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What the Koch Brothers do in the shadows — and why

"Democracy in Chains" author Nancy MacLean on how the radical right rigs the game and why they keep winning

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Weekend picks for book lovers: Tom Hanks, Amy Tan

Spend your weekend reading 'Uncommon Type' by Tom Hanks. Plus more recommendations by USA TODAY's book reviewers.        

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The Top 10: Index Entries

Nothing is too niche for this, the most niche collection of lists in the world

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‘Fox 8’ by George Saunders: a fantastical tale from the Man Booker winner

This week the master of the short story won the Booker for Lincoln in the Bardo. ‘Fox 8’ is a heartfelt letter to YumansDeer Reeder:First may I say, sorry for any werds I spel rong. Because I am a fox! So don’t rite or spel perfect. Bu

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John McCain memoir, 'The Restless Wave,' coming in April

An upcoming memoir from Sen. John McCain has taken on new meaning since he first decided to write it.        

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Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Male Mona Lisa' can be yours for just $100M (or more)

The painting vanished for centuries, then turned up in England in 1958 where it sold for £45 as a work from another artist.        

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2017 Man Booker Prize-winner George Saunders: 'Having a panel of judges approve of what you're doing is really empowering'

The American short-story writer, who has won the Man Booker Prize with his first full-length novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo', is still numb about his win as he talks about what the prize means to him

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Midnight parties held for Philip Pullman's latest book

After a gap of 17 years, Philip Pullman's follow-up to his globally-acclaimed 'His Dark Materials' trilogy is released in the UK. Video provided by Reuters        

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La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman review round-up: His Dark Materials prequel is worth the wait

The book forms the first instalment of The Book of Dust trilogy, described as an 'equel' to Lyra's original story

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Dolly Parton donates money, books to 2017 hurricane victims

Dolly Parton has donated funds to help those in need after the devastation from 2017 hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.        

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La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One by Philip Pullman, book review: Enjoyable return to a captivating universe

Fans of 'His Dark Materials' will find themselves happily immersed in a familiar world while also relishing Pullman's new material

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Isaacson's 'Leonardo da Vinci': Gay, and a Renaissance 'giant'

The Italian renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci becomes human at the hands of Walter Isaacson in a new "genius" biography. A 3.5-star book review.        

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Gabrielle Union gets real about rape, relationships in her new book

The 'Being Mary Jane' star gives an intimate look at her life in her new collection of essays 'We're Going to Need More Wine.'        

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Sam Shepard's final work of fiction to be published

'Spy of the First Person,' which Sam Shepard wrote while he battled ALS, will be published in December.        

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