<![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 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 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2061947.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2061947.html In ‘Station Eleven,’ culture endures in post-apocalyptic world http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2064302.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2064302.html Readorama: Greater Kansas City Japan Festival plans haiku contest http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2061966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2061966.html ‘Feminism Unfinished’ explores development of women’s movements http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1443044.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1443044.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 In Laird 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 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 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 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 Best-sellers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2103962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2103962.html Best-sellers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2103961.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2103961.html This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2064931.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:29:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2064931.html Romance Reader: 'Jewels of the Sun' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2062347.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:44:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2062347.html Top 25: What corporate America is reading, August 2014 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2061017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:09:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2061017.html Keeping it real: Nev Schulman, host of MTV's 'Catfish,' weighs in on shaky world of online identities http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048699.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:05:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048699.html Edward Hirsch's ode to a lost son http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048713.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:09:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048713.html This week's reviews in brief http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048698.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:08:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048698.html Two Americans make the Man Booker Prize shortlist http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:08:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048697.html 'Station Eleven' suggests life-denying plague is already here http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048702.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:08:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048702.html 'Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot' picks up Jesse Stone novels http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048662.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:08:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048662.html 'No Man's Land' brings global voice to stories of World War I http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048570.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:03:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048570.html 'The Half Has Never Been Told' looks at the economics of slavery http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048566.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:03:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048566.html In pulp writer's heaven: On the confessions of an Amazon author http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:03:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article2048567.html Best-sellers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1818079.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 02:05:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1818079.html Best-sellers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1818080.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 02:05:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1818080.html The Romance Reader: 'Festive in Death' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1567045.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:45:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1567045.html This week's reviews in brief http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1555278.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:25:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1555278.html 'All Our Names' tells heart-wrenching tale of exile, loss http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1261913.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 03:11:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1261913.html 'Invisible Bridge' an exhaustive &#239;&#191;&#189; and exhausting &#239;&#191;&#189; chronicle of 1970s http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1210128.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 03:05:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1210128.html This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1502806.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:50:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1502806.html Donald Antrim's new story collection goes in unexpected directions http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1424643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:26:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1424643.html 'Why Football Matters' versus 'Against Football' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1424184.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:16:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1424184.html 'Half of What I Say Is Meaningless' a strikingly felt essay collection http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1423294.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:01:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1423294.html Mike Sacks' 'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy code http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1423025.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:56:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1423025.html Robin Williams bio coming from Henry Holt and Dave Itzkoff http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1422744.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:51:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1422744.html David Mitchell's 'Bone Clocks' revisits story lines of 'Cloud Atlas' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1422743.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:51:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1422743.html Before the fall: 10 books to read right now http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1422172.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:41:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1422172.html Bestselling authors Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter launch podcast http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1421946.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:36:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article1421946.