Yet Another Trump Book; Outlander Offers a Teaser Trailer, July 31, 2018 | Book Pulse

Add another Trump book to the pile, this one by legendary Watergate reporter Bob Woodward. A teaser trailer is out for Outlander, season 4. What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories by Lesley Nneka Arimah is the next title in the PBS/NYT Now Read This book club.

Reviews

The NYT reviews Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy (Little, Brown: Hachette): “Taken as a whole...this gripping book is a feat of reporting, research and synthesis."Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold (FSG: Macmillan; LJ starred review): “…a David and Goliath story fit for the movies. It has everything but a happy ending.” The paper also looks at two books about the Flint water crisis and reviews A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety by Donald Hall (HMH): it is “up there with the best things he did.” Finally, Author Alan Lightman reviews Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth by Adam Frank (W.W. Norton), calling it “engaging and accessible.

USA Today reviews Ghosted by Rosie Walsh (Pamela Dorman Bks.: Viking), giving it four out of four stars and calling it a “not miss” novel.

Briefly Noted

PBS/NYT picks What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories by Lesley Nneka Arimah (Riverhead; LJ starred review) as the next title for its Now Read This book club.

Add another Trump book to the pile, this one by legendary Watergate reporter Bob Woodward. Fear: Trump in the White House(S. & S.) will publish Sept. 11.

Entertainment Weekly excerpts Kristen Roupenian's You Know You Want This: “Cat Person” and Other Stories (Gallery/Scout: S. & S.).

The Atlantic features The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier (Drawn and Quarterly).

Entertainment Weekly runs its July romance column.

The Guardian opens up voting on the Not the Booker shortlist.

The Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition, which wowed London, is coming to NYC.

Shondalandlooks at the importance of Connie Porter and the American Girl doll books starring Addy.

Vanity Fair considers two books on the kidnapping case that influenced Nabokov.

Deadline Hollywood reports that Marvel is planning a push of its Conan comics.

Publishers Weekly has decided to stop reviewing audiobooks, citing “the shifting landscape of the publishing world. Physical audiobooks sales have been in a steep and steady decline as consumers flock to digital audiobooks, and audio publishers have largely adopted direct-to-consumer marketing strategies.”

Authors on Air

A teaser trailer is out for Outlander, season 4. The show starts again in November. A trailer for season 2 of Mr. Mercedes is also ready.

The graphic novel Cowboy Ninja Viking is headed to the movies and the comic Eclipse has been optioned as well. Deadline Hollywood has both stories.

NPR's Fresh Air features Michael Scott Moore, The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast(Harper Wave; LJ starred review).

The PBS NewsHour features a poet who “created a new dialect” to explore the trans experience.

Trevor Noah teases The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library (Spiegel & Grau: Random) on his show.

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