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Matthew Perry Spills More on the 'Big Terrible Thing'

'Friends' actor's book is out, and he goes into more detail on the substance abuse that nearly killed him

(Newser) - Excerpts had leaked in advance of Matthew Perry's book, and he'd openly mentioned in interviews that he'd be talking about his drug and alcohol addiction in it. Now, after the Tuesday release of Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing, more on the Friends star's extensive...

Barrett's Book Gets a Scathing Literary Reaction

In open letter, literati blast publisher, SCOTUS justice over 'fundamental human right' of abortion

(Newser) - Not everyone is thrilled about Amy Coney Barrett's upcoming book , including a couple hundred literary notables who've signed a scathing open letter to her publisher. The Guardian reports on the letter —titled "We Dissent" and signed by close to 250 "members of the writing, publishing,...

If Your Marriage Needs Help, This Book Offers Some

The Gottmans are famed marriage experts, and their new book offers a 7-day plan

(Newser) - Google "famous marriage researchers" and you'll get an entire page of results about the Gottmans. John and Julie Gottman have been married since 1987, and they're prolific on the research front: They run the Gottman Institute, have hundreds of therapists certified in their methods, and have written...

Trump Reacts to NYT Reporter's New Book: She's a 'Creep'

Maggie Haberman brings receipts in advance of Tuesday's 'Confidence Man'

(Newser) - New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman has a book due out Tuesday on former President Donald Trump, and some eyebrow-raising snippets have already been leaked . A few more are now filtering out in advance of Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America, including Trump's...

Trump's Fav Presidential Perk: 'So Many Rich Friends'
Trump, Kim Jong Un
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Trump, Kim Jong Un Might Still Be in Touch

Book reveals Trump's casual racism, apparently ongoing relationship with North Korean leader

(Newser) - We already know Maggie Haberman's upcoming book on President Trump claims he vowed not to leave the White House and clogged toilets trying to flush away papers . Now new revelations are flooding out ahead of Tuesday's release of Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking ...

Tom Hanks Is a Novelist Now
Tom Hanks, Novelist

Tom Hanks, Novelist

Actor's first one comes out next year

(Newser) - Tom Hanks' next big venture has no hope of winning him an Oscar—unless it's adapted into a film. The 66-year-old actor is writing his first novel, one that's due out in May 2023, reports People . The book is called The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece,...

Book: Trump Wanted to Trade Puerto Rico for Greenland

Idea to purchase Danish territory wasn't actually his, according to reporters

(Newser) - In an interview for a new book, Donald Trump insisted the idea to buy Greenland from Denmark was all his. Looking at a map, the president wondered, "Why don't we have that?" Trump told husband-and-wife journalists Peter Baker of the New York Times and Susan Glasser of the...

'Discovering Deeper Truths' at Heart of Obama's New Book

Former first lady's 'The Light We Carry' will be out on Nov. 15, 4 years after blockbuster 'Becoming'

(Newser) - Michelle Obama will have a book out this fall, The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times, in which she reflects upon her experiences and shares insights on navigating an increasingly stressful world. It's the former first lady's first entirely new work since the 2018 release of Becoming....

Paul Ryan Doesn't Usually Cry. He 'Snapped' on Jan. 6

Ex-House speaker tells journalist Mark Leibovich he 'found himself sobbing' during Capitol riot

(Newser) - Paul Ryan recently told journalist Mark Leibovich that he's not one who easily sheds tears, Jan. 6 pushed him over the edge to the point where he "found himself sobbing." The former House speaker, like many other Americans, was "absolutely horrified" watching the Capitol riot unfold...

Got $250K? A Rare Harry Potter Book Beckons

Christie's is selling first edition of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' in London

(Newser) - A rare first edition of the very first book in JK Rowling's Harry Potter series is about to go on the auction block. Reuters reports that Christie's of London will be holding a private sale this month for the copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,...

