro

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Joyce Carol Oates’ ‘The Man Without a Shadow’ plumbs human mind, emotions http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article56907373.html#storylink=rss Novel mixes love, ethics and science

Margot Sharpe is a neuroscientist who falls for a patient with no short-term memory

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Family tension, surreal scenarios add to mystery in ‘Travelers Rest’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article57055768.html#storylink=rss Author Keith Lee Morris’ characters lose control of their lives

Story not so much about supernatural, but about human tendencies

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Readorama: Poet Rodney Jones, a Harper Lee Award winner, to speak at Rockhurst University http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article57014273.html#storylink=rss Many admirers find his poetry accessible

Poetry, like beer, “is an acquired taste,” the author says

Jones reads Thursday at Rockhurst University

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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59796811.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST Tribune News Service]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59796811.html Scholastic to publish new Harry Potter book http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59547441.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By JEREMY MIKULA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59547441.html 'Coloring the Universe' illuminates stunning images of space http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517747.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By JEREMY MIKULA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517747.html 'Behind the Smile': the rise and fall of Carol Moseley Braun http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By BLANCA TORRES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517912.html Author explores family skeletons in 'Family Tree' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517742.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By CORBIE HILL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517742.html In 'Shylock Is My Name,' Jacobson gives notorious character his say http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517667.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By MIKE FISCHER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59517667.html Magic vs. science? 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