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Entertainment 5 books not to miss: 'Anonymous' Trump book, 'A Warning;' 'The Confession Club;' 'Strange Planet'

22:21  18 november  2019
22:21  18 november  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Trump admin targets soon-to-be-published insider book by 'Anonymous'

  Trump admin targets soon-to-be-published insider book by 'Anonymous' 'A Warning' — expected to be highly critical of the president — is set to hit bookshelves later this month."Our author knows that the President is determined to unmask whistleblowers who may be in his midst. That's one of the reasons 'A WARNING' was written," the literary agency, Javelin, said in a statement, referring to the soon-to-be-published book. "But we support the publisher in its resolve that the administration's effort to intimidate and expose the senior official who has seen misconduct at the highest levels will not prevent this book from moving forward.

In search of something good to read? USA TODAY's Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases.

1. “A Warning,” by Anonymous (Twelve, nonfiction, on sale Nov. 19)

What it’s about: This tell-all book by an anonymous author (and purported senior Trump administration official) paints a dire picture of President Donald Trump’s presidency. The merits of an anonymous account at this stage in the game are arguable at best, but expect to see this book everywhere.

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The buzz: According to the publisher, “A Warning” has more preorders than any other nonfiction book at any imprint in the history of Hachette Book Group, and there are 500,000 copies ready to go into circulation.

Anonymous Trump book with scathing claims sets record for preorders

  Anonymous Trump book with scathing claims sets record for preorders "A Warning," a tell-all book by an anonymous author about Trump's presidency, is not out but is already setting records, according to the publisher.The book, titled "A Warning," is set to be released on Nov. 19. The publisher, Twelve Books, said the author's identity will remain a secret and that the book picks up "where those first words of warning left off" in the explosive op-ed in the New York Times penned last year by the purported senior Trump administration official.

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a sign in front of a house: “The Confession Club,” by Elizabeth Berg.© Random House “The Confession Club,” by Elizabeth Berg.

2. “The Confession Club,” by Elizabeth Berg (Random House, fiction, on sale Nov. 19)

What it’s about: Friends in Mason, Missouri, start a monthly supper club. The gatherings are meant to be congenial fun over homemade food and wine, but everything changes when one of the women reveals something shockingly intimate. Suddenly, all the women are sharing their darkest misdeeds and deepest insecurities.

'A Warning' By Anonymous Topples Donald Trump Jr.'s 'Triggered' Book As No. 1 Bestseller

  'A Warning' By Anonymous Topples Donald Trump Jr.'s 'Triggered' Book As No. 1 Bestseller The identity of the anonymous author behind a tell-all book on the Trump administration may soon be revealed.Described on the Times' bestseller list as an "assessment of the president," as well as a "moral appeal" to the American public, A Warning, offers an eviscerating analysis of Trump and his ability to lead.

The buzz: “Readers new to Berg’s Mason will be dazzled by this bright and fascinating story, and fans will be cheering for the next volume set there,” says Publishers Weekly.

3. “A Minute to Midnight,” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing, fiction, on sale Nov. 19)

What it’s about: The second page-turning thriller in Baldacci’s Atlee Pine series finds the FBI agent investigating the long-ago kidnapping of her twin sister, Mercy, when a potential serial killer strikes her rural Georgia hometown.

The buzz: A review on The Real Book Spy calls the first novel in this series, “Long Road to Mercy,” “another top-notch thriller from one of today’s most popular storytellers.”

4. “Wyoming,” by JP Gritton (Tin House, fiction, on sale Nov. 19)

What it’s about: It’s the late 1980s, and Shelley Cooper is in trouble – he’s broke and jobless, plus his wife has left him. He’s got little to lose when he accepts a job driving 50 pounds of marijuana from Colorado to Houston, but getting back home with the lockbox full of cash proves a different kind of challenge.

Anonymous Trump official writing 'unprecedented' inside take

  Anonymous Trump official writing 'unprecedented' inside take NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration official who wrote an anonymous essay about resistance from the inside has a book deal. The book, titled "A Warning", will come out Nov. 19, The Hachette Book Group imprint Twelve announced Tuesday. It will likely set off the biggest Washington guessing game since "Primary Colors," the fictionalized take on Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign that turned out to be written by journalist Joe Klein. The anonymous essay appeared in The New York Times in September 2018 and said that many within the administration were actively blocking some of Trump's orders.

The buzz: “This auspicious debut marks Gritton as a storyteller to watch,” says Publishers Weekly, which describes the book as “rough as a chainsaw blade and Midwestern as green bean casserole.”

5. “Strange Planet,” by Nathan W. Pyle (Morrow Gift, comics, on sale Nov. 19)

What it’s about: Pyle’s four-panel comics have a disarmingly simple formula: Little blue aliens come to earth and make observations about human life and customs, offering unexpectedly profound insights about how silly, wonderful and weird life is.

The buzz: It’s practically impossible to be on the internet and not trip over a charming "Strange Planet" comic; the Instagram account alone has 4.6 million followers.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: 5 books not to miss: 'Anonymous' Trump book, 'A Warning;' 'The Confession Club;' 'Strange Planet'

Anonymous author of Trump ‘resistance’ op-ed to publish a tell-all book .
The author’s original 2018 column in the New York Times ricocheted around the world and stoked the president’s rage because of its devastating portrayal of Trump in office. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The column described Trump’s leadership style as “impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective,” and noted that “his impulsiveness results in half-baked, ill-informed and occasionally reckless decisions that have to be walked back.

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