Hunter Biden's 'Ultra-Private' Ex-Wife Finally Opens Up

Kathleen Buhle releases her memoir, 'If We Break,' on June 14

(Newser) - If the name Kathleen Buhle doesn't ring a bell, perhaps the 53-year-old's former name will: Kathleen Biden. The ex-wife of Hunter Biden is a couple weeks away from releasing If We Break, which Vanity Fair reported in January would mark the first time Buhle spoke publicly about the...

Conway Spills on George, Kushner, Trump in New Book

'America will survive. George and I may not,' ex-WH counsel writes in 'Here's the Deal,' out Tuesday

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway has a new book coming out this week, and one of the people she goes after most is the one she lives with. "I had two men in my life," Conway writes in Here's the Deal, due out from Simon and Schuster on Tuesday, per...

Assistant Principal Fired for Reading Butt Book Isn't Giving Up

School district upholds Toby Price's termination, but he'll appeal to Mississippi's Chancery Courts

(Newser) - Update: Toby Price remains fired for what his district says was poor judgment in storytime choice. The assistant principal had appealed his termination for reading I Need a New Butt to second-graders at Gary Road Elementary School near Jackson, Miss., but on Monday, his legal team let him know the...

Ex-DOD Chief Esper Writes of 'Surreal' Incident With Trump

Former defense secretary writes in memoir that Trump wanted to shoot George Floyd protesters

(Newser) - Mark Esper was fired as defense secretary by then-President Trump shortly after the 2020 election. But while Esper's stint heading up the Pentagon was short—he'd been sworn in during the summer of 2019—he was still witness to some notable events in his time under No. 45,...

Trump's Photo Book a 'Slap in the Face' to WH Photographer

Trump was to write foreword for Shealah Craighead's book; then he put out his own

(Newser) - Since the Reagan presidency, official White House photographers have capped off their stints at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with a photo book, sometimes complete with a foreword from their former bosses. But when it came time for Donald Trump to leave the Oval Office, "the plan by his chief photographer,...

2 Books Due Out From Pulitzer Winner Cormac McCarthy

'The Passenger' and 'Stella Maris' will be first fiction from McCarthy since 2006's 'The Road'

(Newser) - Cormac McCarthy has two novels coming out this fall, his first fiction releases since the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Road in 2006. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday that The Passenger, a long-rumored novel about "morality and science" and "the legacy of sin" that McCarthy reportedly began decades ago,...

Haberman: Trump Clogged WH Toilets Getting Rid of Papers

Revelation on clogged WH toilets emerges in advance of 'NYT' reporter's new book

(Newser) - Earlier this week, a report emerged on the National Archives' retrieval of multiple boxes of records—including possible classified materials—that former President Trump took with him to Mar-a-Lago after he left office. That piece followed previous detailing of the former president's apparent longtime penchant for ripping up papers...

8-Year-Old Sneaks Self-Made Comic Book Onto Library Shelf
8-Year-Old Sneaks Self-Made
Comic Book Onto Library Shelf
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8-Year-Old Sneaks Self-Made Comic Book Onto Library Shelf

Now there's a waiting list for Dillon Helbig's graphic novel in Boise, Idaho

(Newser) - Who needs a literary agent? Not this 8-year-old author from Boise, Idaho, who just self-published and promoted his comic book in a most unique way. Turns out Dillon Helbig snuck a copy of his DIY comic, The Adventures of Dillon Helbig's Crismis—by "Dillon His Self"—onto...

After School Board Bans Maus, It Soars on Amazon

They objected to language, violence in Art Spiegelman's Holocaust book

(Newser) - Update: A Tennessee school board's decision to keep Art Spiegelman's Maus out of the hands of 8th-graders has fueled a buying spree. Mediaite reports that as of Sunday, the hardcover format of The Complete Maus is the No. 1 best seller on Amazon in the books category . Other...

Trump's Ex-DOD Chief Sues Pentagon Over Memoir

Mark Esper says Defense Department is blocking parts of his manuscript it thought were 'too candid'

(Newser) - Mark Esper's memoir, A Sacred Oath, is due out in May from William Morrow, but readers may not see everything he originally included in its pages, thanks to the Pentagon. The former defense secretary in the Trump administration is now suing the agency he once led, claiming that sections...

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