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 ‘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 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 ‘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 Fast-moving and thoughtful tales can be found in new chapter books for young readers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article748303.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article748303.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 Themes of history, love and identity drift through ‘The Hundred-Year House’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article703681.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article703681.html New memoirs springboard off Harper Lee’s mockingbird tale and catch a chat with J.D. Salinger http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article704791.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article704791.html FYI Book Club dives into Laura McHugh’s ‘brilliant’ first novel, ‘The Weight of Blood’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article715562.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article715562.html Readorama: Explaining the green Barry Goldwater http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article703597.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article703597.html The Conversation: UMKC professor Matthew Osborn talks alcoholic insanity http://www.kansascity.com/living/star-magazine/article656472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/star-magazine/article656472.html ‘The Quick’ is a powerhouse debut novel by Lauren Owen http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664223.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:59:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664223.html ‘Give Me a Fast Ship’ sails through U.S. naval history in our revolution http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:11:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664337.html Readorama: Reissued book ‘Black Elk’ chronicles life of a Native American healer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664382.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:13:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664382.html A fresh look into James Joyce’s ‘dirty mind’ and how his ‘Ulysses’ broke through the censors http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664275.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:03:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664275.html A quartet of locally rooted poets are something to savor this summer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664190.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:58:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article664190.html Over the top! Charge into this collection of new World War I histories http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article626981.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:01:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article626981.html Readorama: Memoir tells a death-row love story in letters http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article625384.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article625384.html Review: With ‘Silkworm,’ J.K. Rowling spins a gripping mystery http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article602246.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:40:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article602246.html ‘The Good Spy’ peeks inside the shadowy world of a CIA operative in Beirut http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583720.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583720.html Humorist Dave Barry takes a sensitive look at late fatherhood in new collection http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583791.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583791.html ‘The Vacationers’ exposes a well-off family’s undercurrents of secrets http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583849.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583849.html UMKC’s New Letters writers conference is June 27-29 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583524/UMKC’s-New-Letters-writers-conference-is-June-27-29.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article583524/UMKC’s-New-Letters-writers-conference-is-June-27-29.html Actress brings her dulcet voice to ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ to audiobooks and now to KC http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article570100/Actress-brings-her-dulcet-voice-to-‘Orange-Is-the-New-Black’-to-audiobooks-and-now-to-KC.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article570100/Actress-brings-her-dulcet-voice-to-‘Orange-Is-the-New-Black’-to-audiobooks-and-now-to-KC.html Colson Whitehead lands in Vegas poker tournament to deal out a good read http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article526279/Colson-Whitehead-lands-in-Vegas-poker-tournament-to-deal-out-a-good-read.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article526279/Colson-Whitehead-lands-in-Vegas-poker-tournament-to-deal-out-a-good-read.html A review of regional authors reveals a taste for gumshoes http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article537014/A-review-of-regional-authors-reveals-a-taste-for-gumshoes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article537014/A-review-of-regional-authors-reveals-a-taste-for-gumshoes.html Readorama: ‘John Quincy Adams: American Visionary’ traces sixth president’s progressive history http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article536270/Readorama-‘John-Quincy-Adams-American-Visionary’-traces-sixth-president’s-progressive-history.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article536270/Readorama-‘John-Quincy-Adams-American-Visionary’-traces-sixth-president’s-progressive-history.html New U.S. poet laureate wields ‘poetry’s mysterious power’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article542128/New-U.S.-poet-laureate-wields-‘poetry’s-mysterious-power’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:36:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article542128/New-U.S.-poet-laureate-wields-‘poetry’s-mysterious-power’.html Photo Gallery: Hillary Clinton through the years http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article522689/Photo-Gallery-Hillary-Clinton-through-the-years.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:36:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article522689/Photo-Gallery-Hillary-Clinton-through-the-years.html ‘Untamed’ captures woman conservationist Carol Ruckdeschel 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article486491/Looking-back-Two-area-writers-seek-perspective.html ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ takes a different look at World War II http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article486964/‘All-the-Light-We-Cannot-See’-takes-a-different-look-at-World-War-II.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article486964/‘All-the-Light-We-Cannot-See’-takes-a-different-look-at-World-War-II.html ‘Next Life Might Be Kinder’ by Howard Norman a quirky, probing novel http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article486939/‘Next-Life-Might-Be-Kinder’-by-Howard-Norman-a-quirky-probing-novel.