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Another author boosted by ‘Colbert Bump’

This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the cover of author, Stephan Eirik Clark's book, "Sweetness #9." During an interview on “The Colbert Report” that aired Monday night, July 21, 2014, Edan Lepucki recommended Clark’s “Sweetness #9.” By Tuesday morning, the novel was in the top 300 on Barnes & and in the top 5 for Powell’s Books, an independent store based in Portland, Oregon that has been a leading seller of Lepucki’s book.  (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company)

NEW YORK (AP) — The “Colbert Bump” is becoming contagious.

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Correction: Obit-Thomas Berger story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 22 about the death of author Thomas Berger, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the main character in his novel “Little Big Man” fought with the Cherokees at the Battle of Little Big Horn. He fought with the Cheyenne.

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Burke fashions epic story in ‘Wayfaring Stranger’

This book cover image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Wayfaring Stranger," by James Lee Burke. (AP Photo/Simon & Schuster)

“Wayfaring Stranger” (Simon & Schuster), by James Lee Burke

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‘Hounded’ is new legal thriller by David Rosenfelt

This book cover image released by Minotaur shows "Hounded," by David Rosenfelt. (AP Photo/Minotaur)

“Hounded” (Minotaur), by David Rosenfelt

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Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

This screen shot taken from an Kindle Fire HDX shows "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien, an audiobook available through Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription service. The service will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users. (AP Photo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s new “unlimited” e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you’ll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

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