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‘The Home Place’ a strong debut for Carrie La Seur

“The Home Place” (William Morrow), by Carrie La Seur

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TV team: Actor, detective role paired for 25 years

This photo provided by ITV/Acorn TV shows David Suchet as Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie’s "Poirot: Curtain, Poirot’s Last Case," premiering exclusively on Acorn TV. Suchet returns as private detective Hercule Poirot in two episodes airing starting Sunday, July 27, 2014, on PBS and streaming on Acorn TV along with three additional new episodes. (AP Photo, ITV/Acorn TV, Kieron Mccarron)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — British actor David Suchet has spent a quarter-century bringing to life a certain fussy Belgian sleuth with a mustache as impeccable as his intellect and crime-solving skills.

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Compelling characters in Atkins’ ‘The Forsaken’

This book cover image released by Putnam shows "The Forsaken," by Ace Atkins. (AP Photo/Putnam)

“The Forsaken” (Putnam), by Ace Atkins

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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 & Noble.com 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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