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Lupita Nyong’o is writing a children's book about the beauty of dark skin

The Award Award-winning actress is writing a children's book based on her own difficult childhood experiences in Kenya.        

#BookmarkThis: Chat live with 'That's What She Said' author Joanne Lipman

On Jan. 30, join USA TODAY for a Facebook live chat with Joanne Lipman about her new book 'That's What She Said,' about the workplace gender gap.        

#BookmarkThis: Oprah, Barry Jenkins get 'Railroad' author Colson Whitehead's vote

Colson Whitehead, author of the acclaimed novel 'The Underground Railroad,' chats with USA TODAY on Facebook Live for the #BookmarkThis series.        

Oprah for president? Author Colson Whitehead says Winfrey would be 'much, much better than what we have now'

During a #BookmarkThis chat, Oprah Book Club author Colson Whitehead ('The Underground Railroad') says he doubts Winfrey will run, though.        

Two sisters, bound by love and mental illness, in 'Beautiful' debut novel

In Mira T. Lee's debut novel 'Everything Here Is Beautiful,' two Chinese-American sisters are bound by love and pain. A 3.5-star book review.        

New book: If our democracy is dying, President Trump is not the only culprit

'How Democracies Die' by Harvard political scientists shows how autocrats destroy institutions and cement their own power. A 3.5 star book review.        

'Girls in the Picture' celebrates silent-film friendship of Pickford, Marion

Actress Mary Pickford and screenwriter Frances Marion forged a friendship in Hollywood's early days. A 3.5-star book review of 'The Girls in the Picture.'        

In 'Together We Rise,' the Women's March organizers write their own history

To mark the one-year anniversary of the Women's March, organizers offer a behind-the-scenes look at the largest single day protest in U.S. history.        

5 books you won't want to miss this week, including the new Preston & Child thriller

Look for a new Agent Pendergast thriller from Preston & Child, plus a book celebrating the one-year anniversary of the women's march.        

Weekend picks for book lovers, including 'The Woman in the Window'

Spend your weekend reading 'The Woman in the Window' by A.J. Finn. Plus more recommendations from USA TODAY's book reviewers.        

'Fire and Fury' author Michael Wolff could rake in $7.4 million

The author of the bombshell bestseller “Fire and Fury” stands to make as much as $7.4 million or more if curious readers continue snatching up the tell-all. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) has the story.        

'Fire and Fury' is No. 1 on USA TODAY's list as Trump book sets sales records

Publisher Henry Holt is rushing to get hundreds of thousands of copies of the print book into stores to meet demand.        

What happens after we die? 'The Afterlives' dares to wonder

Thomas Pierce's debut novel 'The Afterlives' is about a young man who "dies" and comes back to life. A 3-star book review.        

In 'Tell Me More,' Kelly Corrigan learns to say just the right thing

In her new book 'Tell Me More,' Kelly Corrigan shares stories about what to say, and what not to say. A 3.5-star review.        

Weekend picks for book lovers, including a new parenting guide, 'Achtung Baby'

Spend your weekend reading 'Achtung Baby,' a parenting guide on Germany's relaxed style. Plus more recommendations from USA TODAY's book reviewers.        

D.C. bookstore sold out of ‘Fire and Fury’ 20 minutes after release

A Washington D.C. bookstore sold out of copies of Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” 20 minutes after its midnight release.        

Here are USA TODAY's top 100 best sellers of 2017, with 'Wonder' leading the pack

The top 100 best sellers are determined by data from USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list. 'Wonder,' which became a movie, is the year's No. 1.        

George R.R. Martin novella ‘Nightflyers’ lands at Syfy

The new series, starring Gretchen Mol, will be based on the sci-fi novella and the 1987 film of the same name.        

#BookmarkThis: Chat live with 'Underground Railroad' author Colson Whitehead

On Jan. 17, join USA TODAY for our monthly #BookmarkThis Facebook Live chat, this time with 'The Underground Railroad' author Colson Whitehead.        

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