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article486939/‘Next-Life-Might-Be-Kinder’-by-Howard-Norman-a-quirky-probing-novel.html From the archives: Author John Green finds the emotion, and the humor, in fatal disease. http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article488813/From-the-archives-Author-John-Green-finds-the-emotion-and-the-humor-in-fatal-disease..html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:41:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article488813/From-the-archives-Author-John-Green-finds-the-emotion-and-the-humor-in-fatal-disease..html Maya Angelou: In her own words http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article444370/Maya-Angelou-In-her-own-words.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 31 May 2014 21:14:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article444370/Maya-Angelou-In-her-own-words.html Children’s books to keep kids reading all the dog-eared days of summer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article438700/Children’s-books-to-keep-kids-reading-all-the-dog-eared-days-of-summer.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article438700/Children’s-books-to-keep-kids-reading-all-the-dog-eared-days-of-summer.html Return to Truman’s CIA, author Melvin Goodman says http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article430976/Return-to-Truman’s-CIA-author-Melvin-Goodman-says.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article430976/Return-to-Truman’s-CIA-author-Melvin-Goodman-says.html Foodie Ruth Reichl’s novel ‘Delicious!’ lacks flavor http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article429932/Foodie-Ruth-Reichl’s-novel-‘Delicious’-lacks-flavor.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article429932/Foodie-Ruth-Reichl’s-novel-‘Delicious’-lacks-flavor.html Maya Angelou: Never underestimate the people you meet 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http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article404464/Food-memoirist-Ruth-Reichl-writes-her-first-novel-‘Delicious’.html ‘The True American’ traces the ripples from an act of hate http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article398255/‘The-True-American’-traces-the-ripples-from-an-act-of-hate.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article398255/‘The-True-American’-traces-the-ripples-from-an-act-of-hate.html Timothy Geithner’s ‘Stress Test,’ or how we averted economic catastrophe http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article398283/Timothy-Geithner’s-‘Stress-Test’-or-how-we-averted-economic-catastrophe.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 May 2014 03:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article398283/Timothy-Geithner’s-‘Stress-Test’-or-how-we-averted-economic-catastrophe.html ‘Blue Highways’ author William Least Heat-Moon tells story behind best-seller 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article341373/In-awe-of-the-many-moving-parts-of-‘S.’.html http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article341372/.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 May 2014 12:08:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article341372/.html Book review | John Quincy Adams gets the credit he deserves http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article242236/Book-review--John-Quincy-Adams-gets-the-credit-he-deserves.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 12:43:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article242236/Book-review--John-Quincy-Adams-gets-the-credit-he-deserves.html Book review | ‘Funny Once’ is emotionally heavy but a pleasure to read. http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article241073/Book-review--‘Funny-Once’-is-emotionally-heavy-but-a-pleasure-to-read..html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 12:23:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article241073/Book-review--‘Funny-Once’-is-emotionally-heavy-but-a-pleasure-to-read..html ‘Bill of the Century’ tells of Civil Rights Act’s unsung heroes http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article240404/‘Bill-of-the-Century’-tells-of-Civil-Rights-Act’s-unsung-heroes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 12:15:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article240404/‘Bill-of-the-Century’-tells-of-Civil-Rights-Act’s-unsung-heroes.html Novel ‘Girl in Reverse’ features KC’s Nelson-Atkins art museum http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article240223/Novel-‘Girl-in-Reverse’-features-KC’s-Nelson-Atkins-art-museum.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 12:14:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article240223/Novel-‘Girl-in-Reverse’-features-KC’s-Nelson-Atkins-art-museum.html Trilogy author Tony DiTerlizzi comes to KC with ‘The Battle of WondLa’ 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http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article354003/Teen-finds-meaning-inspiration-for-book-in-1950s-popularity-guide.html ‘The Dylanologists’ examines the tangled cult of Bob Dylan http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article352273/‘The-Dylanologists’-examines-the-tangled-cult-of-Bob-Dylan.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 16:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article352273/‘The-Dylanologists’-examines-the-tangled-cult-of-Bob-Dylan.html Tension builds, present to past, in Evie Wyld’s second novel, 'All the Birds, Singing' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article352317/Tension-builds-present-to-past-in-Evie-Wyld’s-second-novel-All-the-Birds-Singing.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article352317/Tension-builds-present-to-past-in-Evie-Wyld’s-second-novel-All-the-Birds-Singing.html Author to speak on Jonathan Swift’s shocking proposal http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article352310/Author-to-speak-on-Jonathan-Swift’s-shocking-proposal.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article352310/Author-to-speak-on-Jonathan-Swift’s-shocking-proposal.html Excellent ‘American Romantic’ reflects on U.S. role in a post-World War II world http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348104/Excellent-‘American-Romantic’-reflects-on-U.S.-role-in-a-post-World-War-II-world.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348104/Excellent-‘American-Romantic’-reflects-on-U.S.-role-in-a-post-World-War-II-world.html Life and love slip away in ‘Thunderstruck’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348105/Life-and-love-slip-away-in-‘Thunderstruck’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348105/Life-and-love-slip-away-in-‘Thunderstruck’.html ‘A Poet’s Glossary’ explains the tools of poetry http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348110/‘A-Poet’s-Glossary’-explains-the-tools-of-poetry.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348110/‘A-Poet’s-Glossary’-explains-the-tools-of-poetry.html Exploring the darkness of the Ozarks http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348108/Exploring-the-darkness-of-the-Ozarks.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article348108/Exploring-the-darkness-of-the-Ozarks.html In ‘Love and Treasure,’ history and horror arrive on a train http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article346688/In-‘Love-and-Treasure’-history-and-horror-arrive-on-a-train.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article346688/In-‘Love-and-Treasure’-history-and-horror-arrive-on-a-train.html War is more good than you think, Stanford historian says http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article346787/War-is-more-good-than-you-think-Stanford-historian-says.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article346787/War-is-more-good-than-you-think-Stanford-historian-says.html