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The Christmas IQ Quiz: Can You Name Which Books These Quotes Come From?
In our house, Christmas isn’t complete without some cozy nights spent by the fire, reading aloud. We look forward to rereading our favorites and...
A 1980s Reading List to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day every girlfriend in America realized what she really wanted for her birthday was a boom box–enhanced...
back in the day
Five Forgotten Bestsellers from 1973
Kurt Vonnegut, Gore Vidal, and Graham Greene all had bestsellers in 1973 (though the #1 book that year was about a seagull. See, everything wasn’t...
calvin & hobbes
5 Lessons We Learned From Bill Watterson’s Calvin & Hobbes
28 years ago today, on November 18, 1985, we were introduced to Calvin & Hobbes and their inventive world, imagined by cartoonist Bill Watterson. And...
5 Things We Desperately Hope Clarissa Will Explain in Her New Book
Hark, what’s that sound? It’s Clarissa Darling slowly thawing from her pop-culture carbon freeze! Everybody’s favorite denim-clad...